The most recent participACTION physical activity report cards says only 14% of kids ages 5-11 meet the Canadian standards.
Collingwood is one in 45 communities across Ontario that works to promote a healthy lifestyle for kids.
The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is helping kids ‘Run, Jump, Play Everyday’ by having a Snowman Competition.
Residents can submit their snowman photo and all participants will receive a free swim or free public skate.
Submit photos to email@example.com.
The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Snowman Competition runs until February 19th.
For more information on events planned as part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Collingwood visit www.collingwood.ca/healthykids.
The Environment Network is also promoting a National Winter Walk to school day on Feb 3rd.