Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

Not all play is active

Not all play is active

March 13, 2013, No Comments on Not all play is active

To ensure health and fitness, your child’s playtime should include exercise and physical activity Read More»

The risky business of being brave

The risky business of being brave

March 4, 2013, 3 Comments on The risky business of being brave

Encouraging children to make their own courageous decisions Read More»

Different activities appeal to different kids

Different activities appeal to different kids

February 26, 2013, 1 Comment on Different activities appeal to different kids

Children should be encouraged to participate in the sports and activities they enjoy Read More»

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»