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Best-Practices

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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
Apr. 25, 2013 10 Simple Acts 10 Simple Acts to improve food environment for kids in our communities. admin Sustain Ontario Link
May. 8, 2013 A Summer to Change a Life: Video A powerful video called "A Summer to Change a Life" by Ian Hill that challenges Parks and Recreation staff to think about the vital and critical role they can play in building "citizens of tomorrow" within their summer programs. admin Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) Link
Apr. 23, 2013 Access Dance For Life: Accessible Dance for All Ages and Abilities This active learning session focuses on offering and creating dance programming for children and adults with physical and/or cognitive challenges. Presentation from the 2012 Recreation Connections Manitoba Annual Conference. admin Recreation Connections Manitoba. Access Dance For Life: Accessible Dance for All Ages and Abilities. 2012. Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Accessible Parks and Trails Toolkit The purpose of this Report and Toolkit is to develop a consistent approach for assessing accessibility and inclusion in parks and on trails in British Columbia. To accomplish this, a working group of parks representatives, disability organizations and park users was assembled to assess the park accessibility landscape and establish a consistent approach based on universal principles and standards... admin 2010 Legacies Now Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women : Success Stories from Five Friendship Centres (2012) In 2010-2012, the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) partnered with the National Association of Friendship Centres and five member Centres to support the development and delivery of active after school programs for Aboriginal girls and young women. This document provides an overview with key learnings from each site to support the creation of... admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 19, 2013 Active After School Programs for Girls and Young Women; Policy and Recommendations The policy was developed based on consultations conducted through the spring of 2011 with practitioners and policy makers involved in delivering healthy living programs to girls and young women. A separate report describes the findings of the consultations. admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Active Aging: Consultation Report BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) conducted a comprehensive, province-wide consultation to engage key stakeholders at the community level to collect input related to existing seniors’ strategies including tools and promising practices; identify services and supports that assist seniors in staying active; and identify barriers and gaps in community supports. admin BC Recreation and Parks Association Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Active Communities: Workplace Workbook This workbook provides information, resources and tools to help develop and implement a workplace physical activity initiative. admin Active Communities Link
Apr. 29, 2013 Active for Life Active for Life is the place where parents go to learn about activities for kids. Physical education leads to physical literacy, which is critical for child development. Physical literacy also gives active kids the best chance to someday compete in high-performance sport. admin Active for Life Link
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