Healthy Kimberley Community celebration

Civic Centre, Kimberley, May 30, outdoors weather permitting

5-2-1-0 steps to health

5-2-1-0 steps to health

You are invited to  the Healthy Kimberley  Community Celebration Saturday, May 30 from 1-5 pm,

As part of the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice the A GP for Me project is hosting a Healthy Kimberley Community Celebration on Saturday, May 30th from 1-5 pm,  at the Kimberley Civic Centre – outdoors, weather permitting.

Health and wellness providers will be on hand showcasing many of Kimberley’s awesome ways to be active and healthy.  The afternoon will focus on health promotion, and will feature  SCOPE BC’s    Live 5-2-1-0   messaging, targeted at children aged 5-12 years of age, but healthful for all ages :

5- Enjoy–FIVE or more vegetables& fruits every day

2 Power down– no more than TWO hours of screen time a day

1 Play actively– (be active) at least ONE hour each day

0  – ZERO sugar-sweetened drinks – drink water instead

Join us for fun activities including yoga, volleyball, an O’mazing race, a free swim hosted by the City of Kimberley from 3-4 pm,

Information, inspiration, music, snacks and prizes for participation including gym passes and gift certificates for the Kimberley Farmer’s Market.  Bring along your water bottles/have a chance to win one, and we encourage walking/biking to this event. This afternoon event is open to Kimberley residents of all ages, and admission is free!  We wish to acknowledge Columbia Basin Trust for their support in this project.

Healthy Kimberley wishes to use a creative, community capacity building approach to improving the health of our residents.

We hope you can join us on Saturday, May 30th.  For more information please contact Erna Jensen, Health Promotion Coordinator for Kimberley – erna.agpforme@gmail.com, or 250.427.9360