HOUR OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY/PLAY

Run. Jump. Play. Every Day.

GREAT THINGS HAPPEN WHEN OUR KIDS ARE ACTIVE.

Whether it is through active transportation, sports activities or active play make one hour of physical activity part of your every day.

Videos

Links to Other Sites

Discover ways to get active:
YMCA Simcoe Muskoka
YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

For a list of activity ideas check out:
Active for Life

Choose activities to build your best day:
Build Your Best Day

Talk to Someone

Looking for fun ways to get your family more active? If so, talk with someone to have a free, confidential conversation.

If you live in Simcoe County contact:
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit – Health Connection
8:30am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri
1-877-721-7520
1-705-721-7520
Email

If you live in Grey County contact:
TBD

Suggested Apps

Stuff to Do

Active for Life – KidActive App
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Application

Tips & Tricks to Get Active!1,2

Geocaching
Check out the Activity Kits at the Collingwood Library!
Walk or bike to school each day
Explore nature
Dance to your favourite music
Visit a playground or park to play
Hike as a family or with friends
Participate in your favourite sport or try a new sport
Be a healthy role model – be active as a family

Resources

1 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. Read the Guidelines: Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.
Download pdf

2 About Kids Health: The Hospital for Sick Children. Health and Wellness: Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Teens. Last modified 2016.

Why it Matters

 

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