Building healthy, active and creative lifestyles through sport, culture and recreation.
September 2018
Lakeland District - Keeping you Up to Date!
District Highlight
Lakeland District Communities are participating in Culture Days 2018! 
Culture Days is September 28, 29 & 30, 2018
Participating Lakeland Communities: Batoche, Carrot River, Duck Lake, Melfort, Naicam, Prince Albert and Spiritwood. 

For more information and how you can participate go to
In this IssueTOP
Trend Session Series 2018 
Teachers Take A Look!
Sport Nutrition Presentation
Visit to register!
Teachers Take A Look!
Are you a teacher, parent, or community member looking to get your school involved in Take the Lead! for the 2018-19 school year?
Contact Bethany Dick - Youth Consultant for more information.

The list of events for the 2018 Culture Days  weekend is starting to fill out but there's room for so much more! Head over to the registration page and let us know what you're planning for Culture Days 2018.

Every Child Matters

2018 Orange Shirt Day falls on Sunday... keep your eyes peeled for event postings as some may be on a date that suits your community.

For more information on Orange Shirt Day or to find out how your community can get involved head to
Did you know?? ABI

Sports and recreation-related concussions and brain injuries in Canada were most common among youth aged 10-14 years? Concussions & other brain injuries were most common in boys aged 10-19 years who played ice hockey, and among girls in the same age group, that played soccer.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority Acquired Brain Injury Services offer a variety of FREE educational opportunities year round to schools! 

See the following for more information or how to bring ABI to your school!
Training/Education/Workshops training

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

Early Childhood Mental Health Webinar Series 2018/2019
Handle with Care: Promoting Mental Health in Young Children
Presented by: Laurie McPherson, Handle with Care Facilitator - Saskatchewan
Date: September 18, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

To access the webinar go to:
Contact Lee Hinton with questions or for more information. 

CCI: Mannequin Making For Historic Costumes Workshop
Museums Association of Saskatchewan
Date: September 19 - 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Prince Albert
Cost: $125 (members), $175 (non-members), $75 (students)

Saskatchewan Parks Worker Course
Course provides an overview of a typical parks system and its maintenance practices by discussing plant physiology, soil health and best practices for park landscapes in Saskatchewan, including design, construction and maintenance of parks.

Course Instructor:  Patricia Hanbidge with the Saskatoon School of Horticulture
Location: The Legends Centre - Child Minding Room - Main Floor, Warman, SK
Date: Monday, September 24 to Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily  (lunch included)
Cost: $485 plus GST for SPRA Members

For more information or to register  click here!

Fitness Leadership Certification - Exercise Theory
Date: October 12 - 14, 2018
Times: Friday 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturday 11:00am - 8:00pm, Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Exam: Friday October 19, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Body Connection Fitness and Massage, Regina
Cost: $346.50 Course Fee + $26.25 Exam Fee

Space is limited to 5 students. Attendance of full hours is required for certification. For more information or to register, email

Recreation Roundup: 2018 SPRA Conference & AGM
October 17-20, 2018 - Maple Creek and Cypress Hills
Registration for the 2018 Conference is available now. Visit our website to learn more about the sessions,social events and entertainment we have planned for this year's Conference in Maple Creek and Cypress Hills.

SPRA members who attend this event and previously attended Gathering Strength: Framework for Recreation in Canada Forum 2018 are eligible for a $225 rebate on their Conference registration. Rebate Information

Mental Health First Aid - Adults who work with youth.
Date: November 8 & 9, 2018 
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Melfort Hospital Main Floor Board Room
Cost: $60.00 (lunch is NOT included)
Register: email  Candace Rogers
Grants & Funding Opportunitiesfunding


MCoS Strategic Initiatives - deadline September 15, 2018

Kraft Heinz Project Play - deadline September 16, 2018

Aviva Community Fund - submission deadline September 18, 2018

Climate Action Fund - deadline September 21, 2018

FCL Community Investment Fund - deadline September 30, 2018

Multicultural Initiatives Fund - deadline September 30, 2018

Community Initiatives Fund - deadline October 1, 2018

SaskFestivals Project Grant - deadline October 15, 2018

Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Leadership Grant - deadline October 17, 2018

Multicultural Education Initiative - deadline October 31, 2018

M├ętis Cultural Development Fund - deadline October 31, 2018

Youth-Led Health Community Grants Program - deadline October 31, 2018

SPRA First Nation Member's Recreation Grant - deadline October 31, 2018

SPRA motion Grant - deadline November 15, 2018


Aboriginal Community Sport Development Grant deadlines Oct 31 & Dec 10 (funds spent prior to Mar 31)

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 info available online (next intake deadline Dec 7/18 for 2019 programs)

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 ups were due June 30, 2018

Six Rivers Fund - Committee adjudicates in May and November

Take the Lead! Training Assistance Program - applications from September 4, 2018 - January 31, 2019

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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