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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

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... Read More

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Latest News

CPRA Professional Development Certification (PDC): First course begins Sept 8

Added on Aug 28, 2015
The CPRA PDC is Canada’s only professional development certification program for recreation and parks practitioners. From the date of...

Getting kids out and moving

Added on Aug 28, 2015
At a recent event that was an effort to act on the recommendations accompanying a recent D- grade for the Province of Ontario...

RISE-ALIVE brings aboriginal youth programs to five community centres around Vancouver: Video

Added on Aug 28, 2015
A group of Vancouver First Nations people has launched the Responsible Indigenous Strategic Empowerment (RISE) initiative that’s...


Walking Works

This report is an extensive overview of the mounting research into the...

Impact of adopting school-based active transportation policy: Evidence Brief

This evidence brief investigates the effectiveness of active...

Guide for Successful Groups

This document was created by The City and the Red Deer & District...

Upcoming Events

HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) / HIGH FIVE® QUEST - Regina and Saskatoon SK

Oct 17, 2015
Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) provides in depth...

Forever in motion Leader Workshop - Outlook, North Battleford, and Carrot River SK

Sep 18, 2015
This workshop is designed to train participants to lead a safe and...