Facility Accessibility Design Standards

The City of Mississauga created this document which outlines building standards for a universally-designed and accessible community for all.

 

 

Accessible Events and Checklist and Resources

The City of Vancouver created an accessible events checklist and resource webpage full of examples, templates, topics, and ways to plan to ensure your facilities, events, and programming are inclusive for all.

 

Shared Use Agreements Guide

BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) offers this free course to staff, leaders, facility operations on the differences between a user agreement, license agreement and shared use agreement and how to create an agreement for your organization or facility.

Gender Equity in Sport and Recreation

This brochure will primarily focus on gender equity as it pertains to girls and young women in community recreation settings.

 

 

Osteofit Program Information

A safe exercise and education program created by BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre for older adults who may be experiencing osteoporosis and osteopenia and/or for older adults interested in a fall prevention program, fitness and healthy bones.

 

 

Be Inspired – Canadians with Disabilities Tell Their Stories of Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation

The vision of The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability is a society where every person in Canada, regardless of background or ability, has the opportunity to be active and healthy across their lifespan. These collected stories exemplify 5 key principles: Quality of Life, Empowerment, Community, Equal Access, Respect and Dignity.

On Guard Against Diabetes

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a resource for those persons with a disability and diabetes and considerations in staying physical active.

 

 

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.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Youth

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. This Snapshot highlights the multiple barriers and inequities that youth face, while also elaborating on the need for safe spaces, access to services and support systems.

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Women

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Racialized People

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Older Adults

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Rural Residents

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – People Living in Poverty

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Diversity Snapshot - Immigrants

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – LGBTQ

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Francophones

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – People Living with Disabilities

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Diversity Snapshot- Aboriginal Peoples, First Nations, Inuit, Métis

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. It is one of 11 Diversity Snapshots.

 

 

Inclusive Fitness Webinar

OneAbility's webinar on creating an inclusive fitness environment, including space/equipment considerations, client approach, staff culture, language usage, training methods to increase both client and instructor comfort and more.

 

 

How Can I Include People With Invisible Disabilities?

This infographic is part of a series of posters that create inclusion, raise awareness, promote and educate the public on active living and disabilities.

Words With Dignity - OneAbility & Recreation Integration Victoria

This infographic is part of a series of posters that create inclusion, raise awareness, promote and educate the public on active living and disabilities.

Why Does Inclusion Matter? Who Benefits and How?

This infographic is part of a series of posters that create inclusion, raise awareness, promote and educate the public on active living and disabilities.

3 Ways to Cultivate Gender Diverse Leadership in Sport

Here are three ways to ensure your organizational behaviours are helping to build a stronger and inclusive sport system that creates a positive experience for all from viaSport.  

Gender Equity in Sport and Physical Activity Policy

Women are historically and significantly underrepresented in all areas of sport participation, especially in terms of management, administration, coaching, and officiating.

viaSport LGBTQI2S Resources

A series of policy guidelines from viaSport that can be used by provincial and disability sports organizations to create more inclusive environments, policies, and practices related to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression with the goal of creating safe, inclusive and welcoming environments for all athletes, coaches, o

RDN Northern Recreation Services - Communities Facilities and Program Accessibility and Inclusion

Although this entire document from the Regional District of Nanaimo is a useful guide, full of specific examples to get us thinking about spaces as places, start on Page Six with a comprehensive set of questions to assess how inclusive and welcoming your spa

Accessibility Audit Tool

This easy-to-follow checklist from viaSport will help an organization determine their level(s) of accessibility. It also provides concrete examples of how to make all aspects of programming and facilities more inclusive and accessible for everyone. It is organized around six pillars of accessibility.

 

Video Library - Wheeling Physical Literacy

Let's Play has a collection of 36 short videos demonstrating different physical literacy and other skills for wheelchair users. 

 

 

Wheelchair Safety

This resource includes four questions to always consider while planning for the inclusion of a child with a physical disability ensuring their physical, psychological and social safety from Let's Play.