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
Ajax Public Library ‘Truck Day’ and Real Canadian Pop-up winners Salina and Hannah. Take the pledge and have your chance at winning a bike too!
Learning basic movement skills helps kids to be comfortable being active throughout life. Some of these skills include running, throwing, skipping, kicking and catching. Knowing just one movement skill can allow more opportunities for future chances for physical activity. For example, if a kid can catch, they can take part in baseball, basketball, or other activities … Continue reading Helping kids be active for life!
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ajax Community Centre, HMS Room – 75 Centennial Road Ajax, ON Are you interested in encouraging more children in Ajax to bike to school, bike for transportation or bike for recreation? 30 Spaces available and registration is FREE! Register Now Gain knowledge about the … Continue reading Ajax Cycling Education Professional Development Opportunity
191 families have taken the Healthy Kids Ajax Pledge. Join the Healthy Kids Community Challenge and pledge to: Limit screen time to two hours a day. Reduce sugar-sweetened drinks. Play at least one hour each day. Eat six fruits and veggies a day. Take the pledge now and download the Healthy Kids Ajax Family Checklist for … Continue reading Almost 200 families take Healthy Kids Pledge
On February 8, Ajax Council, community partners and grade four and five students from Romeo Dallaire Public School officially launched the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The Town of Ajax is receiving up to $825,000 from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care over three years to fund the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. The program is … Continue reading Town challenging 2,016 families to take Healthy Kids Ajax pledge
Welcome to the Healthy Kids Ajax website. The Town of Ajax is proud to be one of 45 communities in Ontario selected to participate in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Targeted at children 12 years and under, the challenge unites communities with a common goal: promoting children’s health through physical activity and healthy eating.