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Participaction Community Challenge - Red Deer Communtiy Better

ParticipACTION Community Challenge

June 1 - 30, 2023

Help Red Deer keep the title of Canada’s “Most Active Community!”

Red Deer, let’s get active together!

Join the ParticipACTION Community Challenge, opens a new window from June 1-30 to help Red Deer win $100,000 and continue to be the Most Active Community in Canada!

The ParticipACTION Community Challenge, opens a new window is helping strengthen communities through physical activity and sport because everything gets better when you get active! ParticipACTION is awarding a $100,000 prize to the community who rallies the most participants and accumulates the most active minutes during the challenge. Individual participants can also win prizes by recording their activity through the ParticipACTION app.

Red Deer will be awarding local prizes through the Move Your Mood ParticipACTION grant. Local residents will have a chance to win an Apple Watch, a $100 Sport Chek gift card, a $100 Save On Foods gift card, and a five punch pass to the Breathing Room Yoga Studio, opens a new window. To be entered to win, simply share a photo of you or a group getting active on social media and use the hashtag #communitybetterreddeer. If you are not on social media, you can also e-mail a photo to, opens a new window. The draw will be made at the end of June!

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Health & Wellness Programs at Red Deer Public Library

Feed YQF

Feed YQF

Feed YQF: Bee Friendly Garden Design

Jun 22nd | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cynthia Pohl, landscape designer, will share the ways we can design and maintain our yards to support pollinators.


ParticipACTION Community Challenge Kick-Off with Mayor Ken Johnston

ParticipACTION Community Challenge Kick-Off!

Jun 2nd | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join RDPL and Mayor Ken Johnston for a special Downtown Walk & Talk program to launch the ParticipACTION Community Challenge!

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