Tobogganing, or sometimes called sledding is one of the most popular winter activities in Canada.
Tobogganing is sliding downhill over snow on a toboggan. The word “toboggan” is a noun as well as a verb. When it is a noun, “toboggan” is a long narrow board or sled shown in the picture above.
It’s not quite winter yet in Calgary but it’s been snowing on and off these couple of days – the perfect time to try out this thrilling activity this weekend!
Some parks and green spaces in Calgary offer safe and exciting hills. Check out the list here: https://www.calgary.ca/csps/parks/locations/tobogganing-and-sledding.html
For safety reasons, the Parks and Pathways Bylaw prohibits tobogganing or sledding downhill in any City-maintained park except the ones in this list. The bylaw does not apply to private, provincial, or federal land.
Word of the Day:Thrilling: making someone feel very excited or happy
Also check out our Smart Tips video on How to Prepare for Winter in Alberta, available with multilingual subtitles: https://settlementcalgary.com/how-to/watch-how-to-videos/how-to-prepare-for-winter-in-alberta/