Resources and Webinars (Books)



Community Building for the Recreation Practitioner

Community Building for Recreation Practitioners is designed to introduce the reader to the concept, history, importance, frameworks, and how-to’s of community development and community building. It is intended that upon its completion, readers will understand the rationale for community building and its relationship to the delivery of recreation services, and… Details Books


A Planning Toolkit for Community Leaders

The Toolkit for Community Leaders is intended to inform, inspire and guide those who are interested in making their communities more active, creative and engaged and are serving or supporting those in a community leadership role (e.g. managers, administrators, practitioners, elected officials,volunteers, etc.).

The Toolkit is divided into two main… Details Books


Leadership for Active, Creative, Engaged Communities

Recipient of an “editors choice” designation, Leadership for Active, Creative, and Engaged Communities is being described as “valid, original and informative” and “...the content is a nice mix of pragmatic and inspirational…a writing style that is both authoritative and warm.”  ACE Ambassador Ian Hill suggests the book is a “game… Details Books