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Aboriginal Physical Activity and Cultural Circle (APACC)

We are a network for Aboriginal people who are involved in Sports, Recreation, Fitness and Traditional Activities. The APACC mission is to create a community of mentors, leaders, participants, and supporters who promote physical activity as a way to health and wellness. Check out our site for news and updates posted below.

We recommend the Active Circle Newsletter. To subscribe please visit their Subscription Page

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NAPA Pre-Conference 2016

Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge

Biggest Loser Health and Fitness Challenge

4th Annual National Aboriginal Physical Activity Conference

Save the date!
4th Annual National Aboriginal Physical Activity Conference
April 28th & 29th, 2016
Langara College
Vancouver, BC

2016 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

You are invited to join us in sharing best practices, and to join other leaders who see the value in promoting physical activity in our Aboriginal communities.

Fall Workshop Series 2015

The aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle presents a series of fitness workshops! To be successful, fitness programs and events need to be based on sound training principles and be individualized to meet the unique health and lifestyle goals of each person. Program/event design within Aboriginal communities need to include the climate for learning and the health and wellness challenges that may be barriers which may prevent people from exercising.

The workshops:

Job Alert: Family Wellness Coordinator

Aboriginal Mother Centre Society, 2019 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 1J5



2015 Alberta Indigenous Games

2015 Alberta Indigenous Games
July 12-16th, 2015

July 12-16th, 2015 will bring together 1000 Indigenous youth from across Alberta to engage in one week of competitive sports, traditional games, special events, Career and cultural connection.

In that spirit, the Edmonton Native Ball Association (ENBASports) is honored to organize the 2015 Alberta Indigenous Games. The Games will be located in and supported by the City of Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

Corporate Fitness Program Design for Aboriginal Organizations & Band Offices Workshop

Join us for the Corporate Fitness Program Design for Aboriginal Organizations & Band Offices Workshop!
Nov 27 & 28, 2014
Vancouver, BC

National Aboriginal Physical Activity Awareness Week - NAPAAW Every June 21 to 25th

What is NAPAAW?

We hope you've been enjoying your spring season. The weather is warm, the sun is out and its the perfect time to get active! As such the Aboriginal Physical Activity & Cultural Circle announces our first annual...


APACC $250 NAIG GRANTS - 2014 deadline closed

Are you Aboriginal a North American Indigenous Games Athlete?


Application deadline May 30th 2014

We strive to create a community promoting physical activity with mentors, leaders and support for Aboriginal people. APACC aims to establish and expand relationships between individuals engaged in physical activity by improving access to resources, and promote exposure to health and wellness opportunities.

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto Event Calendar

The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto has a great event calendar of events for people in the Toronto area. You can check it out at this link: