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Awareness and First Involvement

To engage in sport and physical activity, individuals must be aware of what opportunities exist for them, and when they try an activity for the first time, it is critical that the experience is positive. That is why Sport for Life emphasizes the two stages of Awareness and First Involvement. Awareness Stage Awareness promotes an…
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Indigenous Peoples

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] The Situation in Canada Sport means different things to different Indigenous peoples and groups. For many Indigenous peoples, the primary purpose of sport is to build self-esteem among youth. Sport and activity gives youth a sense of purpose and direction, and, in some cases, helps them to engage in more appropriate activity…
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Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of information you provide to us. Sport for Life Society will not sell, rent, lease or disclose customer information to third parties unless required by law or unless you provide consent to such a disclosure. Other terms of Sport for Life’s Privacy Statement are as…
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Health Practitioners

The Situation in Canada People living physically active lifestyles will lead to healthier communities through injury prevention and general health and wellness. The overlap between the sport, recreation, education, and health sectors not only helps with the integration of facilities and the delivery of quality sport and physical activity programming, but it ultimately leads to…
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The Situation in Canada Kids who have fun playing a sport or taking part in physical activity are more likely to stay active and healthy for their entire lifetime. They are likely to develop a higher level of physical literacy and also have a better chance to pursue excellence in sport. Designed properly, children’s sport…
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Women and Girls

The Situation in Canada The number of women and girls participating in regular physical activity, recreational sport, and elite competition has increased rapidly in the last few decades. This is significant, considering the fact that no women participated in the first Olympic Games back in 1896. Women and girls, however, who account for more than…
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Recreation Professionals

The Situation in Canada In the past, the sport system has been divided into silos of program delivery: recreation, sport clubs, and physical education in schools. With many different institutions, agencies, and groups involved in delivering sport and physical activity programming, it makes program delivery and participation expensive and inefficient. Cooperation and joint action between…
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The Situation in Canada The Canadian education system offers one of the most important opportunities to improve the quality of sport and physical activity for all Canadians. From daycares to universities, the health of the nation and the long-term success of our athletes can be promoted through sport and activity programming at every level of…
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The Situation in Canada Several traditional shortcomings exist within the Canadian sport system that have led to serious consequences in the training and development of our athletes. You can learn more about these issues in sport here. Fortunately, the Long-Term Athlete Development Framework has been established and adopted by every national sport organizations within Canada…
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