At GPRC we take our student's health to heart! The following are links to benefit your overall physical and mental wellness. We've included websites for sports leagues & other recreational opportunities that you can take part in, within Grande Prairie. As well, there are some general Canadian Health websites listed for you to utilize. You'll be amazed at what you learn!
Below you will find many ways to stay active in the great community of Grande Prairie, but sometimes it can be hard to get around. Click HERE for the City's Transit System webpage to which you'll find the necessary bus routes, times, fares and departure locations to get you straight to your destination. Now get out there and have some fun!
Grande Prairie Recreation Links
Grande Prairie Sports Facilities Guide
A detailed Guide exists which highlights all of the major Recreational facilities in the Grande Prairie area. This document not only provides useful information about what's available in town, but shows Grande Prairie is a premier destination for many events.
GP Get Active Network
Curious to know what sort of Recreational Activities are going on in the GP Community? Well the GP GAN can help you find what you're looking for. Clubs, leagues and special event committees from all over the area, post their events on this wonderful website to help get you up and get you active!
Be Fit for Life Centre
Located at GPRC across from the Fitness Centre Desk
ASDC NW (Alberta Sport & Development Centre Northwest)
Crosslink County Sports Plex
Nitehawk Recreation Area
Wapiti Nordic Ski Club - Not just for winter!
GP Wheelers Cycling Club
GP Curling Club
GP Coca-Cola Centre
GP Zumba Fitness
GP Run/Walk Club
Wild Blue Yonder - White Water Rafting (Based in Grande Cache)
GP Sport-Recreational Leagues
GP Mixed Volleyball League
GP Ladies Volleyball League
GP Beach Volleyball League
GP Men's Basketball League
GP Ladies Basketball League
GP Soccer Association
Wapiti Whitewater Kayakers
GP Cricket Association
GP Disc Golf Club
Overall Health & Wellness Sites
Alberta Health Services
Healthy Eating Starts Here
Healthy Eating Starts Here: Steps to a Healthier You helps Albertans understand what it means to eat healthy and how to make personal changes in their eating habits where they live, work, learn or play.
Health Canada - Food Guide & More
Dietitians of Canada
Canadian Diabetes Association
Diabetes & Drug Abuse
The website is a comprehensive 6,000 word research piece, and it is the product of our shared desire to help prevent and treat harms associated with diabetes and substance abuse. It includes easily-understood graphic elements, 31 supporting citations of landmark research and authority sources (seen at the bottom) and answers for the most common questions regarding diabetes, alcohol and every major drug of abuse.
Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center
Information and support for those afflicted with Mesothelioma, we can help you figure out what comes next. Our team of experts can help at every step. Learn about the causes and symptoms of mesothelioma, along with available treatment options, financial support and more.
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
Canadian Mental Health Association
Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada
American Lung Association
Alberta Milk Printable Resources
Sports & Coaching Sites
Canadian Sport For Life
Coaching Association of Canada
Sport Intelligence Research Supportive (SIRC) - Careers
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
AIS Australian Sports Commission
Healthy Canadians - My Food Guide
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
Alberta Health Services
Government of Alberta - Education
Ever Active Schools - Forever Healthy
Government of Alberta - Tourism, Parks & Recreation
Nourish, Move, Thrive - Alberta Milk
Alberta Centre For Active Living