Events Calendar

Sunday, Jul 01

Canada Day at The Forks Presented by Great-West Life

Join us in celebrating the true north strong and free with a full day of family-friendly activities, performances and celebration, ending with a spectacular fireworks show at 11pm!

With so many people flocking to The Forks for the festivities, plan your transportation in advance! Bike Valet will be on-site offering free, secure bike and helmet storage all day, plan to take the bus or park off-site and walk over OR join one of our guided bike rides!

Check out all the activity + musical line-up info here.

July 1 | All day | Fireworks at 11pm

Location: CN Park

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Multicultural, Music, Outdoor Recreation, Shopping

Website

Sunday, Jul 01

Founding Nations Pow Wow

Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.

June 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-8pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 20– 1-5m, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 5– 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 17– 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 2– 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural, Music

Sunday, Jul 01

Learn to Bike to The Forks - Canada Day Rides!

Beat the Canada Day traffic… on a bike!

Want to have even more fun on Canada Day at The Forks? Get some fresh air, exercise and spend some quality time with your family! Ride your bikes to The Forks this Canada Day and pull up to VIP bike valet parking! It’s free!

We’ll have two guided rides leaving from Assiniboine Park and St Vital Park. These are one-way rides.

All rides are bike path-oriented to ensure a leisurely, enjoyable, safe and beautiful ride. Each trip begins with an explanation of cycling hand signals, how to shoulder check (and why it’s important!) and outlines the basic rules of the road. Everybody rides together safely at a relaxed pace, enjoying the sights while winding our way through the scenic neighbourhoods of Winnipeg that lead us to The Forks.

Rides cost $10/adult. Kids are free!

Fees cover:

  • a super fun active urban adventure
  • a mini lesson on bike safety, hand signalling and understanding the 
  • rules of the road
  • a guided bike experience learning your safe bike route from the suburban parks to The Forks
  • a membership to Bike Winnipeg (includes a 15% discount to most Bike Shops in Winnipeg!)
  • City of Winnipeg cycling map

What you provide:

  • a fun adventurous spirit
  • a bike
  • a helmet
  • your own meals and drinks during the trip

Space is limited in each ride to 40 adult riders, so register now!

Sunday, July 1: Assiniboine Park, 12:00pm
12:00pm: Meet up + bike safety orientation
12:10 - 12:50pm: Bike the beautiful route to The Forks

Sunday, July 1: St. Vital Park 3:00pm
3:00pm: Meet up + bike safety orientation
3:10 - 3:50pm: Bike the beautiful route to The Forks

*Both are one-way rides to The Forks

Tickets: theforks.com/learntobike

Sunday, July 1 | 12pm + 3pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Guided Tour, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 01

ERA Bistro & Patio

ERA Bistro & Patio in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will be open until 9pm on Canada Day featuring Canadian themed Drinks and appetizer specials along with the full menu.

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July 1 | Open until 9:00pm

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Family Friendly, Food & Drink

Website

Sunday, Jul 01

Oh Canada Stuntfest

Oh Canada Stuntfest looks to bring some of our country's most talented cheerleaders from across the nation to show the world what our sport is about.

July 1 | 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Buskers Lookout

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Sunday, Jul 01

Sk8 Skates Canada Day Skateboard Competition

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July 1 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: The Plaza

Categories: Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 03

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 03

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 03

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 03

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Wednesday, Jul 04

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Thursday, Jul 05

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 05

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jul 07

Winnipeg Fish Festival

The Fish Festival is a fun day for families to participate in fishing activities, including kid’s fishing activity stations, filleting demonstration, kid’s casting lane, catfish seminar, pickerel rig tying contest, critter dipping, boater safety, hourly prize draws for kids, and much more! Admission is free. Festival occurs rain or shine.

July 7 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Festival, Food & Drink, Free

Saturday, Jul 07

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Sunday, Jul 08

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 10

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 10

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 10

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 10

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Wednesday, Jul 11

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Thursday, Jul 12

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 12

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jul 14

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Sunday, Jul 15

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Jul 15

Learn to Bike to The Forks: Assiniboine Park Family Ride

Learn to Bike to The Forks is a program designed in partnership with The Forks + Bike Winnipeg to empower people to bike safely and confidently from the suburbs to The Forks. This series of guided rides will begin from Assinibione Park, Kildonan Park and St. Vital Park throughout the months of June and July (plus a pair of one way rides into The Forks on Canada Day). 

Choose your ride: we’re offering weekend family rides, an evening ride, and even a singles night bike ride! 

