Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

Autism a challenge to keeping my child active

Autism a challenge to keeping my child active

February 19, 2013, 1 Comment on Autism a challenge to keeping my child active

Yet fitness a proven strategy to help thwart the negative behaviours associated with the condition Read More»

Canada’s first female sportscaster talks about getting kids active

Canada’s first female sportscaster talks about getting kids active

February 14, 2013, 3 Comments on Canada’s first female sportscaster talks about getting kids active

Debbie van Kiekebelt won a gold medal for Canada and was the country's woman athlete of the year Read More»

Celebrating hearts on Valentine’s Day

Celebrating hearts on Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013, 4 Comments on Celebrating hearts on Valentine’s Day

We're going to have a family dance party to keep our biological hearts healthy Read More»

My family ventures onto the ice for a New Year’s Day skate

My family ventures onto the ice for a New Year’s Day skate

February 4, 2013, 2 Comments on My family ventures onto the ice for a New Year’s Day skate

Diversity, as opposed to specialization, is demonstrably beneficial in developing physical literacy Read More»

Brock Crouch: Becoming a better snowboarder

Brock Crouch: Becoming a better snowboarder

January 30, 2013, No Comments on Brock Crouch: Becoming a better snowboarder

This 12-year-old explains why a diversity of activities has made him a better snowboarder Read More»

Spencer O’Brien: Pro snowboarder benefits from multisport experience

Spencer O’Brien: Pro snowboarder benefits from multisport experience

January 16, 2013, No Comments on Spencer O’Brien: Pro snowboarder benefits from multisport experience

Spencer O'Brien says that playing many sports helped her be successful in snowboard slopestyle Read More»

Resolutions of a non-sporty mom

Resolutions of a non-sporty mom

December 31, 2012, 2 Comments on Resolutions of a non-sporty mom

Striving for improvement is more important than reaching every single goal Read More»

My 15-month-old son climbed the Christmas tree

My 15-month-old son climbed the Christmas tree

December 21, 2012, No Comments on My 15-month-old son climbed the Christmas tree

Having the decorations up high is simply a challenge for the physically literate child Read More»

Easy to find play activities in the outdoors

Easy to find play activities in the outdoors

December 11, 2012, No Comments on Easy to find play activities in the outdoors

Opportunities for kids’ physical literacy and education abound out in the natural world Read More»