In The Community

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

In The Community

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Brock-Niagara Centre for Health & Well-Being

Bridging academic and community health innovations, the Brock‐Niagara Centre for Health and Well‐Being is dedicated to enhancing quality of life among individuals with chronic disease by focusing on disease management and the related social and health complications.

For more information  visit our site: Brock-Niagara Centre for Health & Well-Being

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Leave The Pack Behind

Leave The Pack Behind (LTPB) is an innovative, province-wide, tobacco control initiative. Originating at Brock University nearly 10 years ago, LTPB is now operating on all university, and most college, campuses across Ontario to support healthy, smoke-free living among post-secondary students. 



For more information  visit our site: Leave the Pack Behind

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Children's Movement Program

The Children's Movement Program focuses on movement education using curriculum from the physical education program in the Department of Kinesiology.

The program helps aid in the development of children through educational gymnastics, creative dance, and developmental games. The program officially began in the fall of 1994, it was the vision of Andrea Roberts, who was a fourth year student who turned her thesis project into a new and inclusive program.

This program continues to run as a cooperative venture between the academic program and Recreation Services, with Janet Westbury serving as the curriculum advisor, and Karen McAllister-Kenny serving as the administrative advisor for the program. 



For more information, visit our site: Children's Movement Program

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Brock Niagara Penguins

No one “sits on the bench” with Brock Niagara Penguins!! It is the first and only program in Niagara to offer an entry-level competitive swim program, an adapted gymnasium program, and a wheelchair basketball team.  

For more information visit our site: Brock Niagara Penguins,  or call (905) 359-6283.

 

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Special Needs Activity Program

SNAP is a developmentally appropriate movement education curriculum offered to children and youth with disabilities in the Niagara region.

For more information visit our site SNAP


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Autism Spectrum Disorder Summer Movement Camp

ASD summer movement camp offers a developmentally appropriate movement education curriculum specifically focused on the needs of children and youth on the autism spectrum. Campers range in age from 3 years to young people in their early 20’s

For more information visit our site: Autism Spectrum Disorder Summer Movement Camp