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Dr. Mike Evans' Advice for Promoting Physical Activity

Dr. Mike Evans was the keynote speaker for the final session of the Summit – you remember his 23½... Read More

Call to Action Round Up

Is today the day we recommit ourselves to the purpose, the passion, against all odds? Delegates... Read More

How considering parental, peer, and self-perception can combat obesity

On the last morning of the Global Summit, research presentations turned to questions of how... Read More

Success Stories

Forest and the Femme- Outdoor Recreation Program for Marginalized Women

Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program... Read More

National Youth Week Calender of Events for Peterborough Ontario

A week long celebration in Peterborough Ontario.There are so many exciting... Read More

Speak Up! Spoken Word Workshop.

Learn and understand more about creative writing and thinking about... Read More

ARPA Conference 2014: Conference Presentations Now Online


Find presentations from the ARPA Conference, held in March, offering insight on topics ranging from Leadership to Program Delivery to Physical Literacy.  Conference Presentations

Latest News

Nokiidaa Trail is growing breath of fresh air in 3 growing towns

Added on May 21, 2015
Winding through forest, under bridges and past some of the natural heritage that has shaped Aurora, Newmarket and East Gwillimbury over the...

Dose of nature just what the doctor ordered

Added on May 21, 2015
A growing body of scientific evidence shows that time spent outside in parks and natural areas - or even looking out a window at trees -...

Kraft Project Play - Nominations close June 14, 2015

Added on May 20, 2015
Kraft Project Play is giving away $325,000 to upgrade recreational facilities. Nominate your project now at


Collaborative Leadership and Knowledge Translation Practices in Fall Prevention

This series of four newsletters describes collaborative leadership and...

Older Adults Physical Activity Poster

This poster was created to help raise awareness of the Canadian Physical...

Physical activity guidelines for after school programs in Nova Scotia

These guidelines are a resource to help: After school program providers...

Upcoming Events

June Is Parks and Recreation Month

Jun 01, 2015
CPRA celebrates the month of June as Parks and Recreation Month. We take...

Parks Canada Learn to Camp Workshop - Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site NS

Jul 25, 2015
Thinking about learning how to camp? Every year, Parks Canada and Mountain...