RHEAL = Rural Healthy Eating Active Living

What is the RHEAL Leader Program?
  • The RHEAL Leader program provides opportunities for physical activity and promotes active lifestyles in rural Yukon communities. These community programs aim to encourage participation in a broader range of active recreation.
  • RHEAL Leader programs typically run between September and April and are offered at least once every week over a minimum of two months. Programs are led by a qualified, local individual. 
How does the RHEAL Leader Program work?

Individuals or organizations apply for up to $3,000 per program. Funding can be requested for:
  • Preparation, delivery and administrative time with justification and based on qualifications
  • Personnel costs are based on the following scale:
    • $20-$25/h for individuals with minimal experience or without formal training and certification.
    • $25-30$/h for individuals with up to two years experience or with formal training and certification;
    • $30-35/h for individuals with significant experience and with formal training and certification.   
  • Materials, healthy snacks, supplies, facility rental, etc. with an explanation of need
  • Additional expenses (with justification) that are necessary to meet current health and safety requirements.
Funding is NOT intended:
  • For staffing costs related to ongoing roles or responsibilities
  • To replace responsibilities of Yukon Sport Governing Bodies
  • To enhance PE classes in schools
Please ensure that all proposed programs adhere to the Yukon Chief Medical Health Officer's Safe 6 and follow current Guidelines found on the Yukon Government website
Those who fail to follow the current Yukon Government Mandate and Regulations will nullify their contract with the Recreation and Parks Association of Yukon and will not receive funding. 
Apply By

1. Fall deadline: Either September 15 or October 31
2. Winter/Spring deadline: January 15
Please Note:
If this application is for multiple programs, one application per program must be submitted. If you are not sure whether your plan involves one program or more, please call and discuss it with us.
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