Healthy Kids Events

Fall PA Day Nature Play

Monday, September 26, 2016

Windfall Ecology Centre, 93A Industrial Pkwy S, Aurora

1-4pm

A truck full of Fall Fun. Putting self-directed play back into the lives of our children.

Pumpkins, Leaves, Straw Bales, Sticks, Mud, Water, pots and pans, shovels, and all sorts of odds and ends to stimulate the children's creativity into making their own messy, mucky outdoor adventure playground this PA Day.

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Water does Wonders! Conference

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

9:am – 2:40 pm

DiNardo's Mansion

400 Industrial Pkwy S, Aurora

Promoting Water as the Primary Beverage for children

Open to: Teachers, Parents, Students, ECEs, After School Leaders, and Organizations Working with Children Grades K – 8.

No cost to attend and a healthy lunch will be served.

Full details

Past Events

Nature Play at Windfall Centre

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Windfall Ecology Centre, Sheppard's Bush

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a Nature Play POP-UP Adventure on Sunday, August 20th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Windfall Ecology Centre located in Sheppard's Bush, Aurora. It promises to be an afternoon filled with fun.

A POP UP Adventure Day is an event where we bring all sorts of loose parts to a green space. Children, ages 3 - 14 will find lots to do. Some kids will make a cardboard go-cart, others may want to build a swing, many will be happy dressing up or digging in sandy soil. This pop up promises to be filled with lots of messy muddy fun! Come on by and watch your children have lots of self-directed POP-UP fun!

Nature Play at Windfall Centre

Wellness Day

Friday, June 17, 2016

St Joseph CES

9am - 3:15pm

There will be a full day full of fun healthy events for Grades1-8 attending St Joseph. Each child will participate in 7 activities in total from Zumba to yoga to Coach Steve to a Tree IDing session to a physical literacy session, a gymnastics session and much more.

Tune Your Ride

Tuesday - Thursday, May 31 - June 2, 2016

Regency Acres PS, Rick Hansen PS, Northern Lights PS, Aurora Heights PS

Morning and Afternoon Assemblies

A bike powered assemblies demonstrating how much energy one produces when being physically active. A fitness and eco awareness extravaganza for Bike to School Week.

St Joseph Fitness Circuit Day

Thursday, May 12, 2016

St Joseph CES

9am

A fitness circuit day for the whole school

Fitness Symposium at St Jerome

Thursday, May 5, 2016

St Jerome Primary School

2:10pm

A fitness symposium featuring multiple stations to rotate through for the parents and children of St Jerome. There will be a yoga station, a meditation station, a Rainbow Plate station, an active station and a public health station.

More details coming soon.

Earth Day Forest School

Friday, April 22, 2016

Holy Spirit CES

9am

Grade 5 forest school

Aurora Chamber Home Show

Friday - Sunday, April 15-17, 2016

1400 Wellington Street East

4pm

The Aurora Chamber Home Show offers visitors new and innovative products for their home, plus industry-expert advice from financial planners, realtors, and health and wellness professionals.
Friday April 15, 4 pm – 9 pm
Saturday April 16, 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday April 17, 10 am – 4 pm

It will also feature a Healthy Kids Community Challenge Booth with fun games for your kids

Rick Hansen Family Yoga Night

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Rick Hansen Public School

5:30-7:30pm

Children and parents of Rick Hansen's running club are invited to a family yoga night.

  • You will participate in a relaxing class of yoga and wash your stresses away.
  • This will be followed by a delicious dinner
  • Please dress appropriately

St Joseph's Family Yoga Night

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

St Joseph's Catholic School

6-8pm

Children and parents of St Joseph's Catholic School are invited to a family yoga night.

  • You will participate in a relaxing class of yoga and wash your stresses away.
  • This will be followed by a delicious dinner
  • Please dress appropriately

How to Be A Food Detective

Tursday, March 31, 2016

Regency Acres Primary School

6:00pm

Special parent-child class looking into what we eat. Participants learn why they need to be Food Detectives in today's world. They'll see first-hand how the food industry targets them in advertising, and how messages on food packages can be misleading.

They'll learn how to read food labels and to independently draw conclusions about what's really in their food. We'll specifically highlight the issue of added sugar in processed/packaged food and drinks, and we'll teach participants how to calculate this amount.

There will be a vibrant rainbow based snack to prepare and eat together, and we'll talk about how all different types of foods can fit into a healthy pattern of eating.

Run by Healthy Kids Community Challenge Aurora in conjunction with Rainbow Plate

www.rainbowplate.com

Our Lady of Grace Launch Assembly

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Our Lady of Grace

1pm

A child run launch in Our Lady of Grace Catholic School. The Mayor will be in attendance. An athlete will speak about her/his life, Olympic experiences and competitions.

St Joseph's Launch Assembly

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

St Joseph's Catholic School

11:15am

A child run launch in St Joseph's Catholic School. The Mayor will be in attendance. An athlete will speak about her/his life, Olympic experiences and competitions.

Rick Hansen Launch Assembly

Friday, March 11, 2016

Rick Hansen Primary School

2:10pm

A child run launch in Rick Hansen Primary School.

Details coming soon.

Holy Spirit Launch Assembly

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Holy Spirit Catholic School

9am

A child run launch in Holy Spirit Catholic School School. Marcel Gery will speak about his life, Olympic experiences and his swimming competitions.

Healthy Kids Program Launch

Family Day, Monday, February 15, 2016

Town of Aurora's Arctic Adventure

10:00am - 4:00pm

This event will kick off the Healthy Kids Community Challenge in the Town of Aurora. We will be handing out fresh fruit, offering fun play activities and introducing the type of programs and events we will be running.

Healthy Kids program launch

Regency Acres Launch Assembly

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Regency Acres Primary School

9:00am

A child run launch in Regency Acres Primary School. The Mayor will be in attendance. Vanessa Crone will speak about her life, Olympic experiences and her figure skating competitions.

Thanks for supporting us kids!

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