A National Data Tracking System for Sport and Recreation Infrastructure: A Proposed Process to a National Solution


Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

Recreation and sports represent the single largest citizen participation sector in the country. The development and preservation of an integrated network of sports and recreation facilities is essential to the long-term health of the sector - which is critical to safeguarding the associated societal benefits.

This report looks at:

  • The Opportunity - for a national infrastructure database so that sport and recreation facilities can be inventoried utilizing the same methodology across the country;
  • The Sports and Recreation Infrastructure Deficit;
  • The Building Canada Plan;
  • The F-P/T Sport Committee Infrastructure Work Group;
  • The Canadian Infrastructure Report Card
  • The ARPA Facility Inventory Tracking System – FITS; and
  • A Proposed Joint Planning Process
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