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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
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-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
Documents Required
No documents required
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 16, 2020