Start a walking group among your class. Set a time every day when
you go for a walk. Start with ten minutes, and then gradually make
Plan a tour of community recreation places or clubs that have
different activities, like the arena or the Metis reelers club.
Take classes from the school on your tour to introduce them to different
Plan a community picnic with lots of active games for people to
take part in.
Take part in national physical activity events, like the Active
Living Challenge. Organize a competition between your community
and your neighbouring community.
Set aside time every day to play games with your children—pushing
them on a swing, sliding in the snow, playing street hockey, etc.
Plan a community event that gets people active. What would the
event involve? How would you get people out to it?
Take part in Walk to School Week, or International Walk to School
Day. Change it to Walk to Class Week, or Walk to Work Week, if appropriate.
Hold an active living challenge. Decide ahead of time what the
challenge will be e.g. the Hokey-Pokey Challenge. You don’t
have to have a competition—it can simply be a challenge to
get as many people in the community as possible involved. People
taking part should register so that you know how many people took