HIGH FIVE®

Because every child in BC deserves a HIGH FIVE®!

The standard in BC for those who manage and/or lead sport and recreation programs for children aged 6-12 years. Consisting of training, resources and tools, the HIGH FIVE® system is based on years of research and consultation with experts, and is the only quality assurance system in North American designed to specifically support the safety, well-being and healthy development of children in sport and recreation settings.
 
The HIGH FIVE® mission is to ensure that recreation and sport practitioners develop a high level of knowledge and expertise in child development and provide them with the tools for enhancing and maintaining a high level of program.

Supporter of the HIGH FIVE® program

What is HIGH FIVE®?

Watch the interview of HIGH FIVE® National Director, LJ Bartle, with Scott Russell, host of CBC's Road to the Olympics and learn about how HIGH FIVE® makes a difference. Watch on Youtube.

To learn more about HIGH FIVE®, click on the Resources tab above.

Learn more:


Why choose HIGH FIVE®? 


HIGH FIVE® Rates

Fee for HIGH FIVE Training Packages and Shipping

TRAINING PACKAGES

These are the rates for the training packages charged by BCPRA to the host organization. The host is responsible for setting their own registration fees for courses as they also need to recover costs for the facilitator, venue and shipping of materials.

 

Training Package Fees
PHCD-Registered Org (RO) Fee
$45
PHCD - Non-RO
$55
HIGH FIVE® SPORT - RO Fee
$35
HIGH FIVE® SPORT - Non-RO Fee
$47
QUEST 2- RO Fee
$85
QUEST 2- Non-RO Fee
$110
QUEST 1
$350
Becoming a HIGH FIVE® TRAINER-RO Fee
$779
Becoming a HIGH FIVE® TRAINER-Non-RO Fee
$879
All Registered Organizations save $10 on all training packages! 

Learn about the benefits and how to apply to become a Registered Organization.

 

SHIPPING FEES:

All prices below reflect a single course shipment of maximum 25 training packages. For any order with extra training packages, additional costs will occur.

 
Region Rate Charged
Lower Mainland - GVRD $25
Lower Mainland - Fraser Valley / Squamish / Whistler $40
Vancouver Island $40
Okanagan $50
Kootenays $55
Cariboo $55
North Coast / Nechako $60
Peace River / Liard $60
  

Course Options

Course
Audience
Duration
Prerequisite
Details
Front-line leaders
7.5 hours
None
Supervisors
7.5 hours
Directors & Managers
<2.0 hours
None

Coaches

4.5 hours

None

Sport Outline

Individuals with extensive experience with training, children’s programming and/or recreation and sport.
3.0 days
Session 100
Session 430 - Becoming a HIGH FIVE® Sport Trainer
Individuals with extensive experience with training & children’s programming in sport.
4 hours
Session 100, 200, 300 & 400
Email for details
Managers
Customized

 

Please see the Schedule tab at the top of the page for current courses being offered.

 


The HIGH FIVE® Approaches

There isn’t one way to join HIGH FIVE®. It’s important to participate in HIGH FIVE® in a way that suits the needs of your organization. We have broken down the system into three different components. 

Listed below you will find three different approaches to HIGH FIVE®, with a brief description of the approach and a link to more information tailored specifically to recreation organizations, sport organizations, academic institutions and individuals. Browse through the LEARN, JOIN, and TEACH approaches to see which approach is right for you.

 


Attend and Host Workshops

In its most simple application, sport and recreation organizations, academic institutions and individuals can use HIGH FIVE® to access information, use research-based materials and attend training workshops in an effort to gain and build personal expertise and increase the quality of their programs.

If your organization is looking to begin instilling quality assurance measures pertaining to healthy child development within your organization, hosting and attending any or all of the HIGH FIVE® workshops is a great place to start. Please click on the link below for more information about the HIGH FIVE® training workshops and how your organization can get involved.


Becoming a Registered Organization

Organizations wishing to take their commitment one level further beyond simply using the HIGH FIVE® training and resources should consider becoming a HIGH FIVE® Registered Organization. Registering entitles you to discounted costs, access to the HIGH FIVE® database, which includes tracking features, use of the HIGH FIVE logo, a certificate for display in your facility and consultation and support from HIGH FIVE® BC

Working towards Accreditation

Once you are a Registered Organization, you have the option of furthering your commitment to healthy child development and quality assurance measures by working towards Accreditation!

HIGH FIVE® Accreditation establishes the benchmark for excellence in children’s recreation and sport programming. It distinguishes those organizations that have reached the highest recognized levels of quality and safety. Please follow the link below for more information about Registration and Accreditation.


Becoming a HIGH FIVE Trainer

Another option for those looking to get more involved in HIGH FIVE® is to become a HIGH FIVE® Trainer. Becoming a Trainer not only adds to your own skillset but also enables you to teach the HIGH FIVE® workshops to your own or other organizations in BC. Having a HIGH FIVE® Trainer within an organization can cut down workshop costs and make scheduling more convenient. Individuals who become Trainers can also earn an income by facilitating and delivering workshops. Please click on the link below to learn more about Becoming a Trainer.


For more information please contact:

Professional Development and Initiatives Coordinator
Phone: 604-629-0965 ext. 229
Email: parksandrec(at)bcrpa.bc.ca

 

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Visit www.highfive.org for additional resources.

