Physical activity could help fund community projects

EAST CENTRAL — Eight east central communities are among those competing to see which one can log the most minutes of physical activity.

The winner of the Saskatchewan Blue Cross Go Out and Play Challenge will receive $10,000 for a community project, while the runner-up will receive $5,000.

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Anyone interested in supporting a project can register at To qualify, participants must log their hours of physical activity between March 1 and 10.

If they won, Hudson Bay would use the money towards funding the development of a ski playground, Kelvington towards the community’s outdoor pool, Lanigan towards the development of a water park, Melfort towards more equipment at Spruce Haven Park, Nipawin towards a poolside climbing wall, Porcupine Plain towards a new playground, Wadena towards an outdoor skating rink, and Wynyard towards a skate park.

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