Camp Kid 4Learning Through Play

When children participate in recreational play, they develop physically, emotionally, socially, and cognitively. What they learn at play provides a strong foundation that will help prepare them for future life experiences.

~ HIGH FIVE®, Parks & Recreation Ontario

HIGH FIVE® is a Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) program of resources, tools and training designed to help program leaders and parents ensure that organizations are delivering the best quality programs for our children.

The City of Peterborough is a registered HIGH FIVE organization. As such, we are committed to providing quality recreation programs for children. The Recreation Division and the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre program staff are certified quality program providers. Quality recreation and sport programs make an important contribution to the healthy development of children.

We are committed to providing children’s programs that:

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  • Have caring adults
  • Encourage children to play
  • Encourage participation
  • Support a sense of mastery
  • Respect and support uniqueness and diversity of each child
  • Provide age-appropriate environments, and activities and equipment that are safe