Healthy Kids Greater Sudbury's: Free Drop-In Physical Activity Program for grades 5 to 8

Apr 14, 2016

The City of Greater Sudbury is pleased to announce a free drop-in physical activity program for youth in grades 5 to 8. Beginning in April, the weekly program will take place in school gyms and other recreation facilities across the city.  Friendly staff will be on hand to help organize various sports, games and activities based on the group’s interests.  Equipment, instructions and nutritious snacks will also be provided to all youth participating. 

The schedule below lists the locations with more locations being added soon. Please visit for the most up-to-date schedule. For more information on any of the sessions, please contact the program coordinator for the location that interests you. 

Where: Dowling Leisure Centre, 79 Main Street, Dowling (Bilingual) 
When: Mondays 4:00-6:00 PM
Offered by:  Dowling Youth Drop-In Centre
Contact:  705-674-4455 ext. 4740

Where: Onaping Community Centre, 1 Hillside Avenue, Onaping (Bilingual) 
When: Tuesdays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Onaping Youth Centre
Contact: 705-671-2489 ext. 3974

Where: Elmview Park Clubhouse, 1045 Tilley Street
When: Wednesdays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Valley East Youth Centre
Contact: 705-969-0446

Where: Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St
When: Wednesdays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Sudbury YMCA
Contact: 705-673-9136

Where: Ryan Heights Playground, Bruce St.
When: Thursdays 4:00- 6:00 PM
Offered by: Ryan Heights After Four Program
Contact:  705-525-2078

Where: Rayside-Balfour Youth Centre, 214 Cote Ave, Chelmsford
When: Thursday nights 6:00-8:00 (Starting on May 5th) 
Offered by: Rayside-Balfour Youth Centre
Contact: 705-855-5230

Where: R.L. Beattie School, 102 Loach’s Road
When: Fridays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Our Children Our Future
Contact: 705-677-0440

Where: Capreol Millennium Resource Centre, 24 Meehan Street
When: Fridays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Capreol Youth Centre
Contact: 705-858-8888

Where: Walden Public School, 249 6th Ave, Lively
When: Fridays 6:00- 8:00 PM
Offered by: Walden Youth Centre
Contact: 705-692-1777

Where: New Sudbury location- TBD
When:   Date and time- TBD
Offered by: Sudbury YMCA
Contact: 705-673-9136

This program is part of The Healthy Kids Community Challenge, a provincial wide initiative that promotes healthy eating and physical activity for kids.

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