Your Healthy Spring Guide

Spring is the perfect time to shake up your routine and put some spring into your step.

Whether you’re looking for ways to perk up your plate or getting back to outdoor play, here are ways to kick-start your spring.

Get outside and play

Warmer weather makes spring the perfect time to get outside and get active. You can start with small steps – literally – by taking a walk around your block or neighbourhood. Looking for something more adventurous? Activities such as hiking or rock climbing might be more your speed. In your rush to get back to exercising outdoors and enjoying the sunnier days, remember to keep safety in mind.

  • Put one foot in front of the other and walk your way to health with this all-ages guide to local walking adventures.
  • Get outside and banish boredom. Read: Seven ways to fill spring days for fun ideas to be active this spring.
  • Read these bike safety tips to keep you and your family safe while biking.
  • Sun burns are possible even in spring. Learn how to stay safe in the sun and heat as you enjoy the sunnier weather.
  • Being outdoors increases chances of tick bites. Learn how to avoid, check for and safely remove ticks.

Make a fresh start with spring foods

Spring is a great time of year to re-explore our relationships with fresh, local fruits and vegetables. You may even consider growing your own.

Below are tips on mindful eating and drinking, gardening and other fun activities for you and your family this spring.

More spring health and safety tips

Read more tips below on vaccines, safety around windows and balconies, and more.


  • Take precautions to avoid tick bites
  • Keeping the roads safe for cyclists
  • Road safety tips on being a bike-friendly driver
  • Why cyclists sometimes ride in the middle of the road