Tribe Tunes: Pam Am Marathon Cheer Station Jams

We’ve got spirit, yeah we do! We got spirit, how ’bout you? This weeks Tribe Tunes Tuesday is dedicated to our awesome Canadian Pan Am athletes and specifically our Men’s marathon duo, Kip and Rob, who will racing this Saturday.

Tribe has the honour of being one of four official Pan Am cheer stations along the marathon route and we need you voice, cheer signs, noise makers, and pom poms to join us!

Come cheer with us in High Park (South-West corner of Centre Rd. and Spring Rd.) Saturday from 7-9:30am at the Tribe Ultimate Cheer Station for the PAN AM GAMES! The course includes 4 x 10km loops (with a 2.2km start loop) so you will see the runners at least 8 times (four times on the way out and four times on the way back). 

What to wear? Red and white of course!!

This is a free event when viewed from a cheer station. Finish line grand stand tickets can be purchased, info on those here.
More race day details on our Tribe Ultimate Cheer Station here!

So to pump our athletes and cheer team up, here are three songs our athletes will hear on course when racing past our Tribe Ultimate Cheer Station.

See you Saturday!

Magic! – Rude (Zedd Remix)

Pitbull Ft Ne yo – the time our lives (nda remix)

The White Panda – Cooler Than Latch (Disclosure ft. Sam Smith // Mike Posner)

5 Events to Move More With Your Family This Family Day Long Weekend

With the Family Day long weekend just around the corner, I’ve done the research for you and found 5 great ways you can have fun in Toronto while being physical activity with your family.

1. Casa Loma Family Day Weekend: Celebrate the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Saturday, February 14 to Monday February, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This Family Day head over to Casa Loma to take part in the excitement of the Pan Am Games! Families are invited to participate in interactive sports and cultural activities with Team Canada athletes!  This includes: live gymnastics demonstration (1pm-3pm), meet the Pan Am athletes (1pm-3pm) boxing workshop, Parapan Am activities, bocce ball, face painting, visit from the official the Pan Am mascot Pachi.

Price: Children $14, adults $24, senior/youth $18

2. Creating Connection: Family Fun Yoga with Ella Isakov

ellaMonday, February 16, 1:45p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enjoy Family Day Yogi style! Family yoga is a healthy way to interact, connect and share the love of yoga together. This class is suitable for ALL ages! There will be yoga play, breathing techniques, acro-yoga, fun activities, meditation, and relaxing quiet time to share together. Family yoga is a beautiful way to connect with your loved ones, and it may just ignite the love of yoga in your little ones. Details.

Price: $25 one parent/one kid, $30 one parent/two kids, $35 two parents/one kid, $40 two parents/2+kids

3. Family Day at Fort York

Monday, February 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This Family Day, kids can try an 1812 drill class, Officers’ Sword Drill and some old-fashioned games, as well as a fun-filled kids’ activity book. Hot chocolate and a roaring fire will make this a heartwarming and memorable visit. Explore the history of Toronto and Fort York! Details.

Price: $7.96/adults, $3.76/child, $4.87/youth & senior, FREE 5 and under (plus tax)

4. Body By Chosen: Family Day Kids Boxing Calisthenics Classes

Screen Shot 2015-01-16 at 9.25.30 AMSaturday, February 14, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join Body by Chosen and their elite group of personal trainers for a free Family Day kids Boxing Calisthenics Class. Boys and girls ages 8-14 will participate in a 60 minute class which will begin with a mentorship discussion on healthy living and also a demonstration on some of the bar tricks Body By Chosen followed by a training session of calisthenics and boxing exercises to keep the kids active and promote healthy, active living. Details.

Price: Free

5. HarbourKIDS Skating Festival: GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® Attempt – The World’s Largest Skating Lesson

Monday, February 16, 10 a.m. to 12p.m.

Join the Harbourfront Center as they attempt to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® for the largest skating lesson led by Olympians Patrick Chan, Caroline Ouellette, Jennifer Botterill, Kevin Rempel and hockey legend Wendel Clark. Lesson will begin at 11am. Free skate and helmet rentals will be available. Details.

Price: Free