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Saturday, September 8 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Village Branch (58 Church St. N.) Check out what has been growing all summer in the Village Branch’s Healthy Kids Pizza Garden. Enjoy some stories and gardening facts as you make your own pizza with the harvested vegetables and herbs. Drop in while supplies last for some delicious … Continue reading Healthy Kids Pizza Party
Healthy Kids Ajax is calling for kids to take the Powered by Water Challenge. The challenge encourages kids to choose water over sugar-added beverages during the month of March. Download the Powered by Water Challenge Passport Once the passport is completed, it can be dropped off at any of the below locations by the first week … Continue reading Powered by Water Challenge
Try these fruit-infused water recipes as an alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. They’re easy and fun to make! Citrus Blend 1 orange, thinly sliced 1 lime, thinly sliced ½ of a lemon, thinly sliced 2L of water Ice Blueberry Orange 2 oranges, thinly sliced. A handful of blueberries 2L of water Ice Strawberry, Lime & Cucumber … Continue reading Four Flavourful Fruit-Infused Water Recipes
Ajax students are encouraged to walk to school for Winter Walk Day on February 1. Participating schools will receive a Healthy Kids prize pack that includes winter toques, a certificate of participation, and online recognition. Registration is now available online at ajax.ca/winterwalk. The goal of Winter Walk Day is to encourage schools and students to … Continue reading Ajax schools celebrate Winter Walk Day on February 1
Staying hydrated is often associated with summer weather. When kids play in the heat, it is easy for them to get thirsty and sweat. During the winter months, kids can feel less thirsty and can often forget to drink water as much as they would in the summer. Proper hydration is just as important in … Continue reading Four Tips to Stay Hydrated in the Winter
Convenient Tap water is the most accessible beverage option to everyone! You can easily refill a reusable water bottle at water fountains and water refill stations throughout the public. Organizations such as the Blue W, make it easy to access a water refill station near you! Cost Efficient Not only is tap water the most … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Drinking Tap Water
Kids need an average of five to eight cups of water per day. It can be hard to keep track of how much water your child is getting throughout the day. Another alternative to keep hydrated, is to eat your water! Approximately 20 to 25% of daily water intake comes from solid foods, such as … Continue reading Eat Your Water!
November 19, 2016, 10 A.M. – 12 P.M. Open To Ages 10-17 Years Old. Wheelchair Basketball Athletes Will Be Helping Lead The Sessions! Free Admission! Non-Wheelchair Participants Welcome Prizes! Snacks! Space Is Limited! For registration and details, Email Kevin.Smith@ajax.ca.
Healthy Kids Ajax is launching Theme 2 – Wonder Does Wonders! The goal of this theme is to encourage kids and their families to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and reach for water as the healthier alternative! We all know that water is essential to overall good health, but it is also the most … Continue reading Introducing Theme 2: Water Does Wonders