RECREATION & SPORTS

check This "RECREATION & SPORTS" page contains a list of 140 links to websites relating to ACTIVE LIVING, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, and RECREATIONAL SPORT.


Thanks to Allan Francis of the DPCUC, this page was last reported as checked for full accuracy on March 24, 2011.


* * * * * ACTIVE LIVING / FITNESS * * * * *

Active Living Canada canleaf

Working to make sure that the environments where Canadians live, learn, work and play support regular physical activity.

Bodybuilding

Canada's Physical Activity Guide Web Site canleaf

Canadian Aquafitness Leader's Alliance, Inc. canleaf

Dedicated to providing a high quality training, certification, and communication network for aquafitness leaders and aquatic rehabilitation specialists. CALA promotes professionalism and excellence through careful integration of the mind, body, and spirit.

Canadian Association for Leisure Studies canleaf

CALS is an organization of Canadian and international scholars and practitioners who share an interest in recreation and leisure research and the delivery of leisure services.

Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals canleaf

Strengtheniong Canadian fitnes....one PRO at a time.

Canadian Centre for Activity & Aging canleaf

To develop, encourage and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for Canadian adults which will enhance the dignity of the aging process.

Canadian Fitness & Lifestyle Research Institute canleaf

Fitness.com canleaf

A highly targeted Fitness & Health Search Engine, built to provide you, the Internet users, with the best Fitness & Health results possible.

Fitness

The pick of the best fitness sites on the Net today.

Fitness Online

An online fitness community.

Health Resources in Action

At HRiA, we believe that good health is a right, not a privilege. Everyone should have the opportunity to attain their full health potential regardless of socially and physically determined circumstances.

Healthy Living canleaf

In this Web site we have compiled some general information about our mission and objectives within the Public Health Agency of Canada, information about the benefits of regular physical activity, the federal role in the promotion of physical activity, and its role in the prevention of chronic disease.

IdeaFit

Your source for the latest Health & Fitness news and information.

Internet Fitness

InternetFitness.com brings you the "Experts" on health and fitness. Each category is moderated by an authority in their field. Learn how you can reach your personal best through experienced advice.

Martial Arts

Physical Activity For Adults Over 50 (AARP)

Physical & Health Education Canada canleaf

PHE Canada, a national, charitable, voluntary-sector organization whose primary concern is to influence the healthy development of children and youth by advocating for quality, school-based physical and health education.

Physical Education Update

Scarboro Figure Skating Club canleaf

Turnstep Aerobics

Aerobics patterns, music, adaptive aerobics, aerobics FAQs.

Walking

Welcome to Sport Canada canleaf

A section from "Canadian Heritage" pch.gc.ca.

Winsor Pilates

Mari Winsor’s unique Winsor Pilates® program is designed to tone and sculpt your entire body and help you lose weight, all while giving you a low-intensity, calorie-burning workout.

Yahoo! Aerobics

For Fitness Equipment, please go to the "SPECIALTY STORES/SITES" section of our Shopping page.

* * * * * HOBBIES * * * * *

About Hobbies and Games

Canadian Association of Railroad Modelers canleaf

"Model Railroader" Magazine

National Model Railroad Association

Model Railroad News

Yahoo! Recreation/Hobbies

A very comprehensive list of hobby sites for almost any type of recreation.

* * * * * OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES * * * * *

ACTIVITIES

Athletics Canada

Athletics Ontario

Bicycling

BirdSource - Birding with a Purpose

An interactive website, a revolutionary partnership between citizens and scientists, designed and managed by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

Canadian Recreational Canoing Association canleaf

Canlan Ice Sports Corp.

Climbing

Equestrian Connection canleaf

Canada's largest equestrian website focusing on dressage, eventing and hunter/jumper. EC's goal is to provide news, results, show & clinic dates as well as other interesting equestrian articles. And although our focus is on the Canadian equestrian scene, we also strive to provide coverage for international events and competitions.

Fishing

Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak School canleaf

Our goal is to provide exciting outdoor adventure and educational opportunities that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy.

Horses

Ice Fishing

Inline Skating

Kayak Instruction Excellence

Mountain Biking

Ontario Bird Watching canleaf

Paintball

Pedaling.com

Your bicycle information roadway.

Running/Jogging

sailfree.com

Skateboarding

Skiing

Snowboarding

Take The Roof Off Winter canleaf

Nova Scotia’s winter active campaign designed to help Nova Scotians of all ages improve their health and quality of life by being outdoors and active this winter!

Temagami Wilderness Centre canleaf

Tennis

The Toronto In-Line Skating Club canleaf

Toronto Sports Water Skiing canleaf

Water Ski & Wakeboard Canada canleaf

The sole national sport governing body and recognized water skiing/wakeboard authority in Canada.

The Whitby Tigers Running Club Inc. canleaf

The Whitby Tigers Running Club welcomes runners of ALL AGES AND ABILITIES. In addition, many of the Club members are multi-sport athletes, training and competing in duathlons, triathlons and Ironman events.

