Use our Glossary to find key words and terms used throughout the Training Program.
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Updated: August 2022
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Aboriginal Sport Circle
Accessibility refers to characteristics of the physical environment that make it possible for people to participate in recreation regardless of ability.
Accessible means, no matter what a person’s circumstances or abilities
are, there is equal opportunity to fully participate.
Active Living is a way of life in which physical, social, mental, emotional and spiritual activities are valued and are integrated into daily living.
Active transportation refers to any form of human-powered transportation, such as walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, in-line skating or skateboarding.
From a planning perspective, activities are things you do like advertising, workshops, or training to carry out the project.
Annual Budgets are the estimated revenues and expenditures of all the recreation programs and services over a year.
Arts reflect culture and are a way of communicating through a medium that can be shared with others.
Benefits are the individual, social, economic, and environmental
outcomes that recreation, parks, sports, fitness, active living, arts
and cultural services have the potential to provide for individuals and
Benefits of Recreation
Benefits of Recreation is a term used in our field to recognize that
recreation contributes to positive personal, social, environmental and