Active Albertans iconActive Albertans

Albertans are more active, more often.


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  • Improve opportunities for children and families to engage in high quality, unstructured and creative play.
  • Increase the physical activity of Albertans of all ages and abilities across their lifespan.
  • Increase awareness among all Albertans about how and where they can be active.
  • Integrate the Canadian Sport for Life Model into the active living education, recreation and sport development systems.
  • Develop innovative, accessible after school programs that link community recreation programs and services to schools and community facilities.
  • Encourage school communities to adopt a comprehensive approach to promote healthy, active living.

Key Initiatives

What does success look like in ten years?

  • More Albertans are physically active in a wide variety of ways and in many different settings.
  • More Albertans experience improved physical and mental health through integrating physical activity into their daily lives.
  • Increased participation in active living, recreation and sport leads to social benefits, healthy weights and improved resiliency.
Last reviewed/revised: November 8, 2016
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