April 9, 2019
RED DEER – Red Deer families interested in getting active, eating healthy and feeling positive are encouraged to join the Move Your Mood Family Challenge this spring.
Move Your Mood is a healthy lifestyle program for children, youth and families promoting the benefits of physical activity, good nutrition, and improved mental and physical wellness.
The eight-week challenge, running April 22 to June 16, is open to all Red Deer families, who will receive weekly challenges to encourage them to try new things and learn new habits. Once registered, families will receive an information package and will be invited to sign up for free events, including:
Participants will also receive a 40 per cent discount to the Move Your Mood Family 3-km Fun Run on May 11.
To register, contact Move Your Mood co-ordinator Denise Fredeen by April 15 at 403-406-5665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Deer Public Schools will also run an additional eight-week Move Your Mood school-based challenge, encouraging students to take part in other scheduled activities and having them evaluate how being active can improve physical and mental health.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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