Active For Life - "Active For Life - Active for Life helps Canadians raise physically literate kids. At activeforlife.com, parents, educators, and coaches will find fun activities, engaging articles, and free resources to get kids active, healthy and happy. http://activeforlife.com/
Canadian Cancer Society - The Youth Relay for Life event is put on by the student body planning committee with the aid of a few staff partners. The responsibility is on the student. The learning is boundless!
The cost for a Youth Relay for Life event is up to the planning committee. Some charge $15 registration fee per team member and have up to 10 or 20 teams depending on participation. Each team has a fundraising goal as well which is also set by the planning committees. We offer the school $500.00 to get started on planning the event. Check out Relay for Life Youth program details below.
Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) - Physical activity brochures and exercise videos meant to be used by professionals (diabetes educators) to distribute after a workshop so clients can continue to use them at home. https://www.diabetes.ca/
Canadian Sport For Life - find programs that develop physical literacy. Physical activity is a lot more fun when we're physically literate. If we want children to be active for life, they need to develop physical literacy at a young age. Physicalliteracy.ca offer coaches, recreation professionals and health practitioners access to a wide range of resources that can help people become physically literate. http://www.physicalliteracy.ca/
Coaches Association of Saskatchewan (CAS) – CAS is the leader in coach development and recognition, and provides quality programs to coaches of all sports at all levels. Membership fee is only $20/year. For more coaching information and a list of National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) or Aboriginal Coaches & Officials Program (ACOP) or multi-sport workshops visit www.saskcoach.ca
Cross Country Saskatchewan - promotes the sport of cross country skiing in Saskatchewan. Membership fees are at least $15 with $5 going to Cross Country Sask and $10 to Cross Country Canada, depending on the local club you join. If you are interested in teaching cross country skiing to your students, this is the best way to access teaching resources as well as funding opportunities. Kary Hepworth, a director with CCS from LaRonge has a lesson plan on the SPEA website at: https://www.speaonline.ca/crowd-sourced-resources.html and more help is just a click away at crosscountrysask.ca
Everactive Schools - (EAS) is a provincial leader in the area of competency focused learning opportunities, resources, and curricular expertise to support a comprehensive school health approach. Numerous FREE teacher resources are available at Ever Active Schools along with FREE Comprehensive School Health resources. Everactive Schools also has an online store that features resources and products for purchase to support your healthy, active school community. http://www.everactive.org/
FMS High School Leadership – The Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) form the basis for future sport skill development. This 8 hour Fundamental Movement Skills Workshop is designed for easy adaptation into a secondary school curriculum. Cost for the program is $50.00 http://www.coach.ca/nccp-fms-high-school-leadership-p132214/language-en
Football Saskatchewan - SaskTel Pass, Punt & Kick Competition – In the fall of each year, Football Saskatchewan stages an annual Kids Pass, Punt and Kick Competition. This competition is a grassroots skills program that is sponsored by SaskTel and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Run by Football Saskatchewan, it provides children with the opportunity to learn basic football skills and a chance to compete within their own age group on a province wide basis. The competitions are held in separate divisions for boys and girls in four different age groups: eight and under, ten and under, twelve and under, and fourteen and under. The competition is comprised of three events: Passing, Punting and Kicking. Youngsters have the opportunity to advance through three levels of competition, Local, Regional, and the Provincial Championship. The twenty-four provincial winners (12 boys and 12 girls) will be invited to Regina, expenses paid, to be presented with plaques at the pre-game show of the final Saskatchewan Roughriders home football game. Local competitions are ran at the school and community level. For more information to run your own local competition please visit: https://www.footballsaskatchewan.ca/ppk
Girl Guides of Canada - In addition to core programming badges, Girl Guides (ages 5 to 17) have the opportunity to participate in challenges and activities as a way to gain a greater understanding and broaden their interest and appreciation for, not only Guides, but for a vast array of other themes. Those themes might include: science; the environment; music & arts; international issues; self-esteem or history, just to name a few. Many of these challenges are adaptable for all youth levels, and most of them are in the outdoors. Download the free pdf resources HERE (SK) or HERE (BC). If you'd like details about joining guiding or starting a group in your community, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-565-8111 (toll free within SK) or check out girlguides.ca/jointoday
Growing Young Movers - is a non profit organization dedicated to enhancing the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children and youth through a three pillar approach: Programming, Knowledge Mobilization and Supports. G.Y.M. serves as a lead delivery partner of Partners for Physical Literacy. http://growingyoungmovers.com/
Health Promoting Schools Program - is your inspiration for how to apply Comprehensive School Community Health in complex needs schools here in Saskatchewan. Visit the Health Promoting Schools page https://www.facebook.com/hpsprogram to download resources, look at photos, and get up-to-date ideas on how to incorporate Physical Activity, Healthy Eating, and Mental Health initiatives in your school. You will also find ideas on cultural adaptations that can be applied to any culturally responsive classroom.
