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

International Dieppe Kite Festival

Dieppe KITE International is the largest festival of its kind in North... Read More

"We Can Together" program - Learning the Art of Canning and Food Preservation With Seniors.

Interior Community Services is receiving thousands of dollars in federal... Read More

Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program: Walk-Jog-Cycle, Lawn Games, Motorcycle Riders Group & Fishing

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor ... Read More

Latest News

Should sex offenders be banned from public parks?

Added on Aug 27, 2014
This is a controversy in Vigo County Indiana, where proponents believe it would make parks ssfer places for children to play, but the parks...

Calgary firefighters water city parks as training exercise

Added on Aug 27, 2014
As Calgary firefighters train, they are watering areas in city parks that are often dry and subject to grass fires. CBC News

Taking a Stand: balancing the BENEFITS and RISKS of physical activity in children

Added on Aug 20, 2014
The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology has published their position and recommendations on the promotion of childhood physical...

Resources

Issues and Challenges of Recreation Providers in Newfoundland and Labrador

This presentation looked at a study into issues and challenges faced by...

Reconomics: The Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation

This report shows the popularity of outdoor activities and the benefits it...

Flourishing Children Project

The Flourishing Children Project is part of a major initiative by Child...

Upcoming Events

R.O.A.R. (Rural Ontario-east Active Recreation) Conference - Calabogie ON

Sep 22, 2014
This conference is a way to bring together various rural communities and...

Orientation to Community Building and Online Learning: Free Webinar

Sep 15, 2014
Free webinar, 1 hour. 11:00am MT, 1:00pm ET. As a social enterprise...