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Rec Resources for Parents

Find out about the safety standards and staff qualifications when choosing programs for your child.

Whether it’s an after-school program, hockey, swimming lessons or summer camp, recreation and sport activities help kids learn new things, feel good about themselves and make friends. With these valuable benefits, it’s important to find that positive experience for your child. Most parents already do a good job finding out about safety standards and staff qualifications when choosing programs for their children. It’s just as important to look at how the program supports healthy child development. You want to make sure your child will have a positive experience – and leave the activity smiling!