Parks and Recreation Ontario Papers 2010

 

 Parks and Recreation Ontario
Education Forum & National Showcase
in collaboration with
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
April 6 - 9, 2010
Niagara Falls, Ontario

 

Active Transportation: The Fredericton Experience - Presentation

This presentation covers the process that engaged local citizens, community partners and champions in the development of a Trails and...

After School Programming - The Canadian Context

The after school hours are considered critical to the physical, social and emotional well-being of children and their academic performance...

An Ontario Public Policy Update

This presentation from the Parks...

Brampton Clean City

Explores how Brampton has developed its environmental programs and expanded them into city-wide initiatives, such as the Spring and Harvets...

Building Better Communities

Describes the Building Better Communities Team developed in 2004 by SPRA, Sask Sport and SaskCulture to address trends of urban migration,...

Building the Case for Parks and Recreation: Plenary Session

Gord Hume, Councillor, City of London, shares thoughts on how recreation and culture can work together to provide unique opportunities for...

Camps and The Outdoor Experience

Two approaches to outdoor experiences for children and youth are described, one being a year-round outdoor education centre and another...

Creating A Really Special Event

The newest trends and best resources for event planning are discussed. Planning an event environment using the five senses to...

Creating Active Networks

These presentations from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Exchange tell the stories of three unique...

Facilitating Conflict: An Opportunity for Learning

Summary of a pre-conference session from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Education Forum and National Showcase. Covers topics such as...

Green Infrastructure VS. Grey Infrastructure

These presentations from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Exchange discuss what Green Infrastructure...

Healthy by Design, Linking Land Use, Transportation, Health, and the Built Environment

The role of recreation and parks in linking health promotion and climate change reduction targets through the promotion of better land use...

HIGH FIVE - Child Resiliency and Mental Health

Discusses how recreation professionals can support children's mental health through the development of strength-based programming and...

Integrating Human Services at the Local Level

This presentation discusses how to maximize human and financial resources and how recreation can become more aligned and engaged in a...

Internal and Innovative Training

Describes the City of Mississauga's unique approach to fostering learning and creating skill development opportunities with facility...

National Strategy Session - Affordable Access to Recreation

The session was intended for those committed to finding solutions and achieving a vision where all Canadians benefit from affordable...

National Strategy Session - National Youth Development Discussion

Provides information on the development of provincial and national strategies to ensure adequate recreation and leisure opportunities for...

National Strategy Session: Children In Nature

This presentation from the Parks...

Ontario Trillium Foundation - Lessons From The Field

Looks at the learnings gathered and the impact of the more than $70 million in grants to the recreation and sport sector in the last 3...

Partnership in Advocacy: A Case Study

This presentation looks at the benefits, opportunities and challenges that non-traditional partnerships bring and how to make them work in...

Physical Activity - From Trends to Action

Provides current information on trends in physical activity among children and adults from the Canadian Community Health Survey and CFLRI's...

Physical Activity Messages: Making them Stick

The recently developed Health Communication Review Tools is presented as a framework for message creation and delivery. It explains how to...

Programming with and for Senior Populations

Details are provided on three initiatives that support quality of life for the senior population. Presentation from the Parks...

Project Management Methodology

This presentation from the Parks...

Promoting the Participation of Girls and Women Across the Lifespan

Success stories, lessons learned and practical resources, to increase the involvement of girls and women as participants and leaders in the...

Reducing Your Risk with HIGH FIVE

This presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange discusses how organizations can...

Reporting on the Pan Canadian Survey re: Children and Nature

Presents the results of the 2010 Pan Canadian survey by Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) on behalf of the Canadian Parks and...

Research Session - Master Planning and Urban Parks

This session from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Showcase focuses on master planning in municipal...

Rural, Remote and Northern Issues

Discusses how rural communities are working to build community capacity, nurture rural leadership, access information and education, and...

Small Steps Big Results Physical Activity Campaign

Describes a campaign for eight key program initiatives and nine critical partnerships that collectively serve to advance the Physical...

Strategies for Working with Youth

These presentations from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange, provides information about the...

Strengthening Neighborhoods Strategy

This presentation from the Parks...

The Affordable Access Toolkit

Outlines the steps needed to develop an action plan and answers key questions on how to develop an Affordable Access Policy. Presentation...

The Basics of Developing Effective Client Satisfaction Surveys

This presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange covers the basics of survey design...

The Changing Face of Sport

Provides information on three growing sports: Australian Football, Cricket and Speedminton. Presentation from the Parks...

The Paradox - Out of Both Sides of My Mouth

This session discusses the competing interests, political pressures, environmental concerns and changing expectations of clients and...

Violence in The Workplace

This presentation from the Parks...

What You Need to KNow About Older Adults

This presentation from the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum and National Exchange provides an overview of what older...

Working to Inclusion in Service Delivery

Information is shared about how to become acquainted with the needs and interests of those who are not participating in programs, along...
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