Rural Healthy Eating Active Living (RHEAL)

Leader Program

Are you interested in delivering a recreation program in your community?

Apply to become a RHEAL Leader and receive support to facilitate your program.

RHEAL Leaders are qualified, local individuals who ensure a welcoming, accessible, and inclusive environment for all participants.

Follow these guidelines when applying:

  • Programs run between September & May
  • Minimum of 1 session/week for 8 weeks
  • And must include physical activity

RHEAL Leaders tell us...

"Participants have commented on experiencing less pain and more mobility in every day tasks. Have had consistent attendance. Most everyone also stays for coffee afterward adding a deeper social component to the classes."

"Thank you so much for providing these opportunities. It makes a great difference having consistent free programs that promote good health and physical wellbeing in our community."

"All participant guardians have stated that screen time usage is down as a result of this physically active (RHEAL Leader) program."


If you or your organization could benefit from this opportunity, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Review the Program Overview

Step 2: Read the Sample Application

  • The Sample Application tells you how to apply

Step 3: Apply to the RHEAL Leader Program

  • Upload all the required documents
  • Successful programs will be notified after two weeks of the deadline

Step 4: Review the RHEAL Leader Reporting Requirements

  • The online report is provided upon completion of the program
  • Please contact RPAY if you have any questions or require assistance

Deadlines to apply are September 15, October 31, and January 15

Missed a deadline? Please reach out anyway as we may still be able to consider your application.

We would love to help you make a positive impact in your community!


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Suite 201-C

Whitehorse, YT

tel: (867) 668-3010

fax: (867) 668-2455

Toll free: 1-866-961-WALK (9255)


We respectfully acknowledge that we work within the traditional territory of the people of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council.