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Parks and Recreation Ontario
Annual Education Forum 
2006

Allocating Facilities Equitably

This interactive session from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, explores several alternative approaches and...

Best Practices for the Construction and Maintenance of Sustainable Trails for All Ontarians - Draft

Provides a one page summary of design guidelines for slope, corridor and surface. Handout from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual...

Brock University’s Research on Recreation

Discusses partnerships, linkages and what local sport and recreation organizations are doing in the way of delivering programs in the...

Building a Team that Fits Your Operation

This presentation provides information on how to define an organization's operating culture, the elements of a good job description,...

Community Development that Works

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, provides an overview of a unique community-based model...

Community Soccer: Issues and Opportunities

This presentation from the 2006 Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum provides insight into the issues facing soccer...

Customer Service: A Game of Attitude

Outlines five simple steps that can help any employee to become a manager of conflict, while continuing to provide and maintain quality...

Dancing with Conflict, "Taking the Right STEPS"

Identifies simple steps to control everyday conflicts in the workplace, and how to recognize the true issues as well as creative solutions...

Designing Quality Customer Service Research

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education Forum, examines best practices for qualitative and...

Facilitation 101

This handout from the 2006 Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum, provides an overview of facilitation skills, and benefits,...

Increasing Opportunities for Low Income Families

Provides an overview of initiatives in York Region: the mechanics, and how to manage process and partnerships. Presentation from the Parks...

Insights into Ontario Trillium Foundation Funding

Provides insights into OTF's funding criteria, application process, and funding priorities. from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006...

Lights, Camera: Staff Training Goes Live

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, provides an overview of Caledon’s Summer Camp Training...

Major Events in Small Towns

This presentation from the 2006 Parks and Recreation Ontario Annual Education Forum, discusses all the stages of hosting a provincial or...

Ontario's Recreation Infrastructure Challenge

Presents a summary of the PRO multi-year research project looking at sport and recreation facilities in Ontario. Presentation from the...

Opening Doors to Persons with Disabilities

This workshop provides an overview of the Active Living Resource Centre , the Municipal Decal Recognition program, and the new Community...

Parks and Recreation Ontario, Ontario Parks Association and Ontario Trails Council : Strategic partnership working to make a difference

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education forum, outlines the characteristics of this partnership,...

Physical Activity and Parks and Recreation Services

This presentation provides: a review of recent developments in physical activity, a discussion of the opportunity for repositioning the...

Proposed Design Standards for Recreation Trails

Comparison of design standards for recreation trails, from a variety of sources. Handout from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual...

Revenue Generation for Recreation Services

Outlines steps to set the stage for long-term corporate relationships and partnership development. Presentation at the Parks and Recreation...

Seven Keys to Marketing Success

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education Forum discusses practical, cost-effective ways to communicate...

Universal Design of Trails - Chart

Chart of design considerations cross- tabulated to disability issues. Handout from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education...

Universal Trail Assessment Process

Sample information for trail users about the Universal Trail Assessment Process. Handout from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual...

Your Marketing Toolkit

Handout from a brochure, flyer and postcard clinic at the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2006 Annual Education Forum. Includes information on...
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