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Klubs For Kids

A variety of recreational and education sessions/activities are offered to participants of Millbrook First Nations children. Activities...

Kool-Aid Paintball

Kool-Aid paintball was an a one day event that was part of a sports summer camp at Laurel Oaks Elementary School. This is a fun game where...

L'importance de l'implication de tous et de toutes dans la communauté

Existe-t-il meilleure façon de tisser des liens durables au sein d'une communauté linguistique largement minoritaire que d'organiser des...

Lake County Playdate with Nature

Unstructured play in nature is proven to be beneficial to children of all ages. Turn off the TV and join us for interactive, seasonal play...

Le Programme des Soirées Bénévolart à la Nouvelle Scène d’Ottawa est un succès

À chaque dernier lundi du mois, plus d’une vingtaine de personnes se rassemblent à la Nouvelle Scène, située sur la rue King Edward, à...

Leadership Training and Certification - Aquatics

Lifesaving Society certified instructors provide the leadership for swim, lifesaving, lifeguarding, and first aid training programs....

Leaping Lizards -Cavemanstrong Kids Fitness Program ages 6-9

Our Caveman Strong Kids program is designed to take the beauty and function of exercise and adapt it to the child’s unique and constant...

Learn to Camp with Saskatchewan Parks

Are you interested in the idea of camping but don’t know where to start? Saskatchewan Parks and our Learn to Camp program can help! Three...

Leisure Buddies Program

This program promotes intergenerational physical activity between youth, ages 11-25 and seniors age 50+. A buddy system between youth and...

Let’s Move!

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a...

Lifesaving and Lifeguarding

Over half a million Canadians participate in Lifesaving Society training programs every year including all of Canada's National Lifeguards...

Lifesaving Fitness

Lifesaving Fitness teaches the importance of physical fitness in lifesaving. Includes how to measure, monitor and maintain personal...

Lighthouse Walking Tour

The Nova Scotia Lighthouse Walking Tour. This tour takes students through a virtual walk from Indian Harbor to Sheet Harbor. Throughout the...

Lighthouses- Programs for Youth

Lighthouses is a fund sponsored by Manitoba Justice designed to help support recreational, educational and pro-social programs after hours...

Little Dragons: Taekwon-Do For Ages 4 & 5 Year Olds

Tien Lung schools are non-profit clubs dedicated to the quality instruction of the original scientifically-researched Taekwondo and its...

Little Dribblers (Grades 2 & 3) Basketball Academy Program

The New Minas Recreation Department is very pleased to offer a NEW athletic...

Live Free - Prevent Diabetes Now! - Toronto Public Health Prevention Strategy Pilot

Diabetes is a major public health challenge and one of the fastest growing diseases in Canada and around the world. As of 2004, over two...

Local Online Volunteer Exhibit

Volunteer & Information Kingston (VIK)  and the Kingston and Area Association of Administrators of Volunteers created a mini-...

Lokdown BBoy Shows Community BBoy

Lokdown are available to do performances, showcasing our ability to put together a dynamic and explosive show. They have done shows for the...

Lokdown Workshops Community BBoy

Established in 1998, the Lokdown Crew is Atlantic Canada’s longest running b-boy crew. For over 10 years, the Lokdown Crew has been rocking...

Longest Day of Play Celebration

On June 21st grab your kids, get outside, and play in the park after dinner.Remember playing as a kid until the streetlight went on? Well...

Macassa Lodge - Adult Day Program

The Macassa Lodge Adult Day Program provides supervised individual programming in a group setting to help residents achieve their maximum...

MacMorran Community Centre

The Centre offers free after-school programs, summer camps, teen dances and other activities. The aim of the Centre is to provide access...

MadLibs Story Battle Fundraiser

Presenting: the 2nd Annual Mad Libs Story Battle! Story Planet’s wild and wacky fundraising gala is back for round two, and we want...

Magical Pumpkin Path

Join the fun, and delight in the unusual and fascinating variety of carved pumpkins as you stroll the lighted pumpkin path. Thousands enjoy...

