What is Tobacco-Free Youth Recreation?
Tobacco-Free Youth Recreation (TFYR) is a program of the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR). TFYR's mission is to assist recreational organizations and communities in their efforts to create a tobacco-free environment where they can promote and model tobacco-free lifestyles. This is accomplished by helping these groups partner with youth and adult community members to implement a recreation-based tobacco prevention strategy. For a complete guide to implementing this strategy, download our manual Creating Healthy Communities: Using Recreation as a Tool for Tobacco Prevention.
Free Tobacco-Free Signs for School Grounds!
Tobacco-Free Youth Recreation (TFYR) has 12” x 18” permanent metal signs available for Minnesota schools that need assistance in promoting their tobacco-free policy on outdoor athletic facilities.
These signs are FREE, but all orders must be sent to and approved directly by TFYR and require a copy of the school district’s tobacco-free policy. When determining the number of signs to order, consider these locations on school property:
A limited number of signs are available, so please limit your order based on the number of signs you need for the school athletic fields & facilities.
Tobacco-Free Parks Webinar: A How-To Guide for Your Community
This webinar will introduce you to the benefits of adopting a tobacco-free policy, provide tips for policy adoption, and showcase the free services that we offer that can help you adopt a tobacco-free park and recreation policy for your community! Visit our archive page to view the presentation!