Move for Health Week
Saturday, May 11-Sunday, May 17, 2019
Move more and sit less! Everyone is invited to get active during Richmond's Move for Health Week.
Activities Around the City
The City and its community partners are offering 60+ Move for Health activities:
Move for Health Week Activities
Work towards these Canadian physical health guidelines:
- 150 minutes of physical activity per week for adults
- One hour of physical activity per day for children and youth
- Connecting with your community
- Walking 30 minutes per day
- Eating five or more fruits and vegetables per day
- Connecting with nature
Participating Community Associations include:
Cambie Community Centre
City Centre Community Centre
Hamilton Community Centre
South Arm Community Centre
Steveston Community Centre
Thompson Community Centre
West Richmond Community Centre
About Global Active Cities
The City of Richmond has been certified as one of the world’s first Global Active Cities. The Global Active City designation recognizes the City’s leadership in physical activity and sport strategies and working practices, which together ensure that all residents have the opportunity to lead active and healthy lifestyles and improve their well-being.
Richmond joins Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hamburg, Germany; Lillehammer, Norway; Liverpool, UK; and Ljubljana, Slovenia as the first cities to receive the new designation.