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Framework for Recreation in Canada F ORUM

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May 8-10 Regina, SK

www.gatheringstrength.ca

Onsite Guide

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GREETINGS Federal Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities

CPRA President On behalf of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA), I am

Welcome to Gathering Strength: the

very pleased to welcome all delegates

Framework for Recreation in Canada

to Gathering Strength: Framework for

Forum 2018. Physical activity brings together people of

Recreation in Canada Forum 2018 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

all backgrounds and abilities and helps create

CPRA is proud to be a sector leader on the development, launch and

healthier, more dynamic communities. Fostering a more active and

now implementation of the Framework for Recreation in Canada. As

inclusive Canada will make for a stronger Canada. Our government is

Co-Chair of the Implementation and Monitoring Working Group,

committed to finding ways to make recreation and physical activity

we have worked alongside our provincial and territorial members,

even more accessible and welcoming for all Canadians – including those

government colleagues, sector partners and the academic community

who have traditionally been under-represented in sport. This is why we

on this guiding document for recreation.

are pleased to be able to count on dedicated people and organizations,

We envision a Canada in which every citizen is engaged in meaningful,

like those taking part in this forum, who are working to provide all

accessible recreation experiences that foster individual, community and

Canadians with opportunities to enjoy the benefits of recreation and

environmental wellbeing. The five goals of the Framework support the

active living.

vision of the Framework: Active Living, Inclusion and Access, Connecting

As Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with

People and Nature, Supportive Environments and Recreation Capacity.

Disabilities, I would like to thank everyone who helped bring this forum

We are excited to see Canadians from coast to coast to coast coming

to life. I wish everyone taking part an exciting and productive event.

together this week to share their experiences, network and to learn

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Government of Canada

how the Framework is being implemented in their regions. We thank organizers Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association and the Saskatchewan Government, Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport for all of their efforts in hosting this event. On behalf of the Board of Directors of CPRA – Welcome to Regina! Mike Powell President, CPRA

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WELCOME TO REGINA Regina, often called the Queen City, is

the heartbeat of Saskatchewan. You’ll have a chance to visit one of North America’s largest urban parks, Wascana Park, and our new world-class facility, Mosaic Stadium.

Forum Locations The Delta Hotel

Mosaic Stadium

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Victoria Avenue Broad Street

Albert Street

Elphinstone Street

The province’s capital offers a variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities that abound in and around the city. To complement your experience, Regina has several great attractions that we encourage you to explore during your stay. • Saskatchewan Legislative Building • Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame • Casino Regina • Regina Floral Conservatory • Saskatchewan Science Centre • MacKenzie Art Gallery • Royal Saskatchewan Museum • RCMP Heritage Centre

College Avenue

For more information on tours, events, restaurants and shopping, visit tourismregina.com and SeeYQR.ca.

Wascana Park Regina Avenue

SPONSORS

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Goal 1: Active Living

Goal 2: Inclusion and Access

Goal 3: Connecting People and Nature

TIME

Goal 4: Supportive Environments

Goal 5: Recreation Capacity

EVENT

* Offsite Event

LOCATION

T U E S D AY, M AY 8 , 2018 3:00 pm- 6:30 pm

Registration Desk Open

Mezzanine

6:30 pm

Shuttle from Delta Hotel to Mosaic Stadium

Delta front doors

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception at Mosaic Stadium*

AGT Lounge, Mosaic Stadium

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Shuttle from Mosaic Stadium to Delta Hotel*

AGT Lounge, Mosaic Stadium

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

W E D N E S D AY, M AY 9, 2018 6:00am - 7:00am

Rise and Shine Workout Yoga Run

Tuscany A Delta Lobby

6:00am - 5:00 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Mezzanine

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast

Trentino

8:30am - 9:45 am

Opening Remarks and Keynote: Scott Sampson – How to Raise a Wild Child

Trentino

9:45am - 10:00am

Networking Break

Mezzanine

10:00am - 11:00am

A1 – Elders in Motion

Lombardy B

A2 – All Abilities Welcome

Lombardy A

A3 – One School's Journey into Nature Play, Physical Literacy, and Lifelong Active Living A4 – Using Recreation to Bring Life to Public Spaces: On Transformative Placemaking and Belonging A5 – Align Local Level Strategic Planning with the Framework 11:15am - 12:15pm

B1 – Getting Kids Active One Community at a Time

Verdi Tuscany A Tuscany C Lombardy B

B2 – In the Beginning, then TRC, and Natural Law

Verdi

B3 – Stories about Connecting People to Nature

Lombardy A

B4 – Couldn’t Have Done it Better if We’d Planned It!

