The Regional Municipality Of York


Go Active! Be Healthy. Get active and choose physical activity that you like to do. Start small and increase the time and intensity level as you progress. Regular physical activity can lead to improved fitness and strength, growth and development, mental health and mood, and give you a chance of living longer. It can also help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, types of cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and osteoporosis.

Active Play is unstructured, child-led, often spontaneous physical activity. Find out how to increase active play in your child’s life.

Active transportation uses human-powered energy to get to places. It is an easy way to fit physical activity into your daily routine.

The Living Well in York Region e-bulletin is your credible source of information and tips on healthy living in York Region

Physical activity is important to overall health and wellness and the prevention of chronic diseases. Learn more and get tips to help you get (and stay) active.

Children develop physical literacy by learning a wide range of movement skills like jumping, catching, running and throwing. Learning these skills will make them more likely to be active and healthy throughout their entire lives.

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