For ideas and resources on how to get active at home, community or at school contact Toronto Public Health at 416-338-7600.


Moving on the Spot: A poster is a collection of ready-made stretch and movement activities that need little space and no equipment. It’s is a fast and fun way to have fun with your family. Posters are available for parents and teachers, in five languages: English, Chinese, French, Spanish and Tamil. Moving on the Spot was designed to make it easy for adults to be physically active with children 4 to 12 years of age.

Outdoors: the Ultimate Playground: A physical activity resource for people working with children 6-12 years old. It promotes physical activity and social skills. It was developed by Toronto Public Health in consultation with community agencies, childcare centres and physical activity experts.

Rainbow Fun: A physical activity and healthy eating program for children 3-6 years. It includes information and interactive activities for child care providers, educators and parents. What children learn before the age of six will last a lifetime.

Rediscover the Stairs: A program that encourages individuals to take the stairs rather than the elevator or escalator. Taking the stairs is an easy way for busy people to build physical activity into their day. Toronto Public Health can provide you with the support and resources needed to implement this program in your workplace.