The ParticipACTION Teen Challenge E-news is a bi-monthly email communication
brought to you by Recreation NL. We hope that this communication serves you as a
great resource to keep you updated on items related to physical activity and teens.
MARCH  2015
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Recreation NL would like to congratulate one our community organizations, Random Island Academy for recently receiving a $2,500.00 grant from ParticipACTION for their teen geocaching program.

Way to go Random Island Academy!!!! 
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Activity Grant Submissions

Recreation NL is now looking for your applications for the Teen Physical Activity Grants. Your organization could apply for up to $500.00 for a physical activity program for teens 13-19. 

Deadline to apply is Friday April 10th, 2015. 

CLICK HERE to apply. 

30-Day Community Physical Activity Challenge 

Recreation NL is hosting a 30-Day Community Physical Activity Challenge. This challenge will take place from April 1 - 30 and we want you to connect with your local recreation department to assist with getting as many physical activity events or programs happening during the month of April.

Deadline to register is March 20, 2015.
Are you a School?
Make learning fun while promoting physical activity.We have an ACTIVE AT SCHOOL challenge happening the same time so why not register for a chance to win one of ten $500.00 physical activity packages for your school.

Hungry Hungry Humans
Here is a fun activity to try...
Hungry Hungry Humans

Nutrition Month Contest

Eat Great and Participate will be launching its new Twitter page
@EatGreatNL with a photo contest during Nutrition Month 2015 (March 1-31)! Visit @EatGreatNL every Monday in March for a new healthy eating or physical activity challenge. Tweet pictures with youth in your community completing the weekly challenge for a chance to win great prizes! Te more pictures you tweet, the more chances you have to win! Don't forget to follow @EatGreatNL to get daily nutrition tips, recipes and much more!  
Welcome New Community Organization's!

Rabbittown Community Centre

Islanders Volleyball (Bell Island)

Cannings Cove Recreation

Ujagakutit Recreation Committee (Hopedale)

Main Street Youth Centre

Jens Haven Memorial School

Smallwood Crescent Community Centre

Buckmasters Circle Community Centre

Port Blandford Recreation


Bay St.George Recreation

Other funding opportunities:
The RBC Learn To Play project is supporting Community and Leadership programs. 
HIGH FIVE Trainer Course Coming in April

Interested in becoming a HIGH FIVE Trainer?

 Learn More about a HIGH FIVE Trainer here.

For more information contact Pam at  
Share A Success Story With Us!

Do you have a neat teen success story that you would like to share? 
Send it to Ashley at and be featured in the next
bi-monthly e-news. 

30-Day Community Physical Activity Challenge!

Share how you're getting active during the 30-Day Community Physical Activity Challenge in April. Your name will be entered for a chance to win some awesome prizes. Join the conversation 
 @Rec_NL and #FindYourFitNL
Questions about Recreation NL? 
Please Contact Us! 

Ashley Mercer, B.Rec 
1296A Kenmount Road 
Paradise, NL A1L 1N3
Tel: (709) 729-0980 
The programs of the Association are financially supported by the
 Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
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