The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Outdoor play is a basic childhood need, and taking risks is an essential part of play. Whether sledding down a hill, building a snow fort, or playing pond hockey, children are often happiest when playing, and this type of risky play contributes to children’s health, development and wellbeing. Unfortunately, research indicates only 37% of children play outside everyday. Learn more about risky play through this video and parent-centred app from researchers at the University of British Columbia.