The Healthy Kids Community Challenge
Introducing Theme 4: Power Off and Play
‘Screen time’ is the time spent using a screen-based device, such as a smartphone, tablet, computer or television1 . Not all screen time is unhealthy. Screens can offer an important way to learn and communicate in school and at work. They can also be used in an active way – like playing tennis, soccer, baseball or other sports games on a device.
The focus of Power Off and Play! is on minimizing children’s recreational and sedentary screen time. It’s all about powering off devices and playing more.
Find your Service Area
We serve individuals and families living in the area bounded to the north by Steeles Avenue, to the south by Dixon Road, to the west by Highway 427 and to the East by the Humber River.
We offer services to residents in the Humber-Downsview area; from Steeles Avenue West (North) to Wilson Avenue (South) and from Humber River (West) to Bathurst Street (East).
We offer services to residents of Flemingdon, Thorncliffe, Victoria Village and Riverdale living between O’Connor Drive (north) and Lakeshore Boulevard (south); the Don Valley Parkway (west) and Coxwell Avenue (east).
Every other Thursday, Healthy Kids Community Challenge Danforth-East York joins up with FoodShare, Toronto Public Health & the TTC for the Grab Some Good pop up market! The market is located at Victoria Park Subway Station from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. In many...
Here’s a refreshing recipe for the summer! Try this and your tastebuds will thank you! Servings: 2 cups Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Equipment A glass blender Chopping board Knife Measuring cups Ingredients 1 cup of chilled peeled and diced...
Show us how YOU Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit in your meals, and you can enter to win a NEW blender! We want to see how the kids and families in Humber-Downsview make healthy meal and snack choices by including fruit and vegetables in their diet! Do you have a...
Happy 150th Canada! It’s Canada’s birthday, and the City of Toronto is ready to celebrate! Beginning this Friday at 5 p.m., Canada Days, a free four-day music festival, will transform Nathan Phillips Square with music, dance, circus arts, food...