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!

For more information on the ParticipACTION App visit

Park Pop-Ups

We are excited to be offering a new recreational opportunity called “Park Pop-Ups”. Thanks to funding provided by ParticipACTION and the Government of Canada, we can provide a selection of FREE activities for all ages to enjoy in the month of June!  Starting June 8th, join us every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in various parks around the Township and participate in a variety of activities!

  • Dates and Locations of our Park Pop-Ups
    • Wednesday June 8, 2022, 4-7 p.m. Cross Creek Park (78 Cross Creek Blvd. Guelph)
    • Wednesday June 15, 2022, 4-7 p.m. Valentino Park (121 Fountain St. Rockwood)
    • Wednesday June 22, 2022, 4-7 p.m. Eden Mills Memorial Park (19 Memorial St. Eden Mills)
    • Wednesday June 29, 2022, 4-7 p.m. Rockmosa Park (120 Rockmosa Dr. Rockwood)

Please Note: Park Pop-Ups are weather permitting. In the event of rain the scheduled Park Pop-Up will move to the Thursday, weather permitting.

  • Activities available at our Park Pop-Ups:
    • Obstacle Courses
    • Jumbo Kick Croquet
    • Ladder Ball
    • KanJam Disc Game
    • Spikeball
    • Bean Bag Toss Game
    • Giant Soccer Target