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New 2023 Community Challenge training opportunities

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New 2023 Community Challenge training opportunities

Thank you to everyone who applied for a Community Challenge grant. Applicants will receive a response by early March 2023. Even if you did not receive a grant, we would love to see you participate in the Community Challenge this June! Stay tuned for our upcoming webinars and training opportunities to learn how to get the most out of the challenge.

New exercise videos to keep you moving for your mood

Our Move for your Mood challenge may be over, but it’s important to keep moving for your physical and mental health! Watch our brand-new, expert-led exercise videos that will help improve your mood quickly. Created in partnership with YMCA Canada, they’re now available on our website and in the free ParticipACTION app.

7 at-home exercises your heart will love

It’s Heart Month, an ideal time to focus on heart health. Looking for ways to get your heart pumping without braving the cold? Try our Home is Where Your Heart Pumps challenge! Download or open the free ParticipACTION app and check it every day from February 8-14 for a heart-healthy movement break you can do at home.

Key habits to keep your heart healthy

Did you know almost 3.5 million people in Canada live with heart disease or stroke? Luckily, we can prevent around 80% of premature heart disease and stroke through healthy behaviours. Read this blog for key habits to keep your heart healthy.

Professional Development

2023 Sport for Life Summit: Thriving through Changing Times

Multiple dates from February 8 to April 29, 2023

For this year’s Sport for Life Summit, nine communities will be holding events on the theme of Thriving through Changing Times. From February 8-9, when the first one will be held in Ottawa, in partnership with the RA Centre, up to the end of April, these events will be organized in either English or French everywhere in Canada. To register for a Summit near you, visit Sport for Life’s website.

CSEP Roundtable - Challenges, Trends and Opportunities for the Qualified Exercise Professional

February 15, 2023

In this roundtable discussion, exercise professionals will get to share challenges, trends and opportunities they are experiencing in their areas of work. The goal is to share ideas and resources with each other and to help inform areas where further support or education may be needed for CSEP members.

2023 PHE National Conference

May 4-6, 2023

Taking place at the PEI Convention Centre in Charlottetown, PEI, this premier national event brings together physical and health education teachers, physical activity leaders, and sector expertise to support PHE Canada’s collective goal of all children and youth in Canada living healthy, physically active lives.

Park People's Fourth Annual Conference

June 21-23, 2023

Whether you’re a park professional, community park group or non-profit leader, municipal staff, or urban enthusiast, get ready to join The Park People Conference in Toronto, featuring tours and walking workshops on the city’s most innovative park projects, expert-led presentations and workshops, and incredible networking opportunities and receptions.

How to boost your participants’ health and well-being

The International Sport and Culture Association’s (ISCA’s) Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) & HealthyLifestyle4All online course will equip physical activity promoters with tips and tricks that can boost their participants’ health and well-being.

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    Feb 02, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Safety, Security, Finances, & Personal Planning
    • General Health and Wellness
    • Physical Activity
  • Audience
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
  • Category
    • Training & Capacity Building
    • Events & Webinars


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