Time to build your own sandcastle
Events are planned for today at Prince Edward Island National Park
Parks Day will be celebrated today in Prince Edward Island National Park.
Activities include a sandcastle competition at Brackley Beach from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those interested in taking part can register as an individual, group or family with prizes being awarded to the best entries. Maurice Bernard, local artist, sandcastle sculptor and host of P.E.I. National Park’s summer program sandsculpting 101, will judge the entries and offer tips.
Parks Canada is offering a one-hour yoga session on the beach at 9:30 a.m. Participants are asked to bring their yoga mats or beach towel and water.
The discovery dome will be open from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. where people can get up close and personal with a lobster, learn about the endangered piping plover or participate in the kids xplorers program activities. Park interpreters will also be showing off their solar astronomy equipment, beach star.
For a complete list of Parks Day events and activities in Prince Edward Island National park, visit our special events page.