The Burlington’s Healthy Kids Neighbourhood Action Teams have issued a Call to Action!
Run. Jump. Play. Every Day. is the first theme from the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Ontario. The challenge is designed to create and adapt healthy behaviours for children aged zero to 12 years through healthy eating and physical activity.Read more
Water Does Wonders is the next phase of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, which promotes healthy eating, physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices for children. The purpose of the Water Does Wonders theme is to motivate kids to drink water when they are thirsty.Read more
This Healthy Kids Community Challenge strategy brings together all parts of the community including schools, families, organizations and public authorities, in an integrated approach toward preventing childhood obesity at the community level. It changes the local and universal environment, behaviours and social norms step-by-step, using social marketing and scientific evaluation, to make sure the program has political support and the involvement of all sectors, particularly the public and private sectors. ...Read more