A More Active Alberta

Our Vision of a More Active Alberta

Albertans enjoy a high quality of life, improved health and wellness, strong communities, economic benefits and personal fulfilment through recreation, active living and sport.

What is Being Active?

Activities that are key to a more active Alberta are:

  • Achievable in any setting - work, home, school, in the neighbourhood or elsewhere - and at any time of day.
  • Contribute to a sense of pride and belonging in the community.
  • Emphasize active living as an integrated part of our life and culture.
  • Include all people no matter their skill level, abilities, age, health or interests.
  • Include all types ranging from unstructured participation to athletic excellence.
  • Include a range such as walking, biking, taking the stairs at work and gardening.

Benefits to Being Active

Active living, recreation and sport contribute to holistic benefits for:

  • Physical, mental, social and spiritual health
  • Overall well-being of Albertans
  • Personal growth
  • Self-discovery
  • Lifelong learning

Learn more about the Active Alberta policy

Last reviewed/revised: December 13, 2017
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