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Exercise and Air Quality: Staying Active During BC’s Wildfire Season

The World Health Organization (WHO) reminds us that physical activity has significant health benefits, improves overall well-being, and contributes to preventing and managing non-communicable...

Recreation

Award-Winning Program Welcomes & Empowers Newcomers to West Vancouver

Adapting to a new environment can be challenging. For newcomers to West Vancouver, British Columbia, an award-winning program is easing the transition by building...

Ensuring Inclusivity during Challenging Situations

Inclusion is a powerful concept. Yet how do we practice, reflect on and engage inclusivity during challenging situations?

Parks

Youth

Celebrating Recreation and Parks: Throughout June and Beyond

In celebration of June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) communities across BC have been hosting nature-based activities to highlight the health benefits of...

Award-winning Victoria Gardening Program Sows Seeds that Feed and Connect

First-time growers and experienced gardeners have found solace in the soil during the pandemic through the help of a City of Victoria gardening program...

Ensuring Inclusivity during Challenging Situations

Inclusion is a powerful concept. Yet how do we practice, reflect on and engage inclusivity during challenging situations?

3 Tips on How to Manage Smartphone Use With Your Teenager

Most teenagers would spend their entire day behind a screen if you’d let them. Smartphones are an essential part of teenage life. According to the...

Fitness

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Fitness Essentials: Music must-haves for Canadian fitness classes

The right song can make or break a workout. Researchers have found that music can help to inspire and motivate fitness class participants, as well...

Fitness Essentials: Liability Waivers and Contracts to Help Protect Fitness Leaders and Participants

As a Fitness Leader or participant, you have likely come across a liability waiver and/or a training contract at some point in your fitness...

Beat the Boredom with Barre!

With many of us doing at-home workouts, it can be difficult to find fun ways to switch up our lower-body routine without needing equipment....

Transform your basic fitness routine into a challenging and fun core workout

Nowadays it is becoming more common to experience back, knee, and shoulder pain due to a more sedentary lifestyle. We are all guilty of...