For Immediate Release
June 5, 2001
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Health Promotion Officer
Region of Peel
905 791-7800, Ext. 2711
REGION OF PEEL RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TRY IT 4 FREE AT PEEL HEALTH'S SUMMERACTIVE EVENT, SATURDAY, JUNE 16
(Brampton) - Region of Peel residents aged 35 to 49 can learn easy and enjoyable ways to increase their level of physical activity at Peel Health's FREE Try It event on Saturday, June 16, 2001. The Try It event, which is part of this year's national SummerActive campaign, will be held at the Cawthra Community Centre from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visitors to the FREE Try It event can enjoy yoga, walk-and-tone, basic fitness and displays. Each person who participates in the Try It events and completes a ballot will receive a FREE one-day pass to any City of Mississauga Recreation and Parks facility. Participants can also enter for a chance to win great prizes.
Regular physical activity has been shown to reduce stress, increase energy and improve self-esteem. It is also critical to reduce the risk of heart disease, adult-onset diabetes, colon cancer, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression and premature death. For more information on active living, visit www.region.peel.on.ca.
Cawthra Community Centre is located on Cawthra Road, south of the QEW. For more information, call Health Line Peel at 905-799-7700.
SummerActive is a national effort designed to encourage and support inactive Canadians to take the first steps toward regular physical activity.Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595 , e-mail
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