One Last Hurrah Online!

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the dates for the 2021 Healthy Leader Training Sessions! The sessions will be offered live over Zoom, filled with learning, movement and laughter. These sessions are open to all community members who want to deliver an Indigenous RunWalk or Honour Your Health Challenge program.

Region Dates
Northwest / Northeast September 27 – 28
Interior October 6 – 7
Vancouver Island October 26 – 27
Vancouver Costal / Fraser November 4 – 5
While our sessions will be online again this year, they will still be regionally focused and we encourage you to sign up for your region’s training dates. The registration link will be open on August 20, 2021.
  • Indigenous RunWalk: lead your participants in an 8 – 13 week training program, preparing for a 5 or 10 km run/walk event.
  • Honour Your Health Challenge: develop your own program focused on physical activity, healthy eating, respecting tobacco or healthy families – past programs include creating a community cookbook, “Family Fitness Fridays,” planting medicinal tea gardens, “Kick the Nic” tobacco program, “Moccasin Mamas,” and many more.

Healthy Living Leader Training is open to individuals who are interested in promoting health and wellness within their community, schools, Friendship Centres, Métis Chartered Communities, recreation centres, health centres, workplaces, or Indigenous organizations.

Registration: Susan Meier | | 604-763-4134
Leader Training: Jessie Toynbee | | 250-891-9150

All participants are eligible to apply for up to $1000 in grant support of their Indigenous RunWalk or Honour Your Health Challenge program.

“As always the support and enthusiasm came through loud and clear despite being virtual. And blown away with how well it was presented virtually! I now have much experience with virtual meetings and trainings and you guys nailed it!!”

– Healthy Living Leader, 2020