Event Calendar

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NS Hiking Summit - Digby NS - Registration Deadline April 25

Apr 29, 2016 to May 01, 2016
Hike Nova Scotia invites individuals and groups with an interest in hiking, walking and snowshoeing to the fifth annual Nova Scotia Hiking...

National Youth Week - Across Canada

May 01, 2016 to May 07, 2016
National Youth Week is May 1–7 every year, a week dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their...

Essentials for Finding and Keeping Quality Volunteers: Webinar

May 02, 2016
Webinar, 1.5 hours. Leader Brenda Herchmer. 1:00 PM EST, 12:00 noon CT, 11:00 MT, 10:00 AM PT Community building always involves...

Playground Safety Certification Course - Calgary AB

May 03, 2016 to May 06, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Calgary, Alberta on May 3-6, 2016. The...

2016 Sport For Life Mini-Summit - Fort Smith NT

May 03, 2016 to May 05, 2016
WORKSHOPS: Introduction to Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) Becoming a CS4L community Physical Literacy 101: Introduction to Physical...

Municipalities, Sport & LTAD: Which Way Forward? - Online Webinar

May 03, 2016
Free webinar, 1 hour. Parks and Recreation Ontario and Canadian Sport for Life are pleased to offer a new webinar. 1:00 PM to 2:00...

Municipalities, Sport and LTAD: Which Way Forward? - Online Webinar

May 03, 2016
Free webinar, 1 hour, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT). This webinar will focus on the results of a two-year project led by Parks and...

New technology trends, uses, and health promotion implications: Free webinar

May 04, 2016
Webinar, 1 hour. What use is a FitBit? Wondering how the Internet of Things might affect your work?Is Virtual Reality a good thing or a bad...

Jane's Walk - many locations across Canada and internationally

May 06, 2016 to May 08, 2016
Jane's Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories about their...

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

May 07, 2016
This half-day course consists of extensive background Information Modules with scientific studies, biomechanics and methods for group...

Move For Health Day 2016: World Health Organization / BC events, tools, and resources

May 10, 2016
Every year, around 10 May, Member States are encouraged to promote physical activity with national activities - the day is known as "Move...

Risk Management Certification workshop - Toronto ON

May 10, 2016
This workshop will help professionals and management volunteers reduce the potential for liability that can occur in parks and recreation...

ACTIVATE 2016 National Youth Leadership Forum - May 11-15 - Ottawa ON

May 11, 2016 to May 15, 2016
ACTIVATE 2016 is a five-day forum (May 11-15) about empowering youth to create positive change in their communities. It’s all about youth...

Playground Safety Certification Course - Charlottetown PE

May 12, 2016 to May 15, 2016
The Canadian Playground Safety Institute (CPSI) is holding a combined Theory and Practical Course in Charlottetown, PE on April 12-15, 2016...

Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit 2016: Kemptville ON

May 13, 2016
The theme is “Making Connections” – Byways and Partnerships Who should attend? Rural and Urban from across Eastern Ontario Municipal...

CSEP-OSHF 2016 Professional Development Day - Toronto ON

May 13, 2016
OSHF is pleased to offer a special professional development event for certified members of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (...

Field Leader - Hiking Courses Spring & Fall - NS locations

May 14, 2016 to May 15, 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;...

Watch Your Step National Fall Prevention Conference 2016 - Calgary AB

May 16, 2016 to May 17, 2016
Co-hosted by the Injury Prevention Centre, University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, this conference will bring together experts...

Strategies for Hidden Disabilities in Sport and Community Activity - Saskatoon SK

May 16, 2016
This informative seminar will give you a glimpse into the world of Hidden Disabilities (ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum...

2016 Physical Activity Forum - Sweat is the Best Antidepressant: Where do we go from here? - Calgary / Edmonton

May 17, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Guy Faulkner, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia There is consistent evidence that physical activity...

Sweat is the best antidepressant: Where do we go from here? - Calgary and Edmonton AB

May 17, 2016
There is consistent evidence that physical activity prevents the onset of depression and that physical activity interventions reduce...

2016 Physical Activity Forum - Sweat is the Best Antidepressant: Where do we go from here? - Calgary / Edmonton

May 18, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Guy Faulkner, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia There is consistent evidence that physical activity...

Sweat is the best antidepressant: Where do we go from here? - Calgary and Edmonton AB

May 18, 2016
There is consistent evidence that physical activity prevents the onset of depression and that physical activity interventions reduce...

Children & Nature Network 2016 International Conference and Cities & Nature Summit: Saint Paul, MN

May 24, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Innovation, collaboration and commitment are the key ingredients for meaningful grassroots change. Join leaders from around the world to...

Age-Friendly Communities and Accessibility / Les collectivités amies des aînés et l`accessibilité: Webinar

May 24, 2016
Webinar, 1.5 hours by Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Association on Gerontology (via CHNET-Works)

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

May 25, 2016
This half-day course consists of extensive background Information Modules with scientific studies, biomechanics and methods for group...

PRO Mini Camp Conference - Toronto ON

May 26, 2016
PRO's mini conferences are annual professional development events that include several workshops that align with a common topic. Included...

Heart Wise Exercise and Move it Outside Training - Ottawa ON

May 26, 2016
The Heart Wise Exercise Training combines self-directed online learning with live in-person sessions designed to present best practice and...

2016 Recreation NL Annual General Meeting, Conference and Trade Show - St. John's NL

May 26, 2016 to May 28, 2016
Recreation NL’s 45th Annual General Meeting and Conference will take place in the City of St. John’s May 26 -28, 2016.

Fit Rendezvous 2016: Edmonton AB

May 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016
The Provincial Fitness Unit and AFLCA proudly present Fit Rendezvous 2016, Western Canada’s largest fitness conference. From...

Safe Kids Week - across Canada

May 30, 2016 to Jun 05, 2016
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Parachute’s Safe Kids Week is happening May 30 - June 5 in communities across Canada. Informed...