2017-18 (Year 7 End Report/Highlights)

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Municipal Physical Activity Strategy Year End Report/Highlights 2017-18: Year #7

(April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018)

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Strategy Assistance Funds 2017-2018:

  • Physical Activity & Healthy Eating
  • Leadership Development
  • Facility Access
  • After School Time Period
  • Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings
  • 7th Annual Winter ActiveFest
  • 6th Annual Bike Victoria Week
  • 6th Annual Victoria County Fall ActiveFest
  • Promote External: CHB, Kidsport, JumpStart, NS, Chronic Disease Innovation Fund

Leadership Development Assistance Funds 2017-18:

  • Cape Breton Swimming Partnership
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training
  • 1st Unama’ki Cape Breton Outdoor Network Winter Gathering – Camp Bretondean (February 23-25, 2018)
  • David Wolfe Nutrition Certification – Head Coach
  • Tumblebugs Leader Training – Big Bras d’Or, Central Cape Breton
  • 200 hour Yog Yam Foundational Teacher Training (YFTT) Program
  • Snowboarders Instructor Course
  • Personal Trainer Course
  • Leader Certification Girl on Fire Program
  • Un’amaki Cape Breton Outdoor Collaboratory – CBU (Cape Breton University) – June 1, 2017
  • Yoga in Schools 200 hrs Breathing Space Yoga Studio

Healthy Eating Assistance Funds 2017-18:

  • Snacks for Programming & Events – Bay St Lawrence Community Centre
  • Provincials March 3 & 4, 2018 – North Highlands Nordic
  • Empty Bowl Project – North of Smokey Food Bank Association
  • St Ann’s Seniors Healthy Lunch Program – Nov 2017 – March 2018
  • 5th Annual Santa’s Workshop – (Bay St Lawrence) Apples Oranges
  • Self Care Workshop Healthy Eating – Cape Breton Regional Library Baddeck Library

Physical Activity Assistance Funds 2017-18:

  • Defibrillator – Rankin School of the Narrows
  • Yoga Program – Ingonish Development Society
  • Weekly Yoga Sessions in March – Alderwood Staff
  • 5 Week Exercise Classes – Northern Victoria Community Centre
  • Equipment: Blocking shield & full cylinder training dummies – Baddeck Rugby Club
  • Traditional Okinawan Karate Program – Cape Breton Highlands Karate Club
  • All Terrain Fitness ATF – Spin Class, Baddeck Academy
  • Framework Cycle & Fitness Maintenance to Stationary Bikes – Baddeck Academy
  • Iona Tumblebugs Program – Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc.
  • TOPS Ingonish Jumpstart Challenge: Pedometers & Awards – Smokey Recreation Society
  • Middle River Chair Yoga – Middle River Highlands Seniors Club
  • Baddeck Karate Program – Okinawan Karate Bras d’Or Lakes Day Camps Association
  • Senior Leagues – Simon Chiasson Alumni Basketball Tournament Basketball Cape Breton Association
  • Dance & Social Interactions – Grandona Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124
  • Cape Breton West Basketball: Dec. 2017- June 2018, Females: Ages 13-18 – Victoria County Athletic Club
  • Establish Extension of Swim Team Program for Members – Northside Cape Breton Dorados Swim Team Assoc (Sydney Area Communities including 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 – Tone the Body – Washabuck Community Centre Association

After School Time Period 2017-18: (After the Bell Program)

  • After-school – Baddeck Farmers Market (Healthy snack making, planting, yoga, step dance)
  • Sun Gym – Bay St Lawrence Health Society
  • Yoga – Middle River Recreation Association
  • Fit Yoga – Baddeck Academy (Fall/Winter 2017-18)
  • Healthy Eating Workshops, Walk/Hike/Gym – Bay St Lawrence Community Centre
  • Saturday Afternoon “Cool Kids” X-country Skiing Program – North Highlands Nordic
  • After the Bell Yoga Program – Baddeck Academy
  • Yoga – Bouladerie School
  • GO Girls Only Get Outside in Nature (Fall/Winter 2017-18) – Baddeck Academy
  • Karate – Cape Breton Highlands Karate Club
  • Floor Hockey – Northern Victoria Community Centre
  • Skating, Skiing – Cabot Education Centre
  • Healthy Snacks & Drinks Prepared & Provided   – Chartwell’s
  • 3rd Annual After School Skates & Refreshments – Victoria Highland Civic Centre
  • Art – Wagmatcook First Nation
  • Yoga – Baddeck Library  

Facility Access Assistance Fund 2017-18:

