Please see the attached flyer for more information regarding the upcoming Food Mentoring Program from the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Regina (click for a larger version).
The LiveWell with Chronic Conditions and LiveWell with Chronic Pain are FREE community based programs offered by the RQHR Health Promotion Department. These workshops cover content that is common among people with different health challenges and is beneficial for anyone with one or more chronic conditions or pain, as well as caregivers or support people.
Examples of topics reviewed in this program include:
- – Problem solving, goal setting, action plans;
- – Exercise (strength, flexibility, endurance);
- – Dealing with the negative emotions of chronic illness (ex. depression, anxiety);
- – Healthy eating and weight management;
- – Fatigue and symptom management (dealing with issues such as: frustration, isolation, poor sleep);
- – Self-management and relaxation techniques;
- – Use of medications
- – Effective communication strategies with loved ones and health professionals
All participants receive a free copy of the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions or the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain reference manual. If they attend a Chronic Pain workshop, they also receive the Moving Easy Program CD.Workshops are run over six weeks, where a group 10-16 people meets once a week for 2 1⁄2 hours and covers a range of tools and strategies to enhance self-efficacy such as weekly action planning, modeling of behaviors and problem solving by participants. Two trained peer leaders co-lead the workshop and usually have a chronic condition(s) themselves so can lead from experience. Workshops are fun and interactive and build the participants confidence in managing their chronic health condition and/or chronic pain. The LiveWell workshop was developed by Stanford University and is used in over 20 countries. It has been proven to help improve the health of people with chronic conditions.
Health Promotion has developed a referral form for our LiveWell programs and our Forever…in motion program which is available on the RQHR webpage at www.rqhealth.ca/livewell, along with more information and a list of upcoming workshops. Referrals can be made by self, family member, or health care professionals. Participants must be willing and able to participant in a group environment and set goals.
- Both Livewell with Chronic Conditions and Livewell with Chronic Pain workshops are offered in our region on a regular basis. To register, please call 306-766-7370 or fax referral to 306-766-7489. See the attached flyer below for more information:
Are your kids looking to try something new?
The Regina Community Basketball Association (RCBA) is open to boys and girls from grades Kindergarten to grade 12. The RCBA’s mission values are “Fun, Fair Play, and Development” which means all skill levels are welcome at any age! Our registration begins on August 1st, 2016, please visit www.rcba.ca for more information.
YAS (Young Athlete Sports School Inc.) will hold weekly basketball camps throughout this July and August at gyms in Regina. Everyone is invited to join, build their basketball skills, meet new friends and have lots and lots of fun at YAS summer camp.
YAS will have a camp for every level of athletic ability and playing experience in these age groups: 8 to 10, 10 to 12, 12 to 14, 14 to 16.
Each YAS camp will have a nominal registration fee with bursary assistance available upon request courtesy of the Saskatchewan Community Initiatives Fund (CIF).
In addition, YAS will also offer a free camp for each age group.
Request an information package:
Registration for the spring soccer season is now open for the Regina West Zone Soccer Association. Early registration deadline is March 31, 2016 – No registrations accepted after May 16, 2016. Registration in all age groups is limited – please register early.
Also, the Association is in immediate need of new volunteers for their Executive Board. More information can be found here.
City-Wide Registration Information
To participate in any city-wide community association program, the following basic conditions apply:
A community association membership is required from your local community association. The fee is $10 per family per year. Memberships may be purchased through our membership co-coordinator or on registration night which is held twice a year. Community association memberships are non-refundable.
Registration for programs is received on a first come, first served basis. A minimum registration is required for each class to run.
Registrations will not be accepted by phone before registration night. If you are unable to attend the night of registration, ask a neighbour to register for you.
Registration forms for programs you wish to take that are offered through another community association are to be filled out at the PVCA registration night without payment. You will be contacted by the specific community association offering the class only if there are spaces available at which time payment arrangements will be made. Priority is given to the local residents of a community association before spaces for programs are filled from other community associations.