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Food and Nutrition

  • 27 Nov 2012
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Limerick Forest Chalet 1175 Limerick Road RR2 Oxford Station, ONTARIO K0G 1T0


  • Price includes HST (13%)

Prices include HST

Food and Nutrition

This program will be of practical use and interest to anyone working in the outdoors on trails or any other projects. It will provide a foundation of knowledge of the role of food and nutrition in maximizing one’s performance, preventing injury and enhancing overall good health for outdoor trails professionals and volunteers.

This half-day (4 hour) course will review current nutritional resources available to support healthy diet-related decision making and will teach practical approaches towards meal preparation and planning when in an outdoor setting.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Role of Nutrition in Health and as Fuel for Physical Activity
  • Canadian Guidelines to Daily Food and Beverage Choices
  • Fueling Strategies for Optimal Performance
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Menu Planning for Outdoor Workers
  • Meal Preparation

Note: Lunch is NOT provided at this location. There is an off site location (10 minute drive) where hot or cold lunch may be purchased or you may bring your own lunch.  

Cost: $110.00 plus HST

Click here to register (Please note: you will be redirected to the Ontario Trails Council website to register)

Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca

(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)


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