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Fresh Insight from the Principles of Healthy Aging Training

6 Mar, 2019
After more than 20 years in the recreation sector, I thought I had heard all there was to know about working with older adults. I have a degree in sociology and gerontology and I had taken countless...

Congratulations to this year’s new and re-verified HIGH FIVE® Accredited Organizations!

5 Feb, 2019
  TORONTO, ON (February 5, 2019) – HIGH FIVE Accreditation is the highest recognized level of quality and safety in children’s sport and recreation in Canada. Organizations that have achieved...

Unique No More

17 Jan, 2019
The Principles of Healthy Child Development training focuses on giving children's program leaders the tools to help children feel good about themselves and to promote mutual understanding. The "I am...

City of Toronto: Community Recreation Branch Wins Award of Excellence for Employee Engagement in HIGH FIVE Accreditation

15 Nov, 2018
We often think of HIGH FIVE as a standard solely benefitting program participants. But in 2017, after the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry, and Recreation’s (PFR) Community Recreation Branch...

Physical Literacy Instructor Program Officially Launches

26 Sep, 2017
The Sport for Life Society, Coaching Association of Canada, and HIGH FIVE® have come together to support recreation leaders, coaches and others in becoming a physical literacy instructor. The...

City of Mississauga is the Largest Municipality to Achieve HIGH FIVE Accreditation

24 May, 2017
On May 17, 2017 the City of Mississauga received its HIGH FIVE® Accreditation. HIGH FIVE's accredited designation serves as the benchmark for excellence in children's programs. This recognizes...

Update: Spring 2017

11 Apr, 2017
The Spring 2017 edition of HIGH FIVE Update features exciting news, resources and HIGH FIVE products. Upcoming projects are also included, showcasing how HIGH FIVE is keeping ahead of the curve of...

HIGH FIVE Receives Prestigious CPRA Partnership Award

29 Mar, 2017
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) has awarded HIGH FIVE® as the recipient of the 2016 CPRA Partnership award. This announcement was made Thursday, March 30th at the 2017 Parks and...

HIGH FIVE Training now recognized by the Coaching Association of Canada as Professional Development

21 Mar, 2017
HIGH FIVE and the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC), have joined to announce that HIGH FIVE training is being recognized as professional development (PD) within the National Coaching Certification...

Phase 1 of Older Adult Standard complete

16 Feb, 2017
Phase 2 of the HIGH FIVE Older Adult project is underway! This project has been made possible with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Find out more about the expansion of the HIGH FIVE...

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