Guide to Ride

PHE Canada developed a resource that can help teachers and other physical activity educators teach children in grades 4, 5 and 6 to promote safe cycling. Each grade contains 10 lesson plans and is aimed at creating an appreciation and understanding of the benefits of cycling. 

 

Gender Equity Temperature Check

This assessment tool from Canadian Women & Sport is designed to help organizations and groups perform a quick internal review of their gender equity practices. Achieving gender equity is a journey, and assessing practices at your organization is the first step to making sport and physical activity better for everyone.

Physical Literacy and all Abilities Enhanced Online Course

Developed by PHE Canada, this resource provides theory and practice for physical activity leaders to promote fundamental movement skills in an effective and interactive manner for people of all abilities.

Fundamental Movement Skills: Active Start and FUNdamentals – For Children with Physical Disabilities

Developed by PHE Canada, this book provides theory and practice for physical activity leaders to promote fundamental movement skills in an effective and interactive manner for children with physical disabilities. The resource offers best practices for inclusion and adaptations.

Fundamental Movement Skills: Active Start and FUNdamentals Stages – For Children with Developmental and/or Behavioural Disabilities

Developed by PHE Canada, this book provides theory and practice for physical activity leaders to promote fundamental movement skills in an effective and interactive manner for children with developmental and/or behavioural differences. The resource offers best practices for inclusion and adaptations.

Fundamental Movement Skills: Active Start and FUNdamental Stages Featuring Indigenous Peoples Games – 2nd Edition

PHE Canada’s book on fundamental movement skills features descriptions and photographs of fundamental movement skills, practical and specific teaching tips to help physical activity leaders and educators in developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy in children.

Is your physical & health education class inclusive & inviting for all girls?

PHE Canada’s short infographic poster is a short checklist evaluation on if your class, physical activity or recreational space is inclusive for all girls of all ages and abilities or not. The goal is to create awareness and help educators and leaders foster supportive sport environments for girls and young women.

Is your physical & health education class inclusive and supportive for transgender, non-binary & Two-Spirit students?

PHE Canada developed this short evaluation checklist for organizations, classrooms, and physical education classes to help activity leaders and educators develop strategies to create more inclusive and supportive spaces for gender-diverse students and athletes.

INclusion INcorporated definition of terms

INclusion Incorporated’s list of definition of shared terms explains in plain language some of the terms that are now widely used. They also offer a Discussion Guide so groups and organizations can have some help in navigating these complex issues and terms in depth.

Inclusion Incorporated Diversity and Inclusion Training

INclusion INcorporated offers training and workshop sessions for companies, groups and organizations so they can effectively integrate inclusivity and accessibility into their work and their environment. Their sessions can be tailored to the kind of organization you work for.

The Greater Victoria Collaborative for Adapted Sport and Physical Activity

One Ability provides listings for adaptive and inclusive sports and physical activity programs in the Greater Victoria area. One Ability’s Training and Resources List also offers training programs aimed at leaders and care providers so they can provide inclusive services. The group also provides opportunities for program funding.

She Plays infographic

viaSport's She Plays infographic provides leaders and groups a guide on how to create sport and physical activity experiences that take into consideration girls’ backgrounds, knowledge, and the barriers they may face when it comes to sport participation.

Social Connectedness

PlanH provides a guide to support local governments as they build healthy communities throughout the province. Social connectedness makes people feel included and like they belong, which in turn encourages them to keep participating in recreation, sports, as well as other community activities that make them active and healthy.

Health and Wellness Planning: A Toolkit for BC First Nations

This resource offers steps and actions for First Nations organizations or communities as they focus on delivering culturally appropriate health and wellness services.

This resource is provided by the First Nations Health Authority.

Sample Action Plan and Template

The Government of British Columbia offers various resources on how local municipalities can become age-friendly. The resources include a sample template and action plan that municipalities can use to make their cities more elderly friendly, including planning walking routes for seniors in wintertime, sidewalk repairs, and others.

Inclusive Playgrounds Resource

The Canadian Disability Participation project developed this resource, which is intended for any group or individual concerned with inclusion and accessibility in playgrounds. The resource provides recommendations for those working to create play spaces for people of all ages and abilities.

FitNation Home Workout Series

The I·SPARC FitNation Home Workout Series consists of 8 home workouts designed for Indigenous participants of all ages and abilities. Throw on your workout gear, grab a water bottle, find a safe, open space, and follow along to our YouTube videos!

Disability Tip Sheet – Stroke

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

Addressing Personal Vulnerability Through Planning

This guide created by Community Living British Columbia provides examples and step-by-step actions that can be taken to create a person-centred plan so that adults with developmental disabilities, their families, care providers and community can provide a safe, respectful experience and environment.

 

 

Toolkit for Developing and Influencing Physical Activity Policy

The Physical Activity Resource Centre (PARC) created a toolkit for developing and influencing physical activity policy. After 15 years of supporting physical activity promoters across Ontario, PARC has ceased its service on March 31, 2018. PARC, The Centre of Excellence for Physical Activity Promotion was managed by OPHEA.

The Ability Toolkit

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability and Partners created a resource for Parents, Care Providers and others based on the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (ages 5-17) adapted for youth with disabilities.

 

 

Fit For All

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a checklist or starting point of things to consider while planning a community event; keeping in mind opportunities to include everyone in physical activity, including persons with a disability.

Disability Tip Sheet – Acquired Brain Injury

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Aging

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Amputations

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Anxiety Disorders

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Asthma

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Blindness/Visual Impairment

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Cerebral Palsy

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.

 

Disability Tip Sheet – Deafblindness

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a series of Tip Sheets to provide information about disabilities and conditions to help leaders in the physical activity, recreation and sport sectors be inclusive.