Register Now for Generation Health!

Generation Health is a fun, interactive and FREE 10-week program for families with children aged 8 to 12 years old who want to be on a healthy lifestyle path. We are currently delivering four Generation Health winter programs in British Columbia and currently registering families for spring programs. We are also registering the Generation Health program in Alberta and Ontario as part of a Canadian Institutes for Health Research study.

In addition to weekly 2-hour sessions with trained program facilitators, participating families also have the opportunity to learn from content experts. We offer virtual family cooking classes with a Registered Dietitian which continue to receive strong participation and engagement and are often mentioned as a highlight of the program. While keeping in mind the impact of rising food costs, we have provided more ingredient options and substitutes. This also helps families to more easily adapt recipes for various dietary and cultural preferences.

We continue to provide additional support by offering Q&A/info sessions with a Registered Dietitian and Registered Clinical Counsellor. Generation Health also offers a free Online Self-Paced program for families who do not qualify or prefer a self-paced option. For more information about the Generation Health program and how to register, click here.

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"We were lucky to have benefited from your amazing program and are forever grateful for the valuable insight we gained. Your team did an amazing job in designing, planning, and executing the program. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts."

- Generation Health parent participant


Give the free Aim2Be healthy living app a try!

The free, bilingual, Aim2Be app brings actionable, lifestyle choices to families setting them up for a lifetime of good health while living green. Aim2Be is available in the App Store and Google Play. There is an app for parents and for kids 10+ years.

Aim2Be was designed and tested with families and evidence indicates that, for those who use it, it works. The latest published research concludes that the integrated social support features increased engagement and that parent co-participation with Aim2Be had positive effects on preteens’ app use.
Give it a try!

Download Aim2Be in the App Store or Google Play

Aim2Be was developed, tested and optimized with funding, in part, from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The Digital Health Lab at the University of Victoria hosts and maintains Aim2Be and leads on research initiatives.

Visit Aim2Be here or find us on social media below!


Register for an Appetite to Play Workshop!

Appetite to Play supports early years providers to promote and encourage physical activity and healthy eating. The program provides recommended practices and practice support resources for early providers to use in a variety of settings including daycares, family-based childcare, preschool and parent participation programs. The program is delivered by Child Health BC, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, BC Alliance for Healthy Living, Sport for Life, Childhood Obesity Foundation, YMCA of Greater Vancouver and the BC Recreation and Parks Association.

The Outside Play and Risky Play online workshop is now available for sign up! This instructor led live interactive online workshop will enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in creating childcare settings that support outdoor play, risky play and healthy child development.


The workshop objectives are:

  • To recognize and acknowledge your own feelings, the benefits, and how to support outside play and risky play in your role caring for young children.
  • To recognize the importance of providing unstructured and facilitated outside play opportunities when caring for children, and the skills required to achieve this objective.
  • To discuss the learning and developmental opportunities that risky play provides for children, and how to best support this as an Early Years Provider (EYP).

Upcoming workshop date(s):

Wednesday, March 8 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, April 4 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


For further details, visit the link below:

Sign up for the Outside and Risky Play online workshop

The Food and Physical Activity online workshop schedule is also available. This instructor-led live interactive workshop will enhance knowledge, skills, and confidence in creating childcare settings that support physical literacy, healthy eating, and healthy child development.

Planning tools, self-assessments, recipes, games, and activities will be shared. An overview of the resource-rich Appetite to Play website will be included.

Upcoming workshop date(s):

Saturday, April 22 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

For further details, visit the link below:

Sign up for the Food and Physical Activity online workshop


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