Calgary at a Glance
Active Living Resources in Calgary
Areas of Endeavour - Definitions
Awareness and Education
Initiatives that inform people about, increase knowledge of and/or create
positive attitudes towards active living. Key activities include: development
and dissemination of print, audiovisual and web-based active living information
resources (including fact sheets, manuals and tool-kits), media strategies,
telephone information and advice lines, referral to community-based active
living programs, group presentations, classes and workshops.
Activities that provide opportunities to build skills and abilities around
active living, including the delivery of recreational, play, sport or
leisure programs and activities for all ages and abilities.
Policy and Advocacy
Activities that advocate for and/or create healthy public policies that
encourage and support active living.
Initiatives that focus on creating environments (physical and social)
that provide opportunities for, and support active living.
- Alternative Transportation
- Parks Enhancement and Conservation
- Infrastructure (e.g. recreational facilities and pathways)
Project Grants and Funding
Organizations that provide grants and other forms of funding for initiatives
with an active living component.
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