Find Your Fall Fit Resources

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Here are some great resources to help you along your #findyourfallfit adventure

 

To help you offer activities for all ages and abilities

Jooay: A free app that helps children with disabilities and their families to locate leisure opportunities that are: close to where they are, accessible, suit their needs and abilities, match their preferences, and can help them develop and participate in society.

Learn how to play and incorporate activities for all abilities through Canadian Paralympic Fundamental Resources. Included are lesson plans for Boccia, Goalball, Athletics and Sit Volleyball.

Pickleball is a game that was developed so that all members of a family could participate. Many of the rules are an adaptation from tennis, ping-pong, and badminton. Learn the Rules to play Pickleball.

 

Educational resources/toolkits to help you learn about and promote physical activity

The Government of Canada defines active transportation as using your own power to get from one place to another. Click here for more info!

 

ParticipACTION Toolkits

Physical Activity Toolkits provide educational resources, ideas, and guidelines specific to three different age groups:

  • The Early Years Toolkit will help parents and caregivers find ways to incorporate physical activity into the daily lives of children up to age four.
  • The Teen Toolkit is designed for children and youth ages five to 17.
  • The Older Adult Physical Activity Toolkit provides resources related to the importance of physical activity for older adults.

Play Days are a great example of a physical activity that your community can participate in!

 

Connect With Your Local Schools 

School Sports NL Monthly Active Challenges 
Canada Walks – IWALK Month

 

Physical Activity and Healthy Eating

Kids Eat Smart Foundation

You can take part in the annual Walk to Breakfast!

Teach your participants about Canada’s Food Guide, through Eat Great and Participate’s  Physical Activities and Healthy Snacks for After School Program.

More of Eat Great and Participate’s resources and toolkits can be found here.

 

Equipment to Encourage More Physical Activity

Did you know that Recreation NL has a Pedometer Loan Program? For details on the program and to request pedometers click here.

List of companies who sell physical activity equipment

 

Funding Programs For Communities and Groups to Increase Physical Activity

Recreation and Sport for Persons with a Disability
Jumpstart Play Finds a Way
Community Healthy Living Fund
Teen Challenge

If you have additional resources or have any questions, be sure to contact Pam Mills at pammills@recreationnl.com or 729-0569.