PORTicipate in National Health & Fitness Day
WHAT: June is Parks & Recreation Month and June 2 is National Health & Fitness Day! As a step to increase participation and enhance the health of all Canadians, the City, in partnership with the YMCA of Niagara, will mark the day with FREE fitness activities at the Vale Health & Wellness Centre to promote the importance and use of local health, recreational, sports, and fitness facilities on National Health and Fitness Day.
WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Retro Roll, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Family Skate, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Open Swim, 1 – 4 p.m.
Open Family Gym, 1 – 4 p.m. (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)
WHERE: Vale Health & Wellness Centre 550 Elizabeth Street, Port Colborne ON
About City of Port Colborne
Located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industrial and commercial sectors, comfortable and scenic residential areas, white sand beaches, unique culinary choices, the world class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, trails, shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal and an energized festival and entertainment scene that includes live theatre – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience.
About National Health & Fitness Day:
The goal of NHFD is to make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth! National Health and Fitness Day was formalized into law after the passing of Bill S-211 in 2014.
To keep the initiative as locally-driven as possible, we encourage communities to pass a proclamation recognizing the first Saturday in June, National Health and Fitness Day, and to offer health and fitness programming on the day. Given the rising crisis of inactivity Canada, we believe that initiatives such as this are a key step in helping to build healthier and more active communities. For more information visit our website: www.NHFDcan.ca