Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings in Victoria County Assistance Funds 2018-2019

The Assistance Fund 2018-19 with the Municipal Physical Activity Department is available to physical activity, recreation and sports settings that serve or sell foods or beverages through a canteen, cafeteria, vending machines, hospitality rooms and potlucks, etc. Below is the Application for Funding Assistance ***DEADLINE Nov. 16, 2018*** and Tool Kits (Please see below) created in Partnership with the NS Health Authority and Public Health assists our groups in their application (s) & implementation of this very beneficial program for residents & residents.

Application Downloadable for Your Convenience:


Sample Canteen Menu Recipe Booklet Resource


Tool Kit Resource


Assists Victoria County physical activity facilities, including community halls, schools, to offer residents healthier eating options, the Municipal Physical Activity Strategy (Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011) in Partnership with NS Health Authority and Victoria County assists, supports and partners with Victoria County Volunteers, leaders, organizations, Facility Operators & Service Providers in our Communities to provide equipment replacement, healthy menus & purchases, programs & events, etc. that will assist in the preparation of healthy food and beverages and the implementation of the Victoria County Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings Draft Policy Approved by Council July 2016 (Please see below):




Who Can Apply:

Settings include but are not limited to parks, physical activity settings, multi-purpose complexes, community centres and halls, publically funded and not-for-profit fitness centers, golf courses, tennis, arena, curling rinks, art centers, aquatic facilities, summer/march break camps, sports fields, hospitality rooms & trails.

Organizations Eligible for Assistance Funding:

-Workplace Wellness Programs

-Boards that manage facilities

-Organizations accessing facilities

-Public organizations Incorporated as not for profit society under the NS Joint stocks, societies act of NS Victoria County



Items Eligible for Assistance Funding:

***(Please refer to Pages 14-25 in the HERSS Tool Kit above for more examples)

-Meal preparation equipment

-Convection & Conventional ovens



-Vending machines, healthy options

-Panini maker

-Smoothie machines





-Community Gardens

-Healthy Menus

-Local food production

-Water Re-fill Stations

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings 2017-18 Highlights:

Smokey Recreation Society Vending Machine
Bay St Lawrence Community centre Healthy eating Program
Central Cape Breton Ventures Local healthy lunches and snacks with wellness clinics and exercise programs
Wagmatcookewey school Dishwasher
Cape North Farmers Market Portable high tunnel greenhouse
Washabuck Community centre New freezer

Health Eating in Physical Activity Settings Funding Assistance Successful Recipients 2016-2017

Organization Project
South Haven Community Hall Refrigerator
Washabuck Community Centre Refrigerator
St Ann’s Bay United Church Hall Refrigerator
Smokey Recreational Society Refrigerator
Victoria Highland Civic Centre Refrigerator
North of Smokey Food Bank Refrigerator
Cape North Farmers Market Co-op Ltd Cider / Juice Press


About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator - Municipality of the County of Victoria
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