Mission and Vision

Vision:

A society where every person in Canada, regardless of background or ability, has the opportunity to be active and healthy across their lifespan.

Mission:

 Leads and support a diverse network of organizations to be more inclusive in their physical activity* programming, policies and social and physical environments. We share best practices, connect stakeholders, and shape attitudes, values and philosophies about inclusion in communities across the country.

*Physical activity is used in its broadest definition to include recreation and sport.

Benefits of Physical Activity for People with Disabilities include:

  • Increased community participation
  • Improved self esteem
  • Increased strength to help cope with the daily stress of a disability
  • Reduces likelihood of acquiring a secondary disabling condition
  • Improved mental health and reduces isolation and loneliness.