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Join us on campus for a Mood Walk to benefit your mental health!

A new program to help promote mental health is now available on campus.

Mood Walks for Campus is an initiative that encourages physical activity as a way to improve both physical and mental health. This free, flexible and fun opportunity is open to all students, staff and faculty at the University of Guelph-Humber and Humber College.

An increasing body of evidence suggests that one of the best ways to improve well-being is by simply spending more time outdoors. Spending time in nature has been shown to reduce stress, improve concentration, and bolster creative problem-solving.

North Campus Mood Walks program features 3 regular weekly walks:

Mondays 1:10 pm, Wednesdays 12:10 pm and Fridays 11 am - meet at the Athletics Customer Service Desk

Plus, additional walks planned by various groups on campus:

Wednesday, November 28th at 10 am – meet at plant wall (organized by Kinesiology Society)

Thursday, November 29th at 3:30 pm and Monday December 3 at 11:45 am, 1/2 hour walk – meet in front of E135 Theatre Hall (organized by Exercise is Medicine on Campus).

Mood Walks as part of Abroretum "Toursdays" from 2:30 to 3:30 pm:

Thurs Dec 13 2018

Thurs Jan 10 2019

Thurs Feb 14 

Thurs March 14 

and

Special Arboretum led Mood Walks:

Chickadee Feeding Mood Walk – Wed Dec 19 2018 @ 12:00pm

Modern Snowshoes Mood Walk – Wed Jan  16 2019 @ 12:00pm

Traditional Snowshoe Walk – Wed Feb 20 @12:00pm

Ice Spike/Maple Syrup Mood Walk – Wed Mar 6 @ 12:00pm

Garden Projects Mood Walk – Wed April 3 @ 12:00pm

Nature Rx Mood Walk – Wed April 24 @ 12:00pm

and

UofGH Library led Mood Walk on Thurs March 28 11:00 am 

Mood Walks for Campus Mental Health is part of a provincial-wide initiative led by the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario. The program operates in partnership with Hike Ontario, Conservation Ontario, the Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health, and the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants.