Healthy Schools Alberta
April 2017
Live Active Summit & Edmonton All Access!
You still have time to Register! 
Join us April 6-8 for the  The Live Active Summit
This summit will educate, engage and bring to life active living, active recreation and sport in a school and community setting. Along with amazing speakers, interacting workshops and a chance to connect and network, this summit will give you tangible tools to help support physical literacy in your school and community! For more details and to register, please visit the website.


Saturday April 8th is Edmonton All Access Day! Facilities, organizations and clubs in Edmonton will be opening their doors and offering FREE sport and physical activity opportunities, including fitness classes and professional learning! Check out the video above and visit the website for more details!
The Summit will be hosted by Ever Active Schools, the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Sport Council, and supported by Jumpstart, the Alberta Sport Connection and the Government of Alberta.
Alberta Medical Association 
Youth Run Club

Join the AMA Youth Run Club, club participants, families and more for the Live Active Community Fun Run in Edmonton's River Valley! Taking place on April 8th from 10:00am to 12:00pm at William Hawrelak Park, you are encouraged to sign up for 1.5km, 3km or 6km. Registration is free! Click here to register.
Remember, its very important to stretch before you get up and get going on a run! Check out and download this warm up poster with several activities available is English and French!
Don't have a run club yet? Join the Club &  follow the AMA YRC on Twitter!
Do you have an interest in coaching? We have supports for you! 
Click here  to browse the Coaches Corner full of free warm-up resources, handbooks, guides and running logs!
Resources Supporting 
all Dimensions of Wellness 
We are pleased to offer resources that support student well-being through several different avenues:

With the Social & Emotional Well-being booster kit, your students' daily physical activity will be bolstered by connecting on a physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual level. Fun activities and equipment are included!


Don't Walk in the Hallway offers active transportation through the hallways as students move from class to class by hoping, skipping and jumping. Colourful floor decals help to mobilize and support activity-permissive learning environments
through a Comprehensive School Health approach !

As a way to build competence and confidence for your students in the water, we have created Dip, Dive & Glide: Immersing Physical Literacy in Aquatic Environments Resource. With curriculum links, safety guidelines, an intro to aquatic  fundamental movement skills and of course plenty of fun games, your students will happily dive right in! Check out the EAS online store for more resources.
Mentorship & Professional Learning
Are you planning your Professional Learning Calendar for the next school year? We offer a variety of professional learning opportunities to meet the unique needs of schools and jurisdictions to support physical activity, staff wellness, social and emotional wellbeing, and much more! Contact us today to discuss how we can play a part in a series of learning opportunities for you and your staff throughout the school year. 

Did you attend a wellness session at a Teachers' Convention this year? Please remember to fill out a quick survey; your feedback is important! We are also offering a Follow-up Package with the biggest take-aways, links to follow up and contact information of our session facilitators. Click on the images below to access the Follow-up Package and Survey.



Alberta Centre for Active Living 2017 Physical Activity Forum
Join the Alberta Centre for Active Living for, Don't Overthink It! Promoting physical activity in a busy media environment.
Dr. Tanya Berry, Tier II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity Promotion, will provide an overview of how messages about physical activity might have an influence on both automatic and reasoned responses, and what effective messages might look like.
Learn more and register here!
#Sharing Dance #MovesMe challenges you!

Learning the beautiful Sharing Dance choreography yet? It's not too late to get started. Sharing Dance, which celebrates Canada's 150th this year, is physical literacy and artistic engagement offered in a youth and teacher-friendly package. With National Dance Week (Apr 22-29) around the corner, share your love of dance through the #SharingDance #MovesMe campaign - simply pick your favourite move from this year's choreography, get yourself doing the moves on camera and share over social media! Learn about all the ways you can get involved with Sharing Dance Canada 2017.
Edmonton Junior Tennis Society Programming
Do your students want to get some great physical activity, learn racquet skills, and have lots of fun this spring? Edmonton Junior Tennis Society has tennis programming to fit all your needs! Email info@edmontonjuniortennis.com
or call 780-415-1694 for more information.
EAS Event Survey Winners!
We'd like to thank everyone who completed the post-conference survey for Shaping the Future and the post-workshop survey for the Resiliency Workshop. Your voice, feedback and comments are very important to us, and enable us to better cater to your needs for future events.

STF Post Conference Survey Winners
Grand Prize - Pan Canadian School Health Summit - STF 2018 Registration: Nikki Balance
Don't Walk in the Hallway: Johanne Melancon
Snowshoes: Darlene Ferris

Resiliency Workshop Survey Winners
Grand Prize - $200.00 Registration Credit to an EAS event in 2017/18: Alex Kathol
Don't Walk in the Hallway: Carly Wood-Garvey
Snowshoes: Natalie Bear
Grants Supporting Females in Sports!
From childhood to adulthood, females who play sports have a more positive body image and experience positive states of psychological well-being. Participation in sport and active recreation promotes confidence, self-esteem and happiness.
Take a look at these three grants supporting women and girls in sport and recreation!
Girls In Motion
Go Girl
Take the Lead
Help support, build up, guide and promote females in a sport and recreation environment! Deadlines vary; please click links for more information.