3.6.12 Percentage of Canadian parents of children aged 5 to 17 years who say that public facilities and programs for physical activity and sports are available for their children, Canada, 2010 and 2014-2015

2010 2014-2015
Year 93 94.5

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network. Towards a Healthier Canada. 2017 e-Report on Healthy Weights. Data from the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute. 2010 Physical Activity Monitor, 2010 and 2014/15.

In 2010, 93% of parents of children aged 5 to 17 years said that local public facilities and programs for physical activity and sports were available for their children.

65% say these facilities meet their needs.1

In 2014-15, 95% of parents said that these facilities were available.

1Pan-Canadian Public Health Network. Towards a Healthier Canada. 2017 e-Report on Healthy Weights. Data from the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute. 2010 Physical Activity Monitor, 2010 and 2014/15.