"It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi
Lethbridge Sport Council E-News - August 20th, 2015
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#ThanksCoach - Nominate a coach today!
The Lethbridge Sport Council is excited to be able to recognize and thank coaches for the positive impact they have.  Pick up a nomination form today, or nominate online at thankscoach.ca and tell us why your coach is great!  You and your coach could win a cool weekly and grand prizes!  Nominations will be accepted until September 23rd.
Thankscoach.ca

Immigrant Achievement Awards 2015  

Lethbridge Family Services - Immigrant Services honours the outstanding immigrants in the Lethbridge community. One of the awards is for sport, and the criteria is:

To recognize an immigrant who has made a significant contribution to the development/sustainability of sports programs; caused increased participation from community members or encouraged athletic achievement.  

Deadline for nominations extended to Monday August 31st, 2015

Visit the Lethbridge Family Services - Immigrant Services Website 

Fall Registration
Here are some upcoming registration dates  in Lethbridge for more info click on the organization name to be directed to their website: 
  • Lethbridge Curling Club - With a new curling season right around the corner the Lethbridge Curling Club will open up its doors for registration Tuesday September 8 starting at 10am.
  • Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club - Tuesday September 8th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM and Thursday September 10th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club Dojo
  • Lethbridge Skating Club - Online registration open now,  or in person August 25th  (5:30 -7:30 pm) at Nicholas Sheran arena in the Community room & Sept 19th (10 am - 5 pm) at ENMAX Centre during SportFest
  • Lethbridge Synchrobelles - The Lethbridge Synchrobelles registration for fall programs is now open for swimmers age 5-adult.  Registration is available at www.lethsynchro.ca 
  • Lethbridge Roller Derby - JUNIOR League (girls and boys ages 8-17 )September 16, 2015 and September 30, 2015  - 6 - 7:30 p.m. West Pavilion, Exhibition Park  ADULT League (women and men ages 18+ ) September 13, 2015 and September 20, 2015 - 7-9 p.m. South Pavilion, Exhibition Park 
  • LA HotShots Airgun Club - is a recreation and competitive air rifle and air pistol shooting club. Family Drop-In Program is every Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 PM, beginning September 9th; 1213 20th Avenue, Coaldale SportsPlex Basement. Bring your family; first time is FREE. For more info call Susan 403-315-1585 
  • Lethbridge Bowbenders Archery Club  - Open House for the fall 2015 Junior Archery program - August 22 -1:00-4:00, at the Bowbenders Archery Range (Bay#1 1014-41 Street N Lethbridge)
     
Redwood Cup coming to Lethbridge
Remember that you don't have to have qualified to play for the 2015 Redwood Cup. Anyone from anywhere can sign up a team to play on the streets of Lethbridge October 1-3 with $100,000 in prizes, championship rings, and memories to last a lifetime at stake. Register at playon.ca
Social Media Tips for Sport Organizations
Many sport organizations and athletes are using social media, or considering it, but sometimes it is hard to sift through the options to know what sites will be the best fit for the needs of your organization. There are so many platforms to choose from, and if you are new to social media, or a new member of a volunteer board, it can be overwhelming!
Click HERE for resources to help you choose.

SMSnet - Sports Text Messaging
SportsSMS is a sports text messaging company that provides a 100% private SMS platform for Sports Tournaments, Multi- Sport Events, Charitable Events and Festivals. SMS works better than an App, because it is easier to subscribe, works on every cell phone and does not require wifi or downloading.  Great for communicating with attendees, managing volunteers plus ongoing communications.  For more information, email Rick@SMSnet.ca, call or text Rick at 905-716-6916, or visit our YOUTUBE channel
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
Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre
Second Floor
401 Laval Blvd West
Lethbridge, AB
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