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Hamilton Kiwanis Adult Day Program

The Kiwanis Adult Day Program is a not-for-profit community based program supporting adults and older adults with varying physical and/or...

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction - Access to Recreation for Low-Income Families

Our aspiration is to “Make Hamilton the Best Place to Raise a Child” through focusing on five critical points of investment in the lives of...

Hannukah Hustle - Walk or Run Fundraisor Marathron for Seniors

More than five hundred runners and walkers took over Macklin Street and the Waterfront Trail on Sunday November 21st 2010 as they...

Harbours United Soccer League (HUSL)

In 2002 a group of parents from the communities of Ketch Harbour / Sambro formed a soccer league. Thinking we would have enough kids to...

Harmony Outdoor Club

Program Goal: to sponsor an outdoor activity each month for youth and families in the Community. An outdoor activity such as biking, hiking...

Harry Potter March Break Day Camp

Experience the magic of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Recommended for children 8-12 years of age.The camp will run from 9:30...

Hawkesbury Youth Soccer League - Private, Community and Government Partnership.

There was no soccer league existing in Hawkesbury and kids had to travel to other towns to participate in soccer, which was a deterrent to...

Health Assessment Tool for Schools (HATS)

Healthy school assessment tools have the potential to identify programs and practices, assess needs and provide direction for schools to...

Health for Life- Get Movin' Program for High Risk Children and Youth

In the absence of municipal recreation programs, developing infrastructure and programs for children and youth- particularly aimed at lower...

Healthy Active Kids Active Community Initiative

As part of Nova Scotia Active Communities initiative, students at Junction Road Elementary and West End Memorial Schools are participating...

Healthy Communities Fund (HCF)

This is a $16 million grant program to support community partnerships to plan and deliver integrated services that improve the health of...

Healthy Lifestyles Program

This 8 week program combines sessions on a variety of health topics with an ongoing incentive program for healthy eating and regular...

Healthy Living & Injury Prevention Initiative

We have run a variety of programs with Police, EMS, Fire & Transport depts, Hospitals, Universities, Law Firms, Churches, NGOs, Not-for...

Healthy Living Messages Group

The Healthy Living Messages Group is an intergovernmental working group, chaired by the Department of Health and Community Services, to...

Healthy Living: Step Up to the Plate

75 Grade 5 students came to Cape Breton University for a Fun and Fitness Day on Tuesday, April 25. The day included four physical and...

Healthy Recreation Motivates (HRM) Kids

There are approximately 44,000 disadvantaged youth in Nova Scotia, many of them in the Halifax area. There have been no programs to make...

Heart Health and Multicultural Youth

Adapted from Toronto Heart Health Youth Leadership program to implement in the Region of Peel. This project offers the opportunities to...

Heart Health Youth Leadership

The Toronto Heart Health Partnership (South Region) developed this elementary school level Youth Leadership program with funds from the...

Hearts n' Parks

Hearts N' Parks is a national, community-based program supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National...

Heartwood Centre for Community Youth Development

Empowering Youth, Enriching Communities” Established in 1989 as a registered charitable organization, HeartWood is a leader in youth...

Hector Blades Skating Program

The focus of the program is skill development and participants learn the basics of skating by participating in fun and creative activities...

Heritage Barn (Tool Shed) and Outhouse Project

Project Summary: To build a heritage barn to store tools, two wagons, tents and other materials needed for events and the tool-lending bank...

HIGH FIVE® Alberta

HIGH FIVE® is currently Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s sport and recreation programs ages 6-12. Parks and...

HIGH FIVE® British Columbia

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality standard for organizations providing sport and recreation programs for children aged 6 to 12. Parks and...

HIGH FIVE® National

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality standard for organizations providing sport and recreation programs for children aged 6 to 12. Parks...

HIGH FIVE® Nova Scotia

Recreation Nova Scotia launched HIGH FIVE® in August, 2004 after an extensive two year pilot and has been promoting and delivering the HIGH...

HIGH FIVE® Ontario

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality standard for organizations providing sport and recreation programs to children aged 6 to 12. After...

HIGH FIVE® Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s only quality standard for organizations providing sport and recreation programs for children aged 6 to 12. Parks and...

Higher Spirits Floor Hockey League

This after school registration-based floor hockey program is offered to Gr. 5...

Higher Spirits Kickball League

This after school registration program is offered to the Gr. 3...

Higher Spirits Soccer League

This after school registration program is offered to the Gr. 4...

Hillsborough Community Spirit

This project addresses the problem of growing violence and vandalism in the community of Hillsborough. The project reflects the need for a...

Hip Hop Angels

A Hip Hop group, the Dixon Little Women did a guest appearance at the Dartmouth North Community Center. There was such a response from the...

Hip Hop to Wellness

Communities across the territory were applauding as the federal and territorial governments announced $400,000 in funding last week for hip...

Holiday Family Swims

On the 3 days before Christmas Dec 21, 22, 23 extra family swims are offer at the Wave pool. many father are out with their children while...

Hoops for Heart Program

Hoops for Heart is a program that gets students out of their seats to sink baskets for a good cause. Students can earn prizes, schools...

Hope Blooms (the North End Community Garden, Greenhouse and Youth Herb Dressing Business)

"6 years ago, the city gave us a piece of abandoned land in the middle of our community that was full of garbage and weeds. What used to be...

Horse Fun Day at Conifer Ridge Farm

FUN DAY at Conifer Ridge Farm - Ground work, round pen, long lining. Come have some fun learning and playing with our horses. Just bring a...

Horseback Riding Beach Trail

Haven't you always wanted to ride a horse on a beach? This is by far our most popular ride. A beautiful beach with a breathtaking view of...

Horsemanship Intern Program

For over twenty years, Beaver Dam Farm has been welcoming summer interns from around the world. Enjoy a wonderful learning vacation in a...

Horseriding Trail Blaze Fundraiser

Once a year Camden Stables hosts a trail ride to raise funds for a local charity. People can walk or ride. Horses are donated to riders...

Hosting Healthy Sporting Events

Ever Active Schools (EAS) and the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association (ASAA) are supporting healthy changes in Alberta school sporting...

HRMYouth.ca

HRM Youth .ca is an online resource for youth 13-19 year-olds in Halifax Regional Municipality! It lists all the physically activity...

I Get It -International Generational Education through Internet Technology

This is a program offered to high school students (interested in studying Social Sciences) who participate in specific courses. The program...

Ice Climbing in the Annapolis Valley

Ice climbing (though a relatively new sport to Nova Scotia) is the next challenge, the next "peak" for all mountain climbing enthusiasts. A...

Ice Dreams and Take The Roof Off Winter Showcase 2007

Ice Dreams (www.icedreams.ca) is a national program of Go for Green that encourages the development and use of new and existing outdoor...

Ice Dreams Showcase: Bayview Community School

On March 3rd, 2006, students from Bayview Community School in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia celebrated their outdoor club, outdoor curling rink,...

Ice Sculpting

Ice sculpture is a form of sculpture that uses ice as the raw material. Sculptures from ice can be abstract or realistic and can be...

Illumination Parade

This activity was for people of all ages. It was a parade that took place in the evening and everyone that participated received a glow...

In House Eight-Week Skills Basketball Program

This sport-specific training course is offered at an introductory level in the form of an eight-week in-house skills module. It...

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