Generation Health is a FREE, family-based 10 week program held in communities across B.C..

The program will support you in making family changes to healthy behaviours such as healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep that support your child’s own health behaviours. The program is focused on practical, fun activities that build family connectedness while building both the parent/caregiver’s and the child’s skills to make lasting changes. As well, the program incorporates positive mental health activities that build resilience and self confidence and help to enhance overall well-being.

Health Eating Habits

Learn about everyday nutrition
Develop weekly meal plans
Build long-lasting healthy habits

Physical Activity for All

Learn to incorporate activity every day
Play together as a family
Develop a life-long active lifestyle

Healthy Body Image

Learn to love your body
Develop self-compassion
create positive parenting techniques

New Friendships

meet other families working towards the same healthy lifestyle goals as your own!

New Friendships

meet other families working towards the same healthy lifestyle goals as your own!

New Friendships

meet other families working towards the same healthy lifestyle goals as your own!

New Friendships

meet other families working towards the same healthy lifestyle goals as your own!

New Friendships

meet other families working towards the same healthy lifestyle goals as your own!

This Program Includes

10 Weekly in-class Sessions

2 hours long, that focuses on healthy eating and active living, goal setting, family mealtime and family physical activity, sleep hygiene, healthy body image and self-compassion, and positive parenting.

10 Weekly Online Sessions

Providing additional content including, activities and recipes, for you to try as a family.

4 Group Activities

Scheduled outside of the regular class time and provide an opportunity to try new activities in your community.

“It was meaningful to be around a group of people that were like-minded, dealing with the same issues”

– Generation Health Parent

Program Requirements

The program has been designed for families with children aged 8 – 12 years old who are off the healthy weight trajectory, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) for age is above the 85th percentile.

By registering for the program, families agree to

Attend all 10 in-class sessions and complete the weekly online sessions

Attend the additional group activities

Participate in the evaluation of the program

If you are unsure if your child is off the healthy lifestyle trajectory, please click here.

To find out more about the program or to register for the program, please click here.

“It gave us something to do together learning a new lifestyle together.”

– Generation Health Parent