Together with Saskatchewan in motion we're engaging in a community action process to weave physical literacy into our community's very essence!

Our main goal is to get more kids, more active, more often, with their families, while making our vision of a healthy, active community a reality in Martensville!

This is where you come in. To ensure it's tailored to our community's needs, your input is so important. You are the experts of our community, so we would like to invite you to participate in the survey below to identify opportunities for physical activity.

Participation in this survey is completely voluntary. Any question that you are not comfortable with answering may be left unanswered. All information you provide will be kept confidential. 

Thanks in advance for your leadership in our community. We look forward to the opportunity to hear from you and others. If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Angela (at 306-683-5577 or recprograms@martensville.ca) or Kendria (at 306-280-7716 or k-symak@hotmail.com)

Together, we can get our community moving!

Participant information:

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* 1. Participant information:

What is your age range?

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* 2. What is your age range?

Children in your family:

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* 3. Children in your family:

Where do you reside?

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* 4. Where do you reside?

Are you aware of municipal policies/bylaws that address any of the following in your community? (Select all that apply):

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* 5. Are you aware of municipal policies/bylaws that address any of the following in your community? (Select all that apply):

Are you aware of any of the following strategies and plans that impact physical activity in your community? (Select all that apply):

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* 6. Are you aware of any of the following strategies and plans that impact physical activity in your community? (Select all that apply):

In your community, who do you feel should work together to increase physical activity opportunities for children, youth and families? (Select all that apply):

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* 7. In your community, who do you feel should work together to increase physical activity opportunities for children, youth and families? (Select all that apply):

On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 = least, 5 = highest), how would you rate the variety of sport and recreation programs in your community?

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* 8. On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 = least, 5 = highest), how would you rate the variety of sport and recreation programs in your community?

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Does your community have too many, too few or about the right number of programs?

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* 9. Does your community have too many, too few or about the right number of programs?

Does your community have too many, too few, or about the right number of public parks and greenspaces?

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* 10. Does your community have too many, too few, or about the right number of public parks and greenspaces?

Where do you look for credible physical activity information? (Select all that apply):

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* 11. Where do you look for credible physical activity information? (Select all that apply):

How do you and/or your community share information on physical activity opportunties? (Select all that apply):

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* 12. How do you and/or your community share information on physical activity opportunties? (Select all that apply):

Overall, how would you rate your community on how it makes accessing physical activity options available to your family?

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* 13. Overall, how would you rate your community on how it makes accessing physical activity options available to your family?

What motivates you to be physically active? (Check all that apply):

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* 14. What motivates you to be physically active? (Check all that apply):

In the past week, please check all the activities your family has participated in (in Martensville only):

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* 15. In the past week, please check all the activities your family has participated in (in Martensville only):

Currently, what makes it easy to be physically active in your community?

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* 16. Currently, what makes it easy to be physically active in your community?

What are some of the challenges that may exist in your community that limit physical activity opportunities?

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* 17. What are some of the challenges that may exist in your community that limit physical activity opportunities?

What community facilities have you and/or your family used in the past 12 months? (Check all that apply):

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* 18. What community facilities have you and/or your family used in the past 12 months? (Check all that apply):

What could your community do more of to increase opportunities for physical activity? (Check all that apply):

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* 19. What could your community do more of to increase opportunities for physical activity? (Check all that apply):

Is it easy for you to walk in your community?

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* 20. Is it easy for you to walk in your community?

Is it easy to bike in your community?

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* 21. Is it easy to bike in your community?

How large a role does the school(s) play in providing opportunities for physical activity in your community?

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* 22. How large a role does the school(s) play in providing opportunities for physical activity in your community?

How congested is the traffic in front of the school before and after school?

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* 23. How congested is the traffic in front of the school before and after school?

Have you heard of the term "physical literacy"?

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* 24. Have you heard of the term "physical literacy"?

Physical literacy can be defined as "the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement of physical activities for life". A child who is physically literate moves competently and confidently in a variety of different environments (i.e., land, snow, or water) with a variety of movement skills (i.e., swimming, running, throwing, and jumping).
Given the above definition, how important is it for your community to support and provide opportunities to develop physical literacy? Please rate by using the following scale of 0 to 5 (0 = not at all, 5 = very important):

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* 25. Given the above definition, how important is it for your community to support and provide opportunities to develop physical literacy? Please rate by using the following scale of 0 to 5 (0 = not at all, 5 = very important):

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Any additional information or comments you would like to share to assist in maintaining and/or improving opportunities for physical activity in the community:

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* 26. Any additional information or comments you would like to share to assist in maintaining and/or improving opportunities for physical activity in the community:

Your input is valuable to us and our community. Thank you for your time to complete the survey and for your commitment to ensuring more kids in our community can be more active, more often with their families and friends!

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