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Keep kids active during the winter
Keep kids active during the winter

With temperatures hovering in the 30s, outdoor play is a bit unrealistic. Even without the cold weather keeping kids indoors, game consoles, TV shows and the computer are lures to an inactive lifestyle. But children need at least an hour of moderate or vigorous physical activity every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some local options for keeping the kids active (and getting them out of your hair) during the winter months. Community Centers. Newport News, James City County and Hampton all have facilities with programming geared toward kids of all ages (as well as adults). The indoor gyms, good for pickup basketball and volleyball games, and the...