Students, staff and faculty at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus are encouraged to participate in the first-ever Niagara-on-the-Lake Step Challenge.
The College is a proud supporter of this community-wide challenge to be held during the month of June. Supported by the Town’s Active Transportation Committee, the challenge has been designed to engage the community and promote active and healthy lifestyles.
What is the NOTL Step Challenge?
The challenge is open to anyone who lives, works and/or attends school in Niagara-on- the-Lake. Participants can register individually or as a team, up to a maximum of six people. Prizes will be given to the top team(s) with the highest average of steps taken as well as the individual(s) who take the highest number of steps throughout the duration of the challenge.
Registration is open, and the challenge officially begins on June 1 and will run until June 30
In addition to partnering with the Town to launch this inaugural Step Challenge, Niagara College will provide a complimentary luncheon at Benchmark restaurant to the winners.
“Niagara College is pleased to support this important wellness initiative,” said Greg Medulun, the College’s VP, External Relations. “We encourage everyone to participate and make their steps count towards a healthier community.”
“I am very pleased to hear of Niagara College’s support of the Step Challenge,” stated Lord Mayor Pat Darte. “Niagara College is in integral part of Niagara-on-the-Lake and I am hopeful that many students, teachers and faculty members will join us in this exciting initiative.”
“It is no wonder that Niagara College has partnered with us to launch our first Niagara-on- the-Lake Step Challenge,” stated councillor Jim Collard, Chair of the Town’s Active Transportation Committee. “I know the College also identifies positive physical activity as vital to a healthy long-term lifestyle.”
. In addition to the luncheon hosted by Niagara College, the challenge winners will be recognized at the Celebrate Canada Day event hosted by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club on July 1, 2017, at Simcoe Park.
Visit the Town’s Step Challenge page here.