What is Get Active NWT?
Get Active NWT is a program to help people become more physically active in the Northwest Territories. Community organizations are encouraged to apply for $750 to organize and deliver three community oriented physical activity events. Possible events include: Dene games, Nordic walking, sliding, snowshoeing, swimming, a cross-country ski loppet, elders fitness day, family Olympics, winter golf, or a sports tournament.
Applications are closed for 2011/2012. Currently 78 community groups have been approved for the Get Active NWT grants. A total of 234 community events are taking place this year.
Get Active is a joint program between MACA, the NWT Recreation and Parks Association, and First Air as a corporate sponsor. To apply for the program visit the NWT Recreation and Parks Website.