1.10 Proven therapeutic tools

An Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program has been initiated by a group of mountain bike enthusiasts to support and encourage Aboriginal youth and communities to participate and excel in the sport of mountain biking.

Playing for Keeps is…

Hitting the ground running. Getting the ball rolling. Shooting for a better quality of life. Fighting childhood obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Making the leap toward a healthier, stronger and more connected community.

‘NSTEP Registered Charity (Nutrition, Students, Teachers Exercising with Parents) goal to prevent childhood obesity.

Adaptive Recreation works within the Department of Parks and Recreation to provide recreational programs for the population of Fairbanks and North Pole who have a disability.  
Our programs change with the seasons, from biking and hiking in the summer to snow shoeing and x-c skiing in the winter with almost everything else in between.

Interior Community Services is receiving thousands of dollars in federal funding to teach young families the art of canning. Seniors Minister Alice Wong says 25 thousand dollars will go towards the "We Can Together" program. Up to 100 seniors will volunteer their time to teach young families how to preserve food. Wong says the program will benefit seniors as well.

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. The first new summer activity is a walking-jogging-cycling program with some organized group rides or walks to kick off the program. The group activities will leave the start points at 9 a.m. on the following dates.

June 4 - Meet at the Senior Center for Organizational Meeting Walk/Jog/Cycle Whitney Commons.

June 11 - Meet at the Kendrick Park Band Shell Walk/Jog/Cycle Kendrick Park.

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. Part of this program is free bikes for use. You can check out a bike and a helmet for the day just by signing your name.

Sheridan Senior Center has added this new program to their recreation and fitness activities. Biking for Seniors!

Minneapolis renewed efforts to tackle juvenile crime began this week with a series of “pop-up parks” aimed at getting teens off the streets. 

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • The R.E.A.L Program is a service that matches children and with organized, registered recreational activities of their choice. The R.E.A.L. Program is administered through the City of St. John’s, Department of Recreation; however, the Program is supported and guided by the R.E.A.L. Program Steering Committee, which consists of representatives from various community and government agencies as well as interested individuals.
Goofing Around provides a before and after school program. Our program goes into action at the beginning of the school year and offers:
• Pick up & drop off services
• Nutritional meals