ParkSeek is a pan-Canadian initiative to gather and share information about the population health impacts of parks, protected areas, and recreational facilities.

Tynehead Regional Park, Surrey, Canada, Photo by Henrique Paim on Unsplash

Our Objectives
Geographic Accessibility

Measure access to parks and recreational facilities using mapping and data.

Quality

Measure the infrastructure and experiential quality of parks and recreational facilities with an audit tool, survey, and mobile app.

Policy

Collate and identify policies and programs relating to parks and recreational facilities from a health equity perspective.

Milestones
Sep 1 2020 – Dec 31, 2021

Gather data

Jan 1 2022 – Dec 31 2022

Calculate measures

Jan 1 2023 – Mar 31 2024

Share and refine

Sep 1 2020 – Apr 30 2022

Development of tools

May 1 2021 – Dec 31 2021

Pilot in London (ON)

May 1 2022 – Dec 31 2022

Data collection in 12 communities

Jan 1 2023 – Mar 31 2023

Share and refine

Sep 1 2020 – Mar 31 2022

Compile documents

Apr 1 2022 – Mar 31 2023

Analyze documents

Apr 1 2023 – Mar 31 2024

Share and refine

Project ItemStartsEndsStatus
Objective 1
Gather dataSep 1 2020Dec 31, 2021In progress
Calculate measuresJan 1 2022Dec 31 2022Not yet started
Share and refineJan 1 2023Mar 31 2023Not yet started
Objective 2
Development of toolsSep 1 2020Apr 30 2022In progress
Pilot in London (ON)May 1 2021Dec 31 2021In progress
Data collection in 12 communitiesMay 1 2022Dec 31 2022Not yet started
Share and refineJan 1 2023Mar 31 2024Not yet started
Objective 3
Compile documentsSep 1 2020Mar 31 2022In progress
Analyze documentsApr 1 2022Mar 31 2023Not yet started
Share and refineApr 1 2023Mar 31 2024Not yet started

Our Partners