Human Kinetics - Check out their online Physical Literacy courses
in motion - Saskatoon Health Region – is your hub for physical activity information and resources in Saskatoon and area. There are many FREE teacher resources on the in motion Tools for Schools page http://www.in-motion.ca/pages/tools/#tools-for-schools. Also check out the in motion Comprehensive School Community Health page http://www.in-motion.ca/pages/content/CSCH to see links to the Saskatchewan-specific Education Sector Plan and the Health Promoting Schools Program https://www.facebook.com/hpsprogram.
Passport For Life - supports the awareness, assessment, development and advancement of physical literacy among students and teachers. The four components of physical literacy that the Passport assesses are Active Participation, Living Skills, Fitness Skills and Movement Skills.
Physical & Health Education Canada - We strive to achieve our vision by supporting schools in becoming “Health Promoting Schools”, that include the provision of Quality Daily Physical Education and fostering healthy school communities. We support schools through a range of programs, resources and initiatives. www.phecanada.ca
Programs - http://www.phecanada.ca/programs Resources - http://www.phecanada.ca/resources/news
Rick Hansen Foundation School Program - Building Bully Free & Inclusive Classrooms. Difference Maker Toolkits
K-8 Download here for Free 9-12 Download here for Free
Ringette Saskatchewan - FREE teacher manual gym_ringette_en_2018.pdf Come and try Ringette for free http://www.cometryringette.ca/
Rivers West District For Sport, Culture & Recreation - is a volunteer organization dedicated to facilitate and foster the development and delivery of sport, culture, recreation and leadership programs and services, which are responsive to, and benefit people and communities in the Rivers West District.
Sask Broomball Association - The Saskatchewan Broomball Association is a Provincial Sport Organization that provides leadership and guidance to develop and promote the sport of Broomball at all skill levels. Loaner kits are available for Broomball For Fun and Lace To The Top program. http://saskbroomball.ca/index.php/loaner-kit-program/
SaskHiker - is a free online resource dedicated to sharing hiking trails throughout the province of Saskatchewan so more people can explore our province and get outside. SaskHiker can provide seminars or 'on the trail' learning opportunities for students and teachers. Skills that can be taught are basic map and compass use, backcountry safety, trip planning, gear usage, fire skills and more. Cost per seminar is $200. Website: www.saskhiker.com
SaskOutdoors - supports all educators (formal, non formal, informal) to practice outdoor and environmental education. Our programs include Canoe Certification Courses, Winter Camping, Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace Master Educator Course, Project WET, Flying WILD, Growing Up WILD, and Outdoor Skills Training. SaskOutdoors has 6 GPS units, giant (6ft) diameter earth ball, three tents and outdoor cooking equipment available to lend to interested groups. http://saskoutdoors.org/
Saskatchewan Rowing Association - High School (Gr. 7-12) rowing opportunities: build team, perseverance and strength. (Regina & Saskatoon) We can accommodate groups for indoor sessions January - March FREE . 16 students; 45-60 min. of instruction, options to do multiple sessions, digital copy of the Learn to Row handbook. Outdoor sessions May, June & September; 1-2 hours on water session. https://www.saskrowing.ca/
Sask Sport - Kid Sport - If kids want to be active and participate in sports, it shouldn’t be a matter of dollars and cents. Thankfully, there’s KidSport Saskatchewan, a branch of the national chapter that is dedicated to helping children who face barriers to participation be involved in sport. http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/saskatchewan/news/kidsport-saskatchewan-allows-children-to-embrace-sport/
Sask Sport - Dream Brokers - Dream Brokers are dedicated to sustaining the involvement of inner city children and youth in existing sport, culture and recreation activities and programs. http://www.sasksport.sk.ca/dreambrokers/
Sask Sport - Sport Fit - Run SportFit in your Physical Education class. Having a Sports or in motion Day? Consider including SportFit! It's free and easy to implement. If you are keen to run a SportFit Day this school year, we can help you make it happen! Please contact SportFit™ Saskatchewan at email@example.com or (306) 780-9141 for more information on this opportunity. We can provide assistance, participant incentives, certificate paper, equipment loaner kits and much more! http://www.sasksport.sk.ca/sportfit.php
Sask Sport - Aboriginal Sport Development - Sask Sport Inc. believes in the benefits of sport, and that sport has the power to transform lives and communities. To help increase participation in First Nations and Métis Communities, we have dedicated support at all levels of sport development from community to high performance, and are striving to make sport accessible to everyone. Throughout our organization and with our partners, Sask Sport is committed to supporting Aboriginal Sport Development in the province. http://www.sasksport.sk.ca/aboriginalSport.php
Sask Sport - Parasport - Sport can play an important role in the lives of people with a disability by being part of a healthy lifestyle and providing access to a social network and peer support, while developing self-discipline and positive self- esteem. Sask Sport Inc. is investing in these programs because we believe all people, regardless of ability, should be given the chance to participate in sport activities.
