Emerging from the Pandemic: Prioritizing Physical Activity and Recreation

Cassidy Robinson
/February 02, 2022

Learn about: 

  • Societal implications of COVID-19: The impact of the pandemic on people, places, and programs with a focus on equity
    The impact of COVID-19 on the movement behaviours of Canadians and the NGO sector
  • Rebuilding and strengthening communities – the essential role of physical activity and recreation in revitalizing and strengthening communities
  • Re-examining our efforts in promoting physical activity – opportunities to prioritize physical activity and recreation as a result of COVID-19 and the role of A Common Vision and Framework for Recreation in Canada.

Expert speakers

  • John Frittenburg, President of The JF Group; Lead Consultant, ReImagine RREC
  • Lindsay McLaren, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary
  • Caralynn Nault, Team Leader, Waterways Recreation Inc. (Manitoba, Canada)
  • Mike Roma, President, CPRA; Partner, RC Strategies + PERC (Session Facilitator)
  • Steve Kellock, Director of Recreation, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
  • John Spence, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, University of Alberta


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