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Activate Aurora hosts Physical Literacy Instructor Training workshop October 29

(October 20, 2016 – Aurora, Ontario) – Activate Aurora holds a one-day Physical Literacy Instructor Training workshop Saturday, October 29th at 56 Victoria Street in Aurora from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The training is designed to develop delivery skills in those who are interested in engaging with children in meaningful play or in working with youth and adults to build physical literacy into a person’s life.

Coaches, recreation leaders, teachers and parents wishing to learn about the importance of physical literacy and skills development in building competence and confidence in children and youth are encouraged to participate.

Sport for Life Director of Physical Literacy Drew Mitchell will provide the training. The workshop, with both classroom and practical delivery, will provide participants with the following:

Understanding of what physical literacy is and why it is important;

The ability to use Physical Literacy Assessment of Youth (PLAY) tools to measure and monitor physical literacy;

Increased knowledge on how to integrate physical literacy into program design and delivery.

The Physical Literacy Instructor Training workshop is available at no charge and includes a light lunch. Spaces are limited and those interested in attending should contact Laurie Mueller at [email protected]

Activate Aurora is a cross-sector collaboration of community leaders working to increase physical literacy awareness and activity levels in Aurorans of all ages and abilities. The 3-year project to make Aurora ‘Canada’s Most Active Community’ is partially funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and seeks to increase the physical activity level in at least half of the town’s population by 2020.

For more information or to join the campaign to make Aurora ‘Canada’s Most Active Community’ visit www.activateaurora.com.