The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about whether their child has participated in sport in the past 12 months. According to parents, 74% of children, between the ages of 5 and 17, participate in sport. 

Facts & Figures 

Children's sport participation, overall and by child's age

According to parents, a higher proportion of  young children (aged 5 to 12 years) participated in sport compared to older children (aged 13 to 17 years) respectively. Click here for more details about the findings from this study. 

Custom Data Tables

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The CFLRI is currently conducting a study of physical activity opportunities in Canadian schools. If you have received an invitation to participate in this and have any questions regarding the study please contact us at Thank you for your participation!