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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...

How will you Level Up?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
To celebrate the launch of Ophea’s new resource, Level Up, we are challenging you to make a healthy choice and level up too! The Level Up Challenge will be held April 7-10, 2015 on @OpheaCanada. Each day the Challenge will pose a question on Twitter asking you to share how you have made a choice...

It’s Time to Move Forward.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
It’s time. The 2015 Health & Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum has been released By: Chris Markham, Executive Director and CEO of Ophea (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) Education and health in Ontario have reached a new milestone. For five years, Ontario’s students...

NEW H&PE Curriculum Released

Monday, February 23, 2015
Students in gymnasium
This morning the Ontario Government released the 2015 Health and Physical Education (H&PE) curriculum. The H&PE curriculum focuses on skills and strategies that can be transferred from the context of the classroom to healthy, active living outside of school – assisting Ontario’s kids in...

Ontario Kids Deserve an Updated Curriculum

Monday, February 23, 2015
As we await the release of the updated Healthy and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-12) Ophea is appealing to everyone to take the time to understand what this curriculum covers as the health and well-being of 2.1 million children and youth in Ontario is at stake. The following is a letter...

Thank you for helping to make Canadians healthy and active!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Ophea was thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of the Play Exchange national challenge and for our “Healthy Schools: Putting Students First” initiative to be one of six finalists. We are truly thankful for the support we received from so many individuals and organizations from across...

#PPAKidsHunt Wrap Up!

Monday, February 2, 2015
Week four of the PPA Kids twitter scavenger hunt wrapped up last night. Thank you to those that participated! Quick #PPAKidsHunt recap: Every morning we tweet out a scavenger hunt question and then a hint midday. By tweeting @OpheaCanada with the correct answer using the hashtag #PPAKidsHunt...