Tuscany A

B5 – Applying a Continuous Improvement Lens to Assess Recreation Program Delivery

Tuscany C

12:15pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

Trentino

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

C1 – Saskatchewan Student Voice – How Can we Learn from the Voices of over 100,000 Saskatchewan Students? C2 – City of Toronto: The Public Good of Recreation C3 – Parks for All: An Action Plan for Canada’s Parks Community C4 – Community Building and the Framework C5 – Strengthening Recreation Capacity Across the North

2:45pm - 5:00 pm

D1 – Wascana Park Experience* (Shuttle departs at 2:45 pm) D2 – Here's Where I Fit In: Connecting Researchers and Practitioners in A National Knowledge Development Strategy

Cocktails 6:30 pm - 12:00 am Taste of Saskatchewan – Dinner and Entertainment 6:00 pm

Lombardy B Verdi Tuscany A Tuscany C Lombardy A Wascana Park Lombardy A and B Mezzanine Trentino/Tuscany

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Goal 1: Active Living

Goal 2: Inclusion and Access

Goal 3: Connecting People and Nature

TIME

Goal 4: Supportive Environments

Goal 5: Recreation Capacity

EVENT

* Offsite Event

LOCATION

T H U R S D AY, M AY 10, 2018 8:00am - 3:15pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Mezzanine

6:30am - 7:30am

Rise and Shine Workout Yoga Run

Tuscany A Delta Lobby

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast

Trentino

9:00am - 10:00 am

E1 – A Community Action Plan for Wellness

Tuscany A

E2 – Creating Quality Experiences for Newcomer Canadians in Sport and Physical Activity E3 – Building a destiNation, One Trail at a Time: Lessons from the Singletrack to Success Project E4 – Implementation and Monitoring Group Framework Survey and Audit Tool

Verdi Lombardy A Tuscany C

E5 – Alberta’s Learnings on Building on the Basics: Planning for Recreation in Emergency Response and Recovery

Lombardy B

10:00am - 10:15am

Networking Break

Mezzanine

10:15am - 11:30 am

F1 – Policy Connections in Physical Activity, Recreation and Sport

Tuscany A

F2 – Reaching the Hard to Reach: How to use Social Innovation to Support Low-Income Families’ Recreation Participation F3 – Strengthening Connections to Land, Language, and Culture

Lombardy A

F4 – Understanding and Improving Capacity within Diverse Community Contexts and Organizations F5 – Gathering Strength Towards a Knowledge Development Strategy 11:30am - 12:45pm

Lunch

12:45pm - 2:00 pm

G1 – Integrating Physical Literacy into a community's "Mindset"

Tuscany C Lombardy B Trentino Verdi

G2 – Making Recreation Inclusive: LGBTQ identities, myths, and how to create inclusive spaces and programming within sport and recreation

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Verdi

Tuscany A

G3 – Building Parks of the Future – A Renaissance Period in Toronto's Love of Parks

Lombardy A

G4 – Changing the Food Environment Landscape in Publicly Funded Recreation and Sport Facilities

Lombardy B

G5 – Are You a Future Focused Recreation Leader?

Tuscany C

Closing Remarks and Keynote: Zac Crouse – Mental Illness – It's Time to Stop Being Weird About It

Trentino

AC T I V E L I V I N G

I N C LUS I O N A N D ACC E S S

CO N N EC T I N G PEO PL E A N D N AT U RE

SU PP O R T I V E EN V I RO N M EN T S

REC RE AT I O N C A PAC I T Y

Foster active living through physical recreation.

Increase inclusion and access to recreation for populations that face constraints to participation.

Help people connect to nature through recreation.

Ensure the provision of supportive physical and social environments that encourage participation in recreation and build strong, caring communities.

Ensure the continued growth and sustainability of the recreation field.

