"Kids Don't Need Equipment, They Need Opportunity"

The article talks about how children just require a place to play in order to develop and have fun.

Access to Recreation Threatened

The article summarized the study done on municipal recreation departments. They looked at five program areas for school-aged and youth. //

Aménagement Organisationnel Créer des aires de jeux favorables pour tous les enfants

Imaginez une aire de jeu où il serait possible de dévaler des pentes et d'y glisser l'hiver, de cultiver et de récolter des denrées...

An Arena Changing with the Times

The article looks at the improvements of Ville de la Baie's Municipal Centre. The new Municipal Centre now has a reputation for great...

Aquarena, Memorial University

The article looks at how the Aquarena, once a declining facility, is now a flourishing and popular centre.

Asking Serious Questions Playfully

The purpose of this article is to put forward a small plea to remember that fun can, with playful determination, complement the serious...

Being Prepared Could Save Lives

The article talks about the importance of parks and recreation departments being prepared in case of life-threatening situations, such as...

Beyond Boundaries - Within Limits

The article talks about the West Vancouver Mountain Risks and Safety Program that was developed to educate youth on safety for the outdoors...

BMX Cyclists Come Out From Underground in Mississauga

The article talks about how the City of Mississauga established dirt jump facilities for BMX riders and a skate ramp for skateboarders to...

Building Online Communities Together!

The article talks about how City of Dorval's Leisure and Cultural Deparmtne was able to create an online community that includes multiple...

BUMP in the Night

The article looks at extreme biking and the legal issues that come with illegal and unsafe structures and environmental damage.

Coal Harbour Community Centre and Park

The article summarizes the facility's designer, cost, and unique features. //

Communities can make health affordable

Describes a program offered by the City of Kanata's Recreation Department. Woman Alive offers women living on limited incomes fitness...

Community Bands Together Against Winter Moth

The article contains photos of how a community was able to work together and save the trees moths were affecting.

Digby, Nova Scotia Recreation

The article summarizes the improvements the Digby recreation department were able to make to the recreation complex. //

Emerging Trends Extreme Recreation

This article talks about how risk taking behaviour in organized recreation has an increase in interest over the last decade than any other...

Emerging Trends. Partnering

The article reflects on the changes partnership has done in the field of recreation and leisure.

Emerging trends: Healthy Environments

The article summarizes the changes made to help the environment and the increase of outdoor activity due to climate changes.

Extreme Racer's Journal. A Participant's View of the Bark Lake, BC

The article goes through what an extreme racer goes through during adventure racing. //

Free Diving at Aquatic Centres

The article lists steps of what to do when an individual is asking to perform a new activity that poses risks, such as free diving, at a...

From the Elora Prescription to Illuminating our Future

The article is about the purpose of the Elora Prescription and to create a strategy for challenges in the future in the parks and...

Green Spaces Deliver Many Benefits

The article looks at how parks were originally designed for recreation and aesthetic means, but now, these green spaces offer more benefits.

Hamiota Aquatic Centre

The article summarizes the facility's designer, cost, major contributors, and unique features to the building. //

Herbicides and Health: Your's & Your Lawn's

The article covers the effects of herbicides on the lawn, as well as, how it dangerously affects our health.

History of Recreation & Games

The article summarizes the history of modern leisure and sport and how it how it differs from today.

Humboldt Public School Multipurpose Playground

The article summarizes the playground's designers, what fundraisers they did, and unique features. //

Intellectual Property

The article looks at intellectual property and the basics that are important to know.

L'accès aux Loisirs est Menacé

A l'été 2000, le Conseil canadien de développement social s'est associé à l'Association canadienne des parcs et loisirs afin d'effectuer un...

La carte «Playcard»

La ville et le district de North Vancouver se situent entre Grouse Mountain et le secteur riverain; ils comptent 150 000 habitants. Ils...

Landsdowne Outdoor Recreation Development Association CPRA Award of Excellence for Innovation and Leadership

The article focuses on the Lansdowne Outdoor Recreational Development Association which has received a national Award of Excellence. The...

Le groupe «Spice of Life»

es membres du groupe «Spice of Life» sont les ambassadeurs et ambas-sadrices d'un mode de vie sain pour les aînés. Le groupe est composé de...

Le secteur bénévole et communautaire et le gouvernement du Canada: Un passé historique et un nouveau départ

Le gouvernment du Canada et le secteur bénévole et communautaire partagent une longue tradition, celle d'unir leurs forces pour atteindre...

Les Communautés s'unissent contre l'arpenteuse tardive

Le Conseil des parcs et loisirs de Vancouver a adopté une gestion intégrée des parasites (GIP) afin de gérer les épidémies d'insectes. Des...

Les Herbicides

Il y a près de cinquante ans, l'entreprise qui détient le brevet original pour l'herbicide 2,4-D a publié une brochure à l'intention de ses...

Les Obligations Reliées aux terrains de jeu

Les terrains de base-bail et de soccer, les patinoires intérieures et extérieures, et tous les autres terrains de jeu procurent énormément...

Living on the Edge

The article summarizes that humans have exploited natural landscapes for resources which causes problems on different types of fauna. Goals...

Loisirs et jeux? Pour le plaisir? Qui êtes-vous? Une sorte de pervers?

Ce sont vos arrière-arrière-grands-parents qui ont construit les fondations des loisirs modernes et du sport avec les Scouts, les camps d'...

Loisirs pour la jeunesse à risque une association socio-éducative

L'objectif du programme est de les garderà l'école et de les réintégrer dans un programme régulier ou dans un autre programme parallèle....

Lorsque le loisir s'associe a des clubs sociaux une excellente affaire

Les directeurs municipaux et les clubs sociaux ont beaucoup de points en commun : l'orgueil et le désir d'améliorer continuellement leur...

Meeting the Needs of a Low-Income Community in Canada (2001)

The article talks addresses the needs to be considered and the challenges that will occur when providing facilities to those in low-income...

Mission Creek Greenway

The article summarizes the details of the different improvement phases to a green space in British Columbia. //

Multiplex Phase 1: Aquatic Centre

The article summarizes the first phase of development of the facility. It provides information about the architect, the major components...

New Millennium Brings New Priorities & Directions for Parks Management Professionals

The article talks about the amalgamation of the Halifax Regional Municipality and how it created major park and environmental issues. As a...

Nouvelles Tendances Environnements Pains

Il ne fait pratiquement aucun doute que les gens sont de plus en plus conscients et préoccupés de la qualité de leur environnement...

NOUVELLES TENDANCES Les loisirs extrêmes

On peut facilement prédire que les jeunes tenteront toujours d'aller un peu plus loin et qu'ils seront toujours à la recherche de l'...

Nouvelles tendances les partenariats

Le thème de ce numéro, "Les partenariats", exprime l'une des plus importantes tendances à influencer notre sphère d'activités depuis dix...

One Family's Secrets of Having Fun

The article is from a father who writes about the importance of learning to have fun again from our children and youth. //

One for the Road

The article looks at a few incidents caused by alcohol and how the courts handled it.

Opening Doors to Nasty Pests and Diseases

The article looks at how pests and diseases will increase to spread around the world as technology advances for traveling and shipping.

Parkland Recreation Complex

The article summarizes the facility's architect, cost, unique features, and funding. //

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