Healthy Lifestyle Resources

Healthy Start

Healthy Start

A bilingual health promotion initiative aimed at increasing healthy eating and physical activity opportunities in early learning environments. This website has plenty of helpful resources such as recipes, and healthy living tips.

Healthy Beginnings for Preschoolers 2-5

Healthy Beginnings for Preschoolers 2-5

Guidelines and ideas about how to provide physical activity, healthy eating, reduced screen time and reduced sugar sweetened beverages to preschool aged children. Includes tons of games and recipes.

Heart & Stroke Foundation – Healthy Kids

Heart & Stroke Foundation – Healthy Kids

Find the tools you need to inspire heart-healthy habits in kids that last a lifetime.

Push2Play Presented by Saskatchewan Blue Cross

Push2Play Presented by Saskatchewan Blue Cross

Active games for kids, online and on the Push2Play app. Choose from the games and activities in the game finder, and let’s get up and moving! Head outdoors, play hard and have fun!

Better Together

Tonnes of tips and recipes to help you experience the joys of eating together—whether in your family or with other groups of people. Research tells us that the benefits of eating together include better nutrition, better school performance, and better social adjustment for everyone involved: kids, youth and adults.

Health Promoting Schools Program

Health Promoting Schools is a 'whole' school approach where students, teachers, parents, school staff, community groups, agencies and institutions work together on key priorities for improving learning and health.

Physical Activity/Recreation Resources

U of S College of Kinesiology – Recreation Services

U of S College of Kinesiology – Recreation Services

Children’s Activity Camps, Swimming Lessons, Dance Classes, Developmental Gymnastics, etc.

Saskatchewan In Motion

Saskatchewan In Motion

An exciting movement of parents, leaders, teachers and decision makers who are taking action to get kids moving!

In Motion (Saskatoon and Region)

In Motion (Saskatoon and Region)

In motion promotes the health benefits of physical activity and aims to motivate all residents to incorporate regular physical activity into their daily lives.

Participaction

Participaction

Tips for families to help kids be more active through play.

University of Regina – Rec Services – Children’s Programs

Information on summer sports for children ages 4-12, youth and active program for children ages 4-8, and swimming lessons.

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association

SPRA is a non-profit volunteer-based organization whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate parks and recreation opportunities throughout the province.

It’s All Kid’s Play

It’s All Kid’s Play

Play lays the foundation for real life and real life learning, and is a fantastic, easy, fun, and natural way for children to develop at their own pace and without pressure. This website has a tonne of games and play ideas for children.

CSEP Guidelines

CSEP Guidelines

Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour guidelines.

Saskatoon Leisure Guide

The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon's community source for a variety of arts, culture and recreational activities throughout the year.

Healthy Eating Resources

Canada Food Guide

By eating the right amount and type of food recommended in Canada’s Food Guide, children can get the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Young children can have small appetites which can sometimes make meal time a challenge. Check out some ideas on how to meet their needs.

Healthy Eating Tips from the Government of Canada

Discover Canada's food guides as well as tips for healthy eating and food safety. Also learn about nutrients, nutrition for all ages, and nutrition programs and working groups.

Dietitians Dish YouTube Channel

Short (90sec) videos on a variety of topics including shopping on a budget, best beverages for preschools, and the feeding relationship.

Meal Planning Basics

Eating healthy meals can be easy even when you're busy. All you need is a good plan. Spend a few minutes each week to plan your meals and snacks. This will help get meals on the table faster and save time and money.

Ideas on how to make grocery shopping easier/better choices

Learn how to make quick, healthy and affordable food choices the next time you grocery shop!

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Tips on how to make healthier food choices when on a tight budget.

Eat Right Ontario Recipes

Why not learn more about how to create great tasting and nutritious meals by trying some new recipes. Take a break from your routine and start with some fresh food ideas. Here is a list of nutritious and delicious recipes, complete with nutrition information that will make everyday cooking and entertaining a healthy eating adventure.

Say Goodbye to Picky Eating

Do you have a picky eater at home? If mealtimes are a struggle, try these tips to help your child develop better eating habits. You can use these tips for a child of any age. It’s never too late to start having a healthier and more enjoyable mealtime.

10 Fun Tips to get Kids to try new foods

Does your child say no to new foods? Gettingyour child to try something new can be frustrating. It can make mealtimes stressful for you, your child and the rest of the family.

Eating well when eating out

There are many healthy choices available when eating out. Many cafeterias, fast food outlets, and restaurants offer heart-healthy menu options that are good for you and taste great.

Dining Out – Fast Food Options

Dining out is an option when you don’t feel like cooking, but making healthy choices can be a challenge. You can face many villains when you’retrying to eat healthy in a restaurant – big portions, too much salt or fat and rich, tempting desserts. It is possible to eat well when dining out? As with all challenges, it’s best to be well prepared.