HKCC Superhero Video Series

Batman and Spiderwoman show you how to get superhero powers by Boosting Veggies and Fruit and Powering Off to Play! Click to view Raw VeggiesCarrots, Leafy Greens, Awesome Apples, and Reducing Screen Time.

Veggie and Fruit Tracker

Download a Printable Tracker, or pick one up from your Playgrounds leader, at Community events or, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit main reception. Make a check in the box each time you eat veggies and fruit.

Take the Pledge

Sugary drinks are everywhere. Pop, fruit punch, energy drinks, sports drinks and many other drinks have a lot of sugar. Together, we can drop the pop, drink water, offer better options, and create communities that sip less sugar. Take the Water Does Wonders pledge today! Contribute to healthier children and a healthier community.

News & Resources

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23
Jan
The Importance Of Powering Down

4 reasons why walking or cycling to school is a great alternative to driving:

Posted in: Active Living,
Tags: Healthy Kids, Sleep,
23
Jan
Getting Them To Look Up From The Screen: A Parent’s Guide

Getting Them To Look Up From The Screen: A Parent’s Guide

Posted in: Family, Power Down Tuesdays, Screentime,
Tags: Family Activity, Screentime,

Quick Stats

No more than 2 hours of recreational screen time for kids and youth aged 5-17, kids 2-4 years should have less than 1 hour a day.
AVOIDING SCREENS ONE HOUR BEFORE BED TIME CAN CONTRIBUTE TO BETTER SLEEP FOR KIDS.
CANADIAN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GUIDELINES RECOMMEND THAT CANADIAN KIDS AGED 5-17, GET A LEAST 60 MINUTES OF MODERATE TO VIGOROUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DAILY.

How can you use screens L.E.S.S.
Limit snacking at screens   Enforce screen time rules   Stay active, sit less   Socialize away from screen

Upcoming Activities

Screens from the Start
March 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Victoria Inn, 555 Arthur Street West (Child Care Provided)
Growing Up Digital
February 26, 2018 5:30 pm
Ogden Community School
Healthy Kids and Team Unbreakable
April 4, 2017 5:00 pm
Canada Games Complex
Wellness Through Water Community Pow Wow and Feast
March 30, 2017 1:00 pm
Valhalla Inn Ballroom