Lethbridge Sport Council E-News
March 11, 2017
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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, team mates or co-workers or on your own! 
SportFest Vendor/Exhibitor Registration now OPEN - Early-bird pricing in effect
SportFest is a free interactive trade show for sport, recreation, fitness, health, nutrition and physical literacy.
Roller Hockey 2017 Youth Season Sign-Up
There are two 5 week youth programs available for 2017. 
Ages 7-10 - begins week of April 17th, 1 session/week, 1 hour/session - $50 / player

Ages 11-14 - begins week of May 22nd, 1 session/week, 1 hour/session - $50 / player
Board Leadership Lethbridge Tickets on Sale
Board Leadership Lethbridge is a one-day training event for Board members (and potential Board members) in Lethbridge and the surrounding area, to participate in engaging and informative workshops on various topics related to board governance.
May 6th, 2017 at the Lethbridge Multicultural Centre
LSCAA Tickets on Sale now
Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards Ceremony
Thursday April 6, 2017
Canadian Western Bank Lounge (ENMAX Centre)
Doors open and dessert buffet: 6:00 
Awards Ceremony: 7:00pm
Tickets available online
Adults (13 & up) - $20  |   Youth (12 & under) - $10
Sport Psychology for Coaches
For many minor-level coaches, access to reliable, evidence-based sport psychology resources is simply beyond their reach. In response to this, a University of Lethbridge kinesiology professor and her colleagues have developed a new website,  sportpsychologyforcoaches.ca , devoted to putting the latest sport psychology research and advice in their hands - for free
NCCP Module - Developing Athletic Abilities
Lethbridge Sport Council and the Alberta Sport Development Centre SW will be hosting this NCCP Module on Saturday March 25th and Sunday March 26th, 2017 in the Community Room at Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre.  To register, please log on to "The Locker".
CAC offers Coach Initiation in Sport training FREE for 150 days
The Coaching Association of Canada is pleased to launch its newest online training module, Coach Initiation in Sport, an online module to develop new or experienced coaches in the foundational skills in coaching, and the NCCP. To celebrate Canada's sesquicentennial birthday, Coach Initiation in Sport will be available for free for 150 days as a launch promotion starting March 9th
Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame
The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce its 2017 inductees as it celebrates 32 years of recognizing sporting excellence in our city and region. The induction banquet will take place on May 6th at the ENMAX Centre.  Inductees include:  The 1985 Lethbridge Senior Little League Baseball Team, athlete Mike Mezei (Golf), athlete Stacy Roest (Hockey), Builder Morgan Munroe (Multi-sport), and Knud Petersen (Multi-sport)
Sport Tourism in Canada
March 2, 2017 (Ottawa, Ont.) The sport tourism industry in Canada surpassed $6.5 billion in spending in 2015, according to custom data tabulations from the Travel Survey of Residents of Canada (TSRC) and the International Travel Survey (ITS).  This represents a 13% increase in visitor expenditures associated with sport tourism over the 2014 total of $5.8 billion.
SCiP Internships Running Out
Because of a very successful year, SCiP is quickly approaching it's maximum of 1000 internships.  If you are thinking of applying for or posting a SCiP intership, don't delay.  The new SCiP program year will begin in August, and they will begin accepting postings in the summer.
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Hundred Dollar Dinner
The University of Lethbridge Women's Hockey Alumni Foundation has great pleasure in inviting the community to attend an evening in support of the University of Lethbridge Women's Hockey program. Sheldon Kennedy will be the guest speaker at the event as he has won a Memorial Cup, World Junior Gold Medal and skated for three teams in his eight-year NHL career.
Mumps in Sport and Recreation
There have been a number of reports of mumps outbreaks in sport and recreation environments in Canada in recent weeks. The Public Health Agency of Canada strongly encourages sharing this information to high performance directors, medical teams, coaches, parents, and, if appropriate, to your athletes at all levels of the sport system. If you observe any cases of mumps linked to sporting events or teams, it is recommended that you notify the Medical Officer of Health for your jurisdiction. 
Susan Eymann
Executive Director
Phone: 403-320-5412
Tanya Whipple
Program and Communication Coordinator
Phone:  403-320-9371
programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca
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