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Forever…in motion

Saskatoon Health Region and SPRA are excited to launch a Provincial Forever…in motion strategy that will provide and promote safe physical...

Free After Three- Art Gallery of Ontario

The AGO’s Free After Three programming is the place to be for youth ages 14 to 25. Youth can participate in graffiti/aerosol art-making,...

Free FeasT Snowboard Clincs & Contests for Girls of All Ages.

Free snowboarding clinic . Each clinic is three hours long and is offered in an all-female, low stress learning environment to help you...

Free Fun For Children - Circus Yoga, Juggling, Clowning

Looking for some free fun activities for the children this summer ? Various library branches through out the city offer free course to...

Free Gym Memberships for Youth Summer Staff

Free gym passes were offered to the summer staff at Captain Spry. Some of the staff were physically active but most had never been to a gym...

Free of Cost Arena Ice Time Program

The "Free of Cost" Arena Ice Time Program is going very well. The program was put in place for a number of reasons all of which are listed...

Free Seniors One-2-One Volunteer Services

This program is designed to support isolated individuals who are facing an ongoing, life limiting illness. On a weekly basis (or more if...

Free Seniors Safety at Home Services

The Safety at Home Program is designed to help seniors stay independent in their home longer. The Safety at Home Coordinator will visit...

Free Walk On Paintball Games

Walk - on games are every Sunday, 11am to 5pm. You don’t require a booking or reservation, just show up with your gear, ready to play. If...

Fresh From Scratch- How to Grow and Prepare Fresh and Healthy Foods

The Boys and Girls Club of Whitehorse (BGCW) is a charitable organization that works with ‘at-risk youth’. BGCW developed a ‘From Fresh...

Fresh from the Farm

This pilot project offers a new approach to fundraising for schools, selling fresh Ontario fruit and vegetables to the community, while...

Friday Night Rocks

his program provides kids and teens with an exciting way to spend their Friday night. You do not have to be a member to attend and best of...

Friday Night Rocks

his program provides kids and teens with an exciting way to spend their Friday night. You do not have to be a member to attend and best of...

Fright Night VII: Twilight of the Immortals

The provincially famous FRIGHT TRAIL will be open from 8-11 pm. The guided walk lets you experience 25 minutes of the most frightening...

Fun Day in a Dory

Fun Day in a Dory, held on the Lunenburg waterfront, was an opportunity for young people ages 12-18 to learn about dory racing, meet some...

Fun Van - Bringing Recreational Activities to the Children.

The Fun Van travels around to different communities within CBRM bringing recreational activities to the children. The communities, times...

G.I.R.L Run Club (Girls into Running for Life)

G.I.R.L Run Club is a free learn-to-run club for junior high girls. The summer program teaches girls how to run 5 km using a run/walk...

Gaspereau Adventure Club

Activities such as Rock-climbing, hiking, biking, tree climbing, repelling and leadership skills are offered to youth over a period of time...

Gathering Place Seniors Program

The Gathering Place Program provides an adult day program for seniors with physical disabilities. Seniors Life Enhancement Centres provides...

George Dixon Youth Boat Building

The hand built dory was started this spring by youth ages 11-13 from the George Dixon Center and instructors from the Nova Scotia Sea...

Get in the spotlight, Teen talent show

A talent show for anyone who likes to sing. dance, recite poetry, do stand-up comedy.

Get On Board ! NS Sea School Camp

At the Sea School we believe that the challenge of living and working together in unfamiliar situations is one of the best ways to build...

Get Your Move On - A Community Collaboration: Access to Recreation for Low-Income Families

Get Your Move On (GYMO) seeks to increase physical activity in Torontonians primarily by addressing access issues by means of advocacy or...

Ghostly SEA PEI Bicycle Tour

For the first time in the history of Prince Edward Island, a five-day bicycle tour will be exploring ghosts, legends, and stories about...

GIRLS Build-A-Bike

Our programming is predominately filled with boys and the bike world is filled with male mechanics. We are lucky enough to have Ainsley...

Girls Healthy Living Week

The objective of this week is to encourage girls aged 9-17 in CCRSB (Nova, Cobequid, Chignecto and Celtic FOS) to engage in healthy...

Girls On The Move

Girls On the Move program aims were to promote physical activity to all females, regardless of skill levels. The program consisted of...

Girls Only Snowboarding School Trip

South Shore Regional School Board sponsored Girls Only Healthy Living Week. Many activities were offered such as Belly Dancing, Kickboxing,...

Girls Only Wakeboarding Clinic

A fun, female focused, relaxed no pressure social day just for girls who want to learn how to wakeboard or who want to freshen up their...

Girls Only Yoga Program- After School Program

In April, 4 schools targeting 8 to 12 girls in Gr. 6 – 8 had the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of yoga once/week for 4 weeks from a...

Girls Only! (introduction to) Skateboarding

April 16 to 20, 2007, is Girls Healthy Living Week in the Annapolis Valley. To celebrate, Club 400 is putting on skateboarding workshops...

Girls Soar

Girls Soar is an initiative of Active Halifax Communities. This initiative was created in response to a study conducted on the physical...

Girls Soar Physical Activity Week

Girls Soar Physical Activity Week in Halifax Regional Municipality from March 24 to March 31. The objective of this week is to celebrate,...

Girls' Day

100 Girls were given the opportunity to experience the following activities: Yoga, Kick boxing, Aerobics, Cheerleading, Nutritional...

Global Roots Garden

The Global Roots Garden is an  intergenerational project in partnership with The Stop Community Food Centre  to learn...

Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program.

Initiative • In 2007-08, the Ministry of Health Promotion provided a grant to BBBSC through the Communities in Action Fund to help...

Go Girls! In Chinese (Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Program)

Go Girls! The Big Brothers Big Sisters program has been translated into Chinese. Go Girls promotes active living, balanced eating, and...

Golddigger Girls Softball

The Golddiggers Girls Softball Association provides girls aged 7 -14 with a safe, healthy, and fun athletic environment to have fun and...

Goldie's Place Active Day Program for Adults

Goldie's Place is an active Day Program for adults living in the community who have physical or cognitive impairments. From Monday to...

Goldies2Home Program for Adults After Acute Care

Goldies2Home is a unique day program helping people return to independent living at home after early discharge from acute care,...

Goofing Around/ Indoor Playground

Goofing Around provides a before and after school program. Our program goes into action at the beginning of the school year and offers: •...

Gravely Ghost Walk Clocktower Tours

The Gravely Ghost Walks are an hour and half historical production throughout the streets and cemeteries of Wolfville. Every second...

GREEN COMMUNITIES CANADA (GCC)

GREEN COMMUNITIES CANADA (GCC) is a national association of community organizations that help people go green – in their homes and gardens...

Green Space Family Yoga

Bring the whole family for outdoor yoga! All levels are welcome to participate and no equipment is necessary (mats are optional). ...

Growing Place Bunny Lunch for Easter

Springtime brings our Bunny Lunch, where children create special crafts and have a photo taken with the Easter Bunny.  Admission...

Guysborough Municipality Canoe Program

Objective is to increase utilization of canoes by increasing participation in a canoe activity. Municipality has a canoe trailer, 5 - 17...

Guysborough Youth Soccer Program

Soccer Program for children ages 4 - 15. This program begins in May and wraps up at the end of June. Over 150 children registered in this...

H2K Heart Healthy Kid Elementary School Program

Our multidisciplinary group developed a 3 year research project targeting school aged children through education and enabling to give them...

Halloween Howl School Gym Program

4 classes came to the gym at once. I had 12 Halloween themed physical activity stations. The 4 classes were divided into 12 groups. Each...

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