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

 

activeTO website: A source for free and accessible physical activities in Toronto. Find helpful tips on staying active, maps to discover the city’s routes and trails, family-friendly activities and more

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, and are available  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. Order a free poster from Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7600.

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.