On March 11, in Banff, Alberta, Professor Mark Tremblay delivered the closing keynote address at the first ever Canadian Parks Conference. His presentation, titled “ Parks for Health: Nature and the outdoors as an antidote for modern living”, explored the compelling evidence supporting the positioning of Parks as a public health intervention to help address physical inactivity, sedentarism, obesity, mental health and other contemporary public health issues. Positioning Parks (in the broadest sense) as an important component of a comprehensive wellness strategy holds untapped potential for synergy to help promote Parks and health. See arpaonline.ca/events/2017-canadian-parks-conference for more details.