Category Archives: Recreation

Skating Outdoors in Stenson Park: Building a rink builds community too

By Kim Zippel – Two young men in their twenties are skating on an outdoor rink in Stenson Park near Fleming College.  When asked if they are college students, they reply in the negative, “We skated on this rink as kids, and came back to see if it was still as good as we remember”. … Continue reading Skating Outdoors in Stenson Park: Building a rink builds community too

Harper Park offers winter enjoyment in your own backyard

By Kim Zippel – Escaping the salt, sand & slush doldrums of a city winter is easy in the south end of Peterborough because we are blessed with a public park that offers 150 + acres of unspoiled snow to explore on skis and snowshoes.     A protected natural area, this urban environmental park abounds with wildlife, and the … Continue reading Harper Park offers winter enjoyment in your own backyard