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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

Wild About Vancouver (WAV) Outdoor Education Festival

Wild About Vancouver (WAV) Outdoor Education Festival is a free public... Read More

Town of Georgina’s 2015 Youth Week Celebration!

The Town Georgina in partnership with Jericho Youth Services is pleased to... Read More

Youth Revolution Pay it Forward: Family, School, Community

MISSION Emphasis on the prevention of harm from the rise of drugs and... 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

Hit the (outdoor) gym

Added on Apr 27, 2015
With free, outdoor workout space on the rise globally, ranging from Los Angeles' highly visible “adult fitness zones” to more recent...

Smoking ban sought for Brockville parks

Added on Apr 24, 2015
In an effort to harmonize Brockville's rules with those set by Smoke-Free Ontario Act passed in 2014 and already enforced by...

Looking for parks in unexpected places

Added on Apr 22, 2015
Toronto likes to call itself “A city within a park” but as its population explodes, the park is getting relatively smaller and more...


Complete Streets Toolkit (U.S.)

This toolkit is the result of a collaboration between the Chicago...

Healthy Children on the Move: Physical Activity in the Childcare Setting - Webinar Recording

Webinar recording, 1.5 hours. This webinar focuses on physical activity,...

Level Up: Promoting positive mental health and overall well-being with children and youth

Level Up is a free online resource that supports educators and...

Upcoming Events

Burlington Physical Literacy Summit - Burlington ON

May 26, 2015
Have a Heart for Burlington invites you to its first Physical...

Ophea Conference 2015: Toronto ON

Oct 15, 2015
Join us for an invaluable professional learning experience for leaders who...