She is the fitness expert of the year
Photo: City of Enderby
Enderby fitness expert Sheryl Hay took home a prestigious award for her contribution to the industry.
“I am delighted to congratulate Sheryl on winning the BC Fitness Professional of the Year award. This is well deserved,” Mayor Huck Galbraith said in a press release.
“Sheryl is an excellent instructor and so much more; is also a passionate advocate for the role fitness plays in the health and wellness of our community.
“From instilling basic movements in our youngest citizens to ensuring our seniors and seniors maintain their physical health, Sheryl’s impact spans all demographic groups. “Sheryl has led and, together with her colleagues, transformed our recreation department, which has enriched Enderby tremendously.”
Hay has been part of the leadership team providing recreation services in the North Okanagan community for more than a decade.
“Sheryl has expanded program options to serve community members from all walks of life. His mentorship has contributed to the growth of fitness professionals and lifeguards in the area, and his inspiring approach to education has helped countless residents achieve their health and wellness goals,” said Allysa Hopkins, chair of the Enderby and Area Services Commission and director of Electoral District F.
“Sheryl’s accomplishments include leading Enderby to victory as Canada’s Most Active Community in 2019 and contributing to a successful application for a new outdoor pool that received a $5 million grant.”
The BC Recreation and Parks Association’s Fitness Professional of the Year award recognizes a fitness leader who has demonstrated strength in bringing individuals and communities together and has made outstanding contributions to fitness leadership in their community by motivating, educating and influencing active and less active individuals. Adopting a physically active lifestyle.