Parks and Recreation Ontario Conference Papers 2008

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Parks and Recreation Ontario
Annual Education Forum
March 30 - April 2, 2008
Huntsville, Ontario

 

50 Great Transition Games

This handout from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, includes 12 activities from the publication 50 Grrrreat...

Applying a Comprehensive Asset Management Strategy Toward Parks and Recreation Infrastructure

Provides an understanding of Condition Auditing and the various types of audits that can be applied, explains how to apply a Facility...

Best Practices in Risk Management

This session, at the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, focuses on identifying existing and potential risk...

Building Brand Awareness and Support for HIGH FIVE

The presentation discusses the importance and benefits of consistent branding, how to use cost-effective tools to generate revenue through...

Built Environment and Physical Activity Correlation

This presentation discusses the correlation between the built environment and physical activity , how to incorporate design characteristics...

Caring Communities

This presentation discusses the power of community voice and community collaboration, youth asset development strategies, and an easily...

Communities in Action Funding

The purpose of this presentation is to explain the funding priorities of the Ministry of Health Promotion, identify what makes a good CIAF...

Community Mobilization Through Social Development

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, explains the concept of community policing, crime...

Creating Community Through Special Events

This presentation focuses on strategies and guidelines on creating community with special events.

Creating Magic and Excitement to Increase Physical Activity

This presentation focusses on creating excitement around increasing physical activity, working collaboratively with neighboring...

Developing a Strategic Public Relations and Promotions Plan

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, discusses how to understand and define your target...

Employee Engagement and Retention

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, discusses the connection between employee...

Event Planning

This session provides new ideas and approaches to event theming, ideas on accessing resources, and an understanding of current and future...

From Volunteer Management to Citizen Engagement: Lessons from Dufferin Grove Park

This session discusses the challenge of initiating a community development model within a municipal bureaucratic structure, solutions to...

HIGH FIVE Handouts - Positive Feedback to program participants and staff

These handouts, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, include a list of 40 ways to provide positive feedback...

High Impact Leadership

This keynote address from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, provides practical ways to develop leadership...

How to Undertake a Feasibility Study for a New Recreation Facility

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, discusses managing community expectations,...

Improving Access for Low Income Families in Ontario

This presentation discusses how to identify recommendations and initiatives regarding access that are applicable to a community, take steps...

Inclusion is Engagement

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, discusses forming partnerships to enable recreation...

Increasing Activity Among Women 55-70

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum discusses women 55- 70 as a unique client group, the...

It's Not About the Weight: It's About the Person

This presentation encourages the participation of overweight and obese youth in physical activity, explains how to use language and develop...

LEED Construction for Government and Community Centres

This presentation explains the benefits of using an environmentally sustainable approach in building design, how the LEED point system...

Out of the Car and Onto the Trail

This presentation articulates the importance and benefits of active transportation as a means for getting people more active, and explains...

Parks Protection Program

Describes an award winning program which has reduced inappropriate activities in parks, and stresses the importance of communication with...

Physical Activity and Obesity in Children

This presentation provides some facts and statistics about obesity in children, the factors that influence that and ways to make healthy...

Planning Activities with and for Multicultural Groups

The presentation focuses on improving activities for communities with diverse ethnic groups. It provides a list of recreation centres that...

Putting Your Heart into Healthy Active Kids: Tackling Childhood Obesity - Knowledge into Action

This presentation discusses leading edge research and practices aimed at improving physical activity levels in children and youth, how to...

Shifts in Volunteerism and Civic Engagement

This presentation provides an understanding of the needs and interests of unpaid staff, identifies steps to increase and enhance the...

Sport and Recreation Infrastructure in Ontario: Leveraging Provincial Data at a Local Level

Discusses the accelerating issues around the infrastructure challenge in Ontario,  how to address the capital requirements through a...

State of the Art of Parks and Recreation Planning in Ontario Municipalities

Discusses the current state of the art of strategic planning in Ontario municipalities, identifies the factors leading to success or...

The Impact of the Aging Population on Parks and Recreation Services

Discusses the enormity of the impact that the aging population will have on parks, recreation, and community services; identifies specific...

Trends in Parks and Recreation

This presentation, from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2008 Annual Education Forum, discusses tracking trends and planning tools, how to...

Who's Up Next: Succession Planning and Implementation

This presentation discusses the key components of succession planning and diversity management, how to engage the right people in the...
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