Risky Play, Outdoor and Unstructured Play Workshop
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 09:30

This workshop includes knowledge-sharing, evidence and research that supports the value of risky play and unstructured play in education, recreation, parks, community centres, after-school programs and spaces.

Risky Play, Outdoor and Unstructured Play Workshop

Thu, 2016-02-25 16:04 -- beth kennedy

Who should attend?

Multi sector stakeholders committed to healthy child development and environments that support outdoor play and risky play. Sectors include: education, recreation, health and well-being, mental health, social services, research, youth, planning, municipal.


  • increased knowledge of evidence based practice and research to support outdoor play
  • improved understanding of language related to risky play—liability, hazards, risk and duty of care
  • skill development to implement risk benefit analysis and risk assessment systems
  • increased knowledge and evidence base to shift towards an outdoor, risky, unstructured and nature play-based culture
  • identify emerging and innovative approaches to system change
  • increased knowledge and navigation of multi sector policies
  • explore collaborative knowledge building principles and methods
  • build a connected network of partners and evidence-based resources

**Space is limited! Register by April 01, 2016**

9:30 am–4:00 pm

$115 • Healthy, local lunch included

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
1655 Perth Road
Glenburnie, ON K0H 1M0