3.6.3 Proportion of young children aged 3 to 5 years who participated in activities once a week or more, by activity, Canada, 2002/2003 and 2010/2011

Music, art or non-sport activity* Clubs, groups or community programs with leadership** Unorganized sports or physical activity* Organized sports with coach or instructor* Dance, gymnastics or martial arts
2002/2003 12.9 15 62.4 35.1 26.2
2010/2011 18.5 14.5 61.3 44.1 33.1

*3 to 5 years
**4 to 5 years

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth 2002/2003, Statistics Canada – custom runs and Survey of Young Canadians 2010/2011, Statistics Canada – custom runs.

Between 2002/03 and 2010/11, proportionately more young children participated in organized sports with a coach or instructor, and in dance, gymnastics or martial arts.

That was also the case for participation in music, art or other non-sport activity.

Participation in clubs, groups or community programs and unorganized sports or physical activity remained relatively stable.