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Assessing Bullying: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Practitioners

Organization Sponsor: Child Trends
24 percent of parents report their child bullies or is cruel to other children at least some of the time, and 35 percent of parents report...

Alberta Provincial Parks YouTube videos

Organization Sponsor: Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation
The Government of Alberta has set up this YouTube channel to help spread the word about Alberta's spectacular provincial park sites. The...

Annual Report 1996 - 1997

Organization Sponsor: Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Annual report for S.P.R.A.

Careers, Callings, and the Professionalization of Therapeutic Recreation

Organization Sponsor: Leisurability Publications Inc.
This analysis is intended to sort through some of the confusion and controversy surrounding the idea of a service profession as it pertains...

Code for Prohibited Conduct in Sport and Canadian Policy on Prohibited Conduct in Sport

Organization Sponsor: Coaches of Canada
Coaches of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), released the revised Code for Prohibited Conduct in...

Communique October 25, 1989

Organization Sponsor: Federal and Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Recreation and Fitness
This press release from the Federal - Provincial conference of ministers responsible for sport and recreation in Halifaxmentions...

Communique October 8, 1986

Organization Sponsor: Federal Provincial Territorial Physical Activity and Recreation Committee
This press release from the Federal - Provincial conference of ministers responsible for sport and recreation in Charlottetown announces...

Connecting the Dots... Looking Back on Federal- Provincial/Territorial and Interprovincial Sport and Recreation Council (ISRC) Involvements in Recreation by Chris Szabo

Organization Sponsor: Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Provides a chronology of significant meetings of Federal, Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Recreation and Fitness...

Constitution Revised 1999

Organization Sponsor: Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Proposed Constitution 1999 for the SPRA. Revised Sept. 1999. This item is awaiting scanning into the database. Until that is completed, a...

Edible Landscapes

Organization Sponsor: Communities in Bloom
This presentation includes background information on the importance of urban agriculture and introduces the different types of urban...

Edmonton Joint Use Agreements

Organization Sponsor: Edmonton Parks and Recreation
The City of Edmonton has two agreements - one for facilities and one for land. This site also includes information packages for community...

Families Count - Profiling Canada's Families IV

Organization Sponsor: Vanier Institute for the Family
Families Count identifies trends, successes, and challenges facing Canada’s families today.It includes statistics on single parent families...

Follow The Leader - High Tide, Low Tide

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Intramural Recreation Association - Ontario
In this activity, everyone gets a chance to lead the group and gain confidence in his/her leadership ability.

Follow The Leader - Who Is Missing?

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Intramural Recreation Association - Ontario
This activity looks at the position of outsiders and why they are easily overlooked in a group.

Fredericton: Une ville pour tous

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
Fredericton, une ville charmante, historique et virginale entourée de voies navigables et de jardins publics, est une ville qui a le sens...

Indicators of Well-being in Canada: Total Leisure, Active Leisure, and Passive Leisure Time

Organization Sponsor: Human Resources Development Canada (Now Human Resources and Skills Development Canada)
This site defines the three dimensions of leisure time, and breaks each down by National Picture, Gender, Age, and Region, over periods...

Intégration en mouvement (IEM) en ligne - L'alliance de vie active pour canadiens/canadiennes ayant un handicap

Organization Sponsor: Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability
Intégration en mouvement (IEM) en ligne est un excellent outil de formation et de perfectionnement professionnel, destiné à ceux qui...

Joint Use Agreement - District of Sparwood and Fernie School District

Organization Sponsor: Sparwood, District
This agreement is for cooperation in the planning and programming of curricular, extracurricular and community use of facilities.

La promotion de l’activité physique pour les aînés : un guide détaillé

Organization Sponsor: Ophea
Cette ressource aidera les promoteurs d’activité physique travaillant dans divers domaines à mieux comprendre les bienfaits de l’activité...

Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Walking Track Guidelines

Organization Sponsor: Kitchener, City of
Guidelines for recreational users of the walking track.

Municipal Opportunities for Physical Activity: 2009 Survey of Physical Activity in Canadian Municipalities: Facts and Figures

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute
The 2009 Survey of Physical Activity in Canadian Communities was abbreviated for small municipalities (those with fewer than 1,000...

Nutrients for the Mind

Organization Sponsor: Communities in Bloom
The Nutrients for Life Foundation promotes responsible management of plant nutrients and provides educational materials on plant nutrient...

Parks and Geographic Information Systems

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
This article provides information on the current issue of parks and geographic information systems.

Performance Management and Evaluation: What's the Difference?

Organization Sponsor: Child Trends
This brief provides information on performance management—the ongoing process of collecting and analyzing information to monitor program...

Q-tip - Team Building Task

Organization Sponsor: Leisure Information Network
A team-building task that offers provide a quick reminder that "they" aren't out to get us.

