**Clean Air Day 2019 will take place on Wednesday, June 5th. Details to come! See below for last year’s event**
Green Action Centre’s Active and Safe Routes to School Program is hosting their third annual Clean Air Day event on June 6th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in Kildonan Park (which wraps up Bike to School Month). Clean Air Day is a special opportunity for students to spend time outdoors, celebrate active transportation, and learn how air quality impacts human and environmental health. The event is free of charge and is open to any school or classroom. We strongly encourage those who are attending to arrive in a sustainable way (walk, bike, or public transit)!
Kildonan Park, Site #12, near North picnic shelters (see map)
Clean Air Day 2018 Event Registration Form (submit to firstname.lastname@example.org)!
Event Contact Information:
(204) 925-3777 ext 107
This year’s event will include a series of kid-friendly, interactive stations, including:
Our wonderful instructor Katya will be hosting yoga sessions over lunch hour! Wind down and stretch it out with Katya between 12:00-1:00 pm. No mats or prior experience required!
Freedom Concepts Bike Demo
Try out some sweet alternative bikes designed specifically for youth with disabilities. Handcycles and adaptive bicycles will be available to try out and learn about. **REGISTER in advance for your group’s demo session at the event registration table upon arrival!**
Air Quality Measuring Station
How much do you know about what’s in the air around you? Try out some high-quality air and particulate matter measuring tools and learn about how you can improve the air that we breathe!
Bike Blender Station
Bike Blender Station
What could possibly make biking better you ask? Biking and smoothies of course! The Green Action Centre’s ever-popular bike blender will be available to peddle up some special concoctions.
WRENCH Repair and Bike Education Station
Have your bike checked out by the cycling professionals at WRENCH and learn a thing or two about what makes your bike work.
Look your best as your ride and stroll around town by decorating your bikes, helmets, and shoes with Art City!
Prairie Wildlife Rehab Centre
Visit Prairie Wildlife Rehab Centre’s station to learn more about Manitoba wildlife and how to protect their habitats!
Motion Zone (Sport Manitoba)
Fit Kids Healthy Kids will set up a free play zone with awesome equipment and games supervised by their staff. This is large area where kids get active in an unstructured/ free play setting. Staff are actively engaged with the children, they talk about the importance physical activity, and teach them fun things to do that can improve their fundamental movement skills.