Access-Friendly Tool Kit

Physical Activity and Access to Recreation are Important to the Health of Individuals in a Community

View the Becoming an Access Friendly Organization – Toolkit (pdf)

Why Recreation Matters…

access toolkit - kidsResearch indicates that participation in quality recreation opportunities enables participants to:

The reality is that many families and their children are denied the opportunity to enjoy recreation activities that are vital to their health and personal development. Removing barriers to access, and creating the opportunities and conditions where all children can thrive is a shared responsibility.

(Adapted from the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Everybody Gets to Play™ – Recreation Without Barriers A Position Paper- CPRA)