Saskatchewan Blue Cross Recess Guardians - My name is Kale Johnson and I am the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Blue Cross Recess Guardians. Here is a little info on what we offer as a program. Our website is www.recessguardians.ca If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Saskatchewan Blue Cross Recess Guardians is a not-for-profit program that empowers youth to lead through active play. We help your school make recess more fun and active, as well as getting your youth to become stronger leaders. We have worked with over 200 schools and over 100,000 youth in Saskatchewan and have seen tremendous impact on their playgrounds. We are also 100% FREE for the schools.
We need the following from each school:
- one class in the grade 4-6 range (or up to 30 students- access to the gym for half a day to play games
- access to the gym for half a day to play games
- 1 teacher who is committed to helping the program thrive. This is not a big task and does not take much time.
What each school gets:
- half a day of instruction from a trained professional for their students
- bright yellow t-shirts for each student who participates
- a student handbook for each student to fill out
- a teacher handbook for each teacher to help guide them throughout the year
This is a very flexible and adaptable program that can be run many different ways. If you have had Sask Blue Cross Recess Guardians in the past, we want to let you know that we have developed an even stronger program this year that will allow it to thrive in your school! We would like to work with as many schools in the area as possible so if you could pass this info on to any teacher/school in your area that you think may be interested that would be appreciated and it will increase our ability to make a trip out your way.
Saskatchewan Camps Association - membership offers camping programs individually. The SCA is the umbrella organization that offers standards and accreditation, advocacy and professional development to these camps http://saskcamping.ca/
Saskatchewan High School Athletics Association - Respect In Sport, Concussion Protocol, Fundamentals of Coaching, NCCP Coach Training Courses: http://www.shsaa.ca/page/show/824014-resources
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame - With a very flexible and diverse range of curriculum-based activities, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame can provide a dynamic and fun way to learn for all grades. $1.00/student www.sasksportshalloffame.com/education/
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation – FREE resources for teachers – loaner snowshoes, GPS units, and wildlife posters! We are also the provincial coordinating office for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Just call (306) 692-8812 or email. http://swf.sk.ca/
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Resource Centre (SPRA) - Looking to bring some new ideas to your lesson plans? The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Resource Centre can help! From physical education, fitness and coaching - we have over 5000 resources, which you can borrow free of charge. Search our online catalogue to see all of the great resources we have available. GPS Lending Kits are also available through the Resource Centre. The kits include everything you need for geocaching: GPS units, instruction manuals and program planning tools. Access our resources from anywhere in Saskatchewan, contact us for details at (306)780-9206 (toll free 1-800-563-2555) or email SPRA.sk.ca
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Grants - First Nation Member's Recreation Grant, Metis Recreation Development Grant, Community Cultural Diversity Inclusion Grant, Leadership Development Grant, Forever...in motion Grant. http://www.spra.sk.ca/funding/spra-grants/
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Grants & Funding Opportunity Guide - We know that our sector relies heavily on grant opportunities to deliver important programs and services across the Province. It is because of our sector's reliance on grants that we've compiled over 130 unique opportunities specific to Sport, Culture & Recreation. http://www.spra.sk.ca/funding/additional-funding/
Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association’s “Take the Lead!” Program – Take the Lead!® is a Saskatchewan-born initiative focused on providing leadership and positive play experiences for youth and children. Through Take the Lead!, youth design and execute play opportunities for younger participants in their school or organization. The program is a valuable addition to any school supporting the holistic growth of youth ages 11-14, and can be easily integrated into the classroom as Take the Lead! helps Educators meet many of the Physical Education and Health Education outcomes.
Take the Lead! Outcomes:
- Youth leaders (ages 11 – 14) demonstrate leadership qualities and self-confidence
- Children are physically active for a minimum of 30 minutes per day in the school environment, to help achieve the goal of 60-90 minutes of physical activity per day
- There are safe active play areas for children
- Increased time dedicated to active, fun play during school recess, noon hour and the after school time period
- Strengthened capacity of schools and communities to support physical activity for children
To submit a request to host a Take the Lead! Workshop, please complete the online Workshop Request Form: https://www.spra.sk.ca/programs-services/children-youth/take-the-lead/take-the-lead-workshop-request-form/
Skate Canada - Heritage Canada, Rogers Communication and Skate Canada are proud to provide skates and helmets for individuals to skate together. The main goal is to introduce residents of Saskatchewan to a Canadian tradition. http://www.skatecanadasaskatchewan.com/information/ Interested individuals may also call 306-780-9245.
