In many countries winter is associated with the coziness of homes with a cup of hot chocolate in front of TV or with family. In Edmonton, there is so much to do outdoors, especially when temperatures are below zero. This list of activities with schedules is so fun that you will forget it is winter after all. Try what you like with your family and get used to the new winter attitude here :)
Here is a list of winter activities in Edmonton; notice that you need to look at the times and months some of them open and also the links for booking or more details for others:
1- Hot Chocolate Sundays: "Get ready for Hot Chocolate Sundays in February! Pack up your sleds, bring the family and warm up those little red noses with a free hot chocolate from the City of Edmonton and Global TV Edmonton!"
Starts 1/2/2014-Ends 28/2/2014. Watch the times and location in February here.
Location: Edmonton Valley Zoo 13315 Buena Vista Road Edmonton, AB
For more details click here
3- River Valley Adventure Co.: "Now you can hop on your own Segway for a remarkable winter tour through Edmonton’s world famous river valley. Edmonton’s river valley is an urban gem, with over 150 km of trails for snow shoeing, cross country skiing. You’ll start with a lesson from Chris, or another certified member of his expert team who’ll offer tips and training. Soon, you’re off on a scenic Winter Segway trek, fully equipped with snow-biting winter tires. Your guide will share some of Edmonton’s natural history."
Address: 9735 Grierson Hill NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Winter in Edmonton: http://winterinedmonton.com/things-to-do/outdoor-activities/