2.02 Holistic development of adults

Forest and the Femme (FATF) is a non-profit outdoor recreation program for highly marginalized women living in Vancouver’s DTES community. We provide access to nature for the city’s most vulnerable and isolated women. Our goal is to facilitate a sense of freedom, empowerment and self worth through contact with nature, skill building and social engagement.

Family, Fun, and Fit provides an opportunity for physical exercise and recreational activities that participants may otherwise be unable to afford, or are unable to access due to language barriers or unfamiliarity with the community. Family, Fun, and Fit strives to support families that are in transition and who may be recovering from past experiences of torture and trauma by promoting a healthy lifestyle and encouraging family participation.

BUILDING INCREDIBLE BABIES (BIB) is a postnatal group that is was developed with the new mother in mind. Build confidence in your ability to parent and have fun while you are at it. We meet as a group and discuss a variety of parenting issues covering topics that you want to talk about.

CHANCES (Caring, Helping, And Nurturing, Children Every Step) exists to provide a range of child development and parent support services to children from 0-11 years and their families, particularly those experiencing additional life challenges. In the provision of a range of comprehensive programs and services. CHANCES Inc. exists to contribute to the wellbeing of children from 0-11 years and their families, particularly those experiencing additional life challenges.

“Discovery Saturday: Very Vintage Christmas” event on Saturday, Dec. 20, 1 to 4 p.m. (all ages, by donation). “Enjoy the smooth holiday sounds of local singer-songwriter Reid Jamieson – from well-loved Christmas classics by greats such as Bing Crosby and Elvis to Reid’s very own seasonal songs (Reidjamieson.com).

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.

 Our goal is to provide a non-threatening environment for women of all skill levels to learn the joy of mountain biking. As a growing community of riders, we offer encouragement, fun, local rides, destination rides, opportunities to race and skill development plus an opportunity to give back to the community through trail advocacy. We call ourselves the “Dirt Divas — soft skin, hard core”.

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.

Dieppe KITE International is the largest festival of its kind in North America.

The Dieppe Kite International is comprised of three types of activity: kite flying, community activities and cultural activities.

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.