South West District for Culture, Recreation and Sport Inc., TRAINING – We work with communities, organizations, and leaders to help grow sport, recreation, and culture in southwest Saskatchewan. Physical education teachers might be interested in our coaches’ training (NCCP and Making Ethical Decisions) and sport science/medicine clinics (nutrition, taping, injury prevention, etc.). Costs vary but are minimal and affordable. Recreation Directors may also be interested in our networking meetings (rural recreation development and community cultural development) and our annual list of development workshops (grant writing, volunteer board development, etc.). Topics are selected to match the needs of our community leaders and volunteers. Workshops are free to residents from communities with a current SWDCRS membership or have a nominal registration fee for non-members. Can't find a workshop you are looking for? Tell us what you need, and let’s work together to make it happen. www.gosouthwest.ca
South West District for Culture, Recreation and Sport Inc., ABORIGINAL SPORT DEVELOPMENT – A funding program to increase sport opportunities for Aboriginal youth in the South West District. Up to $5,000 of funding can be awarded per program. Applications are accepted April 1 to October 15 each year or until the funding pool has been exhausted. Programs and funds must be completed by March 31st. Funding Details
South West District for Culture, Recreation and Sport Inc., TEAM SOUTH WEST TO THE SASKATCHEWAN GAMES – The District collaborates with the Saskatchewan Games Council and the Provincial Sport Governing Bodies to build a full team of athletes from the southwest to attend the Summer and Winter Saskatchewan Games. The South West District also builds a volunteer team of Mission Staff – an excellent opportunity for physical education teachers or recreation directors to become more involved in the overall management, operation, and supervision of Team South West prior to, and during the Games. Get Involved
Sport Medicine & Science Council - many programs & services that can be utilized in the school setting for Phys. Ed. teachers. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-350-5558
1, Sport Safety Program Workshop - this educational opportunity can be booked for a Professional Development day or for students as part of their educational programming. The program consists of two separate components: Sport First Aid Workshop (7 hrs) Sport Taping Workshop (7 hrs)
2, Sport Medicine Education Sessions - Sessions range from one to three hours in length. Suggested topics include: How to Prevent Injuries(ie stretching techniques), Recognizing and Care of Common Sports Injuries, Warm Up/Cool Down, Road to Recovery.
3. Concussion Education Session - 1 hour - What is a concussion? Recognizing Symptoms, Managing on-field situations, Post-Concussion Planning-Return to Learn and Return to Play, Do you have a Comprehensive Concussion Management Plan?
4. Sport First Aid Kits & Supplies - extensive inventory of First Aid Supplies & Kits for sale at extremely affordable prices. The kits are designed to be user friendly and are extremely affordable (in some instances items are half the cost that you would find in most retail outlets. Sport specific kits can also be designed. www.smscs.ca/first-aid-supply-sales/
Stewart Resources Centre - is your library. With a collection of over 26,000 books and audio-visual resources, 140 journals, a selection of teacher-prepared units, plus a friendly and knowledgeable staff, the Centre is able to meet your classroom, research, and professional development needs. Look under the "Services" tab. https://www.stf.sk.ca/professional-resources/stewart-resources-centre
The Duke of Edinburgh - is an international youth development program for 14-24 year olds. It requires participants to commit to an extended period of physical activity, skills development, volunteer service and exploring the great outdoors through camping, hiking, canoeing or other outdoor activities. The Duke of Ed Award program was established in 1956 as a means to transition young people from high school to the real world, and it is now operating in 140 countries. If you have young people already enrolled in cadets, guides, scouts, 4H or other programs, this is a great way for them to get additional recognition for the work they are already doing! Cost to register is $50 per award level, and more information is available at https://www.dukeofed.org
The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute - is a non-profit organization. Our focus is to reduce the occurrence of disabling conditions in children using primary prevention methods. We believe that children of all abilities have the right to the best physical, social, and emotional health possible.The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is committed to working collaboratively to promote primary prevention throughout the province. We share evidence-based information through print and web-based resources. We provide education and training in all of our areas of focus: Child Injury Prevention, Early Childhood Mental Health, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention, Parenting, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Youth Health and Youth Engagement. We collaborate to help communities work towards primary prevention of identiﬁed needs. To ﬁnd out more about the Prevention Institute and how we can work with you, visit www.skprevention.ca.