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May 24, 2017
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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
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! 
Summer Camps
Looking for a summer sport camp to keep the kids busy and active once school's out?  Visit the Lethbridge Sport Council Sport Camp directory to find the camp that's right for you.
Email programs@lethbridgesportcouncil.ca to submit a camp
SportFest Registration 
SportFest 2017 will be held Saturday August 19th at the Servus Sports Centre. Vendor/exhibitor registration is now open. A number of organizations took advantage of the early bird pricing and spaces are filling quickly, so register today to avoid disappointment! Welcome to the Lethbridge Bulls who will be there with their inflatable batting cage!
ASDC SW Programs
  • Football Alberta Skills and Combine
  • Football Prep 
  • Goalie Prep 
  • Volleyball Prep 
  • Running Prep 
  • LTAD Training
Southern Alberta Summer Games
The SASG will be hosted in the City of Brooks and County of Newell  from July 5 th  to 8 th . Registration for the Games will open  May 8th , the deadline for registration is  June 2nd .  All of the necessary forms and additional up to date information for events can be found online at the SASG website
Grant Deadline Extended
Due to recent changes in Alberta Sport Connection's Grant Management Portal, we've extended the Spring Coach & Official Grants Initiative deadline to June 15th, 2017. 
  • Grant available to support individuals pursuing educational or developmental opportunities (Above & Beyond).
  • Grant to support PSO coach and official education (PSO Coach & Official Education).
  • Grant to support PSOs to complete evaluations and certification of their coaches and officials (Coach Evaluations Grant). 
  If you have any questions, or require assistance with your application, contact Adam Sollitt  ( Adam.Sollitt@albertasport.ca ) .
Trampoline & Tumbling
After the preliminary competition all X-Finity team members made the finals and 7 of the 8 athletes placed in the top 10 in their age category on their event. For the first time since the conception of this team, X-Finity received a Bronze in the Team Finals Event for tumbling.   Kariya Lepko won gold and is Provincial Champion in the 14 and over Level 3 Tumbling category.  Congratulations gymnasts!
Read more on our website
Inclusive Physical Literacy
This webinar will introduce participants to the concept of Inclusive Physical Literacy and how it ties into the definition of Physical Literacy. It will also explore the facets of offering an inclusive programming, and how organizations need to intentionally plan for this to happen. 
Join us for FREE to participate in this webinar
Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Lethbridge Sport Council Community Room
2nd Floor, Nicholas Sheran Ice Centre
RBC Training Ground
Sarah Orban, a varsity soccer midfielder at the University of Lethbridge, beat a field including 100 of the province's top 14-25 year old athletes on the weekend to be named RBC Training Ground Alberta regional champion.  Congratulations Sarah!
The Stoketown Cafe
#120, 333 6th St. S
(403) 942-2988
Boardroom Rental -  $50/ 2.5 hours  - includes a $25 Gift-card
First Aid at the YMCA
The Lethbridge YMCA will be offering Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR, Emergency First Aid and CPR C
*May 27/28  OR
*June 17/18
Opportunity for Sport Groups
If your organization processes payments for donations, membership fees, merchandise purchases or events, you can earn unrestricted, sustainable, monthly income from your own transactions as well as from community supporters and reduce transaction fees at the same time! Call Mitchell Ravvin at  403-607-3242 or emai
Mitch@RaveResults.ca  & talk about how to get your organization started TODAY!
Care for Kids Golf Tournament
The 9th annual Lethbridge Food Bank and Canadian Tire CARE FOR KIDS Golf Tournament will be on Thursday August 3, 2017.
Sponsors and golfers needed!
Nature Play Day 
The Helen Schuler Nature Centre is holding its 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
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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