Event Calendar

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Nordic Pole Walking Instructors Certification Course: Kanata and Toronto ON, Victoria BC

Oct 01, 2016
This half-day course consists of extensive background Information Modules with scientific studies, biomechanics and methods for group...

Playground Safety Certification Course - Kingston, ON

Oct 04, 2016 to Oct 07, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Kingston, ON on October 4-7, 2016. The...

Heart Wise Exercise: Meeting the Needs of Your Clients With a Chronic Health Condition: London and Kingston ON

Oct 04, 2016
OSHF is pleased to continue its partnership with Heart Wise Exercise and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to offer specialized...

International Walk to School Day / Month

Oct 05, 2016
Join students and families across Canada to celebrate International Walk to School Month (IWALK) in October. This is an annual global event...

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) 2016 Conference - Victoria BC

Oct 12, 2016 to Oct 15, 2016
Keynotes:John Sutton Lecture:  Dr. Ben LevineAPNM Presidents’ Lecture: Dr. Kristin Campbell - in Honour of Don...

Physical Literacy for Communities: Webinar

Oct 12, 2016
Webinar, 1 hour. 10:00-11:00 am PST, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT  Sport for Life Society is excited to launch a new...

Communities of Practice: Walkable Communities - Free Webinar

Oct 12, 2016
Free Webinar, 1 hour. Start time 2:00 PM MDT

Field Leader - Hiking Courses Spring & Fall - NS locations

Oct 15, 2016 to Oct 16, 2016
Four Field Leader - Hiking Courses will be offered as follows: May 14-15 in Antigonish; June 9-10 in Sydney; October 15-16 in Wolfville;...

Restorative Care Education Training Course (RCET) - Brampton, London, Cambridge, ON

Oct 15, 2016
This course is one of several courses and workshops developed by the Canadian Centre for Active Aging (CCAA). Restorative Care (RC)...

6th Global Forum on Health Promotion / 6e Forum mondial sur la promotion de la santé - Charlottetown PEI

Oct 16, 2016 to Oct 17, 2016
The theme for the 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion is Health Promotion - At the Very Heart of Sustainability, and it will...

"Active at Work"? Part 2...it matters more than you think! - London ON

Oct 16, 2016
This workshop will provide the answers to the questions employers have around the effectiveness and benefits of wellness programs and...

2016 Creative City Summit - Surrey BC - Earlybird deadline Aug 19

Oct 17, 2016 to Oct 19, 2016
Theme: The Future Lives Here: Bridging Cultures and Building Communities. 

Foundational Community Building Certificate program - Five webinars

Oct 17, 2016
Five 1.5 hour webinars, some face-to-face workshops an option. NOTE: Only the first webinar date indicated above. Dates are Oct 17, 24, 31...

Health Promotion Ontario Conference - Ottawa ON

Oct 18, 2016 to Oct 19, 2016
Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas...

2016 Tri Regional Recreation Director Conference - Onanole MB

Oct 18, 2016 to Oct 19, 2016
For more information or to register, please email Karla Gurke [email protected]

Playground Safety Certification Course - Yorkton, SK

Oct 18, 2016 to Oct 21, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Yorkton, SK on October 18-21, 2016....

Playground Safety Certification Course - Hampton, NB

Oct 18, 2016 to Oct 21, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Hampton, NB on October 18-21, 2016....

Tiered Exercise Program (TEP-Facilitator) - London ON

Oct 19, 2016
The Tiered Exercise Program, developed by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, includes three exercise programs for older adults...

Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) Conference - Waterloo ON

Oct 20, 2016 to Oct 23, 2016
The Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) had its beginnings in Edmonton in 1969 as a meeting of scholars...

Ophea Conference 2016: Niagara Falls ON

Oct 20, 2016 to Oct 21, 2016
Packed with invaluable experiences, the Ophea conference presents educators from across the field with essential information, teaching...

Therapeutic Recreation Professional Development Workshop: Winnipeg MB

Oct 20, 2016
Workshop theme: “Meaningful for All” Leisure is considered a human right under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the...

2016 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) Conference and Energize Workshop - Jasper AB

Oct 20, 2016 to Oct 22, 2016
This year’s conference theme is “Charting the Course” and continues to build upon our strong connection to A Framework for Recreation in...

Maximizing the Strategic Impact of your Volunteer Program: Free Webinar

Oct 20, 2016
Webinar, 1 hours. 10am PST / 1pm EST This free Charity Village webinar, presented by volunteer management expert Stacy Ashton, will...

Recent Advances in the Prevention and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference - Ottawa ON

Oct 24, 2016 to Oct 26, 2016
This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The...

2016 Better Workplace Conference: Making a Difference Through Transformation - Vancouver BC

Oct 25, 2016 to Oct 26, 2016
The Better Workplace Conference is the premier forum to enact workplace transformation. You will hear about transformation strategies that...

Playground Safety Certification Course - Leduc, AB

Oct 25, 2016 to Oct 28, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Leduc, AB on October 25-28, 2016. The...

Take Me Outside Day - across Canada

Oct 26, 2016
Take Me Outside Day, in partnership with The Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, is an opportunity for schools across Canada and around...

Inclusion and Access to Recreation - Low Income: Evaluation of Mississauga ActiveAssist Fee Assistance Program - Webinar

Oct 26, 2016
Free Webinar, 1 hour. Mississauga's ActiveAssist fee assistance program offers a per person credit of $275 to individuals and families...

10th Annual Sport Canada Research Initiative (SCRI) Conference - Gatineau QC

Oct 27, 2016 to Oct 28, 2016
This is your chance to engage and network researchers, analysts, sport leaders, and the physical activity sector. Meet with the thought...

2016 SPRA Conference and Annual General Meeting - Regina SK

Oct 27, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association's Conference and Annual General Meeting, will be hosted in conjunction with the...

Urban Ravine Restoration: Plants, Plans and Progress

Oct 28, 2016
With action at all levels of government and increasing interest among residents, Toronto's ravines present our city with exciting...

Perspectives in Exercise, Health and Fitness 2016: Kananaskis AB

Oct 28, 2016 to Oct 30, 2016
Bringing the latest research to practice, Perspectives draws hundreds of Canada’s most qualified exercise professionals and researchers to...