Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Introducing the Active for Life Role Models

Influential Canadians spread the word about physical literacy

Role Models

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»

It takes a village

It takes a village

May 24, 2012, No Comments on It takes a village

Our non-sporty mom realizes it's okay to get help getting her kids active Read More»

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey

April 17, 2012, No Comments on Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey

A father comes to a difficult decision about extending the hockey season Read More»

Could I become a hockey mom?

Could I become a hockey mom?

April 17, 2012, 2 Comments on Could I become a hockey mom?

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton ponders our national game Read More»

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

April 17, 2012, No Comments on Active for Life Champions: Andrea Carey and PISE

Parents often wonder how to start their children in sports. What’s the right age? What kinds of activities are best for kids just starting out? Victoria’s Pacific Institute for Sport ... Read More»

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

April 1, 2012, No Comments on Jenn Heil on Positive Sports Environments

Jenn Heil, Olympic and World Champion Freestyle Mogul Skier, talks about girls in sport and the importance of providing a positive environment for all athletes Read More»

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

March 31, 2012, No Comments on Jennifer Hedger is Active for Life

Meet Jennifer Hedger’s newest project – Jaeger; as she discusses how helping him develop fundamental movement skills and providing him with a positive sport environment are his right Read More»