Just over $100,000 has been awarded from the Healthy Kids Community Project Fund to fifteen recipients across Leeds Grenville. In Prescott, Aquatic Adventures offers a new 4 week low or no-cost introductory program for new swimmers. In Cardinal, “Get There and Get Active” provides children with free public skating for one year and six 2 hour bowling sessions (including transportation) at a bowling alley. In Augusta, a Parents and Tots Playgroup will encourage active play in babies and preschoolers in a playgroup setting.
Also, Public library branches throughout Leeds and Grenville will circulate free nature-themed backpacks filled with resources to encourage children and families to get outside and be active in nature. To find out what is happening in your community and to learn more about Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville, visit www.healthykidslg.ca.