Lethbridge Sport Council E-News
June 8, 2017
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Volunteers Needed
Lethbridge will host the Football Canada U16 Western Challenge July 1-8, 2017. To make this event a success, volunteers are needed to fill the following roles: 
For more information and to sign up online
Lethbridge 2017: Get Active Through Sport 
Help us celebrate Canada's 150th by joining Lethbridge 2017: Get Active Through Sport.  Choose to participate in 52 sports in 52 weeks, #YQLChallenge or register as a volunteer!  We invite you to register online - recruit a friend, involve your family, teammates or co-workers or on your own! 

Special Recognition
In honour of Canada's 150 th Anniversary of Confederation, and in partnership with Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden's 50 th Anniversary, the inaugural Special Recognition will be presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to the role of traditional Japanese sport in Lethbridge, or those of Japanese descent who have significant accomplishments in sport.

To put forth the name of an individual or organization worthy of special recognition, please contact the Lethbridge Sport Council via email info@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca or by phone 403-320-5412
SportFest Registration 
SportFest 2017 will be held Saturday August 19th at the Servus Sports Centre. Vendor/exhibitor registration is now open. 
Spaces are limited, so don't delay register today.
ASDC SW Programs

Here are some great programs the Alberta Sport Development Centre has coming up:

  • Football Alberta Skills and Combine
  • Volleyball Prep 
  • Running Prep 
  • LTAD Training
The Science behind Running Injury Prevention
Rebound Health Centre and Deportment of Kinesiology and Physical Education present DR. REED FERBER, professor at the University of Calgary, Director, Running Injury Clinic.
Friday June 9th at 12:00 PM -  PE 264 -  Everyone welcome
Save the Date - FREE Presentation
On Wednesday October 11, 2017, the LEYC invites you to join them for a FREE presentation on "Rough and Tumble Play" by Dr. MacCormack from the University of Lethbridge.  Registration will open September 1st, space will be limited.
Call For Nominations 
for the eighth annual Immigrant Achievement Awards (IAA).  An Immigrant Achievement Award is a valued and prestigious honour that recognizes, celebrates and pays tribute to the exemplary achievements and invaluable contributions of Immigrants to their community, and the wider Canadian society.   The nomination deadline for the 2017 Immigrant Achievement Award is Monday, August 14, 2017
For more information and to nominate
YMCA Free Teen Summer Memberships
YMCA of Lethbridge is offering a YMCA Teen Summer Membership for free to teens age 13-17. YMCA of Lethbridge encourages youth to get active and meet new friends in a safe and welcoming community. The YMCA Teen Summer Membership is available beginning June 1 and is valid until August 31, 2017 at the YMCA of Lethbridge location. To sign-up, teens can visit the YMCA
For more information
FREE Outdoor Gym Classes
Hosted by the Lethbridge College Be Fit for Life Centre, the City of Lethbridge and Active Lethbridge at the Nicholas Sheran Outdoor Gym (W of picnic shelter and playground)
Thursdays - 6:00 - 7:00 PM
June 15, 22, July 6, 13, Aug 17
Target Hunger Needs Volunteers
to deliver and pickup bags, and also to help at sorting sites on event day. Routes will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Visit www.targethunger.ca to volunteer
TO DONATE put your bag out for pickup by 10am this Saturday.
Nature Play Day 
Come visit us at the 5th Annual Nature Play Day on Saturday, June 10 th  from  12:00 pm to 4:00 pm  at Henderson Lake Park. This outdoor festival aims to encourage families to get outside and play by featuring a variety of engaging activities
Lethbridge Kids Triathlon 
This event is for youth 19 years old or younger. Register as an individual or a team and come to participate in a swim, bike, run event. This Youth Age Group Triathlon is focused on promoting the sport with a fun, enthusiastic, and positive atmosphere for kids of all skill levels. 
For more information and to register, please visit  www.lethkidstri.com
Susan Eymann
Executive Director
Phone: 403-320-5412
Tanya Whipple
Program and Communication Coordinator
Phone:  403-320-9371
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