United Way Active Play

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Active Play Award


The goal of the United Way Active Play after school program is to provide a safe, supervised program for children to be physically active and have fun while learning about healthy choices such as exercise, nutrition and wellness.

This program is offered once a week to students in grades 1 – 5 in the five city schools for eight weeks at a time.  The students are transported on a Swift Transit bus to the Lt. Col. Clifton Centre where the students will play games, learn about nutrition and enjoy a healthy snack.  Parents must pick up their child at 5:15 pm at the Lt. Col. Clifton Centre. Over the past 8 years, 2,342 students in the city of Swift Current have participated in this great program!

Parents at each school will receive information with more details about this program before the registration process begins.  The school schedule is below:

All Saints School         October 26 – December 17
Irwin School                October 26 – December 17
Centennial School      January 25  – March 25
Central School            January 25 – March 25
Fairview School          April 12 – June 3

Registration for January programs opens early January. CLICK HERE to register

This program was the 2014 national recipient of the “Speaking of Food and Healthy Living” Award.