  • Tai Chi Classes                                                                Indian Brook Fire Hall
  • 3rd Annual Bring Back Play Pond Hockey  Victoria Highland Civic Centre
  • 4th Annual Merry 7mas Skates                                   ASTP                    
  • Skate with Santa                                                            Christmas in Baddeck
  • Novice Tourney – 8 teams, one day                           Baddeck Minor Hockey
  • Yoga Sessions                                                                 North River Community Hall
  • Outdoor Skating Lessons & Little Penguins              Smokey Recreation Society
  • Christmas in Baddeck Family Swim                            Inverary Resort
  • Christmas in Baddeck Family Swim                            Lifesaving Society NS Branch
  • Men’s Basketball at Baddeck Academy                    CBVRSB
  • Pilates Program                                                             Bras d’Or Yacht Club
  • Open House                                                                    North Highlands Nordic 
  • Yoga Program                                                                Alderwood
  • Yoga Program                                                                Cape Breton Regional Library
  • Eat Drink and Be Healthy Series                                 Cape Breton Regional Library
  • Learn to Skate                                                                Bay St Lawrence Recreation Society
  • Spring league Under 18 Girls Basketball                   Victoria County Athletics
  • Acadia Axemen Basketball Camp                               Cape Breton West Basketball
  • Dancing and Social Interaction                                   Iona Legion        
  • Program & Event Outdoor Activities                         BAY ST. LAWRENCE
  • Square Dance Program                                               SOUTH HAVEN COMM SOCIETY 
  • Womens Rec Hockey                                                    Baddeck Womens Recreational Hockey
  • Badminton Program                                                     CBVRSB
  • Seniors Fitness Program                                               Dingwall Recreation Society
  • Community Wellness Room (6th Annual)                Baddeck Academy
  • Spin Class (Fall/Winter)                                                Baddeck Academy
  • Fitness Programs                                                           Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
  • Yoga and Adult Chair Exercise                                    Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
  • Baddeck Karate – NEW                                                 Cape Breton Highlands Karate Club
  • Yoga Classes for All Ages                                             Middle River Recreation Association
  • Walking Program                                                           St Andrew’s Church Neils Harbour
  • Yoga Community Classes                                             Ingonish Development Society
  • 7th Annual Baddeck Middle River Old Time Commute   Dancing River Sprite
  • Skating, X-country Skiing                                             Cabot School
  • Leader – Fitness Equip & Teach Exercises Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
  • Fitness, Walking, Equipment                                       Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
  • Yoga Program                                                                Alderwood

Workplace Wellness 2017-18:

  • Buchanan Memorial Hospital – Kettle Bell Program (Fall/Winter 2017-18)
  • Wellness Zone – Skilven Publications Newsletter – Municipal
  • Active Living Subsidization Program – Municipal

Professional Development 2017-18:

  • 6th Annual Hike NS Summit Tatamagouche – April 2017
  • ACBC – Active Cape Breton Communities @ Membertou Heritage Park: Apr. 6, 2017; June 15, 2017; Oct. 23, 2017 in Baddeck / Apr. 6, 2018 in Richmond County (WomenActive NS Session/Workshop)
  • 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 Exchange – December 8, 2017 / Consultation 2017 / Symposium March 6th, 2018 (Dartmouth)
  • VCAN-Victoria County Action Network (Strategy Implementation Team) – Survey
  • NS Physical Activity Practitioners Exchange –
  • Unama’ki Cape Breton Outdoor Network – Steering Committee & Member
  • NS Outdoor Network – Member
  • Velo Cape Breton Assoc. Board Member & Vice-President
  • Velo Cape Breton AGM 2017
  • Hike NS – Board Member & Vice-President
  • Physical Activity Cape Breton Partnership – Walking, Skating Swimming

Programs 2017-18:

  • Raising the Villages – Consultations, Stakeholders Meeting (s), Summit, Year 1
  • Summer Day Camp 2017 – Bras d’Or Lakes Day Camps Association
  • North of Smokey Chronic Disease Program Development Committee – met June 27, 2017; July 26, 2017; October 5, 2017; Nov. 8, 2017

Events 2017-18:

  • Baddeck Clean-up – May 6, 2017 (Since 2013)
  • Canada Health Day – Display, May 12, 2017 (Baddeck Community Ctr) – 6th Year
  • 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 – 5th Year
  • 7th Annual Cape Breton Fiddlers Run Health Expo (Sept. 9, 2017) – Display at Membertou Sports and Wellness Centre
  • Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011 – Victoria County Co-Hosting 7th Annual Summit May 11-13, 2018

 

Municipal Physical Activity Strategy Progress Report – Year 7

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

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Leadership Development/Assistance Funds 2017-18

