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Weclome to the Active Living Page! Where we talk about living a healthy, active lifestyle here in the Municipality of Barrington.

PARTICIPACTION COMMUNITY BETTER CHALLENGE COMING SOON! Let's make Barrington become the most active community in Canada! From June 1-30th, ParticipACTION encourages every Canadians to be active and track all of their physical activity using the ParticipACTION App or website.   All minutes are tracked by individuals, families, organizations-which will be added to the municipal score.   the end of the challenge, the leading municipalities from each province and territory (50 finalists in total) will be invited to submit an application explaining why they deserve to the ‘Most Active Community in Canada’ and receive $100,000. All finalists are also eligible to receive a provincial or territorial cash prize. The Nova Scotia prize will be $15,000. (if the Most Active Community in Nova Scotia is also named the Most active Community in Canada, total prize will be $100,000). For more information, visit ParticipACTION's website by clicking here

        

Curious to know if you are moving enough? Check out the 24 hour guidelines for canadians that was developed by the Canadian Society for Exersice Physiology. They have guidelines for

Tips on Moving More

Are you looking at ways to move more throughout the day? Try the 10 minute walk method,It is easy! Walk 10 minutes, 3 times a day! The best way to ensure you get your three 10 minute walk is to walk immediatley after your breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can do this anywehre! Learn more about 10 minute walks by clicking here.  

South Shore Connect- The BEST ressource to find things to do in your community!

 South Shore Connect is THE webpage for all your recreational needs here in the South Shore. This is a starting point for families to find recreation, sport, and physical activities in Lunenburg, Queens, Shelburne and Yarmouth County. Click here to  find things to do in Barrington!

Contact your Physical Activity Coordinator

Joel d'Entremont

Office Phone: 902-637-2015 EXT 237
Email