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Let’s lift our spirits – together!

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Earn rewards by participating in our 30-day Lifting Spirits challenge – powered by Hubudub!

Even though our facilities are closed, we are still here for you! Join your Y community in the Lifting Spirits Challenge from January 13th to February 11 and engage in activities to help you find energy, improve fitness, and wellness in a safe virtual setting. Let’s start 2021 off right by supporting each other and our communities. Here’s how the challenge will work:

  • Participate in this free challenge at your own pace! Pick an activity to complete each day.
  • We are rewarding you for all types of activities such as virtual fitness classes live on Facebook, wellness-based activities with themes of mental health, enjoying the simpler things, connection, positivity and sharing that Y feeling.
  • Check off all 30 activities on Hubudub (see below) for your chance to win a Disney+ subscription, $20 Cineplex eGift voucher, and a $10 Starbucks eGift card.
  • You don’t need to be a YMCA Calgary Member to participate.

 
Click here to access the Challenge  
 
Click here to download the Challenge Calendar PDF  
 
Follow along on our social media for inspiration! Tag us with #YLiftingSpirits

Click here to visit the YMCA Calgary Facebook page
Click here to visit the YMCA Calgary Instagram page


 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE WITH HUBUDUB

 

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Sign up or login to your Hubudub account.
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The Lifting Spirits Challenge is powered by Hubudub. Hubudub is a locally based Calgary service that rewards you for completing challenges that will improve your health and wellbeing

Sign in or create an account with Hubudub and click on the Lifting Spirits Challenge from the My Challenges page.

Now you are ready to start lifting spirits! Why not invite a friend to join you virtually?

NOTE: Challenge not available on the mobile app.

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Earn points by completing activities.

Find points by locating codes and/or by self-reporting a completed activity.

HOW TO FIND CHALLENGE CODES: Check the Hubudub My Challenges page or our Calendar to find which live classes are scheduled. Find the challenge code at the end of the video or in the comments! Type that code into the activity box on the My Challenges page for that class.
Can’t make it live? No problem! All fitness classes will be saved in a video playlist on our Facebook page. Click here to access

SELF-GUIDED ACTIVITIES: Pick an activity to complete from the Hubudub My Challenges page or our Calendar. Complete the activity (ensure safe physical distancing!) and check off that activity on Hubudub.

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Collect enough points to unlock and enter your chance to WIN!

By completing enough activities and checking them off on the Hubudub My Challenges page, you will unlock the prize pack.

Activities must be completed within the 30-days. (January 13 – February 11) Once enough activities are checked off, you will unlock the prize pack. Use your points collected throughout the challenge to enter into the draw.

PRIZE INCLUDES:

  • 1 Disney+ Subscription (valid for new accounts only)
  • $20 Cineplex eGift voucher (try an at-home movie rental!)
  • $10 Starbucks eGift card
  • Participants are responsible for selecting how many Hubcaps they would like to enter into the draw. Winner will be contacted by Hubudub.

 

 

Questions?

 

 

Do I have to be a YMCA Calgary Member to participate?

The Lifting Spirits Challenge is open to everyone. You do not need to be a YMCA Calgary Member to participate. For a chance to be entered to win the prize – you must have an account with Hubudub and complete the challenge as instructed above.

What is Hubudub?

Hubudub is a locally-based Calgary service that rewards you for completing challenges that will improve your health and wellbeing. Partnered with YMCA Calgary, they also work with a number of local businesses dedicated to building healthy communities. You can learn more about them here. https://hubudub.com/home

How do I find/use the codes in the Facebook Live Fitness Classes?

Click here to visit the YMCA Calgary Facebook page. All fitness classes included in the challenge are posted in a playlist called “Lifting Spirits Challenge.” If you don’t see the fitness class in the playlist – it may not have happened yet! Classes are filmed live. Check out the challenge calendar to see which live fitness classes are included in the challenge.

The challenge code will be shown at the end of the video as well as posted in the comments section. Simply copy the code and paste it into the challenge activity on Hubudub. Make sure you check off the matching activity!

And if you missed the class live – no sweat! Just visit the video playlist and find the class that you need.

What if I don't have Facebook?

You do not need a Facebook account to participate in the challenge. You are able to view the Facebook Live Fitness Classes included in the challenge without a Facebook account.

What if the fitness class is too easy/challenging for my abilities?

Instructors teaching the Facebook Live Fitness Classes included in the challenge will provide modifications for all fitness levels.

I don't want to use Hubudub. Can I still participate?

Participants are welcome to complete the challenge on their own. In order to be entered to win the prize – you must create an account with Hubudub and complete the challenge as instructed above.

I need assistance with the challenge. Who can help me?

Send us a direct message on social media, we will be happy to help.