  • Cape Breton Swimming Partnership
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training
  • 1st Unama’ki Cape Breton Outdoor Network Winter Gathering – Camp bretondean (February 23-25, 2018)
David Wolfe Nutrition Certification – Head Coach
—Tumblebugs Leader Training – Big Bras d’Or, Central Cape Breton
200 hour Yog Yam Foundational Teacher Training (YFTT) Program
—Tumblebugs Leader Training – Big Bras d’Or
—Tumblebugs Leader Training – Central Cape Breton TumbleBugs
Snowboarders Instructor Course
Personal Trainer Course
Leader Certification Girl on Fire Program
Un’amaki Cape Breton Outdoor Collaboratory – CBU (Cape Breton University)

– June 1, 2017

Yoga in Schools 200 hrs Breathing Space Yoga Studio

Healthy Eating

Assistance Funds 2017-18

Snacks for Programming & Events Bay St Lawrence Community Centre
Provincials March 3 & 4, 2018 North Highlands Nordic
Empty Bowl Project North of Smokey Food Bank Association
Seniors Healthy Lunch Program Nov 2017 – March 2018
5th Annual Santa’s Workshop (Bay St Lawrence) Apples Oranges
Self Care Workshop Healthy Eating Cape Breton Regional Library Baddeck Library

Physical Activity

Assistance Funds

2017-18

Defibilator Rankin School of the Narrows
Community Yoga Program Ingonish Development Society
Weekly Yoga Sessions in March Alderwood Staff
5 Week Exercise Classes Northern Victoria Community Centre
Equipment: blocking shield & full cylinder training dummies Baddeck Rugby Club
Traditional Okinawan Karate Program Cape Breton Highlands Karate Club
All Terrain Fitness ATF Rebecca Herman Spin Class Baddeck Academy
Framework Cycle & Fitness Maintenance to Stationary Bikes at Baddeck Academy
Iona Tumblebugs Program Central Cape breton Ventures Inc.
Tops Ingonish Jumpstart Challenge with Pedometers and Awards Smokey Recreation Society
Middle River Chair Yoga MIDDLE RIVER HIGHLANDS SENIORS CLUB
Baddeck Karate Program – Okinawan Karate Bras d’Or Lakes Day Camps Association
Senior Leagues – Simon Chiasson Alumni Basketball Tournament Basketball Cape Breton Assoc
Dance & Social Interactions Grandona Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124
Cape Breton West Basketball: Dec. 2017- June 2018, Females: Ages 13-18 VICTORIA COUNTY ATHLETIC CLUB
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
Middle River Chair Yoga MIDDLE RIVER HIGHLANDS SENIORS CLUB
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

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After the Bell: After School Time Period Programming

 

ASTP

Healthy Snacks

 

Art

 

 3rd Annual After School Skates & Refreshments

 

 

 

Chartwells

 

Wagmatcook

 

Victoria Highland Civic Centre

 

 

 

 

For Programs

 

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After-school Yoga Baddeck Library
After-school Baddeck Farmers Market
 Healthy snack making, planting, yoga, step dance
Sun Gym Bay St Lawrence Health Society
After-school Yoga Middle River Recreation Association
Fit Yoga  Fall 2017 Baddeck Academy
Healthy Eating Workshops, Walk/Hike/Gym Bay St Lawrence Community Centre
Saturday Afternoon Cool Kids X-country Skiing Program North Highlands Nordic Ski Facility
After the Bell Elementary Yoga Program Baddeck Academy
After School Yoga Bouladerie Elementary School
GO Girls Only Get Back in Nature (Fall/Winter 2017-18) Baddeck Academy
 Fit Yoga  – Winter 2018 Baddeck Academy

Facility Access Program/Assistance Funds

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

$18,000 Approved & Received from NS Dept Communities, Culture and Heritage for Victoria County Facility Access Program 2017-18 (Since 2013) 

Tai Chi Classes Indian Brook Fire Hall
3rd Annual Bring Back Play Pond Hockey Victoria Highland Civic Centre
4th Annual Merry 7mas Skates
 
