Wellness Lending Library

Thanks to the generous support of Rocky View County's RECreate Grant - Communities Choosewell program, the Cochrane Public Library is pleased to announce our latest addition to our Library of Things: The Wellness Lending Library! Filled with games, activities, and lessons to help keep you and your family happy and healthy, the Wellness Lending Library has something for everyone! Check out the list below and give us a call to reserve your item today!

Check out our promotional video here.

Loan period: 7 days

Fines for late returns: $1 / day

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SMART Toss

3+

Promote physical activity and reinforce shape and number recognition, color recognition, and gross motor skills. 4 play options: colors, numbers, shapes, and free play. Wipe-clean vinyl board. Includes carrying handle, 12 canvas beanbags that store in 2 pockets, vinyl board, and activity guide. Overall dimensions: 24" L x 12" H x 20" W when set up.

Dodge Tag (3 sets available)

3+

• Safe alternative to dodgeball
• Each player wears an adjustable air-mesh vest
• Throw soft, safe balls and try to stick them to an opponent’s vest
• Balls stick to targets so you’ll always know if it’s a hit
• Includes 2 vests and 6 balls

Music & Movement: Nutrition in Action! Curriculum & Storybooks

K-Grade 2; Adult

Grades PreK-2. This nine-lesson curriculum is packed full of fun activities and is a brilliant combination of music, movement, and nutrition education. It is tailored to excite and stimulate children’s movement through music and incorporate healthy eating and physical activity into their daily lives. Each lesson incorporates a story, physical activity, music, and a seated activity into the nutrition education session. Snack suggestions, additional learning activities, and a family newsletter with recipes are included with each lesson. Includes nine-lesson curriculum, two full-length CDs, and nine storybooks (14-32 pages) featured in the lessons. Updated to reflect 2010 Dietary Guidelines.

Bean Bag Toss

Family

Classic beanbag target toss with mesh pockets. All-weather lawn target with frame. Frame measures: 30-9/16" L x 3" W x 6-1/2" H. Six classic-style beanbags. Includes carry bag.

Ring Toss

Family

• Unique design
• Develops concentration and body control skills
• Includes 2 supports for placing the game at an angle for younger students
• Comes with 5 colorful artificial rubber rings (5") and a base 16-1/2" x 16-1/2" x 7" H

Battle of the Ships

Family

• Turn the famous ship-sinking game into a live-action game
• Teams place their ships on their sides of the court and set up the pins
• ships are sunk when their pins are all knocked over
• 1st team to sink the other team’s ships is the winner
• Includes 10 ships (5 red, 5 blue), and 34 pins (17 red, 17 blue)

Indoor Foam Croquet

Family

• Play safely indoors or out with soft foam mallets, balls, wickets, and pins
• Mallets and balls come in 6 colors: green, blue, orange, red, purple, and yellow
• 6 mallets with plastic shafts, foam handles, and foam heads
• 9 wickets with foam bases
• 6 soft, durable foam balls
• 2 foam pins

MyPLATE Food BINGO

Family

Learn how to make 30 healthy meals from 95 whole foods.

  • Each card has Build a Healthy Meal and Get Fit activities and shows sample recipes for each meal, portion sizes, gluten-free foods, and more
  • Includes 30 laminated bingo cards, checking chart, 115 picture squares, instructions, and recipe book
  • For up to 30 players

Activity BINGO

Family

Get the whole class involved with this bingo game. The stretches and activities are perfect for the gym or classroom. To play, the teacher reads an instruction card that contains an activity. The whole class does the activity, and those who have the activity on their bingo card cover the square with a marking chip. Activities include windmills, jumping jacks, burpies, wall push-ups, and more. Includes 30 heavy-duty, laminated cards measuring 8-1/2" x 11".

Indoor Bocce

Family

Can be used both indoors and out
• Durable neoprene cover
• Includes 6 pairs of rainbow-colored balls and one “Jack” (target ball)
• For up to 6 players

Frisbee Golf

Family

  • OFFICIAL PDGA GOLF DISCS - ESP Golf Discs have undergone rigorous testing to be granted the official PDGA certification. These discs can be used for official events and training.
  • STANDARDIZED WEIGHTS - This color coded, 3-disc set offers the standard weights for all three types: Putter-174.3g, Midrange-176.0g, Driver-178.5g
  • FOR BEGINNERS AND PROS - Newcomers will appreciate the simplicity of our discs while advanced players can enjoy the craftsmanship and consistency these golf discs offer

Hula Hoop Set (weighted hula hoop and instructional DVD)

Family

Weighted hula hoops can be a good addition to your exercise program, even if you're only able to hula hoop for a few minutes at a time a couple times during the day. In fact, any type of hula hooping, using a weighted hula hoop or a regular hula hoop, can help you meet your exercise goals and provide aerobic activity. And it can be fun!

Learn how to Hula Hoop with this introductory DVD and simple weighted hula hoop!

Indoor Shuffle Board

Adult

Play shuffleboard in the comfort of your own home with this everything-you-need set!

Stepper Aerobics set (DVD and stepper

Adult

Try step aerobics with this durable stepper and beginners DVD!

Yoga set (yoga mat and DVD)

Adult

Zumba Kit

Adult

  • Torch calories at home with a rocking dance fitness party
  • Over 30 dance styles from around the world, including merengue, salsa, reggaeton, calypso, cumbia and hip hop
  • Includes maraca like Zumba Toning Sticks
  • 4 DVD set also includes a bonus 5th DVD – “Rush” – an energizing 20 minute workout

Exercise Mat

Adult

Lumie Bodyclock Active 250

Adult

The Lumie Bodyclock Active 250 is the refreshing way to wake up. As a dawn simulator it lights up gradually and wakes you naturally. Helps with sleep patterns and boosting your energy.

TRAVelite Happy Light

Adult

The TRAVelite comes with a versatile stand that allows vertical or horizontal positioning and it can also shine up or down. The TRAVelite is compact, durable and lightweight so you can bring your light therapy with you.

Mini LUXOR Happy Light

Adult

The Mini LUXOR is compact and powerful. Its unique pyramid design, a symbol of its healing abilities, makes this light therapy unit a real eye catcher. The Mini LUXOR delivers 10,000 Lux at up to 10 inches, the proper dose recommended for SAD.

SADelite Desk Lamp

Adult

The SADelite is a top quality bright light therapy product. This completely adjustable energy efficient desk lamp lets you enjoy 10,000 Lux at up to 18 inches. The SADelite can be used at home, at the office or for any task that requires bright lighting.

LUXOR Happy Light

Adult

The LUXOR has a unique pyramid design and it produces a very pleasant, diffuse and even light. To the Egyptians, and many other early civilizations, pyramids were believed to promote healing. Let the LUXOR bring you sunshine and well-being. The LUXOR delivers 10,000 Lux at up to 12 inches, the proper dose recommended for SAD.

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