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We are a charity. When you choose Vivo you choose to support research and innovation for healthier generations - Gen H . 



A movement led by a new generation of people, young and old, in backyards, playgrounds, parks, schools and offices... United in purpose... Putting hearts and minds into becoming a truly healthy generations. Generation H.

Joining Gen H is a choice.  A choice to stand for something that impacts your family, your community, your life.  A choice to say yes to getting active, yes to playtime, yes to learning, exploring, growing and becoming a role model for others.

Join Generation Healthy!  Donate Today!

“Donating to Vivo has benefits for our entire community.” Read more here.


Everybody Plays – Program & Pass Subsidy
Supporting access to recreation by removing financial barriers for children, youth, families and adults.

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Healthy Living Research
Vivo is a national leader in creating new evidence-based programs that build a child and their family’s capacity for healthy, active living.


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Maximum Impact
Your gift will be donated to the area of greatest need in the community. This type of gift enables Vivo to take advantage of emerging opportunities to make the biggest impact. You’ll be helping to create more stories like these.




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“We chose the location of our home, in part, because of its proximity to a facility like Vivo. It is an important part of our lives as it is a space for fitness activities, special events and celebrations. The facility greatly contributes to our sense of community and it has had a tremendously positive impact on our lives. Our family values include a commitment to giving back to the community in which we live and each year, we choose an organization we view as worthy of our largest charitable contribution. We are inspired by the energy and pure joy of the staff, volunteers and families at Vivo and have chosen to donate to them for the next several years. Donating to Vivo has benefits for our entire community and we can’t thank of a better reason to give.” – Vivo Donor


Your donation to Vivo is eligible for valuable charitable tax credits. CRA #88308 2117 RR0001 (listed under legal name Vivo for Healthier Generations Society). Learn more here.

As an Alberta resident, the first $200 of all your gifts to charities entitles you to a tax credit of 25% (15% federal tax credit and 10% provincial tax credit). All gifts over the initial $200 entitle you to a tax credit of 50% (29% federal and 21% provincial). For more information visit United Way of Calgary or Canada Revenue Agency's tax calculator.

Terms & Conditions

All stories submitted will be indefinitely eligible to be featured in Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association’s print (trade and non-trade), online and video-based marketing materials, as well as other Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association publications.

All entries, along with publications and reproduction rights, become the property of Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association. Vivo will not provide notice to the writer of any stories submitted prior to re-producing or re-publishing the story in any print, online and video-based marketing materials. Vivo and/or Nose Creek Sports and Recreation Association reserves the right to use the entries in the future, indefinitely.

The author must provide an original story written by the author and will indemnify Vivo against any actions, proceedings, claims, demands or litigation brought against the Vivo for the use of the story. The author is the legal representative or has received a testimonial release for all names mentioned in the story. They herby grant Vivo permission to use and publish their story with mentioned names as they appear in the submission, including their minor child and/or children and other immediate family and their likeness. Vivo reserves the right to edit or refuse publication of any story based on inappropriate language or content and will not provide notice before doing so.

Clicking the submit button constitutes the author's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of the Terms & Conditions as outlined above. By submitting a story, the author is representing and warranting that he/she has read and understood and agrees to be bound by the Terms & Conditions.


Table of Contents

  • Kayla's Story - Vivo is a facility unlike any other. Being apart of this team over the years has given me the chance
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  • Ann's Story - Recently I was diagnosed with heart health issues and was enrolled in a 12-week cardiac rehabilitati
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  • Michelle's Story - Michelle is a woman of many talents…actress, grandmother, active lifestyle enthusiast and the
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  • Jane's Story - Six-year-old Jane was typically shy in the classroom, and did not feel comfortable speaking up or sh
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  • Brenda's Story - When Brenda attended our On Your Mark event she didn't realize how that evening would affect her, ch
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  • Tanner's Story - Tanner, a local Calgary high school student, has always been intrigued by the science of videography
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  • Tanya's Story - We all know intellectually what we need to do to get healthy and live better; however, it takes a fa
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  • Eric's STory - Go fly a kite! No, we really mean it. Flying a kite is a creative way to spend playtime with loved o
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Inspiring Stories Start Here

For more than 10 years we have been privileged to be a part of voyages of discovery and change for people in our community. You are the authors of the story!

Please help us write the next chapter by sharing your own journey to health and happiness -- mentally, physically, spiritually, intellectually, or emotionally.

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