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The South Surrey White Rock Community Receives a Green Light to Move Forward on an Innovative and Creative Partnership in Health Promotion

South Surrey White Rock B.C. – The residents of South Surrey White Rock will be the beneficiaries of a unique and innovative health promotion project. Thanks to a partnership with the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation (PAHF), Innovative Fitness White Rock, and Sport for Life Society, the community…

Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life resource Press Release

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – (June 21, 2017) – Aboriginal Sport Circle and its partner the Sport for Life Society are proudly unveiling a new resource for communities on National Aboriginal Day. The launch is to occur simultaneously online and at an event hosted today at the Cowichan Tribes Gymnasium in Duncan,…

Indigenous Communities: Active for Life (full-day)

The Indigenous Communities: Active for Life resource and accompanying full-day workshop were created with guidance from Indigenous leaders throughout the country, with the purpose of inspiring community leaders looking for culturally tailored resources that act as a vehicle toward individual and community…

Inclusive Physical Literacy and Défi sportif AlterGo

From April 24th to April 30th, the 24th edition of Défi sportif AlterGo's takes place in Montreal. This multisport event brings together 6700 athletes, with all types of disabilities together to participate in sport competitions at all different levels - school, development, or elite. It is unique in…

Launch of the Sport for Life Online Campus

Toronto, ON – The Sport for Life Society is excited to announce the launch of the Sport for Life Online Campus featuring self-paced courses that can be accessed any time, any place helping to reduce some of the time and money associated with travelling to participate in learning opportunities. Through…

First Contact stage changed to First Involvement

As Sport for Life worked with Aboriginal peoples over the past few years, it came to light that the term First Contact had negative connotations within their cultures. In the spirit of Kaizen (continuous improvement), Sport for Life engaged Aboriginal leaders and leaders in disability sport across Canada…

Josée and inclusive physical literacy: A passion for sport began with sledge hockey

Josée and inclusive physical literacy: A passion for sport began with sledge hockey For this very first article as a collaborator of Sport for Life and Réseau Accès Participation, let's introduce myself: I’m Josée, 29, a young woman with a disability. I have been asked to write about inclusive…

Indigenous Long-Term Participant Development Pathway (full day)

The Indigenous Long-Term Participant Development Pathway resource and Supporting Indigenous Participation workshop is designed to help sport and physical activity leaders and organizations across Canada enhance their understanding about how to support Indigenous participants and athletes in their…

Physical Literacy 501: Inclusive Physical Literacy (half-day)

PL 501 will help participants to understand the importance of physical literacy development for participants with disabilities. This workshop will take participants through what universally accessible programs are and how to plan and create them.  It will also help participants to develop their adaptations…

Physical Literacy 301: Creating a Quality Physical Literacy Experience (half-day)

Participants will learn how to incorporate physical literacy enriched activities into a variety of indoor or outdoor settings. The activities can be easily implemented by a coach, physical educator or generalist teacher, recreation leader or parent. Physical literacy will be discussed as a means…

Physical Literacy 201: Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth (half-day)

This workshop will provide participants with the ability to execute, score and interpret the physical literacy assessment for youth (PLAY) tools in a sport specific setting. The session includes an update on physical literacy trends, which highlight potential roles for sport associations. Participants…

Physical Literacy 101: An Introduction to Physical Literacy (half-day)

Physical activity is a lot more fun when you are physically literate. Now more than ever, physical literacy is being recognized as an important component of best practices in the sport, recreation, health and education sectors within Canada. Unfortunately, not everyone knows or understands what exactly…
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