3.02 Enhances life satisfaction

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.

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) describes a community-based road safety program that aims to make a child’s journey to and from school safer. It may also encompass other goals such as reducing child pedestrian injuries, promoting safety, creating a cleaner environment by reducing traffic congestion, and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

The Sisters in Action program provides an opportunity to young Muslim women to engage in social recreational activities, sports and opportunities to develop skills through mentorship. 

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.

With generous funding from the Ontario Government, ‘Opening Our Streets for Health’gives 8-80 Cities the opportunity to inspire and support the implementation of Open Streets programs in four Ontario municipalities-Kingston, Toronto, Thunder Bay, and Windsor.

Make a Place for People is a component of our Active Places, Healthy People project and is based on the idea that community participation is the key to the creation of vibrant and healthy public spaces. 

The Doable Neighbourhood Project (DNP) is a practical and participatory approach to creating healthier neighbourhoods in Ontario. The goal of the DNP is to improve mental and physical wellbeing by providing community leaders with new tools to assess their neighbourhoods, and by supporting the development of innovative pilot projects.

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.

The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run & 1K Elf Walk brings families and friends together. The event is held across North America, so check the city closest to you and sign up!Why the santa shuffle 5K fun run and 1K elf walk?This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.

The Canadian Curling Association Rocks & Rings program is designed to introduce the Olympic sport of curling to elementary school children. By bringing the curling rink to the school gym we reach children that would otherwise not have access to the roaring game.