How active are young Canadians? Read this year’s ParticipACTION report card

It’s report card time, and the yearly benchmark on kids’ physical activity levels from ParticipACTION is out. It’s a comprehensive report that is worth taking some time to look at. If you are looking for an executive summary here are the key findings.

Let’s start with what’s working

The report tells us that kids in Canada are:

  • Sleeping better
  • Participating in organized sports
  • Being more active at school and in their community
  • Supported by parents in their children’s physical activity
  • Supported by government in creating policy and opportunity for physical activity for kids

And now what’s not working

Overall, kids are not meeting the recommended movement guidelines.

Read the full report here.

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