6-12 Years - Fitness & Nutrition

For children to be healthy exercise and good nutrition are essential. Powell River physicians, dentists, and Powell River Community Health can provide you with local support. Online information is available at the links here.





The Powell River Recreation Complex has many low cost opportunities for children and families to get active and stay healthy.

Fitness & Nutrition:

KidsHealth.org: Fitness & Nutrition

Children and TV: Limiting your child's screen time

Children and Sports: Choices for all ages


Health Canada - Canada Food Guide

Healthy Eating at School

Canadian Parent Magazine

Children's Nutrition - 10 tips for picky eaters

Nutrition for Kids: Guidlines for a healthy diet

Powell River Food Resources:

Powell River Food Security Project

Free Food in Powell River

Healthy Body Image:

Empowered Parents

Body Image and Self Esteem - A guide for Parents and Youth

Type II Diabetes

Canadian Diabetes: Type 2

Canadian Diabetes: Children & Type 2

Canadian Diabetes: Healthy Eating for School-Age Children


bmj.com: Childhood Obesity in Canada has Tripled in Past 20 Years

Overweight and Obesity Among Children and Youth

KidsHealth.org: Overweight and Obesity


Physicians in Powell River

Dentists in Powell River

The Powell River Leisure Guide

Recreation Complex Schedules

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