About Us

HIGH FIVE is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s sport and recreation, built on five Principles of healthy child development that research indicates are essential for quality programs.

  • A Caring Adult
  • Friends
  • Play
  • Mastery
  • Participation

HIGH FIVE consists of Training and Development, Program Assessments, Policies/Procedures, and Awareness.

Founded by Parks and Recreation Ontario and launched in 2001, HIGH FIVE is available in English and French across Canada through Authorized Providers.

For more information on HIGH FIVE and its Authorized Providers click here: www.HIGHFIVE.org.

HIGH FIVE National mailing address is located at
Parks and Recreation Ontario
302 – 1 Concorde Gate
Toronto Ontario
M3C 3N6