Skate with Santa
Novice Tourney – 8 teams, one day Baddeck Minor Hockey
Yoga Sessions North River Community Hall
Outdoor Skating Lessons & Little Penguins Smokey Recreation Society
Christmas in Baddeck Family Swim Inverary Resort & Ceilidh Country Lodge
Christmas in Baddeck Family Swim Lifesaving Society Nova Scotia Branch
Men’s Basketball at Baddeck Academy Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board
Pilates Program Bras d’Or Yacht Club
Open House NORTH HIGHLANDS NORDIC SKI CLUB
Yoga Program Alderwood
Yoga Program Cape Breton Regional Library
Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Series Cape Breton Regional Library
Learn to Skate Bay St Lawrence Recreation Society
Spring league Under 18 Girls Basketball Program Victoria County Athletics
Acadia Axemen Basketball One Day Skills Camp at Baddeck Academy Cape Breton West Basketball
Dancing & Social Interaction-Hall Rental at Iona Legion Grandona Branch 124 Legion (Iona)
Program & Event Development Around Outdoor Activities in the Village BAY ST. LAWRENCE COMMUNITY CENTRE
Square Dance Program SOUTH HAVEN COMMUNITY SOCIETY
Ice Rental for Womens Rec Hockey Baddeck Womens Recreational Hockey
Badminton Program Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board
Seniors Fitness Program Dingwall Recreation Society
Community Wellness Room Baddeck Academy
Spin Class (Fall/Winter) Baddeck Academy
Daytime Fitness Programs – Yoga and Adult Chair Exercise: Iona Church Ctr Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
 
Baddeck Karate Cape Breton Highlands Karate Club
Yoga Classes for All Ages Middle River Recreation Association
Walking Program St Andrew’s Church Neils Harbour
Yoga Community Classes Ingonish Development Society
7th Annual Baddeck Middle River Old Time Commute Trek 2018
Skating, X-country Skiing Cabot School
Leader Instruction on Fitness Equipment and Teach Exercises Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
Fitness Program – Walking, Use of Equipment and Fitness Program Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc
Yoga Program alderwood

Workplace Wellness

Skilven Publications Newsletter – Municipal

Active Living Subsidization Program – Municipal

Buchanan Memorial Hospital – Kettle Bell Program

Professional Development

6th Annual Hike NS Summit Tatamagouche – April 2017

ACBC – Active Cape Breton Communities @ Membertou Heritage Park: Apr. 6, 2017;  June 15, 2017; Oct. 23, 2017 in Baddeck / Apr. 6, 2018 in Richmond County (WomenActive NS Session/Workshop)

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 Exchange – Consultation 2017 / Symposium March 6th, 2018 (Dartmouth)

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

NS Physical Activity Practitioners Exchange – December 8, 2017

Unama’ki Cape Breton Outdoor Network – Steering Committee & Member

NS Outdoor Network – Member

Velo Cape Breton Association – Board Member / Velo Cape Breton AGM 2017

Hike NS – Board Member

Programs

Raising the Villages – Consultations, Stakeholders Meeting (s)

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; October 5, 2017; Nov. 8, 2017

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings Program, Policy and Assistance Funds

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

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings – Working Group

Healthy Eating in Physical Activity Settings Assistance Funds (2017-18)

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
BADDECK AND AREA COMMUNITY MARKET SOCIETY Healthy hslloween
Wagmatcookewey school Dishwasher
Cape North Farmers Market Portable high tunnel greenhouse
Washabuck Community centre New freezer

Health Promotion

Social Media Sites – Website, FaceBook, Twitter & NEW-Instagram

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Events

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)

7th Annual Victoria County Winter Activefest 2018
North Highlands Nordic Moonlight Adventure
March 1 or 2
7-9 pm Enjoy the outdoors at night by light of the moon
Enjoy social in the heated room afterwards
Inverary Resort and Ceilidh Country Lodge Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 Meeting
Victoria Standard WinterFest / Baddeck Event Ad
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 – May 11-13, 2018 (Sold out). Victoria County. Organizing Partnership Committee; Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011) Secured bid.

3 Peaks Challenge 2017 – Participant

6th Annual Victoria County International Trails Day 2017 

June 3 & 4, 2017

FestiVille Baddeck 2017 

July 3 & August 7, 2017

6th Annual Victoria County Physical Activity Challenge 2017
Baddeck Runners Club
Englishtown Community Hall
7th Annual Victoria County Winter

Activefest 2018

North Highlands Nordic Moonlight Adventure
Inverary Resort and Ceilidh Country Lodge Hello Winter Baddeck 2018 Meeting
Washabuck Community Centre Annual Snowshoe Event 2018: Feb. 18, 2018
Smokey Recreation Society Valentine Family Skate Night
Smokey Recreation Society Seniors Fitness
Central Cape Breton Ventures Inc Central Cape Breton Gets Active 2018
Bras d’Or Archers Association Indoor Archery Try It – Heritage Day Baddeck
St. Ann’s Bay Community Health Group Society Red Island Trail Lunch Guided Hike
7th Annual Victoria County SnowshoeFest 2018
2nd Annual Hello Winter Baddeck 2018
Inverary resort Family Swim Heritage Day
Victoria Highland Civic Centre Family Skate Heritage Day
Destination Cape Breton Association Cape Breton Hiking Pilot Project 2018