Here are some resources to help you promote June is Recreation and Parks Month in your community. Visit the media centre to download the JRPM logos.
Have your local government officially declare June 2016 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! Feel free to download the template in your preferred format, and add your logo, local events, and programs! Print out your calendar(s) and post/distribute within your community.
2017 JRPM 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 to request it.
To help communities get kids’, youth and seniors’ active outdoors to discover the benefits of recreation and parks, PRO has created three activity passports with fun ideas for kids’, youth and seniors’ to get outside and live it everyday! The activities may be completed with friends or family at school, a day camp, or individually.
- Kids’ Passport
- Youth Passport
- Seniors’ Passport
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.