Regard sur les oeuvres d’art dans les parcs et les jardins / Looking for art sculptures in parks and gardens

Organization Sponsor: Montréal Botanical Garden
Looks at how works of art play an important role in parks and landscaping, and at criteria to consider balance to nature and sculpture and...

School Garden Network - Growing Food, Growing Youth, Growing Education

Organization Sponsor: Communities in Bloom
Discusses the work of the School Garden Network, a registered charitable organization operating nationally, with a goal of youth education...

Sociocultural Impacts of Tourism

Organization Sponsor: University of Connecticut Laboratory for Leisure, Tourism and Sport
An extensive bibliography on the imapcts of tourism.

Sport Subcultures and Academic Socialization: Bibliography

Organization Sponsor: University of Connecticut Laboratory for Leisure, Tourism and Sport
An extensive bibliography with an emphasis on academic experiences of student athletes.

Three Big Questions

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Cultural Observatory
This document addresses the following three questions What is the relationship between culture, community development, and...

Tired of hanging around: Using sport and leisure activities to prevent anti-social behaviour by young people

Organization Sponsor: United Kingdom Audit Commission
A young person in the criminal justice system costs the taxpayer over £200,000 by the age of 16, but one given support to stay out costs...

Volunteer of the Year Award Nomination Form

Organization Sponsor: Owen Sound, City of
A sample form to nominate volunteers for an annual award.

"All We Want to Do Is Help Kids Play Ball:" A Case Study of a Failing Community Based Youth Softball League

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Congress on Leisure Research
Community-based recreation organizations have been noted for their role in generating social capital, citizenship, and civic engagement....

"Can I Count On You?" Reliability Builds The Trust You Need to Lead Others

Organization Sponsor: Parks and Recreation Ontario
Beyond a leader's speaking ability, organization skills, creativity, and even intelligence, if people don't trust you, you'll never reach...

"Kids Don't Need Equipment, They Need Opportunity"

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
The article talks about how children just require a place to play in order to develop and have fun.

"LET’S TALK!" EFFECTIVE PUBLIC COMMUNICATION INSIGHT

Organization Sponsor: Parks and Recreation Ontario
As a child, you had no limits on how you communicated with the world. You expressed your true thoughts; true emotions and your true...

"Linking Formal and Informal Supports- Editors Comments"

Organization Sponsor: Leisurability Publications Inc.
Journal of Leisurability issue theme 'Linking Formal and Informal Supports' Editors comments.

"On the Right Path" and Active Rx: A Yukon Twist on Getting People Active

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
"On the Right Path" is a walking program pilot project that encourage people to track their walking distance through the 525 km Overland...

"On the Right Path": A Yukon Program to Get People Active

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
“On the Right Path” is a fun, motivational, walking program where participants will virtually walk the historic Overland Trail from...

"The Old Stagers" - Reminiscence Drama Project

Organization Sponsor: University of Missouri
Paper from the 1st International Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation.This is the story of a reminiscence project for older adults.

"Whistler 2001" Science into practice

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
Over 330 participants from 20 countries gathered in Whistler from December 8-11, 2001 to explore the theme: "Communicating Physical...

$43.9 Million Allocation to Canada Millennium Partnership Program (Phase III)

Organization Sponsor: Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
609 millennium projects will receive partial funding through Phase III of the Canada Millennium Partnership Program (CMPP). This program...

1) Availability, use, and suitability of parks and outdoor spaces, 2) Availability, use, and utility of non-designated physical activity facilities

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute
Parks/Outdoor: 94% report having local parks and outdoor spaces in their communities. 39% say their child uses these spaces often or very...

1) Effectively Dealing With The Media 2) What The Media Want 3) Media - how do they want it?

Organization Sponsor: Sport Manitoba
1) The media release can serve as the story itself or create greater media interest for an enhanced story. As it is being written for a...

1) Everybody Gets to Play: Ontario Supplement; 2) Everyone Plays: Access to Recreation for Low-Income Families in Ontario - Promising Practices Guide

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
1) The Ontario supplement to the Everybody Gets to Play Community Mobilization Tool Kit provides data and resources specific to Ontario's...

1. Children’s active pursuits during the after school period, and 2. Sedentary pursuits during the after school period

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute
Various statistics by region, age and gender, socio-economic, demographic, communitiy size, and trends

1. Participation in sport among children and youth, and 2. Where and how do children participate in sport?

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute
Bulletin 2 in the 2010 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents whether their children (ages 5 to 17 years) participated in sport, defined...

10 Point Facility Accessibility Check List

Organization Sponsor: Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability
This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of how welcoming your facility/site is to a variety of people taking you from the...

10 Tips to Improve Your Health

A great reminder of simple steps to improve your health! Dr. Jory Basso has outlined 10 simple tips to help improve your health during the...

10-Year Gymnasium Strategy 2013-2023

Organization Sponsor: Edmonton Parks and Recreation
After significant consultation with various stakeholders and the general public, the City of Edmonton completed the development of a new...