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Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway 1.0

The purpose of the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway is to increase the percentage of Aboriginal children who become physically literate, define a pathway for Aboriginal athletes into high performance sport and to increase the number of Aboriginal people who are active for life. 

Active for Life: Durable by Design

Active for Life: Durable by Design

This document presents a vision for reversing the trend towards obesity, inactivity, and sedentary behaviour in Canada. It is about a future Canada characterized not by chronic disease and sedentary behaviour, but instead by regular physical activity and chronic health on a mass scale. It is about reframing our attitudes towards activity and aging to foster individuals who are “durable by design.”

2015 LTAD Stories We Loved

Organizations across the country continue to integrate Long-Term Athlete Development principles into their training programs, competition structures, and communities.

A Sport Parent's Guide

As parents, we recognize that sports and physical activity play an important role in our children’s healthy growth and development, but recently physical activity has suffered serious decline among Canadian children. 

Actively Engaging Women and Girls

The purpose of this resource is to increase awareness about the experiences of women and girls, and provide recommendations to address the psycho-social factors that influence female athlete development.

After-School Sport & Physical Activity in Children & Youth of Ontario: A Needs Analysis & Strategy Project

This 2011 report was prepared for CS4L and PHE Canada by Ken Lodewyk, Ph.D. The aim of this project was to determine an approach for CS4L-LTAD program implementation focused on fundamental movement skills and sequential learning to support the progression of all children and youth aged 10-18 (especially those marginalized) through appropriate developmental stages in after school sport and physical activity programs.

Becoming a CS4L Community

Building an Activation Plan that works for your community

Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport

The municipal recreation role develops program opportunities for personal growth, ensures programs are affordable and accessible, and addresses any local issues to improve overall quality of life.