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About Us

Ophea is a not-for-profit organization and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy, active living. Since 1921, Ophea has been working to support the health and learning of children and youth in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships, and advocacy.

Ophea works in partnership with school boards, public health, government, non-government organizations, and private sector organizations to develop groundbreaking programs and services that support healthy, active schools and communities.

Audience & Reach

As one of the Provincial Subject Associations for Health and Physical Education, Ophea has a strong reputation within the education and public health sectors and has well established relationships and communication channels to effectively reach Ontario schools and communities.

Ophea’s Audience Includes:

  • Educators and leaders in all of Ontario’s 72 English and French school boards and 5,000 schools
  • Health professionals from all 36 public health units, community health centres, and recreation departments who deliver and promote health and physical activity in multiple settings including communities, workplaces, and schools across Ontario
  • Leaders in sport and recreation, child care, and research organizations/sectors

What does Ophea mean to you? 


ISO 9001:2015

Ophea is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization and has an established infrastructure to ensure quality assurance and control of all products and services provided. Click here to learn what this means.