Affordable Fun! A Strategy by the City of Regina to Create Opportunities for All

The article looks at Regina's Affordable Fun Program that lets recreation services be accessible to everyone, regardless of barriers, such...

An Environmental Approach to Park Design

The article provides suggestions on how to include more natural areas into parks and presents a case study of a park in British Columbia...

Aqua Fitness is Riding a Wave of Popularity

The article describes the increased popularity of aqua fitness, the benefits and why it is becoming one of the preferred ways of fitness...

Aquatic Climbing Walls

The article focuses on a British Columbia recreation facility which has incorporated a climbing wall next to the indoor pool. //

Audit Addresses Recreation Facility Safety

The article summarizes the need and objectives of a safety audit in recreation centres. The main concern in recreation centres involves the...

Backyard Waterfront Safety

The article summarizes some safety information (equipment and first aid) and rules for those with pools in their backyard. //

Boards, Baskets & Blades

The article focuses on West Vancouver and their integration of recreation spaces for young people in high use public parks.

Bring Coaching Education to the Community: North Vancouver, BC

The article focuses on the North Vancouver Recreation Commission adopting a coaching policy stating all coaches must be certified, and the...

Bubble Covers Converts in Quebec

The article focuses on bubble covering to protect the greens from winter damage and how it has saved time, energy, and costs. //

Building a Recreation Facility Where Do You Start?

The article looks at the considerations and the steps that are required when building a recreation facility. //

Calm Dwellings. Treatment of Pioneer Cemeteries

The article looks at historic/pioneer cemeteries and how to care for them in this day and age.

Canada's Flowing

The article looks at the Canadian Heritage River System and their objective of creating a country-wide system that reflects the diversity...

Canada's Yukon - the Magic & the Mystery

The article looks at the changes in Yukon's Recreation and Parks Association and their achievements.

Canadian Swim Patrol: Training a New Generation

The brief article describes a program started by the Lifesaving Society and targets those 8-11 years old and have progressed through the...

Candiac's Parc de la Promenade Undergoes Environmental Improvement

The article describes the environmental changes to the Parc de la Promenade located in Montreal, Quebec, ensuring the greenspaces were...

City of Yorkton Ravine Ecological Preserve

The article focuses on the City of Yorkton and their efforts of transforming the Ravine/Hopkins Lake area into a place for wildlife a place...

Community Outdoor Swimming Pools A Unique Approach

The article describes how community pools in Beaconsfield are run differently with volunteer driven committees and also states their goals...

Compte rendu du comite national pour la sécurité dans les terrains de jeu

L'année 1998 a été une année excitante de croissance et de développement pour la sécurité dans les terrains de jeu au Canada. L'Association...

Core Park - Regina

The article presents the project that will transform one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Regina, with considerations towards storm water...

Court Ruling on Sex Abuse Worries Youth Groups

The article summarizes the court ruling of how clubs, school and treatment centres can be found liable for sexual abuse on children and how...

Covering Old Ground Planning and Implementing Historic Walking Tours Within Your Community

The article offers advice for those looking to develop a walking tour from scratch, such as, how to get started, making a plan, and doing...

Current Trends in the Pricing & Marketing of Public Leisure Services

This article examines the marketing efforts of leisure agencies with special emphasis on user fees, and offers suggestions for improving...

Des rabais pour les aînés l'avenir est garant de nombreuses questions, mais les réponses faciles sont rares

Un moyen éprouvé de mousser la participation est d'offrir des rabais. On offre souvent des rabais ou des subventions aux familles, aux...

Discounts for Older Adults: The Future Promises Many Questions, but Few Easy Answers

The article discusses the tradition of discounts, the necessity of them and how they are mostly focused towards older adults.

Droits d'utilisation des usagers du programme

Le dossier des droits d'utilisation des programmes de loisirs est l'un des exemples les plus frappants des différences de politiques entre...

Evaluate Playgrounds

Describes a project in Regina to create a database to document, for each playground, the assortment, condition and visual appeal of the...

Fit for Life

The article focuses on how recreation is an important component of health and medical care in Canada.

Golfers Prefer Walking over Riding in Carts

A brief report on results of a National Golf Foundation/USA TODAY Golf in America on-line survey. Originally Published in Parks and...

Good News for Safe Boating in New Powerboat Requirements

The brief article summarizes the changes and the restrictions made for safe boating. //

Highlights of Air Quality Guidelines for Arenas in Nova Scotia

The article focuses on guidelines developed to control combustion emissions from ice edgers/resurfacers and to also protect individuals...

How Children Get Ahead in Life

The article makes note of a study that states that the child's success rate in the labour market are influenced by family structure, the...

Illuminating our Future: Parks and Recreation in Canada (from the Journal Parks and Recreation Canada)

In February 1998, 55 parks and recreation practitioners from across Canada met in BC for a three-day "think tank" called Illuminating our...

Iron Man

The article is about Roman Jezek, Canada's oldest triathlete. The article goes through his trials and tribulations of his health and his...

Keeping the Lights. A Proposal for Lighthouse Protection Act

The article summarizes the importance of lighthouses in the Maritimes and how they are part of the Canadian culture.

La commercialisation du patrimoine Méfions-nous!

Cet article suggere de prenez du recul avec votre organisation ou votre communauté et faites des prévisions sur ce à quoi vous aimeriez qu'...

La toile à bulles

Les plus grandes innovations dans le domaine du golf viennent des autres industries, comme ce fut le cas pour le tir au laser, le systeme...

Le conditionnement physique en milieu aquatique connaît une vague de popularité

Le conditionnement physique en milieu aquatique par contre utilise l'eau d'une toute autre façon. Ce programme est constitué d'exercices à...

Le loisir chez les Acadiens

Une histoire relativement jeune don’t les enjeux sont importants.

Les bienfaits des partenariats : Prolonger les bienfaits jusque dans le nouveau millénaire

Cet article explique (en ANGLAIS) les bienfaits des partenariats.

Les piscines en plein air communautaires — Un système unique

Beaconsfield et d'autres communautés de l'ouest de l'île sont heureuses d'avoir des piscines en plein air fructueuses et indépendantes qui...

Life Cycling Planning

The article focuses on the importance of life cycle planning and how it must be seen as a priority. //

Loisir : vers un renouveau

Par la suite, dans les années 80, «le livre blanc» mettait fin à la forte fragmentation du loisir qui se retrouvait dans plus d'une dizaine...

Manitoba - Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

The article takes a look at Manitoba and the establishment of the Manitoba Parks and Recreation Association.

Marketing Heritage - Beware!

The article points out a few issues when mixing heritage with tourism and how it can be detrimental to the land.

National Playground Safety

The article outlines what the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association will be contributing to for playground safety and what needs to be...

Northwest Territories Recreation & Parks Association. A Community Development Approach to Sport and Recreation.

The article looks at the Northwest Territories Recreation and Parks Association and their focus on developing healthy communities.

On the Beaten Track... The Island's Millennium Legacy

The article takes us through the past, present, and future of recreation in Prince Edward Island.

One Hundred Years of Recreation and Parks in Saskatchewan

The article summarizes how recreation has evolved in Saskatchewan for the past one hundred years.

Ontario - The Roots of Parks and Recreation in Canada

The article summarizes how recreation has evolved in Ontario in how it has led initiatives, but now is suffering with the lack of public...

Ottawa Prepares Parks System for Millennium Celebration

The article looks at the improvements and refurbishments of well-known parks in Ottawa in anticipation of Millennium celebrations....

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