Active Living in Ajax

Physical activity opportunities in everyday living abound in Ajax. From two award-winning Fitness & Health Centres, Group Fitness classes and Squash clinics to less structured activities including the use of recreational trails and parks, Ajax residents have every opportunity to lead an active lifestyle.

Embrace your health it's worth making time for!


The Environmental Working Group's Sunscreen Guide for 2015

The 9th annual edition  finds persistent problems with the ingredients and marketing of sunscreens for the American market. Fully 80 percent of 1,700 products examined this year offer inferior sun protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone and vitamin A.

Check out the Environmental Working Group's best and worst sunscreen list: www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen.

Useful links

  • 2015 Active Living Report Card - 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children & Youth

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I CAN Get Active

The I CAN Get Active Strategy was approved by Council in 2008 and offers Ajax residents many free or low-cost active living opportunities, including:

  • Grade 5 Action Pass

Pass allows for free public skating & swimming for current Grade 5 students. Pick up your free Action Pass at one of our community centres. Proof of date of birth and address is required. Read more about the Grade 5 Action Pass at: durham.ca 

  • Snowshoe Loaning Program

  • Nordic Walking Poles

The I CAN Get Active initiative aims to inform residents of programs, facilities and opportunities. It also encourages residents to be more active, to enjoy greater and barrier free access to information and services, and be better able to set and attain personal goals.

Get involved; be inspired; ignite a new healthy you.

For more information on Active Living opportunities, please contact the Active Living Coordinator at 905-619-2529 ext. 7513.

Read more about healthy living at: durham.ca


Learn more about the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.

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