Not everyone has access to play their favourite sports close to home. So instead they’re in front of the computer screen, playing video games, on Facebook, eating junk food or watching tv and getting fat. Canadian kids received a D grade this year
(Link) after 6 years of failing grades on the Healthy Kids Canada Report Card.
Physical inactivity costs Canadian taxpayers approximately $6.8 billion a year, or 3.7 percent of health care costs, per year and its getting worse every passing year. (Link)Our goal is to establish Sports Walls on every elementary school in Ontario. Motivate/educate and build communities of people who love to Get Active ‘N Play. Having Sports Walls freely available is the first step to getting our kids away from the screens and switching to playing sports outside. Sport is also a great way to bring communities together.
Below are charts showing how big this issue has become.