TOP NEW SPORTS FOR YOUR KIDS

Keep­ing kids ac­tive is job num­ber one. To that end, if you have a picky ath­lete, some­times try­ing some­thing new is just the ticket.

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Al­though feet re­main firmly on the ground, the rest of the new sport of quid­ditch comes right from the pages of Harry Pot­ter, from bludgers to snitches. Lo­cal uni­ver­si­ties in Toronto now of­fer quid­ditch

teams and the sport is grow­ing. Ul­ti­mate has come a long way. Toronto has its own semi-pro­fes­sional team and a thriv­ing club sys­tem. And the ath­letic and spir­ited disc sport is tak­ing off with kids, as well, both at school and as a

recre­ational pur­suit, www.tuc.org. Head to a down­town Toronto park on a sum­mer or fall week­end, and you’re likely to see lines run­ning from tree to tree as more and more ea­ger, well-bal­anced and ath­letic young­sters take

up the sport of slack­lin­ing.

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