Healthy Community Inspiration Awards

What are the ChooseWell Healthy Community Inspiration Awards?

The ChooseWell Healthy Community Inspiration Awards celebrate the efforts and achievements of communities and wellness champions in recreation and parks settings across Alberta in promoting healthy eating and active living, and creating conditions where the healthy choice is the easy choice.

The ChooseWell Healthy Community Inspiration Awards recognize communities and Champions that are currently participating in the Alberta Recreation & Parks Association’s Communities ChooseWell initiative. 

2023 award nominations are now closed, thank you to all those who submitted!

2024 Award Winner Highlight Videos

2023 Award Winner Highlight Videos

2022 Award Winner Highlight Videos

2021 Award Winner Highlight Videos

2019 Healthy Community Award Community Stories

Town of SexsmithOverall Healthy Community ChampionFarmers Markets Report Cards and Nerf Wars
Samson Cree NationMost Significant Community ChangeHunting For Healing
Kathie Wight, Mayor of LongviewCommunity Wellness LeadershipLeading by Example
Chipewyan Prairie Dene First NationCreating Supportive EnvironmentsCommunity Driven Decisions
Town of Fort MacleodCreating Supportive EnvironmentsCommitted Citizens Drive Change in Fort Macleod
HEAL our Future, StrathmoreCreating Supportive EnvironmentsHeal Strathmore
Fort McKay Wellness CentreProviding Health EducationPlanting Healthy Patterns
Iiyika’kimaat Youth ProgramProviding Health EducationThe Iiyikakimaat Program a Place to be Brave
Clymont Community LeagueBuilding Community CapacityPartnering for Rural Recreation
Siksika Run as One CommitteeBuilding Community CapacityIt Gives You Hope: Siksika Nation Empowers youth
Camrose Wellness CoalitionBuilding Community CapacityIn Camrose They Play Well Together
QUEERFLEXDeveloping Healthy PoliciesSafe Affirming Accessible
Strathcona CountyDeveloping Healthy PoliciesRedefining Normal Strathcona County Works to Bring Back Healthy Habits