CAAWS Resources

Active & Free: Young Women, Physical Activity and Tobacco is a practical tool to support your work in encouraging a healthy lifestyle for young women by keeping them physically active and tobacco-free…for life. The resulting book, Active & Free, along with the Take 5 action primer were designed to be used by people who care about young women’s heath – teachers, recreation leaders, parents, coaches, and health promoters. Click on the links below to view or to download and use these FREE resources.

Active & Free Young women, physical activity and tobacco
( Colour 2.25 MG, 24 pages)

TAKE 5! Connecting with Young women About tobacco and Physical Activity and Sport
(Colour 462 KB, 2 pages)

Sample Letter to Parents (Word doc.)

Please note: A limited number of hard copies are also available free of charge, with a small fee to cover shipping costs. Please email for more information.





Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
N202 - 801 King Edward Avenue
Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
Phone: 613-562-5667
Fax: 613-562-5668