Winter Night Walking Strategies

CAMPING & PARKS

Algonquin Provincial Park - Official Website canleaf

Bon Echo Provincial Park canleaf

Camping

From About.com, here are must-read articles on: Finding a Campground, Campground Reviews, Popular Camping Recipes, Family Camping Tents, Making a Camping Checklist, and much more.

Camping Advice

Here are some great camping tips and advice to help make your camping adventures more enjoyable.

Great Canadian Parks canleaf

National Parks of Canada canleaf

A long list of links to websites dealing with Canadian National parks.

Ontario Parks canleaf

Point Pelee National Park canleaf

Provincial Parks Canada canleaf

A long alphabetical list of Provincial Parks across Canada.

GARDENING

Backyard Organic Gardening

Originating from Hobart, in Southern Tasmania, this is the grassroots e-source for information about the basics of backyard organic gardening.

Birds and Blooms

This online version of the magzine brings beautiful backyards from across North America into your living room through vivid, full-color photos. It's like a friendly "chat" over the back fence with your bird-and-flower-loving neighbors.

Canadian Gardening canleaf

Canadian Organic Growers Inc. canleaf

The national information network for organic farmers, gardeners, and consumers.

eSeeds.com canleaf

Garden Gate (magazine online)

Gardening at Country Living Gardener

The biggest gardening search engine and directory. Tens of thousands of articles in hundreds of topics. Plants, Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn Care, Books and Tools. Your complete guide to everything about Gardening.

Gardening Links

Horticulture Online

Scotts Canada

The world's leading producer and marketer of products for do-it-yourself lawn care and gardening.

The New Farm canleaf

An Organic Regulation for Canada?

GENERAL

GORP - Great Outdoor Recreation Page

* * * * * RECREATIONAL SPORT * * * * *

COMPETITIVE ATHLETICS

Amateur Boxing News

Athletics Canada canleaf

Baseball Canada canleaf

Baseball Links

Baseball Ontario canleaf

CanThrow.com

Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association canleaf

Canadian Intercollegiate Baseball Association canleaf

Georgetown Baseball Association

Hockey Links from Lifetime Hockey

Hooptown GTA canleaf

Boxing Canada

Masters Swimming Canada canleaf

The Mat - The Home of Amateur Wrestling

Metropolitan Wrestling Association

A Non-profit organization fostering the sport of wrestling in the New York Metropolitan Area of the U.S.A.

Ontario Roadrunners Magazine canleaf

Ontario Tennis Association canleaf

Ontario Track & field Association canleaf

RunnersWeb.com canleaf

The Running & Triathlon Resource Portal | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Runner's World

Wrestling For Dummies

CYCLING

Canadian Cyclist canleaf

The online version of the popular magazine including cycling news, forums, touring, and reviews.

Hamiltyon Cycling Committee - Resource Links canleaf

Human Powered Vehicles of Southern Ontario canleaf

International Human Powered Vehicles Association

Le Tour de France

The official website.

PinkBike.com

Latest news, photos, videos, events, and more.

Recumbent Bicycling canleaf

Recumbent - Canada44.ca canleaf

GENERAL ATHLETICS

Canadian Interuniversity Sport canleaf

Canadian Sport canleaf

Every Canadian should be able to participate in a sporting activity - as athletes, coaches, officials, organizers, or volunteers. That's why it's important to work on issues like fairness, integrity, open communication, and mutual respect , so that we can make sport an activity that truly represents everything that is great about Canada.

Ontario Badminton Association canleaf

HUNTING/FISHING

Fishing Ontario Page canleaf

Fishing from AllCanada,com canleaf

Fish Ontario canleaf

FishingWorks.com

Hunting from AllCanada,com canleaf

National Firearms Association canleaf

Ontario Angler

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters canleaf

Ontario Fishing Tips

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources - Publications Library canleaf

MOTORIZED SPORT

The B.E.A.S.T. (Beautiful Eastern Association of Snowmobile) canleaf

Haliburton County Snowmobile Association canleaf

International Motorcycle Magazine

Mid Ontario Snowmobile Trails canleaf

Muskoka Snowmobile Region canleaf

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs canleaf

Vintage Road Racing canleaf

RACING

Canadian Snowcross Racing Association (CSRA) canleaf

Cycle Canada canleaf

Frontier Adventure Racing canleaf

Iditarod - The Last Great Race

Ontario Cycling Association canleaf

Rowing Canada canleaf

Triathlon Canada canleaf

VeloNews

The authoritative journal of competitve cycling.


The compilers of this list have tried to include local area (Durham Region, Ontario) and other Canadian websites, but not exclusively. We welcome any suggestions concerning related websites: please send your list to Allan Francis , including the sites' titles, the sites' URLs, and your recommendations for categories/subcategories.


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