Stay Active Pelham while we #StayHomeNiagara

Stuck at home? Looking to change up your routines? Try these fun ways to stay active during the declared state of emergency. Residents are reminded to always follow Public Health advisories and recommendations, including physical distancing (2 metres or approximately 6 feet) and proper cleaning methods. 

In the wake of COVID-19 physical distancing and self-isolation, the Town of Pelham aims to provide ideas and activities which encourage active living for all ages and abilities.

This page was created to help bring the residents of Pelham together while respecting social distancing at home and hosts a collection of online fitness and activity programs, health and wellness resources, and virtual experiences and attractions.

For more information on COVID-19 in the Town of Pelham, visit www.pelham.ca/covid19

Contribute

Help keep the content fresh and up-to-date! We would love the community to participate and submit content that could be enjoyed by others. Local businesses, groups, and organizations who have developed online or non-traditional programming are encouraged to provide details using the online form. Complimentary and fee-based activities are welcome.  Please fill out the form below:

Submission Form

                   

 Health and Wellness

YThrive

Fitness Blender

At Home Yoga Videos – Do Yoga With Me

Canada’s National Ballet School

Queens University Athletics and Recreation 

Mother & Child(ren) Yoga workout 

Total Body Fusion workout 

Baby & Me Yoga workout 

Low Impact Workouts:

To keep your body active for 15 minutes, click here!
To keep your body active for 20 minutes, click here
To keep your body active for 30 minutes, click here

 
Wellness 
YWell
Healthy Recipes
Brain Games - Keep your brain active
Mindfulness Activities
Morning Smile Emails 
Online Cooking Classes
Better Homes and Garden
Cooking with the New York Times
The Kitchn’s Cooking School
Food Techniques

Seniors Without Walls FREE Programming at Home

You are invited to participate in Senior Centre Without Walls FREE at home programming. This program is open to all and begins in May 2020. Pre-registration is required. 

HOW TO REGISTER:
To register, please call 905-892-2607 x329 or email jcook@pelham.ca

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
On the day and time of a chosen program, you can use the following instructions to connect: 
1) Dial 1-866-279-1594
2) Enter the 6-digit passcode 704576 then press #
3) Record your first name or just stay on the line then press #
Not working? Dial *0 to speak to the operator

 

Mindfulness: Take part in a guided meditation to help you focus on the present and be in the moment. 

Table Topics: Join in on the conversation! We have a collection of fun, unique and entertaining questions to start interesting and memorable conversations! 

Discussion Group: Join in on a new discussion each session, selected by participants. Share your ideas and experiences while learning new perspectives from each other.

Fun Facts: Explore and discover new and unusual facts on topics such as geography, history, interesting people and much more. Listen, learn and share! 

Good News!: Good news is so important to share to brighten spirits! Come share some good news, or listen to positive news from others within your community!

Mind and Memory Power with Eleanor Stasiw: Join Eleanor from 'Activate Well-Being with Eleanor Stasiw' in discussing topics such as brain power, mind and memory, keeping a healthy brain, and more. Ask questions, join in on the conversation and learn something new! 

Party Line Conversation Circles: Stay connected with others within the community by joining the weekly Party Line conversation Circle! This is all about socializing with others and sharing your thoughts on weekly themes. June 3 - What is Charity?; June 10 - Comfort Food; June 17 - With My Own Two Hands; June 24 - Wellness and Well-being.

Andrew Carnegie Man of Steel and Heart of Gold: 
Two sides of the same coin. Andrew Carnegie was a ruthless business owner as well as one of the first large scale philanthropists in the world. Join Katelynn Best , the Archive & Collection Co-ordinator at the Welland Museum as they prep for the 100-year anniversary of Welland's Carnegie building.

Pelham Cares & The Community: Learn about the history of Pelham Cares and how this organization helps to support the community! This session will also discuss what precautions and measures are being taken to help protect the community and volunteers following COVID-19.

 

View the Whole Senior Centre Without Walls Pamphlet:

May Calendar 

June Calendar 

Code of Conduct: 

To ensure a safe and welcoming space, all participants, facilitators and guest presenters must follow our Code of Conduct: To respect each other, by using appropriate subject matters and trying not to interrupt others. To allow the facilitator and guest speakers to direct the group. Allow everyone to contribute by not dominating the conversations. Help to create an inclusive environment that honours people of all cultures, faiths, genders, sexual orientation, abilities and life experiences.

       

 Kids Zone

Fitness and Active Play

YMCA Gym Class - virtual physical education for students and families

YPlay

ParticipACTION

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Yoga For Kids with Alissa Kepas (up to 8 years old)

Story Hive Yoga for Kids (8 to pre-teen)

Play in the Park Yoga for Kids (8 to pre-teen)

Yoga for Beginner Kids (3-5 years old)

Active for Life

Kids Beachbody Workout

Canada’s National Ballet School

 

Activities and Learning 
NASA Stem at Home
50 Fun Activities for Kids
Safari Niagara – Zooniversity online  
Bingo Cards 
Alphabet activity worksheet

 Culture
Livestream and Virtual Concerts

Cirque de Soleil Online

The Social Distancing Festival

We Are 1 World Song - One world. One song. Your voice. 

National Ballet of Canada Virtual Museum

Dundurn Castle Virtual Tour  

Casa Loma Online Tour

Legislative Assembly of Ontario Virtual Tour

Toronto Symphony Orchestra  

Stratford Festival Online

FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Botanical Gardens 

National Art Gallery (London) 

Traditional Blanket Ceremony

The Shaw Festival

 Virtual Experiences
Canada's Wonderland Virtual Rollercoaster 

Virtual Farm Tours

Ripleys Aquarium

Toronto Zoo 

Disneyland/Disney World Virtual

San Diego Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium

National Parks Tours

The Great Wall of China

Boston Children’s Museum

The Louvre

ROM Online Exhibitions

Canadian War Museum

Smithosonian Museum -  National Museum of National History Virutal Tour

Universal Studios Virtual Tour 

Hockey Hall of Fame Virtual Tour

Rideau Hall Virtual Tour 

Niagara Falls Tourism - Walk behind the Falls, Zipline and ride the Hornblower! 

The Virtual Museum

 

 Offline Experiences

- Chalk your Walk - create chalk art and encouraging messages on your sidewalk

- The Kindness Rock Project- paint a rock with a positive message and leave it at the edge of your driveway or property to help brighten someone's day!

- Hearts for Essential Workers and Services – work together as a family and create hearts to hang in your window as a show of appreciation for essential workers and services

- June is Recreation & Parks Month - complete the bingo card. Download the Bingo board and the activity guide and get started! To help you out, we've created an activity guide with ideas on how to fulfill each category for different age groups. 

Stay connected
Keep in touch with your community with our social media accounts that will be active during the closures:
Town of Pelham Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - Follow these accounts for updates and information.

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