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Developing Physical Literacy in Recreation Programs

Developing Physical Literacy in Recreation Programs

Duration: 2 Hours 

This workshop is part of the Physical Literacy Leader - Level 1 Certification.

The Developing Physical Literacy in Recreation Programs workshop aims to build on your own experiences to understanding physical literacy and how your experience can also develop you into an effective leader for recreation programs.

With an emphasis on recreation leaders this workshop breaks down the definition of physical literacy and its importance in quality program.

Participants will work through scenarios and learn to adapt programs using the ‘5+5 model’ consisting of five design considerations and five session characteristics.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • define and understand physical literacy and all its components,

  • discuss healthy child development and its relation to physical literacy and physical activity, and 

  • examine and demonstrate how to facilitate quality programs.

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To ensure the success of this workshop, a minimum number of registrations is requred. If registration numbers are low, the workshop will be cancelled and Sport for Life will reach out with an opportunity to take part in another, upcoming workshop.