Walktober - Town of Ajax

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Ajax Schools Celebrate Walktober 

Walk to school this October! 

Walktober 2016 was a success. Congratulations to all schools that took part in Walktober. Check out Twitter Moments to see highlights from this campaign. Check back soon for Walktober 2017 registration information.

Ajax schools that encouraged their students to walk to school received FREE incentives - water bottles, reflectors and much more!

Registered Schools:

  • Applecroft Public School
    • Keep track of walkers in gym class.
    • Hand out prizes to random walkers throughout the week.
    • Announcements "Walk to school for the rest of October to keep healthy and win some great prizes!"
  • Bolton C. Falby Public School
    • Student posters. 
    • Class to class challenges.
    • Graph to show tally/data of walkers. 
    • Walking School Bus. 
  • Lester B. Pearson Public School
    • Athletic council running announcements. 
    • Collecting weekly number of walkers/riders from each class. 
    • Draw at end of week for winners. 
  • Lincoln Avenue Public School
    • Announcements each day and student skits encouraging each other to walk to school.
  • Nottingham Public School
    • Walking Wednesdays in September and October - each Wednesday the Principal and Vice Principal meet at a different point in the community and walk to school together.
  • Roméo Dallaire Public School
    • Walking Wednesday giving out walking stickers.
    • Announcements every day in October about benefits of physical activiity. 
    • Daily classroom counts. 
    • Month end assembly focus on students that did walk. 
    • Pre and post Walktober counts. 
  • Southwood Park Public School
  • Vimy Ridge Public School


Children riding bikes and walking to school    Children waling to school