Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

The Olympics has my kids trying new sports

The Olympics has my kids trying new sports

August 17, 2012, 2 Comments on The Olympics has my kids trying new sports

There are new sports being played at the Adams' house, thanks to the Olympics Read More»

Going for gold in the backyard

Going for gold in the backyard

August 1, 2012, No Comments on Going for gold in the backyard

Our non-sporty mom's daughter designed and performed her own Olympics events Read More»

10 tips for non-sporty parents

10 tips for non-sporty parents

July 19, 2012, 7 Comments on 10 tips for non-sporty parents

Sara, our non-sporty mom, has some great tips for figuring out how to raise active kids Read More»

Swimmer Brent Hayden: From awkward kid to Olympian

Swimmer Brent Hayden: From awkward kid to Olympian

July 2, 2012, No Comments on Swimmer Brent Hayden: From awkward kid to Olympian

Kids need to be exposed to a variety of sports when they are small Read More»

Taking risks on the playground

Taking risks on the playground

June 29, 2012, No Comments on Taking risks on the playground

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton takes a seat and watches Read More»

Perdita Felicien: Olympic Track and Field, 100m Hurdles

Perdita Felicien: Olympic Track and Field, 100m Hurdles

June 16, 2012, No Comments on Perdita Felicien: Olympic Track and Field, 100m Hurdles

Perdita Felicien exudes grace and power as she races in the 100m hurdles. With a host of titles in her career, including a World Championship in 2003, she is one of ... Read More»

One man inspires 250,000 kids to get active

One man inspires 250,000 kids to get active

June 1, 2012, No Comments on One man inspires 250,000 kids to get active

Pierre Lavoie’s big challenge We hear lots of talk about the dangers of obesity and the need to get kids active. Doctors and research groups warn of a coming health ... Read More»

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play

June 1, 2012, No Comments on Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play

Non-sporty mom Sara considers the benefits of unstructured, outdoor play Read More»

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment

June 1, 2012, No Comments on Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment

You have to wonder about the power of a name. Canadian Olympic hopeful Dylan Armstrong competes in shot put, an event that relies on arm strength. Likewise, you have to ... Read More»