YMCA and ACTIVE Partner to Transform Communities
Despite all of the amazing medical breakthroughs that have occurred in the past, something terrible is happening. Since 1980, childhood obesity has risen 300%. 70% of our 5-17 years olds are at risk for cardiovascular disease. For the first time in history, we’re looking at a generation of children who are facing a shorter life expectancy than their parents. Continue reading
Our mission is to make the world a more active place. We believe in participating in our customers’ activities to better understand how we can serve them. We also want to understand the communities that our customers serve. Over the past eight years, ACTIVEx Charity Challenge (AxCC), has been a way for us to walk a mile in our customers’ shoes AND give back directly to the communities they serve.
On the heels of the 2014 Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) Educational Forum, one local community, Saugeen Shores, is proving that member satisfaction and greater participation are linking back to ACTIVE Net’s online accessibility. Continue reading
At ACTIVE our mission is clear—to power the world’s activities and connect people with the things they love, want and need to do. We believe that as we help organizations manage their business more effectively, we can help them get more people active. Continue reading
California recently celebrated the completion of one of its largest projects to date — the transition to an automated licensing system powered by ACTIVE Network. Continue reading
This week, ACTIVE is joining more than 150 sports industry executives, athletes, physical education professionals and advocates for the “National Health Through Fitness Day” at Capitol Hill in Washington DC. ACTIVE is proud to support healthy and active lifestyles and for the opportunity to champion the value of activities offered to communities by organizations, including schools, local parks, YMCAs, and camps. Continue reading
We’re back from the 2014 National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) Winter Conferences with a fresh perspective on the rapidly changing needs of ski resorts. NSAA represents 325 alpine resorts that account for more than 90 percent of the skier/snowboarder visits nationwide. Continue reading
Douglas Park (Source: Chicago Park District)
The Chicago Park District has been on the leading edge when it comes to technology. Their best-in-class organization has received numerous awards and accolades over the years – everything from ‘best green practices’ to creating an ‘exceptional workplace’.
L to R: Jane Van Sickle (ACTIVE), Kristi McClure, Kevin Jones (ACTIVE)
ACTIVE Network recently presented the Customer Excellence Award to Kristi McClure, director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Chula Vista. Kristi has spent more than 20 years dedicated to developing city parks and recreation for communities both large and small. As a long-time advocate for parks and recreation, Kristi has been instrumental in helping the team at ACTIVE to develop and refine the tools to make ACTIVE Net more efficient.
ACTIVE Network is proud to help our partners provide their customers with the best access to campsites, national landmarks, and licenses for recreational activities. As we look forward in 2014, we want to share some simple ways to help your organization yield greater success.