Active Communities Team

What is the Active Communities Team (ACT)?

The Active Communities Team is one of the Action Teams of the Northern Healthy Communities Partnership. The Active Communities Team envisions northern Saskatchewan as a place where all environments encourage and support the integration of physical activity into the daily lives of community members of all ages and abilities. 

 Active Communities Team LogoWhat does the Active Communities Team do?

The Active Communities Team plans and implements projects meant to build capacity in northern Saskatchewan communiteis to create environments that support physical activity. The team

 collaborates acorss sectors to provide information about and advocate for the physical, social and policy conditions 

that enable individuals to lead physically active lives.

What are some examples of past ACT projects?

Many past ACT projects have been implemented by the Northern Sport, Culture and Recreation District. Examples of these projects include:

  • Northern Physical Activity Month. This event is held in May to encourage and increase physical activity and recreation participation. For more information please go to nscrd.com
  • International Walk to School and Everywhere Else” month in October. For more information please go to nscrd.com
  • Arena Operators Program. Worked with Northern communities and organizations to develop a program that provided mentorship and non-academic support to youth in becoming Arena Level Two Operators.

How can I find out more information?

For more information contact the NHCP coordinator @ (306) 425-8520 or NHCP@pophealthnorthsask.ca.