Lethbridge Sport Council E-News - February 11, 2016
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NCCP Training
In partnership with the Alberta Sport Development Centre SW, the Lethbridge Sport Council plans to offer NCCP modules in Lethbridge.
Coaches are asked to please take a minute to fill out a survey to help us assess which modules to offer.
2016 Alberta Nonprofit Survey
The 2016 Alberta Nonprofit Survey is now open! The survey is your opportunity to speak up about your nonprofit organization's financial, operational and programmatic circumstances
To complete the survey on behalf of a non-profit
Alberta Winter Games 2016
The 2016 Alberta Winter Games will be held in Medicine Hat from February 13-16.  All athletes have qualified for the Alberta Games through a Zone Playoff.
Lethbridge will be well represented at the 2016 Alberta Winter Games, with 100 athletes and coaches from Lethbridge & the surrounding areas representing Zone 1! 
Sampling vs. Early Specialization
The Canadian Sport for Life - Long Term Athlete Development Model identifies 10 key factors including 'physical literacy' and 'specialization '. In 'late specialization' sports, physical literacy should be acquired before maturation and specialization.
Source - Canadian Sport for Life
 
Read more on our blog
Organization/Coach Feature - LA Swim Club
New on the Lethbridge Sport Council blog this week is an article about #ThanksCoach nominee Mackenzie Hanna, and the LA Swim Club. 

If you would like your organization featured in the Sport Council blog, please email Tanya programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Lethbridge Children's Festival 2016
This year's Children's Festival will be held at Exhibition Park on April 17th, 2016, from 10 AM - 5 PM.
Admission for children under 10 is free, adults are $5.

If your sport organization is interested in being a vendor at this event, please see the application form for details.
Vendor Application Form
Alberta Sport Connection Athlete and Team of the Year
The 2015 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards will
 be  presented in conjunction with the 2016 Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on June 3 2016.  Nomination Deadline is Monday February 29, 2016
For more information and to nominate
Ignite UR Spark
Ignite UR Spark is a chance for youth ages 9-18 to try new activities, sports, and hobbies here in Lethbridge.  Ignite UR Spark will be held on April 19, 2016 in the Main Pavilion at Exhibition Park.
If you are passionate about your sport or hobby, and would like to share your passion and help a youth find their spark email programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Boot Camp/Stretch and Roll Register Now
Train like the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns! Registration now open....limited space! Details at www.asdcsw.ca or call the University of Lethbridge Center for Sport and Wellness to register.
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Susan Eymann, M.Ed.,ChPC
Executive Director
Phone: 403-320-5412
susan@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
Tanya Whipple
Program and Communication Coordinator
Phone: 403-320-9371
programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
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