All rides are bike path-oriented to ensure a leisurely, enjoyable, safe and beautiful ride. Each trip begins with an explanation of cycling hand signals, how to shoulder check (and why it’s important!) and outlines the basic rules of the road. Everybody rides together safely at a relaxed pace, enjoying the sights while winding our way through the scenic neighbourhoods of Winnipeg that lead us to The Forks.

Rides cost $10 - $30 for adults (kids are free), which includes instruction and rules of the road, guided ride and an annual Bike Winnipeg membership, which entitles the holder to 15% off at most bike shops in the city.

Ride fees cover:

  • a super fun active urban adventure
  • a mini lesson on bike safety, hand signalling and understanding the rules of the road
  • a guided bike experience learning your safe bike route from the suburban parks to The Forks
  • a membership to Bike Winnipeg (includes a 15% discount to most Bike Shops in Winnipeg!)
  • a City of Winnipeg cycling map
  • early bird registration receives reflective safety gear courtesy of MPI 

What you provide:

  • a fun adventurous spirit
  • a bike
  • a helmet
  • a bike lock (except Canada Day – free Bike Valet provided)
  • your own meals and drinks during the trip

Space is limited in each ride to 40 adult riders, so register now!

July 15 | 11:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Guided Tour, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 17

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 17

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 17

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 17

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Jul 18

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Wednesday, Jul 18

Learn to Bike to The Forks: Assiniboine Park Evening Family Ride

Learn to Bike to The Forks is a program designed in partnership with The Forks + Bike Winnipeg to empower people to bike safely and confidently from the suburbs to The Forks. This series of guided rides will begin from Assinibione Park, Kildonan Park and St. Vital Park throughout the months of June and July (plus a pair of one way rides into The Forks on Canada Day).

Choose your ride: we’re offering weekend family rides, an evening ride, and even a singles night bike ride!

All rides are bike path-oriented to ensure a leisurely, enjoyable, safe and beautiful ride. Each trip begins with an explanation of cycling hand signals, how to shoulder check (and why it’s important!) and outlines the basic rules of the road. Everybody rides together safely at a relaxed pace, enjoying the sights while winding our way through the scenic neighbourhoods of Winnipeg that lead us to The Forks.

Rides cost $10 - $30 for adults (kids are free), which includes instruction and rules of the road, guided ride and an annual Bike Winnipeg membership, which entitles the holder to 15% off at most bike shops in the city.

Ride fees cover:

  • a super fun active urban adventure
  • a mini lesson on bike safety, hand signalling and understanding the rules of the road
  • a guided bike experience learning your safe bike route from the suburban parks to The Forks
  • a membership to Bike Winnipeg (includes a 15% discount to most Bike Shops in Winnipeg!)
  • City of Winnipeg cycling map
  • early bird registration receives reflective safety gear courtesy of MPI

What you provide:

  • a fun adventurous spirit
  • a bike
  • a helmet
  • a bike lock (except Canada Day – free Bike Valet provided)
  • your own meals and drinks during the trip

Space is limited in each ride to 40 adult riders, so register now!

July 18 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 19

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 19

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Saturday, Jul 21 to Sunday, Jul 22

Gospel Song & Worship Service

Come join us for a time of worship and praise. Old fashioned singing! Everyone is welcome.

July 21 & 22 | 5:00 pm

Location: CN Stage

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Music

Website

Saturday, Jul 21

Founding Nations Pow Wow

Join us for traditional drumming, dancing, singing, storytelling, artisans and more.

June 21 – 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
June 27 – 6-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 1 – 1-8pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
July 20– 1-5m, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 5– 1-9pm, Oodena Celebration Circle
August 17– 1-5pm Oodena Celebration Circle
September 2– 1-5pm, Oodena Celebration Circle

Multiple dates & times

Location: Oodena Celebration Circle

Categories: Art & Design, Dance, Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural, Music

Saturday, Jul 21

Oral History Tour

Discover the rich history of Manitoba’s Indigenous people through stories, legends and Forks monuments. Led by elders, this 90-minute walking tour takes you from St. Boniface Cathedral, over the Esplanade Riel bridge and through The Forks site. Meet at the gates of the St. Boniface Cathedral. No registration required, suitable for all ages. Bring water and dress for the weather.

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Wednesdays & Saturdays in July | 10am - 11:30am

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Guided Tour, Multicultural

Website

Sunday, Jul 22

Learn to Bike to The Forks: Kildonan Park Family Ride

Learn to Bike to The Forks is a program designed in partnership with The Forks + Bike Winnipeg to empower people to bike safely and confidently from the suburbs to The Forks. This series of guided rides will begin from Assinibione Park, Kildonan Park and St. Vital Park throughout the months of June and July (plus a pair of one way rides into The Forks on Canada Day).

