The Health and Wellness and Spring Registration Roundup Fair was a cacophony of children's laughter and parents socializing on Saturday, March 17.

A mix of organizations were signing up kids and parents both.

From soccer to girl guides to scouts to rugby and football along with a kaleidscope of Health and Wellness businesses filling up High River's Cargill Field House.

Tracy Morgan, the Recreation Administration and Program Supervisor with the Town of High River says it's key to incorporate both physical and mental health.

"It's not just about physical health but it's also mental well-being. You know a lot of our companies in town are starting to branch out into that area. Mind and body works together and that's how we achieve that overall health."

On the active side of wellness, the High River Tennis Club have been welcoming their courts to everyone for well over a century.

Hugh Ardnt says they're always welcoming youth by offering free lessons.

"We have five courts, a club house and kids are free. Free lessons."

And if you're looking to give your daughters something to do, Joy George with Girl Guides says it's more than just selling cookies.

"We are teaching a whole new generation of young ladies to become strong, confident women through community service that we're doing, all of the work that we put through together. It is a thousand and one per cent a team effort all the way."

The First High River Scouts were on hand along with plenty of other service groups.


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