Webinaire : Changing the Ways Calgary Plays

[ Le 01/05/2019 - Web ]

Children, Play and Nature Webinar Series: Changing the Ways Calgary Plays

Date and Time: May 1, 2019 @ 4-5pm EST


Join URL (registration required): click here

Julie Guimond, Environmental Education Lead, Calgary Parks
Nalini Mohan, Education Strategist, Calgary Parks
Sarah Papineau, Recreation Coordinator, Calgary Recreation

Webinar Description:
The City of Calgary embarked on an initiative that encouraged greater independent play, riskier play and a reconnection with nature. From adventure playgrounds to a Play Charter, come learn how we are changing the ways Calgary plays.

Learning Objectives:

  1. The role that municipal governments can play in influencing provision of children's play.
  2. Importance of and methods to engage the community of practitioners, researchers and policy makers in building and executing a city-wide strategy for children's play.
  3. How research and evidence can improve how to target play provisions and ensure biggest impact.
  4. Practical examples of how to implement a mobile adventure playground in your municipality.