Activate Grades 5 to 8: Drop in for some free fun!

Dec 28, 2016

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is offering Activate Grades 5 to 8, a free weekly drop-in program designed to help children build independence, learn new skills, make friends, and connect with community programs. 

Activate Grades 5 to 8 is held at gyms and facilities across the City where children will have the chance to try new sports, games and activities as well as familiar favourites such as basketball, hip hop dance, hiking, floor hockey, yoga, skateboarding, pickleball, dodgeball and more! Contact your preferred location for more information. Equipment and nutritious snacks will be provided at each location, as well as guidance from friendly staff.

The program will be held at the following locations and times beginning in January:

Adamsdale Public School - Gym, 181 1st Avenue, Sudbury (Bilingual sessions) 
Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Contact: 705-677-0440 ext. 273

Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury
Fridays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Contact: 705-673-9136

Rayside-Balfour Youth Centre, 214 Cote Avenue, Chelmsford
Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. 
Contact: 705-855-5230

Dowling Leisure Centre, 79 Main Street, Dowling (Bilingual sessions)
Wednesdays from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Contact:  705-674-4455 ext. 4740

Onaping Community Centre, 1 Hillside Avenue, Onaping (Bilingual sessions)
Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: 705-671-2489 ext. 3974

Elmview Park Clubhouse, 1045 Tilley Street, Hanmer (Bilingual sessions)
Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: 705-969-0446

Ryan Heights Playground, Bruce Street, Sudbury
Fridays from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Contact:  705-525-2078

R.L. Beattie School, 102 Loach’s Road, Sudbury (Bilingual sessions)
Thursdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: 705-677-0440

Capreol Millennium Resource Centre, 24 Meehan Street, Capreol
Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: 705-858-8888

Walden Public School, 249 6th Avenue, Lively
Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact: 705-692-1777

A registration form must be submitted the first time your child visits. Registered participants will be able to sign themselves in and out of this program and parents or guardians should consider whether their child is mature enough to participate. 

For more information on the Healthy Kids Greater Sudbury Community Challenge, please visit