Policies

Policies

Policies guide our actions, and are always a sought after reference.  Share yours and see how other organizations are dealing with their issues and initiatives.

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Date Posted Title Summary Description Contributer Source Attachment/Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Physical Activity and Sport for Women Aged 55 to 70+ Physical Activity and Sport for Women Aged 55 to 70+ is a project created by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) focussed on increasing sport and physical activity opportunities for women (ages 55 – 70+). admin Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
Apr. 26, 2013 Healthy Aging Through Active Living: Towards a comprehensive policy and planning framework for Seniors in B.C. Discussion Paper (2005) This document provides an overview and evidence to support five key priority issues that researchers have identified as crucial to healthy aging admin BC Recreation and Parks Association 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 Vancouver Sport Strategy (2008) From our ocean playground to Olympic venues, the Vancouver Sport Strategy (VSS) reflects our city and its citizens - dynamic, progressive and forward - looking. It provides a roadmap for the way ahead in sport for all Vancouver residents and charts a course for a new approach to sport in our communities – Sport for Life. admin City of Vancouver Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Richmond Sport for Life Strategy, 2010-2015 The Richmond Sport for Life Strategy is one of four inter-related strategies that serve to achieve a Council-endorsed initiative: the Richmond Community of Excellence for Sport and Wellness initiative. This partnership-based initiative aims to position Richmond as the best place for residents to play and to achieve their highest potential, while also being a model for a ‘Sport for Life’ community... admin City of Richmond Parks and Recreation Department Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Collaborative Success Cooperation and joint action between recreation services and sport groups leads to innovative programs that develop physical literacy and encourages Canadians to be active for life. admin Canadian Sport for Life Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Municipal Recreation's Role in Program Development The municipal recreation system plays a vital role in contributing to the quality of life enjoyed by residents in communities across Canada. This includes addressing the broad individual needs of all age groups, as well as building supportive community environments. In most communities, the greatest single benefactor of support has been the sport delivery system – especially in terms of the use... admin Canadian Sport for Life Link
Apr. 26, 2013 Vancouver Charter on Skiing Safety, 2009 The aim of the Charter is to promote a safe, healthy and active sporting and recreational culture, and to make its principles visible to the public, citizens and institutions admin Safe Kids Canada Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Stay Active Eat Healthy The Stay Active Eat Healthy program is an evidence-based capacity building initiative developed in BC that aims to increase the provision of healthy food and beverages while restricting unhealthy options in municipal and community recreation facilities. admin BC Recreation and Parks Association Link
Apr. 25, 2013 Healthy Eating in Recreation Facilities There is a new grant program for community recreation facilities. This grant program will provide $500 to support community recreation facilities in making healthy changes to their food and beverage options. admin Recreation New Brunswick Link
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