.... but only 7% of Canadian children are meeting the recommended amount of Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA) each week.
What can we do about it?
1. Be Active
Kids do what kids see. Some studies suggest that if both parents are active, their kids will be 5.8X more likely to be active themselves.
2. Be Active With Your Kids
3. Support Your Kids in Sport
If your child wants to try a new sport, do your best to provide the opportunity. If finances are an issue, check out programs like Jump Start and Kid Sport Canada Most community and recreation centres also have access programs as well.