How are parks and recreation a part of the solution?
1. People are more active when they can easily access parks, trails and recreation facilities.
2. Recreation helps prevent and treat conditions like osteoporosis, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
3. Parks and open spaces offer low/no cost opportunities for recreation and physical activity.
The benefits don’t end here. Check out the Benefits Hub and SPRA’s fact sheet to find out more about how parks and recreation contribute to a healthier YOU!
(*Statistics adapted from June 2014 edition of SaskTrends Monitor)