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WASCANA PARK 1

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ROYAL SASKATCHEWAN MUSEUM

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SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATIVE BUILDING

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5 PICK UP TIME FROM HOTEL IS 2:45PM DROP OFF AT THE RSM AT 3:00 PM - BUS LEAVES FOR THE HOTEL AT 4:45PM

Structured options:

Unstructured options:

1 DISC GOLF STATION at the grassy

4 SELF GUIDED TOUR

2 GOPHER SPORTS at the grassy

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3 DRAGON BOAT

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location by the RSM. location by the RSM at the marina

Session #1 from 3:00 - 3:45 pm Session #2 from 4:00 - 4:45 pm for all 3 options

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OF THE RSM

WILLOW ON WASCANA LEGISLATIVE BUILDING WALK AROUND THE LAKE (Approx - 1 Hr)

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THE SASKATCHEWAN EXPERIENCE Welcome Reception at Mosaic Stadium Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm We are kicking off the Forum in the stylish and exclusive AGT Lounge at Regina’s new, state-of-the-art facility, Mosaic Stadium. Join us for an evening of networking, activities and guided Stadium tours sponsored by Sask Sport Inc. Appetizers will be served. Cash bar will be available. Dress: Business casual. Shuttle departs from Delta Hotel to Mosaic Stadium at 6:30 pm.

Rise and Shine Workout Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 6:00am - 7:00am Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 6:30am - 7:30am These early morning energizers are a great way to start your day and increase your heart rate before the Forum sessions. Pack your workout gear and come prepared for either an outdoor morning run, departing from the lobby of the Delta Hotel, or put a little Namaste in your day with a 45-minute yoga session happening onsite at the Delta Hotel. Outdoor workout attire is recommended. Yoga mats will be provided.

The Wascana Park Experience (Session D1) Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 2:45pm – 5:00 pm This session is an opportunity to connect with nature at Wascana Park which boasts over 930 hectares of park and greenspace in the heart of the city. There will be a variety of structured and unstructured activities to give you a memorable outdoor experience. Come dressed for outdoor activities and note that some activities are weather permitting. Shuttle departs from Delta Hotel to the Royal Saskatchewan Museum at Wascana Park at 2:45pm.

Taste of Saskatchewan – Dinner and Entertainment Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 6:00 - 6:30pm Cocktails | 6:30pm - 12:00 am Dinner and Entertainment We invite you to join us for a locally inspired meal, followed by an evening of music, dancing and storytelling showcasing the culture of Indigenous Peoples in Saskatchewan. This cultural showcase is also an opportunity to acknowledge that the 2018 Forum is hosted on Treaty 4 Territory, the traditional lands of the Cree, Ojibwe, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota and homeland of the Métis Nation. This event is sponsored by SaskCulture Inc. Cash bar will be available. Dress: Business casual. Forum delegates are also welcome to attend the Saskatchewan Physical Education Association Trade Show happening in the Umbria Room, between 6:00 pm and 11:00 pm.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION Badge and Event Tickets

Friends of the Forum

To be admitted to any Forum activity, you must wear your official Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018 name badge.

The Friends of the Forum booths will be set up on the Mezzanine level of the Delta Hotel on Wednesday, May 9 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. We encourage you to stop by and visit their booths and learn more about how their work impacts the recreation sector and supports the goals of the Framework for Recreation in Canada.

Phone Usage Please silence phones and other devices in all sessions.

Onsite Restaurants – Delta Regina Shuttle Schedule

Indigo

Shuttle service to scheduled Forum events and activities is provided.

Serving breakfast and lunch from 6:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Omega Lounge

6:30 pm - Departs from Delta Hotel to Mosaic Stadium 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm - Departs from Mosaic Stadium to Delta Hotel

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 2:45 pm (Session D1 - Wascana Experience) - Departs from Delta Hotel to Royal Saskatchewan Museum at Wascana Park 4:45 pm (Session D1 - Wascana Experience) - Departs from Royal Saskatchewan Museum at Wascana Park to Delta Hotel

Event Parking

Serving dinner and offering a list of fine wines and cocktails. Open from 2:00 pm - 12:00 am.

Urban Bean Serving Starbucks coffee, express breakfast and lunch items and delicious desserts. Open from 6:00 am - 1:30 pm.

Banking An ATM is available on the main floor of the Delta Regina. Major banks are also available in close proximity.

Discounted day parking is available in the parkade adjacent to the hotel. (Located on the corner of Saskatchewan Drive and Rose Street.) Passes are available at the conference registration table. Pay stations are available on the 1st and 2nd floors - debit or credit card only for payment.

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Onsite Guide - Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018  

The Onsite Guide to the Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018.

Onsite Guide - Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018  

The Onsite Guide to the Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018.