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June is Recreation Month

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June is Recreation Month in Nova Scotia – a time to recognize and celebrate the tremendous contributions recreation is making to our health, well-being and quality of life. This year we’ve partnered with the Healthy Tomorrow Foundation’s Make Your Move campaign and the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division to deliver an educational and fun promotion!

Get Moving and Win Prizes:

This year for June is Recreation Month, we have weekly themes AND a weekly raffle
where you'll have the chance to win a $50 gift card to Canadian Tire!

Week one: Trails and Parks (June 1-7)

HOW TO ENTER: 
Step 1: Comment on our post – tell us your favorite NS trail or park
Step 2: Share the post
Step 3: You MUST like our partner Make Your Move’s page to be entered

The raffle for week one will take place on Wednesday, June 8th. 

Looking for a new adventure? We’ll get you started, visit www.nstrails.com and find tons of great locations to check out!

Week two: Recreation for Mental Health (June 8-14)

HOW TO ENTER:
Step 1: Comment on our post – tell us how you move for your mental health
Step 2: Share the post
Step 3: You MUST like our partner Make Your Move’s page to be entered 

The raffle for week two will take place on Wednesday, June 15th. 

Get moving this month by participating in CMHA’s Ride Don’t Hide Event and raise funds for programs and services to support people living with mental illness and those experiencing mental health challenges across Nova Scotia: http://ow.ly/QEtC50JauEk 

Week three: Connecting with Nature (June 15-21)

HOW TO ENTER:
Step 1: Comment on our post – tell us how you connect to nature
Step 2: Share the post
Step 3: You MUST like our partner Make Your Move’s page to be entered 

The raffle for week three will take place on Wednesday, June 22nd. 

Week four: Accessible Recreation (June 22-28)

HOW TO ENTER:
Step 1: Comment on our post – tell us your favorite accessible spots
Step 2: Share the post
Step 3: You MUST like our partner Make Your Move’s page to be entered 

The raffle for week four will take place on Wednesday, June 29th. 

Thank you for participating!

Other events in June: CMHA's Ride Don't Hide Event, a virtual choose-your-own-adventure challenge.You can ride, walk, run, dance or do yoga – whatever you do to move for your mental health, for 330 minutes in June, and help support essential programs and services across Nova Scotia. LEARN MORE

Have your municipal council officially proclaim June 2022 as Recreation and Parks Month? Here you will find a sample proclamation

There are so many great benefits of recreation. Follow our social media channels to find out more: Facebook Instagram Twitter.