Check out these resources to help you promote June is Recreation and Parks Month in your community and don’t forget to visit the media centre to download the JRPM logos!
Have your local government officially declare June 2018 as Recreation and Parks Month! Below is a template that you can customize and print on your official agency/government letterhead.
Recreation and Parks Month Proclamation – Template
You can use these customizable, interactive calendar templates to plan and promote your Recreation and Parks Month celebrations! Just download the template in your preferred format, and add your logo, local events, and programs!
2018 JRPM Calendar
- PDF Calendar
- JPEG Calendar (use this with programs like Microsoft Word or Publisher, adding text boxes to insert your own information)
- Microsoft Word Calendar
If you require another format in the calendar please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request it.
The activity passports is a way for every age group to discover the benefits of recreation and parks, no matter how old! So go outside and complete these passports with friends or family at school, at day camp and even individually!
Framework for Recreation in Canada
Has your community adopted the Framework for Recreation in Canada? If not, June is Recreation and Parks Month is a great opportunity to download this document. The Framework provides us with a shared vision, values and goals to maximize the impact of local recreation and park services. Framework provides a foundation for reflection, discussion and the development of action plans.
Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter
The Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter aims to get children outside to discover the wonders of nature. Spending time outdoors is essential to every child’s development, health and well-being. It builds a connection to our rich natural and cultural heritage. Kids connected to nature grow up caring for the Earth and helping to conserve biodiversity.
Learn more about the vision and principles of the Children’s Outdoor Charter by clicking here and to download resources.