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The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take place on Mondays from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A leader is hired one day per week in each elementary school to offer physical activity programming for students in grades 4 to 6 from 2:15 to 5:00 p.m.

Recess Guardians encourages students to be school leaders. Elementary school children are getting their recesses back thanks to a new program. University of Saskatchewan kinesiology student Mike Mcdonald started the Recess Guardians program two years ago to get kids playing again.

BIXI Montreal is a great example of how to make  urban cycling a more practical and attractive transportation option. BIXI makes it convenient for commuters to cycle rather than drive, especially for frequent, short trips. It is a turn-key service that is inexpensive and replicable across many countries and cultures. In addition, by making cycling more chic and attractive.

Lake County Forest Preserve officials hope that turning beloved children’s stories into trail hikes this summer may boost literacy, offer families a new outdoor learning experience and, hopefully, make the preserves a go-to destination.The forest preserve district, Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods and Waukegan Public Library are collaborating to create what likely will be the region’s first children’s trail book at Greenbelt Forest Preserve near North Chicago and Ryerson Conservation Area in

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 activities designed to connect you and your child with nature. Get comfortable playing outside! Explore nature using all of your senses. Build a fort, follow an animal track and see where it takes you? Scoop critters from the water, net insects on flowers and observe up close. Create creatures using mud natural materials and imagination.

"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 weeds is now full of herbs and vegetables, all organic, that we use for our dressings. People used to look at us like we are gang people and going nowhere.

The pilot phase for the UAS in the Vancouver region occurred between April 1, 2003 and March 31, 2007. During this time, the Greater Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy (GVUAS) Steering Committee, composed of equal representation of government and urban Aboriginal community members, was guided by the committee’s annual strategic plan which focused on four key areas: Youth, Health, Homelessness and Housing, and Arts and Culture.

Turn young lives around through community based support. At-risk and/ore disengaged adolescents will gain self-confidence, experience a sense of belonging and work towards good physical and social health.

The Provincial Territorial Network Partners are non government and governmental organizations that have partnered with Active Healthy Kids Canada to help inform, distribute and communicate the findings of the Report Card in their own jurisdictions.

Take PART offers children and youth (8-21) with physical disabilities recreation and sports opportunities across Nova Scotia. Take PART has offererd Weekly Recreation, Kids Quest, Adapted Recreation Sports Camps and School Programs.