Choose your ride: we’re offering weekend family rides, an evening ride, and even a singles night bike ride!

All rides are bike path-oriented to ensure a leisurely, enjoyable, safe and beautiful ride. Each trip begins with an explanation of cycling hand signals, how to shoulder check (and why it’s important!) and outlines the basic rules of the road. Everybody rides together safely at a relaxed pace, enjoying the sights while winding our way through the scenic neighbourhoods of Winnipeg that lead us to The Forks.

Rides cost $10 - $30 for adults (kids are free), which includes instruction and rules of the road, guided ride and an annual Bike Winnipeg membership, which entitles the holder to 15% off at most bike shops in the city. 

Ride fees cover:

  • a super fun active urban adventure
  • a mini lesson on bike safety, hand signalling and understanding the rules of the road
  • a guided bike experience learning your safe bike route from the suburban parks to The Forks
  • a membership to Bike Winnipeg (includes a 15% discount to most Bike Shops in Winnipeg!)
  • City of Winnipeg cycling map
  • early bird registration receives reflective safety gear courtesy of MPI

What you provide:

  • a fun adventurous spirit
  • a bike
  • a helmet
  • a bike lock (except Canada Day – free Bike Valet provided)
  • your own meals and drinks during the trip

Space is limited in each ride to 40 adult riders, so register now!

July 22 | 11:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 22

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 24

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 24

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 24

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 24

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 26

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Jul 26

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Sunday, Jul 29

Salsa Sundays

The most anticipated outdoor Latin dance event of the year. Hundreds of people of all ages and dance ability join hosts Salsa Explosion Dance Company under the canopy for intro dance lessons, dance showcases and social dancing to the rhythms of live bands and DJs.

July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 19, 26 | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Sunday, Jul 29

Learn to Bike to The Forks: St. Vital Park Family Ride

Learn to Bike to The Forks is a program designed in partnership with The Forks + Bike Winnipeg to empower people to bike safely and confidently from the suburbs to The Forks. This series of guided rides will begin from Assinibione Park, Kildonan Park and St. Vital Park throughout the months of June and July (plus a pair of one way rides into The Forks on Canada Day).

Choose your ride: we’re offering weekend family rides, an evening ride, and even a singles night bike ride!

All rides are bike path-oriented to ensure a leisurely, enjoyable, safe and beautiful ride. Each trip begins with an explanation of cycling hand signals, how to shoulder check (and why it’s important!) and outlines the basic rules of the road. Everybody rides together safely at a relaxed pace, enjoying the sights while winding our way through the scenic neighbourhoods of Winnipeg that lead us to The Forks.

Rides cost $10 - $30 for adults (kids are free), which includes instruction and rules of the road, guided ride and an annual Bike Winnipeg membership, which entitles the holder to 15% off at most bike shops in the city.

Ride fees cover:

  • a super fun active urban adventure
  • a mini lesson on bike safety, hand signalling and understanding the rules of the road
  • a guided bike experience learning your safe bike route from the suburban parks to The Forks
  • a membership to Bike Winnipeg (includes a 15% discount to most Bike Shops in Winnipeg!)
  • City of Winnipeg cycling map
  • early bird registration receives reflective safety gear courtesy of MPI

What you provide:

  • a fun adventurous spirit
  • a bike
  • a helmet
  • a bike lock (except Canada Day – free Bike Valet provided)
  • your own meals and drinks during the trip

Space is limited in each ride to 40 adult riders, so register now!

July 29 | 11:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 31

Fit 4 Two

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a baby-friendly, full body workout. Each class includes intervals of cardio drills, functional strength training and short power walks followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. All fitness levels are welcome. You do not need a jogging stroller. Bring a yoga mat.

Every Tuesday under the Canopy from the middle of May through to the end of August.

Tuesday | 9:45 - 10:45am

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Family Friendly, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 31

I AM Fitness for Seniors

I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served. 

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Tuesday, Jul 31

Swingin' at Sunset

Learn how to dance to the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington! All levels of experience can attend, come solo or bring a partner and dance until the sun sets every Tuesday by the river.

Tuesdays | 6 - 9pm

Location: The Canopy

Categories: Dance, Free, Music

Website

Tuesday, Jul 31

Fitness in the Park

Everyone is invited to take part in FREE bootcamp classes, every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer at Upper Fort Garry!

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12pm - 1pm

Location: Upper Fort Garry

Categories: Free, Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness

Website

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