Help UWALK reach the magic 1000-member mark! Refer a friend, and you and your friend will each have the chance to win a Fitbit Flex™! Here is how to enter the UWALK Refer-a-Friend Contest.
In a collaborative effort with Alberta Health Services, the Alberta Centre for Active Living has published the Alberta Walking Survey: A Concise Report. They teamed up to learn more about when, where and why Albertans are walking. The findings in the report may be useful to practitioners, health promotion organizations, policy-makers, community organizations and many other groups and individuals across the province. Share the report with your networks!
Do you run an after school program? If so, we'd love for you to participate in our survey about play! f you wish, you will be entered into a prize draw for a $500.00 Canadian Tire gift card upon completion of the survey and a skill-testing question. Your chances of winning are roughly 1 in 100, depending on the number of complete surveys we receive.
UWALK is focused on empowering people to be active through walking. Walk to decrease tension, improve your mood, keep you energized and boost your self-confidence. But it also does so much more! Check it out...
This survey is an attempt to capture an inventory of these coalitions, with a view to finding further ways to support members in sharing the valuable knowledge they have learned through practical experience in both forming and sustaining coalitions. The survey is part of a larger project entitled Harvesting the Wisdom of Coalitions sponsored by Alberta Education and the Early Childhood Mapping (ECMap) Initiative of the University of Alberta. Due: Sept 18.
The Alberta Government would like to know your priorities for amateur sport in the province. Your responses will contribute to the renewal of the Alberta Sport Plan. The plan will provide direction for provincial government support to amateur sport for the next 10 years.
This article reports on research that explored mothers’ experiences when playing on a sports team, including ways they overcame barriers to physical activity participation. The study focused on positive team experiences, emotions, strategies for overcoming time constraints, and role modeling/encouraging others.
Ophea is excited to announce the launch of educavie.ca, an online resource for francophone professionals who work in the education, public health, and community health sectors! This interactive website, developed in partnership with Health Nexus and Élargir l’espace francophone, provides information and French language resources around five main themes: mental health, nutrition, substance abuse, physical literacy, and healthy growth and sexuality.
Are you passionate about your community? Do you have a personality for the spotlight? Canada’s community foundations are producing their first national advertising campaign that will show Canadians how our communities make us who we are. We’re conducting a nationwide talent search to find people that care as deeply about their community as we do to star in our first radio and TV campaign. The talent search winners will be flown to Toronto, where they will perform an anthem about community, poetry-slam style. To find our stars, we’re holding YouTube auditions until August 30, 2013. The campaign, produced by award-winning agency Yield Branding, will roll out in the fall of 2013.
In the interest of promoting wellness and active living, Alberta Blue Cross has launched the Healthy Communities grant program. Through this program, Alberta Blue Cross will invest $1 million, over the next five-year period, to support and promote active living in communities across Alberta.