Applecroft Public School “Big Sip” Winner

Durham’s Child Nutrition Project (DCNP) hosted a Big Sip event at Applecroft Public School, Ajax on Thursday, June 15. DCNP, in conjunction with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Ajax ran a recipe contest among the Ajax elementary school students. Students had to submit healthy water recipes. The winner was Alex Broadworth from Applecroft Public School. Alex demonstrated … Continue reading Applecroft Public School “Big Sip” Winner

Powered by Water Passport Challenge Winners

Congratulations to some of our Passport Challenge draw winners! Pictured are Athena and Kaison! Additional winners were Cara, Ishan, Jeremy and Keerthika. Well done to everyone who took the challenge to choose tap water over sugar-sweetened drinks. Hope everyone keeps with it and help keep your body healthy.

Sports Team Healthy Kids Pledge

To complement the Powered by Water theme, Healthy Kids Ajax is implementing an initiative titled SPORTS TEAM HEALTHY KIDS Pledge. This pledge is directed towards children 12 years and under, who are engaged in non-competitive (i.e. house-league) sports, such as basketball, volleyball, dance, soccer and more. As coaches and mentors to the children of these sports … Continue reading Sports Team Healthy Kids Pledge

Healthy Kids Family Day Bike Winner

Congratulations Sanskriti Snehal Shindadkar! Sanskriti Snehal’s family took the Healthy Kids Pledge at Winterfest in Ajax and was entered into the draw for a new bike and helmet. Thank you for all of the families that also took the pledge and are committing to make healthy lifestyle changes.

Helping kids be active for life!

Learning basic movement skills helps kids to be comfortable being active throughout life. Some of these skills include running, throwing, skipping, kicking and catching. Knowing just one movement skill can allow more opportunities for future chances for physical activity. For example, if a kid can catch, they can take part in baseball, basketball, or other activities … Continue reading Helping kids be active for life!

Ajax Cycling Education Professional Development Opportunity

Tuesday, 22 March 2016  – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ajax Community Centre, HMS Room – 75 Centennial Road Ajax, ON Are you interested in encouraging more children in Ajax to bike to school, bike for transportation or bike for recreation?   30 Spaces available and registration is FREE! Register Now Gain knowledge about the … Continue reading Ajax Cycling Education Professional Development Opportunity