How to find the best recreation and sport programs for your child...
HIGH FIVE's quality standard ensures your child's experience with sport and recreation will be safe, unique and age appropriate. It also ensures your child will have a positive experience-and leave the program smiling!
The Clubs trains the staff team in HIGH FIVE's Pinciples of Healthy Child Development.
Your child will experience the following:
fair opportunities for everyone.
just having fun!
learning new skills and being successful.
opportunities to make and build friendships.
an instructor, coach, or leader who shows warmth and genuine interest in all children.
Are led by a HIGH FIVE trained leader
Provide challenges that are suitable for your child's age and skill level
Allow all children to take part, regardless of their abilities
Focus on personal best rather than winning
Keep children active without too much standing around or waiting
Give children choices about what they can do
Are trained in HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development
Show all children respect, honesty and trust
Use direct eye contact and smile
Speak in a calm and friendly tone of voice
Praise children when they try and when they succeed
The Club Is a HIGH FIVE Accredited organization
Have safety and emergency procedures
Provide program equipment and materials that are suitable for your child's age and ability
Encourage participation and input from parents and families
Provide what is needed to make sure your child feels safe, welcome, special...and leaves the program smiling!
The Club uses HIGH FIVE tools to identify, assess, control risks, & improve program quality. The QUEST 2 program assessment tool measures the experience of the child by looking at interactions and program factors which influence development. It has five sections including: