Promoting active play for children 0-12: A review of community-based interventions - Evidence Brief

This Evidence Brief asks: What types of community-based interventions are...

ViaSport Gender Equity in Sport and Physical Activity Policy

A policy statement from ViaSport that "is committed to broadening access,...

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

2015 ARPA Conference Presentations now online


This year's conference, held in October in Lake Louise, centered on the theme: Revitalizing Recreation. Go to Presenations

Latest News

Central East Physcial Literacy Summit 2016 Call for Presenters: Deadline Dec 14, 2015

Added on Nov 27, 2015
The Central East Physical Literacy Summit, to be held Apr 15-16, 2015, is accepting submissions for sessions that combine practical take-...

Applications Open for Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Funding

Added on Nov 26, 2015
Ontario is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 intake of the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund, a program which...

Provincial Parks Set New Visitation Record in 2015

Added on Nov 26, 2015
Saskatchewan’s provincial parks and recreation sites hit a new attendance record of nearly 3.9 million visits in 2015.  This is an...

Upcoming Events

#A Better Serve: Enabling Mental Health Accessibility in Ontario’s Physical Activity Field: Public Forum

Dec 03, 2015
A free public forum of engaging speakers to celebrate the launch of CMHA...

Central East Physcial Literacy Summit 2016 - Peterborough, Kawartha, Northumberland Region ON

Apr 15, 2016
Summit Theme: Physical Literacy for Lifelong ParticipationAudience:...

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