 

Videos

On Feb 4, 2016, LJ Bartle, HIGH FIVE® National Director, was interviewed by Scott Russell, host of CBC's Road to the Olympic Games, about the relevance of HIGH FIVE® and why it matters. Watch it on YouTube.

At the 20th Anniversary Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) Forum (Mar 24-27, 2015), the following video premiered to tell the exciting story of how the Calgary Police Service are using the HIGH FIVE® Principles to set kids in their community up for success! Watch it on Youtube.

 

Brochures

Additionally, here are four supplemental brochures available for download:

Gender Equity in Sport and Recreation

Anti-Discrimination in Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation in Aboriginal Communities

Sport and Recreation with Children Who Have Disabilities

 

Reports

A report on the achievements and impact of HIGH FIVE® is available for your use:

This report captures the achievements of HIGH FIVE® as it has grown to be a nationally recognized standard, being delivered in both official languages across Canada. It also outlines current trends that are having an impact on the health of our children and how HIGH FIVE® is responding. You'll see how HIGH FIVE® makes a difference in the lives of thousands of children each year.

 

For more information please contact:

Professional Development and Initiatives Coordinator
Phone: 604-629-0965 ext. 229
Email: parksandrec(at)bcrpa.bc.ca

 

To register, contact the host directly through the number or website listed in the Registration Contact column.

Date
Host
Location
Registration Contact
Open to Public
November 19, 2016
9 am - 4:30 pm
North Vancouver Recreation Commission
Ron Andrews Community Recreation Centre
931 Lytton Street
North Vancouver, BC V7H 2M5
Cost: $57.00
 
To register contact Michelle Jones at 604-983-6509 or email jonesm (at) nvrc.ca 
Yes
November 20, 2016
9 am - 5 pm
District of Mission
District of Mission
7650 Grand Street
Mission, BC  V2V 3T3
Cost: $20.00
 
For pricing and more information, contact: 604-820-5350
Yes
November 25, 2016
9 am - 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Vancouver
1193 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC  V5V 3C9
Not open to the public. No
November 27, 2016
9 am - 4:30 pm
Surrey School District - Community School Partners
10707 146 Street
Surrey, BC  V3R 1T5
Not open to the public. No
November 28, 2016
9 am - 4 pm
Douglas College
Douglas College
PO Box 2503
New Westminster, BC  V3L 5B2
This course is not open to the public. No
December 3, 2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Regional District of Central Kootenay
312 16th Ave North
Box 477
Creston, BC  V0B 1G0
Not open to the public. No
January 13, 2017 Douglas College
Douglas College
1250 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC  V3L 5B2
This course is not open tot he public.

To register, contact Michelle Jones at 604-983-6509 or email jonesm (at) nvrc.ca

No
February 15, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
District of Tumbler Ridge
District of Tumbler Ridge
Box 2223 340 Front Street
Tumbler Ridge, BC  V0C 2WC
Registration Fee: $100
 
To register and for course information, contact rtrudeau (at) tdr.ca
Yes
February 19, 2017
10 am - 5:30 pm
Corporation of Delta
Corporation of Delta
11415 84 Ave, Delta, BC
Registration fee: $60.00
 
To register and for course information, call 604-952-3000
Yes
February 24, 2017
9 am - 4:30 pm
City of Port Coquitlam
City of Port Coquitlam
1370 Laurier Ave
Port Coquitlam, BC  V3B 2B9
Cost: $75.00

Fo pricing and more information, contact www.experienceit.ca or 604-927-7946

Yes
March 1 & April 5, 2017
1 pm - 3 pm
The Arbutus Club
The Arbutus Club
2001 Nanton Street
Vancouver, BC  V6J 4A1
This course is not open to the public. No
June 3, 2017
9 am - 4:30 pm
Delta Continuing Education
Delta Continuing Education
4750 - 57th Street
Delta, BC  V4K 3C9
Cost: $60.00 
 
To register, please call (604) 940-5550 or register online at http://onlineca.active
Yes

 

200 Using the HIGH FIVE® Quality Experience Scanning Tools (QUEST 2)

(last updated November 15, 2016)
Date
Host
Location
Registration Contact
Open to Public
November 25, 2016
10 am - 4:30 pm
Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Culture
6749 Nelson Ave
Burnaby, BC  V5H 3G8
Not open to the public. No
February 8, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
City of Coquitlam
1260 Pinetree Way
 
Coquitlam, BC  V3B 7Z4
Cost: $110.00
 
For more information or to register, call 604-927-4386 or visit www.coquitlam.ca
Yes
 

400 – Becoming a HIGH FIVE® Trainer

Last updated July 13, 2016.

Date
Host
Location
Registration Contact
Open to Public

No scheduled courses at this time.

Please check back again at a later date.

       
 

430 – HIGH FIVE® Sport

(last updated November 16, 2016)

Date
Host
Location
Registration Contact
Open to Public
December 3, 2016
8 am - 1 pm
City of Surrey
Cloverdale Recreation Centre
6188 176th Street
Surrey, BC  V3S 4E7
Not open to the public. No
March 1 and April 5, 2017
1 pm - 3 pm
Arbutus Club
2001 Nanton Avenue
Vancouver, BC  V6J 4A1
This course is closed to the public. No