Make a Place for People

Make a Place for People is a component of our Active Places, Healthy People project and is based on the idea that community participation...

MAKING MEMORIES Intergenerational Art Program

The Making Memories Intergenerational Art Program matches people with early stage dementia with well seniors and youth volunteers. This...

Manitoba in Motion

In motion is a provincial strategy to help all Manitobans make physical activity part of their daily lives for health and enjoyment. Our...

Manitoba in Motion-Healthy Schools

Healthy Schools is Manitoba's provincial school health initiative designed to promote the physical, emotional, and social health of schools...

Manitoulin Secondary School Walking and Aerobics

A group was organized to do aerobics and /or walking two evenings a week from 7-8pm at the local high school in February 2002. A fitness...

MARC Geocaching Bash

MARC Geocaching Bash being promoted by the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg. This event will once again be held at the Municipal...

March Break Nature Retreat for Children and Adults

We are excited to be offering our sixth annual March Break Nature Retreat! This retreat will offer you a chance to rejuvenate in nature’s...

Marshall’s Active Programs (MAPS)

A new after school and summer program promises to put the fun back in being a kid.Firefighter and former canoe/kayak coach Trevor Marshall...

Marydale Park - Ontario’s First Barrier Free Park and Outdoor Recreation Centre

Marydale Park is the Catholic Youth Organization’s (C.Y.O.) next and most exciting community service project. Marydale Park will be the...

Mayor's Challenge

In 2003 the Municipality of Colchester took a stand against the negative health effects of physical inactivity. To set a good example,...

Mayor’s Walk and Jingle Bell Walk - Active Living Templates

These templates assist individuals or community groups who wish to plan and implement a Mayor’s Walk or a Jingle Bell Walk in their...

Meaning of Volunteerism to New Canadians

More successful recruitment of new Canadians by volunteer organizations in Ontario is the expected outcome of two separate projects, one in...

Membership Assistance Stream - YMCA of Greater Toronto: Access to Recreation for Low-Income

YMCA Membership Assistance helps provide access to YMCA programs and services to all members of the community. Through the YMCA Strong Kids...

Men's Yoga

Men's Yoga with Beer. No, not that kind of beer. Helga Beer is a yoga teacher with 25 years experience. Older pro hockey players are...

Metro Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy (MVUAS)

The pilot phase for the UAS in the Vancouver region occurred between April 1, 2003 and March 31, 2007. During this time, the Greater...

Michael Wallace Elementary School Mini-Olympics

Students and staff of Michael Wallace Elementary School, Dartmouth, are holding an all-day Mini-Olympics on Friday, May 29th from 9 a.m. to...

Middlesex-London SCAP (School Community Action Partnership)

Middlesex-London SCAP The Middlesex-London Health Unit has had a long-standing partnership with local school boards. These partnerships...

Milk Energy Sport Fair

The Milk Energy Sport Fair started five years ago and has been held in Halifax each spring. However, this event has proven to be so...

Millwood High School - 10000 Steps Walking Challenge

To encourage teacher’, students and the community of Millwood to walk their way into a healthy lifestyle. The program focuses or at least...

Milton Seniors' Activity Centre

The Milton Seniors' Activity Centre is a gathering place designed to enhance the enjoyment of leisure activities. From trips and tours, to...

Minding Our Bodies - Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Mental Health

Minding Our Bodies is a multi-year project (2008-2013). Our goal is to increase capacity within the community mental health system in...

Mini Dragons Taekwon-Do For Ages 2-5 Parents and Tot Program

Tien Lung schools are non-profit clubs dedicated to the quality instruction of the original scientifically-researched Taekwondo and its...

Minor Ball Hockey Association- Perfect between season activity!

To provide an activity for community youth, many of who don’t play organized sports, to participate in between the end of winter sports and...

Miyâwata Youth Clubs

Miyâwata is a free 4-week program for youth 12–18 years that celebrates cultural awareness, encourages participation in recreation activity...

Mobile Fitness Training

Mobile Fitness Training is all about convenience, consistency and comfort. It's about focusing on you! We make fitness easy and affordable...

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