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Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Students and Teachers being active at school
Make your school a healthy place! September 1st marked the launch of Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification for the 2015/16 school year! Registration is now open with only 250 spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to register is September 18th by 5pm or until all spots are...

Celebrating the #TO2015 Games Actively and Safely at Home

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
There are many ways to celebrate the spirit of the #TO2015 games in the comfort of your home. Getting your family up and active is fun and encourages healthy living. The following are tips to help keep youth engaged in the Pan Am celebrations at home by staying active and safe: Encourage team work...

Let the TO2015 Games Begin!

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Kids Playing
The #TO2015 Pan Am opening ceremony takes place this Friday, July 10th @8pm! Get ready to see over 6000 athletes, from 41 countries and territories, representing over 50 sports! For the full game schedule click here. Celebrate the games at home by getting active and learning PanAm/ParapanAm sports...

Come Play with Ophea

Thursday, July 2, 2015
On Thursday, October 15th in the afternoon Ophea will be setting up an exciting interactive Play session – and you’re invited!Our Play with Ophea session debuted at last year’s conference to rave reviews. So we are pleased to once again be offering this exciting session, with a number of activities...

Ophea Conference - Register before June 26th to save!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Don’t miss out on our Ophea Conference early bird special! The early bird registration price is only available until this Friday, June 26th. Our Conference provides teachers, administrators, health and physical education consultants, public health professionals and community leaders the opportunity...


Wednesday, June 17, 2015
We’re Challenging Everyone to Jump!Be part of the #EveryoneJump Twitter challenge and help us reach 1,000 jumps on Friday, June 19th between 9am – 4pm! Why Jump?We are jumping to celebrate healthy, active living! It’s an easy and fun way for all of us to show the importance of regular physical...

Get in the Game with PlaySport!

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Students in gymnasium playing PlaySport
With the TORONTO 2015 Games just months away, get your students excited by learning PanAm and ParapanAm sports with PlaySport.    PlaySport is a free bilingual resource that makes it easy to help children and youth develop skills and strategies associated with a wide range of physical activities...


Monday, June 8, 2015
Kids celebrating
Ignite the Pan Am spirit with #PanAmDay! The TORONTO 2015 Games are fast approaching, so it’s time to get behind the Games and ignite the Pan Am/Parapan Am spirit in your community! #PanAmDay will take place this week, June 7-13, in communities across the country. Schools are being encouraged to...

Ophea Office Voicemail

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Ophea office voicemail is now fully functioning again. Please visit our Contact Us to connect with us. We appologize for any inconvience and thank you for your understanding and patience while the voicemail system was down.

#OpheaChat for #HPEONT

Friday, May 1, 2015
Ophea Chat promotion
Join us for five #OpheaChat Twitter sessions to expand and strengthen your understanding of the 2015 Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum. Each #OpheaChat will break down one of the five fundamental principles of the H&PE curriculum, providing accurate and thought-provoking...