BOKS in the News

BOKS Launches Resources for Families to Stay Active at Home.

04/08/20

BOKS Launches Resources for Families to Stay Active at Home.

Recognizing that anxiety is at an all-time high due to Covid-19 and resulting school closures, BOKS is providing physical activity games, activities and BOKS classes, to reduce stress with a daily dose of endorphins for kids and families.   Read More

Best Practices For Implementing Physical Activity Into the Classroom and Home Environments

11/25/19

Best Practices For Implementing Physical Activity Into the Classroom and Home Environments

BOKS provides robust lesson plan documents, trainings and on-going support to establish and maintain impactful programs serving the whole child. Read More

BOKS Brings physical literacy program to Palgrave Public School

09/26/19

BOKS Brings physical literacy program to Palgrave Public School

According to Stats Canada, kids should average sixty minutes a day of moderate to vigorous physical activity. As it currently stands, only about one in eight Canadian kids reach such a seemingly attainable goal. Read More

BOKS Celebrates 5 Years of Providing Physical Activity, Wellness and Fun for Canadian Children

09/23/19

BOKS Celebrates 5 Years of Providing Physical Activity, Wellness and Fun for Canadian Children

Just 5 percent of Canadian children between the ages of 5 and 17 meet the recommended guidelines for daily exercise. BOKS is working to change these numbers. Read More

BOKStacle Course Lands in Caledon

09/23/19

BOKStacle Course Lands in Caledon

We celebrated 5 years of BOKS in Canada by showcasing our BOKStacle course at participating schools across the country. Read More

BOKS Regional Coordinator, Kyla Crocker Speaks with host Ted Michaels on the Health & Wellness Show

06/16/19

BOKS Regional Coordinator, Kyla Crocker Speaks with host Ted Michaels on the Health & Wellness Show

Listen to Kyla Crocker teach you all about BOKS and the importance of movement for our kids; with Health & Wellness show host, Ted Michaels. Read More

BOKS Trainer Receives Award during Teacher Recognition Day

05/09/19

BOKS Trainer Receives Award during Teacher Recognition Day

Stephanie Vazina-Tulli, BOKS Trainer, receives award during Teacher Recognition Day ceremony at her school. Read More

CP24 Visits St. Dunstan Catholic School (Toronto) with Kim St-Pierre

04/03/19

CP24 Visits St. Dunstan Catholic School (Toronto) with Kim St-Pierre

St. Dunstan students are run through a BOKS session with Kim St-Pierre, BOKS Manager of Business Development, and were provided with FREE Reebok shoes! Read More

Free Fitness Program Gets Kids Up & Moving

01/15/19

Free Fitness Program Gets Kids Up & Moving

“These days, the body part children use the most is their thumbs,” Falconi-Di Bacco says. “It’s important to teach them to move at a young age.” Read More

Thousands of Schools Embrace Natick Mom’s Exercise Program for Kids

04/17/18

Thousands of Schools Embrace Natick Mom’s Exercise Program for Kids

“Participation in physical activity is actually beneficial for our social and emotional wellness, for brain health, for our sense of happiness, for our attention, for our mood," Tavares said. Read More