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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


Teen ACTION (“ACTION” is an acronym for Achieving Change Together In Our... Read More

NYC Beacons Youth & Adult Programs

Beacons programs are school-based community centers serving children age... Read More

Youth Enterprise Network (YEN).

YEN is a committee of the local Black Creek Coordinating Committee (a... Read More

Feature Collection: Accessible Play Spaces

Children on wheelchair Ramp at Playground Image:Rick Hansen Foundation

Latest News

Fewer kids playing hockey in Hamilton and across Ontario

Added on Oct 16, 2014
For a variety of reasons, there just aren't as many kids rushing out to play “Canada’s game” this season in the Hamilton area and across...

Parents say recreation pass rules discriminate - Nanaimo

Added on Oct 8, 2014
In Nanaimo, parents of adults with special needs say that the newly enforced policy  for financial assistance for recreation programs...

City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation and The Coca-Cola Company to Unveil First ATL Parks & Rec Play Mobile

Added on Oct 7, 2014
Today the City of Atlanta Department of Parks and Recreation joins forces with The Coca-Cola Company to launch its first ATL Parks &...



This resource, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, is intended...

Active Transportation for the School Journey

This WellSpring article outlines the benefits and challenges of using...

Road to Health: Improving Walking and Cycling in Toronto / The Walkable City

These reports are two in a series which explore what makes a healthy city...

Upcoming Events

Sports Turf Management and Maintenance Course - Lakeshore ON. Registration deadline Nov 14

Dec 01, 2014
This Sports Turf Canada course is designed to introduce the latest...

Synthetic Sports Turf Field Safety and Maintenance Program - Guelph ON. Registration deadline Nov 7

Nov 21, 2014
Sports Turf Canada and TURFIndustry Inc. have partnered to advance the...