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Best-Practices

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Apr. 19, 2013 After School Operations in Schools Policy (2005) The Department of Education supports the use of schools as community facilities and the development of clear guidelines to enable the communities’ use of the schools. admin Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Physical Activity Promotion in the After-School Time Period: Key Learnings from Government Action Across Canada This report is intended to provide some concrete ideas on how governments at all levels might further support the development of After School physical activity (ASPA) programs. Based on a review of existing and developing government-led After School strategies and programs across Canada, the report outlines some common learnings and promising practices. admin Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) Regular physical activity is fun and healthy, and increasingly more people are starting to become more active every day. Being more active is very safe for most people. However, some people should check with their doctor before they start becoming much more physically active. admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Bridging Health to the Planning Table: A Profile of Promising Practices in Canada and Abroad This report profiles case studies of 13 Canadian communities where collaborative approaches to improve health outcomes have been a key consideration in planning decisions related to the built environment. This focus was chosen so that the successes (and lessons learned) of a variety of different projects could be shared with other communities. admin Link
May. 2, 2013 Walk Score Discover the walkability of your community. admin Link
Dec. 10, 2013 I Can Swim I Can Swim is the most effective learn-to-swim program in Canada. Our program’s content, methods and skilled Teachers and Coaches ensure children learn to swim faster, learn more skills, and learn more rapidly than in any other program. jen_2 Link
May. 15, 2013 Disco Fever Candlelight Aquacize South Surrey Indoor Pool hosts an Annual Candlelight Aquacize with a different theme each time. We have had Candlelight with Cash, Candlelight Aquacize with the Rolling Stones, Elvis, Tina Turner, etc. We typically have a guest appearance that dresses up appropriately and sings. We have a DJ for the music. We usually have 7-8 Aquacize Instructors around the deck and in the water. Lights... admin
Sep. 15, 2014 Community Workshop - help Northern BC be more physically active WINBC (Promotion of Wellness in Northern BC), a newly formed non-profit organization, is kicking off Fall with a collaborative planning workshop to help northern communities work together to make physical activity "prescriptions" successful. Exercise is medicine - the Role of the Community You are invited.... To join other cross sector stakeholders in an action planning session... admin2 Link
May. 21, 2013 Canadian Red Cross The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world. admin Link
Jun. 3, 2013 CAN-Bike Program The Canadian Cycling Association's CAN-BIKE program is a series of courses on all aspects of cycling safely and enjoyably on the road; it is oriented toward recreational and utilitarian cycling. The CAN-BIKE cycling safety program provides a nationally standardized set of courses that can be taught through a variety of organizations who are interested in education, safety and health. admin Link
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