Step Challenge

2021 Step Challenge

This initiative, sponsored by the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is designed to engage the community and promote active and healthy lifestyles.


The Town is seeking partnerships with local businesses and organizations to promote and sponsor this well-loved challenge. Those wishing to donate prizes such as gift cards, goodies or swag can email Prizes will be awarded every week and upon completion of the challenge. Details of prize categories will be forthcoming.


The Step Challenge is open to anyone who lives and/or works in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Participants may register individually or as a team of four (4) people.


The Step Challenge runs from June 1 to June 30, 2021. Registration will open at least 2 weeks prior to the challenge.


Steps can be counted using an activity tracker (Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch, etc.), a health app on a smartphone, or a pedometer.

Participants will be responsible for ensuring their number of steps are recorded by entering them manually on the MoveSpring website or by syncing their smartphone or activity tracker.

MoveSpring, the platform for the challenge, will display a leaderboard highlighting the top teams/individuals with the highest average of steps to date.

Prizes will be given out on a weekly basis as well as at the end of the challenge. Prize categories will be announced at a later date.


In 2019, we set out and achieved a collective goal of walking across Canada which is approximately 7428 KM or 14,856,000 steps. This year, let's challenge each other as a group and go for a collective 20,000,000 steps!

Registration Opens Soon!