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Northwestern Health Unit
Active Living
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  • Focuses on increasing public awareness on the benefits of physical activity
  • Motivates individuals to become more active through promotional material and various campaigns
  • Partners with local organizations to offer a broad range of physical activities
10,000 Steps Campaign
  • Promotes a walking program which encourages individuals to take more than 10,000 steps per day
Active Schools
  • Works with Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA) to provide on-going educational opportunities to assist with the delivery of health and physical education curriculum
  • Supplies schools with "Busy Box" resource kit which includes equipment, props and activity ideas for indoor and outdoor physical activities
  • Provides local schools with an "Active Schools Resource Box" which includes over 25 resources for teachers in planning structured and/or fun physical activities and intramurals
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Active Schools Resource Box

Available only for school programs
Application Process
Active Schools Resource and Busy Boxes
Available upon request to local office
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
March 20, 2020

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