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Apr. 25, 2013 Regional May Pass This exciting opportunity allows individuals to purchase a Regional May Pass from one recreation centre that is valid for drop-in fitness activities at 16 other recreation centres in the Victoria (and Sooke) area. The Regional May Pass is an effort to provide a wider and more convenient service for people wanting to access recreation in their daily lives. This program is aimed at families and... admin Recreation Centres of Greater Victoria Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Regional Recreation Pass This exciting new initiative allows individuals to purchase an annual pass from one recreation centre that is valid for drop-in fitness activities at 14 other municipally operated recreation centes in the Victoria (and Sooke) area. This project is an effort to provide a wider and more convenient service for people wanting to access recreation in their daily lives. Traditionally, those who... admin Recreation Centres of Greater Victoria Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Post-natal Parent's Fitness Pass New parents will be able to try drop-in fitness and health activities with a new pass good for five free admissions to any Greater Victoria (CRD) Recreation Centre. The pass, which encourages new parents to be active and engaged in their communities in an effort to cope with the stress of new parenthood, gives new moms and dads access to swimming pools, weight room, aerobics and fitness classes. admin Recreation Centres of Greater Victoria Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Eat Well Get Moving Eat Well Get Moving! is a healthy weight promotion program with the aim of encouraging students to eat more vegetables and fruit and be more active. Research shows that eating more vegetables and fruit and being more active are the most effective behaviours a person can have to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. admin Recreation Centres of Greater Victoria Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Grade 5 Get Active! or Grade 6 Stay Active! Cards In partnership to promote youth involvement in physical activity, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, and Port Moody are offering a Grade 5 Get Active! Card or Grade 6 Stay Active! Card to students in School District #43, giving the Grade 5 students free admission to the drop-in swimming, skating and gymnasium-based activities and the Grade 6 students 12 free facility visits in the three cities. admin Cities of Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Coquitlam Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Building Capacity to Deliver Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Women 55–70 When delivering physical activity or sport initiatives for women 55-70 it is important that organizations have the capacity to adapt, modify or develop programs, services and environments that respond to the needs and concerns of women 55-70. admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Healthy Eating in Recreation Facilities There is a new grant program for community recreation facilities. This grant program will provide $500 to support community recreation facilities in making healthy changes to their food and beverage options. admin Recreation New Brunswick Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Stay Active Eat Healthy The Stay Active Eat Healthy program is an evidence-based capacity building initiative developed in BC that aims to increase the provision of healthy food and beverages while restricting unhealthy options in municipal and community recreation facilities. admin BC Recreation and Parks Association Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Sports Safety Tips for keeping safe in sports admin Parachute: Preventing Injuries Saving Lives Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Snow Smart Keeping safe at winter sports admin Parachute: Preventing Injuries Saving Lives Link
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