2016 Conference Program Sessions

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Thank you for attending Recreation NL’s 45th Annual AGM & Conference, May 27th & 28th in St. John’s.

Recreation NL is pleased to provide you with a copy of the presentations from the sessions held Saturday, May 28th. Unfortunately, not all presenters were able to provide their presentations for public posting. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Keynote: Dr. Dean Kriellaars          

Presentation: Phyiscal Literacy The Gatway to Active Participation

Active Start – Active for All

  • Presenter: Doug Halliday, Leadership & Training Fieldworker, City of St. John’s

Presentation: Fundamental Movement Skills

  • Presenter: Wanda Merrigan, Aquatics Supervisor, Town of Channel-Port aux Basques

Presentation: BruceII and Autism Involves Me

Community Engagement – Tips and Techniques

  • Presenters:
    • Heather Hickman, former Manager, Community Development, City of St. John’s
    • Victoria Etchegary, Manager Strategic Development, City of St. John’s

Presentation: Community Engagement

Physical Literacy and Recreation

  • Presenter: Dr. Dean Kriellaars

Presentation: Physical Literacy and Recreation

Many Hands Make Light Work – Creating Active Living Community Through Cross Sector Collaboration

  • Presenter: Heather Powell, Wellness Coalition Presentation: Better Connections, Better Opportunities
  • Presenter: Dr. Angela Loucks-Atkinson, MUN School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

Presentation:Interdisciplinary and Cross Sectorial Collaboration

Mental Health and Recreation

  • Presenter: Grant Fitzpatrick, Education Facilitator, Canadian Mental Health Association

Presentation: Dealing with Child Mental Health in your Recreational Setting

  • Presenter: Pam Mills, Recreation Specialist, Recreation NL

Presentation: HIGH FIVE Strengthening Childrens Mental Health

Empowering Youth

  • Presenter: Trisha Boyer Participation Nation’s Unplugged Program

Presentation: PN Unplugged Leader Training

  • Presenter: Trudy Carlisle, Duke of Edinburgh

Presentation: Duke of Ed

Best Practices for Hiring Students

  • Presenters:
    • Annette Oldford, Recreation Program Supervisor, City of St. John’s
    • Tyler Boone, HR Recreation Assistant, City of St. John’s

Presentation: Best Practices to Student Hiring

Play in NL – Re-Discovering Recreation in Nature

  • Presenter: Kimberly Orren, Island Rooms of Perry Harbour

Presentation: From Mud Pies to Dory Rides

Repurposing Open Spaces

  • Presenter: Amy Tiller, Recreation Director, Town of Gambo

Presentation: Revitalization of the Fun ‘N’ Sun Park

  • Presenter: Nicole Newell, Director of Recreation and Community Services, Town of Gander

Presentation: Revitalization of Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park

  • Presenter: Karen Kelly, Outdoor and Youth Coordinator – City of St. John’s

Presentation: City for all Seasons

Pathways to Wellbeing – Framework to Recreation in Canada

  • Presenters: Michelle Healey, Director, Recreation and Sport Division, Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, Government of NL
    Gary Milley, Executive Director, Recreation NL

Presentation: Framework for Recreation in Canada

Community Healthy Living Fund

  • Presenter: Michelle Healey, Director, Recreation and Sport Division, Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, Government of NL

Presentation: Community Healthy Living Fund