Get Your Family In Motion

By Amanda Smith

(LEAMINGTON, ON) – For the sixth year in a row, Windsor-Essex Communities in motion, the health promotion strategy to promote physical activity in Windsor-Essex has renamed, February 17, 2014 as “Family in motion Day”. Family Day, is the province-wide holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February.

The winter theme is Grab Your Touques and Play, Eh! encourages families to play together. Whether it is public skating, swimming, indoor walking, fitness classes or outdoor games, there is something for everyone in almost every community. All of the events are affordable and there are many that are free for everyone.

Free activities sponsored by the Play, Live, Be Tobacco Free initiative, including swimming and skating are available at the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex, Essex Recreation Complex, and Lakeshore Arena. Free public skating is also available at Tecumseh Arena.

Visit the In Motion website to find out about activities and events hosted by in motion partners in your community. Check back often as in motion is always updating the website with new events and activities to keep you in healthy and active.

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