Success Stories

 

 

 Success Stories

Active Living Programs for Children and Youth

 

 

These success stories are provided courtesy of the Active Kids Healthy Kids initiative of
Recreation Nova Scotia

 

Get Active After School- Soyons Actifs - Municipality of the District of Clare

The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take...

21 Day Challenge

It takes 21 days to make a habit, so this community-wide event encourages participants to exercise as often as they can for 10 minutes at a...

4-H Project - Garden Project

4-H IS...A nation wide program dedicated to the development of young people to help them become responsible members of society. It is for...

Active Chicks

A program designed for girls ages 9-12 to encourage them to be more physically active. This program is once a week and introduces them to...

Active Kids After School & March Break Day Camp

Dalhousie University turns Dalplex over to the kids for March Break. Active Kids March Break Day Camp, for children aged five to 10, offers...

Active Kids Toolkit Program: New Brunswick

The Active Kids Toolkit Program is a training and resource opportunity for all who work with, or care for young children 0 to 5 years. The...

Active Minds Active Bodies

ACTIVE MINDS, ACTIVE BODIES is a research-based initiative designed to assist teachers with the promotion of physical activity through...

Active Playgrounds Workshop

A workshop on how to promote active playgrounds. Child Health Services promoted the event via school nurses. Child Health helped to promote...

Active Schools Project

An active school provides its students with 180 minutes of physical activity in a six-day cycle as well as adopts healthy nutrition...

Active Today/Healthy Tomorrow

A Program under the Active Schools/Healthy Schools Initiative, a variety of activities were offered to students. A Launch Nite was held to...

Adaptive Rowing

Adaptive rowing is a program that offers the sport of rowing to people with physical disabilities by making equipment and program...

Adventure on Wheels: SummerActive Program

Since 1999, the Adventure On Wheels event took place at Rotary Park in Ajax from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This free community event is...

Adventure Quest

The Adventure Quest program is made available through 22 Boys and Girls Clubs across Ontario.& nbsp; Efforts are made to utilize school...

African Dance Workshops and Camps

Every year, MCAD holds Afro Dance Camps, (trademarked) for children/youth ages 8-Adults, which features cultural dance from areas such as...

After School Bussing Pilot Project

As part of the Active Schools Initiative, two schools in East Hants took part in a busing pilot program. Over the previous couple of years...

Alberta Future Leaders (AFL)

The AFL program uses sport, recreation and leadership development to address the needs of Alberta's indigenous youth. It includes...

Amazing Race for Youth

Introducing kids to both their community and new recreational and leisure activities. After promoting the program in all school within the...

Amherst Youth Fitness Camp

Physical fitness made fun! The Top Prospects Fitness and Conditioning Camp is beginning it’s third year with instructors Corey Crocker is...

Annapolis Royal Winter Olympics

Annapolis Royal Recreation, in partnership with Parks Canada, will be hosting the Annapolis Royal Olympics at Fort Anne and the Farmers'...

Antigonish County March Break Olympic Day

This program will encourage active living. Children will be divided into teams and be challenged to compete in a series of fun physical...

Armbrae Academy Theatre in Residence Program

Armbrae Academy has one of the most innovative Drama programs in the country. It is directed by 2 of the core members of Zuppa Circus...

Around the World In FIve Days March Break Camp

Konichiwa, Kia Ora, Geia, Hola, Hello Explorers! this March Break, Windsor Recreation is traveling around the world and back in just FIVE...

Art Bikers: Taking Art to the Streets

Art Bikers: fun, free and taking art to the streets. Art Bikers is a community outreach program of the 4Cs Foundation.Six young artists on...

At the Edge of the Playground

Students in the Connaught Avenue elementary school's gardening and landscaping club have teamed up with Ecology action centre volunteers to...

Atlantic CADS Festival

The Festival is designed to allow CADS members from all the 4 Atlantic Provinces to get together and enjoy skiing and socializing. There...

Atlantic Canada Hip Hop Dance Off

The Dance -Of is the first free style hip hop competition held in Atlantic Canada. The first competition was held in 2006. The competition...

Atlantic Cirque Courses

The goal of Atlantic Cirque is to introduce the arts of circus to all interested. The circus school offers its students the opportunity to...

Atlantic Cirque March Break Courses

The goal of Atlantic Cirque is to introduce the arts of circus to all interested. The circus school offers its students the opportunity to...

Atlantic Cirque Summer Camps

The goal of Atlantic Cirque is to introduce the arts of circus to all interested. The circus school offers its students the opportunity to...

AXBL Paintball Leagues

AXBL is a paintball league formed in the Atlantic Provinces. They have 8 teams of around 12 players each. The league has improved the...

BASIC (Be Active Schools Initiative Challenge)

BASIC was initiated in September 2002 by [email protected], a partnership of 23 local organizations and part of Ontario’s Heart Health Program....

Basketball Court Rinks

Flooded basketball courts make good rinks in winter. Guysborough Municipality create two rinks for community use during the winter months....

BBoy Crew of Disabled Dancers

ILL-Abilities is an International Breakdance crew with dancers who may be perceived as being limited in some way. Each dancer has taken...

Beach Volleyball Tournaments

Beach Volleyball was offered in 2008 and was enjoyed so much that it is now a regular event for Canada Day Celebrations. There is also an...

Beach Yoga

You are soaking the sun on a colorful beach towel, lazily looking at a horizon. The kids are building sand castles and the dog is asleep....

Big Air in Bedford- Skateboarding Show

HRM Recreation and Bedford Skatepark Action Team (BSPAT)present Bedford Skateshow. The event is aimed at new and experienced skateboarders...

Big Foot Snowshoeing Program

The current popularity of snowshoeing could be based in the old adage, “if you can walk, you can snowshoe.” The Big FOOT Snowshoeing...

Bike Again!

Bike Again is a community project that transforms used bike parts into new bikes, making bicycling more affordable and accessible to...

Bike Week in HRM : 76 Activities to Celebrate Cycling

HRM’s Annual Bike Week is held during the first week of June every year. TRAX plays a key role in organizing this event. Bike Week is an...

Black Friday Paintball Game

This is once a year event held on a holiday weekend usually Easter. This is the biggest annual season starting game in the maritimes, with...

Blueberry Acres U-Pick

Looking for a fun family activity? Drive to the country and enjoy the great outdoors. While at Blueberry Acres, pick your own blueberries...

Born to Swing Golf Academy

Students grades pri- mary to 8 can develop their golf game year round with our NEW Fall / Winter...

Boys and Girls Club Invitational Mini Olympics

The Boys and Girls Club of East Dartmouth challenged other clubs for a fun day of Mini Olympic competition. Three clubs responded and each...

Boys and Girls on the Move

In summer, week long day camps and after school programs in school year offer teens an opportunity to participate in a variety of...

Boys Healthy Living Week

The objective of this week is to encourage boys aged 9 -19 in CCRSB to engage in healthy lifestyles. We hope that this exposure to...

Brahms Community Bicycle and Repair Club (BCBRC)

A neighborhood father was concerned when his son's bike was vandalized. As he repaired the bike, neighborhood children lined up to get...

Camp Goodtime!

Our camps and programs are for kids, teenagers, and families living with cancer. Our goal is to create a safe and fun environment where...

Camp Lone Cloud

Scouts Canada, Halifax Region offers youth aged 8-15 years old an opportunity to experience an active outdoor program in a residential camp...

Camp Tidnish

Active Lifestyle Programs are designed to provide accessible recreation and development opportunities to improve the emotional and physical...

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