Bulletin 5: Local opportunities to be active

2005 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 5: Local opportunities to be active


This section examines the extent to which facilities and programs in the local community are available for children and youth to be active. In addition, it explores attitudes about how well these facilities and programs meet the needs of young people, as well as current use of these opportunities. This section concludes with a discussion of the implications and recommendations resulting from the data.
  List of topics:    
    Public facilities and programs    
    Private facilities and programs    
    Local parks and outdoor spaces    
    Distance to parks and playgrounds    
    Other local places for physical activity  


Publication Date: June 5, 2007