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SLS Centre commits to ParticipACTION Challenge though June

The SLS Centre is calling on residents to get active in June, as they aim to be Canada's Most Active Community through the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge.
The SLS Centre aims to have Cochrane be named Canada's Most Active Community through the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge taking place this month.

The SLS is encouraging Cochrane to get active, as they are going to be participating in the annual ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge through the entire month of June.

The initiative aims to get Canadians engage in physical activity, while also fostering a sense of community. Through this, communities compete for the title of Canada’s Most Active Communtiy, which carries a hefty prize fund of $100,000 for local recreation facilities in Cochrane.

The SLS Centre encourages all residents and organizations in Cochrane to get active, register, and support Cochrane during the challenge. Residents can sign up on ParticipAction’s website and ‘take the pledge’ to be active for the month. The more that Cochranite’s pledge, the higher Cochrane will climb in the rankings.

Organizations can track group activities, which will counter towards the number of activations in Cochrane during the challenge period.

Through the month, the SLS Centre will be logging their patron’s activity at the following events:

• Seniors’ Week: June 3-9 - FREE morning fitness classes for those aged 60+

• Free Public Swim Sponsored by Cochrane Home Treasures – June 8, 7-9pm

• Sport 4 Life Try It Day: June 9 - youth are invited to try a new sport for FREE! Offerings include a

variety of sports including Volleyball, Martial Arts, Climbing, Scuba, Boxing, Rugby and more

• Fitness Classes: All classes count towards the challenge

Daniel Gonzalez

About the Author: Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez joined the Cochrane Eagle in 2022. He is a graduate of the Mount Royal University Journalism program. He has worked for the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta and as a reporter in rural Alberta for the ECA Review.
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