Recent Blog Posts

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

The MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do It!) Program

The MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do It!) Program is a community... Read More

Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK)

SPARK strives to encourage enjoyable, age-appropriate physical activity... Read More

Alberta Project Promoting active Living and healthy Eating in Schools (APPLE Schools)

The APPLE Schools is a comprehensive school health intervention... Read More

Move It!: Active Healthy Kids Canada Action Posters

Action Posters

Move it, Inspire it, Encourage it, Teach it, Promote it! Great facts and tips to help you get children and youth moving in your community!  Download Posters

Latest News

Humber Arboretum’s outdoor education programming enhanced by Weston Family grant

Added on Mar 26, 2015
A recent Weston Family Parks Challenge grant brings together diverse partners to help “connect youth and community members to nature...

Calgary sees sudden spike in low-income recreation fee assistance in 2014

Added on Mar 23, 2015
Calgary offers discounted recreation fees to low-income residents through a program that has seen stagnant uptake for the past five years...

Harper Government and Heart and Stroke Foundation continue their work to install AEDs in recreational hockey arenas

Added on Mar 20, 2015
Representatives of the federal government were recently at the Harry Howell Arena in Waterdown to highlight the installation of two...


Yes I can play sports! Sport for Children and Youth with Disabilities: Presentation

Children with disabilities encounter many constraints to participate in...

Women in Community Sport Leadership Roles: A survey of women sport volunteers in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada

This poster presents the results of a study designed to examine the roles...

Girls and Women in Parasport – How to Make it Happen

This survey about girls and women with disabilities participating in sport...

Upcoming Events

Collaborative Partnerships: Three-part Webinar series

Apr 23, 2015
Each webinar is 1.5 hours. Separate registration for each. Part 1 ...

Management Workshop Series: Conflict resolution/Managing people/Dealing with difficult people - Toronto and London ON

Apr 15, 2015
This new Management Workshop Series from Parks and Recreation Ontario is...