Building healthy, active and creative lifestyles through sport, culture and recreation.
May 2018
Lakeland District - Keeping you Up to Date!
Notice of Annual General Meeting

The 2017-2018 LDSCR Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 19 in Prince Albert at the Summer Games Sport Centre. The meeting will commence at 7:00 pm.

The purpose of the AGM is to review and receive the association's Audited Financial Statements for the 2017 - 2018 fiscal year, to review the Annual Report, and to appoint a Board of Directors.

If you are interested in attending, please contact the Executive Director, Lyle Campbell at 306-953-1623.
Gathering Strength: Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum

Lakeland District Staff gathered in Regina last week, among other like minded professionals, stakeholders and leaders from across the country, to attend the Gathering Strength/Rassembler nos forces: Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018.

This Forum, the first of its kind, is a national event focused on building relationships, continuing dialog and working in cooperation towards achieving the values, goals and priorities identified in the  Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing

Thank you to the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association, in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport for hosting the Gathering Strength Forum and offering the continued growth and vitality of recreation across Canada.

If you or your organization is interested in learning more about the Framework for recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing please contact your LDSCR Community Consultant. 

In this IssueTOP
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Winners
Culture Days Registration
MAS Notice of AGM
Resilience & Respect, Canada's 150 Video Give Kids a Chance Charity Inc.

Congratulations to Jenna Beaulieu, Kaylee Hoko, and Anika Sukkhu, three young women from the Lakeland District, on achieving Duke of Edinburgh Silver Awards! 

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is the world's leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and life skills to create committed global citizens and equip young people for life. 
If this sounds interesting to you, please email or visit
HIGH FIVEĀ® Principles of Healthy Child Development & Play Leadership

May 26-27, 2018 - Shellbrook
June 9-10, 2018 - Tisdale
June 16-17, 2018 - Prince Albert

For more information contact Bethany Dick or visit


It's time to start planning your Culture Days weekend! The event registration site is now open - organizers who register events by June 8th can be entered to win a promo package worth  $3,000!
Museum Association of Saskatchewan
Notice of Annual General Meeting

Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. 

Give Kids A Chance Charity Inc. (GKACCI) is a registered charity (#80411 8677 RR 0001) that serves children in Saskatchewan who face barriers to active and healthy participation, such as access to facilities, transportation and lack of nutrition.

Sask Sport has launched the Give Kids A Chance Charity Inc. (GKACCI) website -! This site provides an overview of GKACCI and includes information on how to donate/help support the charity.
If you have any questions about the charity, please contact Cheryl McCallum at either 306-975-0807 or
Training/Education/Workshops training

Swimming Pool Operators Course
May 24, 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm (lunch not included)
1521 - 6th Avenue West, Prince Albert, SK
Cost: $100.00
Note: Pre-registration is required. You may register by phoning 306-765-6600. (Cash or cheque)
Attendees are asked to bring a calculator and pencil.

2019-2024 SPRA Strategic Plan Focus Groups
Monday, May 28, 2018, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Hauser Centre (Kinsmen Room) - #690-32nd Street East, Prince Albert, SK

Register to attend one of the following sessions by Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Questions may be directed to Karen House, SPRA Consultant - Leadership and Evaluation 306-780-9389.

HIGH FIVEĀ® Principles of Healthy Child Development & Play Leadership

Lakeland District for Sport, Culture and Recreation offers a variety of types of workshops to develop and train Youth Leadership Skills.  For more information, or if you are interested in hosting a workshop contact  Bethany Dick or visit

Museum Association of Saskatchewan Courses

Museum Association of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society present:
2018 50th Anniversary MAS Conference & AGM
"Authentic Storytelling for Future Narratives"
June 7 - 9, 2018
Humboldt, SK

Grants & Funding Opportunitiesfunding


Saskatchewan Community Literacy Fund - deadline May 24, 2018

TakingItGlobal Funding - deadline May 31, 2018

Youth Health Community Grant Program - deadline May 31, 2018

New Horizons for Seniors - deadline June 15, 2018

2018 Writers Group Grant - deadline June 29, 2018


Canada Saskatchewan Job Grant - with start dates between Sept 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018

Canadian Tire Jumpstart - Receive funding for registration fees, equipment, travel, etc. 

Creative Kids Funding - Application information available online (next intake deadline June 8, 2018)

Creative SaskOur grants help creative producers pursue commercial success.

KidSport Saskatchewan - Contact your local Chapter

2018 Natural Areas Clean-up Grants - email to inquire $500 grants available

Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program - Follow up due June 30, 2018

Six Rivers Fund - Committee adjudicates in May and November

Taking it Global - Youth-led Community Funding - dates vary with funding amount

Lyle Campbell | Executive DirectorEmail

Bethany Dick  | Youth Consultant     | Email

Crystal Clarke Community Consultant |  Email

Helen Obrigewitch |  Community Consultant |  Email
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