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Let the Games Begin!

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Are you ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro taking place August 5th – 21st? Volleyball, archery, cycling, track and field, swimming, and rowing are just some of the many sports Team Canada will be playing in this year’s games! Get kids into the spirit of the games at home,...

5 tips to get you connected with nature this summer!

Thursday, July 21, 2016
The weather is warm and the sun is shining. It’s the perfect time to get outside, get healthy, and get active. There are plenty of ways to enjoy summer in nature this year. Here are five suggestions. 1. Visit a provincial park: Ontario has over 280 provincial parks for you and your family to...

Energize Your Family Vacation!

Thursday, July 14, 2016
This week we’re highlighting the Physical Activity Resource Centre (PARC) by featuring one of their new Energizer blogs! Established in 2003 and funded by the Government of Ontario, PARC is the Centre of Excellence for physical activity promotion in Ontario with the key objective of reducing...

Get recognized with Ophea Awards and Legacy Funds

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Do you know someone who is making a difference in their school community? Nominate them for an Ophea Award! Ophea Awards recognize those who make outstanding contributions to the fields of child and youth health, physical activity, and/or health and physical education. The following awards are...