According to the City of Richmond Community Wellness strategy that was adopted by City Council in 2018 a My Health My Community survey said Richmond ranks lower compared to other BC municipalities for three specific lifestyle practices that are strongly linked to health and wellness, these include physical activity, healthy eating and social connectedness.
Nature and Creativity
By combining creative expression and exploration of nature we help develop resiliency a common sense concept from the book Last Child in the Woods. It is the first book to bring together a new and growing body of research indicating that direct exposure to nature is essential for healthy childhood development and for the physical and emotional health of children and adults. Individual exploration that engage in nature spaces will be encouraged.