PRO Conference 2010

 

 Parks and Recreation Ontario
Education Forum & National Showcase
in collaboration with
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
April 6 - 9, 2010
Niagara Falls, Ontario

 

Presents the results of the 2010 Pan Canadian survey by Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) on behalf of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association with respect to re-establishing the links between children and nature.

Details the context and process, demographics of respondents, the current situation in Canada, a framework for action, and recommended strategies and actions.

This presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange, provides a review of a unique year-long process to help residents improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. It includes impacts and tools developed.

Discusses how rural communities are working to build community capacity, nurture rural leadership, access information and education, and address emerging issues in the health, environment and community economic development sectors. Also mentions the new Rural Ontario Institute created in April 2010.

Presentation is from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange

This presentation from the Parks & Recreation 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange , provides tools to assess violent risk potential in the workplace, actions to take in case of an incident, and Ministry of Labour orders.

Explores how Brampton has developed its environmental programs and expanded them into city-wide initiatives, such as the Spring and Harvets cleanups, which draw over 96,000 participants annually.

Presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange.

Outlines the steps needed to develop an action plan and answers key questions on how to develop an Affordable Access Policy.

Presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange.

Provides information on the development of provincial and national strategies to ensure adequate recreation and leisure opportunities for adolescent youth. Presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange.

This presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange covers the basics of survey design to collect both quantitative and qualitative data to assess levels of client satisfaction.

Presentation from the Parks & Recreation Ontario 2010 Educational Forum & National Exchange. Describes SPIN, an intitative of Winnipeg's LifeSafe Policy - a free long-term recreation strategy targetting vulnerablechildren. Traditional and non-traditional partnerships are desribed as well as the benefits of targetted outreach strategies.