2017-18 (Year 7 of Strategy)


Municipal Physical Activity Strategy Progress Report – Year 7

(Presented to Municipal Council on Oct. 30, 2017)



Leadership Development & Assistance Funds 2017-18

  • Cape Breton Swimming Partnership
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training


200 hour Yog Yam Foundational Teacher Training (YFTT) Program


Leader Certification Girl on Fire Program
Un’amaki Cape Breton Outdoor Collaboratory at CBU

– June 1, 2017

Yoga in Schools 200 hrs Breathing Space Yoga Studio

Healthy Eating Assistance Funds 2017-18

Self Care Workshop Healthy Eating Cape Breton Regional Library Baddeck Library

Physical Activity Assistance Funds


Establish Extension of Swim Team Program for Members of the Northside Cape Breton Dorados Swim Team Assoc
(Above: Sydney Area Communities, which includes Communities in Victoria County)
Family Yoga Baddeck Library-Cape Breton Regional Library
Postural Therapy Program Knox Presbyterian Church
Yoga Drum Dance July Sessions Friends of the Big Bras d’Or Fire Hall Assoc
8 Week Yoga Program North Highlands Community Organization
World Oceans Day Central Cape Breton Community Ventures Inc
5 km Run/Walk for Cape Breton Autism Foundation Washabuck Community Centre Association
Functional Fitness Class with Gentle, Low Impact Washabuck Community Centre Association
Strengthening Exercises to Tone the Body Washabuck Community Centre Association


Cape Breton Connect 2017-2018…The Direct Route

 On-line data base hub
Launched – June 16, 2017
By: Cape Breton Connect Partnership

After the Bell – After School Time Period

After-school Yoga Baddeck Library
After-school Baddeck Farmers Market
Sun Gym Bay St Lawrence Health Society
After-school Yoga Middle River Recreation Association

Facility Access Program and Assistance Funds

Cape Breton Facility Access Program 2017-18 Regional Meeting in Baddeck – June 21, 2017

Workplace Wellness

Skilven Publications Newsletter – Municipal

Active Living Subsidization Program – Municipal

Professional Development

6th Annual Hike NS Summit Tatamagouche – April 2017

ACBC – Active Cape Breton Communities @ Membertou Heritage Park: Apr. 6, 2017 and June 15, 2017

Leadership Development for Physical Activity Practitioners @ Dal – May 8, 9 and 10th, 2017

Hike NS AGM – June 17, 2017 in Truro, NS

NS Physical Activity Practitioners Consultation 2017

VCAN-Victoria County Action Network (Strategy Implementation Team) Survey


Raising the Villages

Summer Day Camp 2017 – BDLDC: Bras d’Or Lakes Day Camps Association

NOS-North of Smokey Chronic Disease Program Development Committee  – met June 27, 2017, July 26, 2017 and October 5, 2017

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings Program, Policy Assistance Funds

Victoria County Municipal Council Approved HERSS Policy – June 12, 2017

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Recreation Sports Settings – Working Group

Health Promotion

Social Media Sites – Website, FaceBook, Twitter


Baddeck Clean-up – May 6, 2017

Canada Health Day – Display, May 12, 2017 (Baddeck Community Centre)

Victoria County Spring Cabot Trail Challenge – to June 30, 2017

6th Annual Victoria County Bike Week – June 2-11, 2017

6th Annual Hiking Summit Tatamagouche (Apr. 28-30, 2017): NA4LVC Participated, had a Display and made 2 Presentations (1.) Earn Your Views Winter Guided Snowshoe Hikes in Victoria County & (2.) 7th Annual Hike NS Summit Announcement – Ingonish (May 11-13, 2018)

TCT-Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” Official Opening of Iona Port Waterway Launch – June 11, 2017 
TCT-Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” Connection Celebrations at Iona Port Waterway – August 25, 2017
3 Peaks Challenge (July 15, 2017) – NA4LVC Team Participant
7th Annual Cape Breton Fiddlers Run Health Expo (Sept. 9, 2017) Display at Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre


2018 Hike NS Summit Host – Victoria County. Organizing Partnership Committee; Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) Secured bid.

3 Peaks Challenge 2017 – Participant

6th Annual Victoria County Trails Day 

June 3 & 4, 2017

FestiVille Baddeck 

July 3 & August 7, 2017

6th Annual Victoria County Physical Activity Challenge 2017
Baddeck Runners Club
Englishtown Community Hall