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

A Swinging 1950s Christmas at the Surrey Museum!

“Discovery Saturday: Very Vintage Christmas” event on Saturday, Dec. 20,... Read More

Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk

The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk brings families... Read More

Playing for Keeps- Neighborhood Games

Playing for Keeps is… Hitting the ground running. Getting the ball... Read More

Feature Collection: Master Plans

Sample Park Master Plan Aerial View

Latest News

Ontario Ball Hockey Federation seeking applications to create ball hockey leagues - Deadline Jan 5, 2015

Added on Dec 16, 2014
The Ontario Ball Hockey Federation (OBHF) is seeking applications from Ontario-based organizations and individuals interested in creating...

Combating childhood obesity: National Health and Fitness Day act passes in Parliament

Added on Dec 16, 2014
BC MP John Weston is elated after his bill to establish the first Saturday in June as National Health and Fitness Day passed last week. The...

Parents encouraged to unplug at parks - Nanaimo

Added on Dec 12, 2014
Nanaimo’s largest parks could soon feature new reminders for parents to ‘unplug and play.’ The Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership just...

Resources

Integrating Social Media in Your Work: Tools, Health Promotion Examples, and Next Steps - Webinar

Webinar, 1 hour, 11 minutes This presentation covers: Current trends...

MP: St. John's Parks and Open Space Master Plan

This Parks and Open Space Master Plan is built on the notion that an...

The Positive Impacts of Physical Activity on the Whole Child: Evidence Brief

This Evidence Brief reviewed the recent review-level literature on...

Upcoming Events

2015 PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show - Collingwood ON

Mar 24, 2015
This premier educational event brings together park, recreation, culture,...

Active Transportation Policy Case Studies and Maps: Webinar

Jan 20, 2015
Webinar, one hour. Times are in EST. The Canadian Partnership Against...