Public Health Agency of Canada - Physical Activity
This website provides information on the benefits of regular physical activity, provides a link to physical activity guidelines and tips for increasing physical activity rates.
Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador (RNL) is a province wide, not for profit organization established in 1971 to promote the values and benefits of recreation. In partnership with volunteers and the professional recreation community, RNL has worked to improve the quality of recreation for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians for over 40 years.
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology is a voluntary organization composed of professionals interested and involved in the scientific study of exercise physiology, exercise biochemistry, fitness and health. This site provides physical activity guidelines based on age group for infants, children, youth, adults and older adults.
Recreation and Sport is a division of the Department of Seniors, Wellness, & Social Development within the Government of Newfoundland. There are several grants available through this division that are listed on the website.
The Heart and Stroke website provides basic principles of physical activity for the general public. There are also links provided to other useful websites.
PartipACTION emphasizes achieving physical activity through play. This website provides media for encouraging "Bring Back Play" message. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter to receive updates on physical activity initiatives.
Western Regional Wellness Coalition (WRWC)
The WRWC is one of six Wellness Coalitions in the province. The coalition is committed to promoting wellness and improving the health and well being of all individuals and communities in western Newfoundland and Labrador. Visit the WRWC website for more information on grant opportunities available for physical activity initiatives.
Western Regional Wellness Coalition invites you to join other community members and volunteers from the Western region as we share ideas that promote health and well-being, learn about wellness activities happening in the region and help us all spring into wellness!