Community Better Challenge

About the challenge:

The Community Better Challenge is a national physical activity initiative that encourages Canadians to get active and runs from June 1st to 30th .  This challenge is in competition with other municipalities across Canada to determine who is Canada’s Most Active Community!  Help us win the big prize of $100,000 towards supporting local activity initiatives.  

 Details of how YOU can participate:
  • download the free Participaction app from the  Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Get active. Get exploring. Get winning.
  • get active and track your physical activity minutes
  • activity can be done in person or virtually
  • join online fitness classes
  • daily walk or run in the park
  • cycling, hiking, canoeing and more!
  • challenge your friends and family to get active and track their minutes!

The Township of Guelph Eramosa received a small grant through the PARTICIPACTION Community Better Challenge to allow us to provide free online fitness classes!  Each class will run for a total of 4 weeks.  Below are the details on the classes available. 

Get Active, Get Involved and register today!  Start tracking your activity minutes!


Starting Tuesday, June 8th at 6:00 PM

  • June 15th at 6:00 PM
  • June 22nd at 6:00 PM
  • June 29th at 6:00 PM

DDPY with Marcel Dore

What is DDPY? 

Join Dr. Marcel Dore as he leads you in a revolutionary approach to fitness that combines the best of yoga positions, sports rehab therapy, old school calisthenics and dynamic resistance to give you a complete workout that requires NO RUNNING, NO JUMPING, and NO LIFTING.

To register in advance for this class, click:

Starting Wednesday, June 9th at 3:00 PM

  • June 16th at 3:00 PM
  • June 23rd at 4:00 PM
  • June 30th at 4:00 PM

Total Body Fit with Hilary Balaban

What is Total Body Fit?

A little bit of everything!  This class gives you a variety of exercises to teach the basics of weight training, balance, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness.  Modifications will be provided for various fitness levels. 

To join this class, click:

  • Meeting ID: 854 479 2800
  • Passcode: 8WLFo7


Let’s Play Bingo


Complete 1 line and enter to win a gift certificate for free ice cream!

To participate in the draw, take a photo of your bingo card and email it to

Don’t forget to track your activity minutes by downloading the ParticipACTION App or visiting

Show us how you are getting active, share your photos on social media #GETactive!

Game ends June 30, 2021 – submit your Bingo card before then!

Funding for the gift certificates generously provided by: ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge!