Resources

  • Quality Sport Checklist for Communities and Clubs

    Quality Sport Checklist for Communities and Clubs

    Quality Sport Checklist for Communities and Clubs Quality Sport Checklist for Communities and Clubs At its essence, quality sport and physical activity…

  • Sport for Life for all Newcomers to Canada

    Sport for Life for all Newcomers to Canada

    Sport for Life for all Newcomers to Canada By 2030, immigration will account for all of Canada's net population growth.…

  • Aboriginal Long–Term Participant Development Pathway 1.1

    Aboriginal Long–Term Participant Development Pathway 1.1

    Aboriginal Long–Term Participant Development Pathway 1.1 This document presents a roadmap for developing sport and physical activity among Indigenous peoples.…

  • Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway – Sport Organization Guide

    Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway – Sport Organization Guide

    Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway - Sport Organization Guide This guide will give Sport Organizations an appreciation for and the…

  • Aboriginal Communities: Active for life

    Aboriginal Communities: Active for life

    Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life The Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life resource and accompanying full-day workshop were created with guidance from Indigenous…

  • Canadian Sport for Life – Long-Term Athlete Development 2.1

    Canadian Sport for Life – Long-Term Athlete Development 2.1

    Long-Term Athlete Development 2.1 This consultation paper describes a multistage Canadian framework of Long-Term Athlete Development, a training, competition, and…

  • Active for Life: Durable by Design

    Active for Life: Durable by Design

    Active for Life: Durable by Design Physical literacy, increased activity and recreational sport – being “fit for life” - can…

  • Milestones: A Supplement for Shaping the Ideal NSO

    Milestones: A Supplement for Shaping the Ideal NSO

    Milestones: A Supplement for Shaping the Ideal NSO The Shaping the Ideal NSO guide, first published by Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L)…

  • Shaping the Ideal NSO: LTAD Implementation

    Shaping the Ideal NSO: LTAD Implementation

    Shaping the Ideal NSO: LTAD Implementation This document is intended as a resource to help NSOs to determine the next…

  • Becoming a CS4L Community

    Becoming a CS4L Community

    Becoming a CS4L community Building an Activation Plan that works for your community How should you advanced CS4L in your…

  • No Accidental Champions: LTAD for Athletes with a Disability (2nd Edition)

    No Accidental Champions: LTAD for Athletes with a Disability (2nd Edition)

    No Accidental Champions: LTAD for Athletes with a Disability (2nd Edition) No Accidental Champions describes some of the opportunities and…

  • LTAD: Information for Parents

    LTAD: Information for Parents

    LTAD: Information for Parents Doing what is best for your child is what LTAD is all about, and Canadian sport…

  • Training Athletes with a Physical Disability

    Training Athletes with a Physical Disability

    Training Athletes with a Physical Disability Athletes with a disability pass through the same stages of Long-Term Athlete Development as their able…

  • Richmond Sport for Life Strategy

    Richmond Sport for Life Strategy

    Richmond Sport for Life Strategy The Richmond Sport for Life Strategy is one of four inter-related strategies that serve to…

  • Winnipeg Community Sport Policy

    Winnipeg Community Sport Policy

    Winnipeg Community Sport Policy January, 2012 - “To achieve positive change among Manitoba’s population, communities, organizations and governments need to pool…

  • The Vancouver Sport Strategy

    The Vancouver Sport Strategy

    The Vancouver Sport Strategy May, 2008 - From our ocean playground to Olympic venues, the Vancouver Sport Strategy (VSS) reflects our…

  • Abbotsford BC: Successful Alignment with Canadian Sport for Life and Physical Literacy in a Recreation Environment

    Abbotsford BC: Successful Alignment with Canadian Sport for Life and Physical Literacy in a Recreation Environment

    Abbotsford BC: Successful Alignment with Canadian Sport for Life and Physical Literacy in a Recreation Environment Highlighting the partnership between…

  • PLAYself

    PLAYself

    PLAYself PLAYself is a self-evaluation used by the child to determine their perception of their own physical literacy. Download here

  • PLAY SAFE: Physical Literacy and Injury Prevention Guide for Leaders

    PLAY SAFE: Physical Literacy and Injury Prevention Guide for Leaders

    PLAY SAFE: Physical Literacy and Injury Prevention Guide for Leaders Safety is a best practice. The tools in this guide…

  • PLAYparent

    PLAYparent

    PLAYparent PLAYparent should be filled out by a parent of a child aged seven and up. This assessment provides one perspective…

  • PLAYfun

    PLAYfun

    PLAYfun PLAYfun assesses key movement skills performed by the child. The tool itself is made up of 18 tasks that cover…

  • PLAYbasic

    PLAYbasic

    PLAYbasic PLAYbasic assesses key movement skills performed by the child. The tool itself is made up of five tasks that cover…

  • PLAYcoach

    PLAYcoach

    Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth - Coach PLAYcoach is used by coaches, exercise professionals and physical therapists to evaluate a child’s…

  • Physical Literacy Concept Paper

    Physical Literacy Concept Paper

    Physical Literacy Concept Paper The foundation of the LTAD model is physical literacy. Individuals who are physically literate are more likely…

  • Developing Physical Literacy: A guide for parents of children ages 0 to 12

    Developing Physical Literacy: A guide for parents of children ages 0 to 12

    Developing Physical Literacy: A guide for parents of children ages 0 to 12 Childhood obesity threatens the future health of…

  • Information for Parents

    Information for Parents

    Information for Parents A one-pager with advice and information for parents. Download here

  • The Role of Monitoring Growth in LTAD

    The Role of Monitoring Growth in LTAD

    The Role of Monitoring Growth in LTAD This document is intended as a resource to help NSOs to determine the…

  • Introduction to Physical Literacy

    Introduction to Physical Literacy

    Introduction to Physical Literacy Physical literacy is developing fundamental movement skills, leading to fundamental sport skills in various decision-making situations…

  • Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport

    Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport

    Building Enhanced Collaboration Between Recreation and Sport The municipal recreation role develops program opportunities for personal growth, ensures programs are…

  • The Female Athlete Passport

    The Female Athlete Passport

    The Female Athlete Passport The Female Athlete Passport contains questions that athletes complete to help improve their understanding of factors…

  • Mental Fitness for LTAD

    Mental Fitness for LTAD

    Mental Fitness for LTAD Mental Fitness for Long-Term Athlete Development, written by a team of experts led by Karen MacNeill,…

  • Actively Engaging Women and Girls

    Actively Engaging Women and Girls

    Actively Engaging Women and Girls The purpose of this resource is to increase awareness about the experiences of women and…

  • The Female Athlete Perspective

    The Female Athlete Perspective

    The Female Athlete Perspective The development of female athletes needs to be approached differently than that of a male athlete;…

  • Sleep, Recovery, and Human Performance

    Sleep, Recovery, and Human Performance

    Sleep, Recovery, and Human Performance Sleep has a direct effect on metabolic processes such as energy balance, appetite and weight…

  • Activity Milestone – The First Three Years (Active Start)

    Activity Milestone – The First Three Years (Active Start)

    Activity Milestone - The First Three Years (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important…

  • Activity Benchmarks – For 4 to 6 Year Olds (Active Start)

    Activity Benchmarks – For 4 to 6 Year Olds (Active Start)

    Activity Benchmarks - For 4 to 6 Year Olds (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators -…

  • Developing Agility, Balance and Coordination (Active Start)

    Developing Agility, Balance and Coordination (Active Start)

    Developing Agility, Balance and Coordination (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important of physical…

  • Encouraging Different Types of Play (Active Start)

    Encouraging Different Types of Play (Active Start)

    Encouraging Different Types of Play (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important of physical…

  • Helping Children Play – The Adult Role (Active Start)

    Helping Children Play – The Adult Role (Active Start)

    Helping Children Play - The Adult Role (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important…

  • Normal Childhood Development of Physical Skills (Active Start)

    Normal Childhood Development of Physical Skills (Active Start)

    Normal Childhood Development of Physical Skills (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important of…

  • Play Activities – Ages Three to Six (Active Start)

    Play Activities – Ages Three to Six (Active Start)

    Play Activities - Ages Three to Six (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important…

  • Play Activities – The First Year of Life

    Play Activities – The First Year of Life

    Play Activities - The First Year of Life Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important of…

  • Why Active Play is so Important (Active Start)

    Why Active Play is so Important (Active Start)

    Why Active Play is so Important (Active Start) Information for parents, caregivers and early childhood educators - The important of…

  • Canadian Sport for Life LTAD Pamphlet

    Canadian Sport for Life LTAD Pamphlet

    Canadian Sport for Life LTAD Pamphlet Canadian Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development Pamphlet Canadian Sport for Life is…

  • Competition is a Good Servant, but a Poor Master

    Competition is a Good Servant, but a Poor Master

    Competition is a Good Servant, but a Poor Master This discussion paper is not saying competition is bad; however, it…

  • Long-Term Coach Development Concept

    Long-Term Coach Development Concept

    Long-Term Coach Development Concept This paper seeks to initiate the discussion toward the creation of Long-Term Coach Development (LTCD), which,…

  • Maximizing the Sport Experience for our Children

    Maximizing the Sport Experience for our Children

    Maximizing the Sport Experience for our Children This article looks at the questions parents should be asking coaches, clubs, and themselves…

  • Quality Sport Checklist: Ask your Schools & Coaches

    Quality Sport Checklist: Ask your Schools & Coaches

    Quality Sport Checklist: Ask your Schools & Coaches The Quality Sport Checklist provides parents with questions to ask teachers, coaches…

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