"Sport is community": Urban Indigenous peoples' meanings of community within sport

Sport and community are often interconnected, yet little is understood...

Kawartha Trans Canada Trail Outdoor Classroom

Ten Trans Canada Trail Lesson Plans include detailed outlines for teachers...

Success Stories

Learn to Camp with Saskatchewan Parks

Are you interested in the idea of camping but don’t know where to start?... Read More


How can you make a healthy lifestyle easy, playful and fun for kids? Why... Read More

Forest and the Femme- Outdoor Recreation Program for Marginalized Women

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

The Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015

Visit the new Framework for Recreation in Canada 2015 portal for tools and information on the Framework implementation process

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Latest News

National concussion protocol to apply to amateur sport groups, minister says

Added on Dec 8, 2016
Professional sports leagues won’t be compelled to adopt national standards on identifying and treating concussions — including when...

Swim to Survive® NWT Family Grant: Deadline Dec 9

Added on Dec 7, 2016
The Swim to Survive® NWT Family Grant allows organizations working with families (i.e. schools, foster groups, churches, youth tournaments...

Request for Proposal: Indigenous Community Engagement Facilitator - Northern AB

Added on Dec 6, 2016
Please see attached RFP for more details ALIF Partners is assisting a remote First Nation located in northern Alberta with the economic...

Upcoming Events

Evaluating Land-Based Programs Workshop: Yellowknife NWT - Deadline to register Jan 5, 2017

Feb 07, 2017
The NWT Recreation and Parks Association and the NWT On The Land...

International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Livable Communities: Calgary AB

Sep 19, 2017
Walk21 draws academia, citizens, policy-makers, urban planners, healthcare...

Recent Blog Posts

Summit Photo Album

We have collected some photos from the Parks Summit for you to enjoy and share. Below is a sneak... Read More

Canadian Parks Summit: Video Booth

The following playlists highlight videos that were shared with summit participants at the Parks For... Read More

Summit Recap Day 2: Connect and Conserve

Day Two of the parks conference saw delegates roll up their sleeves as they tackled the broader... Read More