Is it Expensive to be Physically Active?

Here are some inexpensive ways to get active: Carry your groceries Use the stairs rather than the elevator Walk to your destination Play with your children, friends, and other family members Run, walk, or jog in pedestrian friendly areas such as parks and trails

 In motion Community Challenge

ARE YOU...

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Who? Everyone can join, either as an individual or with a group.

What? A 31 day physical activity challenge.

Where? Anywhere in the city of London and Middlesex County.

Why? It’s an easy, fun and social way to get active and feel energize with friends and family while being a part of a great community initiative! Let's build Canada’s healthiest community together!

When? The whole month of October!

How? Download the tracking form or use the app to track your physical activity minutes. If you are using a tracking form, click here to find out where to pick-up a tracking form, and where to drop off your form at the end of the October. Get your form in before November 7th! 

YOU can participate as:

An individual: Easily keep track of your own physical activity using a tracking sheet, the in motion Challenge app or our website

A school or classroom:Teachers, look for your classroom envelope in your mailbox in the coming weeks! If over 60% of your students participate, your classroom will be entered to win a class trip! Download the tracking sheets for your classroom here. You can also download the 31 Ways to Play Calendar for some examples of fun activities students can do after school. 

A community group or business: Sign up for the app as an individual, and create a team for your community group or business! Have others join your group's team, and start tracking your minutes individually using the app. All your team's minutes will be added together on the team page so you can keep track of your team's process.

How can you keep track of your minutes?

Tracking sheet

The website

Mobile App (for iPhones only)

For some resources you can use to start the Challenge in your area, click here! 


 CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED!

 

 

 

ACT-i-Pass FALL 2014 UPDATE

 

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The Grade 5 Act-i-Pass program will be launching again this Fall.


If you have already signed up for the Act-i-Pass Program, you will receive your pass in the mail in the early weeks of September. 

 

If you would like to sign up for the program, please watch for the registration forms to be sent home with your Grade 5 student this September, and ask your Grade 5 teacher for more information.

 

To check out the Fall 2014 schedule, CLICK HERE!

 

Please contact playeveryday@uwo.ca if you have any questions.

 

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