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Help Red Deer be named ‘Canada’s Most Active Community’!


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Red Deer will be taking part in the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge from May 31st to June 16 in an effort to get people moving a perhaps even be named ‘Canada’s Most Active Community’!

Everyone in Red Deer is encouraged to participate because “Everything gets better when you get active”.

There are many Mental health benefits that happen when you get active including improvements in ability to focus and learn, self- esteem, happiness, mood, sleep, energy and ability to handle daily stress. There are also many physical benefits including stronger muscles and bones, improvement in heart health, enhanced balance, posture and healthy body weight. Getting active also has many social benefits as you can meet new friends and spend quality time with family.  

The Community Better Challenge is an annual event that aims to get neighbourhoods across the country moving together; AND communities have a chance to win $150,000 to go toward physical activity improvements if it’s crowned Canada’s Most Active Community.

At the conclusion of the challenge, one community will earn the top prize and title of being Canada’s most active. In addition to the national winner, there will also be finalists recognized from all regions of Canada who will be awarded $20,000.

You can also win prizes such as Sport Check gift cards individually through the ParticipACTION app. The app can be used to track your activity and win prizes all year long. Find it at the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Track active minutes through the app to be automatically counted toward your community score. The more you track, the greater chance your community has of winning.

Ready to get started? It’s easy as 1, 2, 3!  

1. For Adults to track individual activity, download the new ParticipACTION app. Keep in mind the app is for ages 17 and up. 

2. To track for your family and children you must go online to is simple but you have to go online to track for kids.

3. Track and contribute to total active minutes from May 31st to June 16th.

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The Grand Opening is TODAY!

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A Day Filled With Hope – Years in the Making!
For years the CACAC has been walking hand-in-hand with many different partners, community members, donors, policy makers, and leaders in research and advocacy towards this moment.The Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence now stands in the heart of Central Alberta, the first Centre of its kind in North America, creating space for different strategic partners to operate alongside one another in the best interest of children, youths, and families who have experienced any form of abuse.

Now, during this momentous chapter in our history, we invite you to join us for the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence. 

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence today!

Today’s events are family friendly, and there’s something for everyone!

From Noon to 5:00PM the public is welcome to come and see everything the building has to offer at the SKCOE Open House! Staff from every organization from within the SKCOE will be there to answer questions. This is a great opportunity to learn about why this Centre is so important for Central Alberta.

Beginning at 7:00PM, the public is also invited to the formal program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, which is the building immediately North West of us across the parking lot. The formal program will have many messages and presentations from dignitaries, and you can pick up our Champions of Courage pin, which was minted for the Grand Opening only! Following the program there is a ribbon cutting ceremony.

There is a lot to celebrate, so come out and say hi!

When: Thursday, May 16

Where: Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Open House

7:00 PM – Formal Program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to follow.

How to get to the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence

Please note that there will also be parking available at the lot directly North of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Detailed RDP Parking Map

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Last Day: What would you do with $20,000 Early Bird Prize?

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