On Thursday, November 12, 2020, Alberta announced temporary restrictions impacting much of the province, including the City of Lethbridge. Local sport organizations have been working hard to adapt to the changes. Updates are still coming, we encourage you to check back often for the latest information.
Officials in Sport
During the month of November we are celebrating and acknowledging the dedication, hard work and time it takes to be an officiate in sport. Check our website to learn about some local officials of sport!

Indoor Roving Gyms
Roving Gyms are back indoors! The program is a free, inclusive, play space for children five and under and their parents or caregivers. Online registration is open one week in advance. The program is currently running Monday and Thursday mornings at Servus Sport Centre (South) and Monday evenings at Immanuel Lutheran Church (West).

Sport Exploration Kits
Lethbridge Sport Council has put together various borrowable sport exploration kits for families to have fun with!
#Changinglives Through Sport
Tell us about Indigenous sport volunteers, leaders, and mentors in your life! This campaign is running until November 30th.

National Child Day Celebration
On November 20th, Lethbridge Early Years is hosting a FREE family fun event! There will be activities, music, snacks and community partners! Registration is limited.

Professional Development and Learning Opportunities:
Introduction to Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity
This course has been designed to help you create fun, safe, positive and developmentally appropriate quality sport and physical literacy experiences for people of all ages and abilities.
Diversity and Inclusion Training for Volunteers
This online course is 30% off this month ($27.96) This course educates volunteer workers about acceptable and unacceptable attitudes and behaviours, how to respond appropriately, and their role in supporting a respectful, productive volunteer environment. Takes 1-2 hours to complete
Physical Literacy in Child Care Settings Results in Many Benefits
Active for Life and the Government of Canada teamed up to study the potential benefits of daily physical literacy and active play in child care settings. Join the webinar on November 19, 2020 to learn more about the benefits in areas of communication, creativity and focus.

Pronghorn Athletics BIPOC Speaker Series
Pronghorn Athletics hosted a two part virtual session to shine a light on creating a more inclusive community through tackling social injustices. If you missed the Pronghorn Athletics BIPOC series you can still take part in the two sessions by watching the recordings!

Board Development Program Interactive Webinar Series
Alberta Urban Municipalities Association will be hosting the Board Development Program interactive live webinar series which will run every Tuesday from October 20th to December 8th, 2020.

Funding and Grant Opportunities:
Funding Call! Gender Equity in Recreational Sport: Community Grants Initiative
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-21 Gender Equity in Recreational Sport: Community Grants Initiative. A minimum of 30 grants are available and funding will support efforts to increase the participation and retention of girls and women in recreational sport in Canada. Canadian municipalities and Indigenous communities are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 11, 2020. This project is part of the Government of Canada (Sport Canada) funding commitment to achieve gender equity in sport at every level by 2035. See www.womenandgirlsinrecsport.ca for more information.
Alberta Same Game Challenge Application
Canadian Women & Sport invites Alberta sport and recreation organizations to apply for the Same Game Challenge. This is an opportunity to develop and bring to life your unique gender equity vision. Applications are open from November 1st to 15th, 2020.
WISE Fund Grant
Canadian Women and Sport recognizes the lack of funding dedicated to creating equitable opportunities for women and girls to participate and lead in the sport system. With the support of Sport Canada, the 2021 WISE Fund will grant 30 organizations $2500 to advance gender equity in Canadian sport. Applications are now open and the deadline to apply is Monday November 9th.
Coaching Corner:
NCCP Multi-Sport online modules
Registration is NOW OPEN for NCCP Multi-Sport online modules. Check the NCCP Multi-Sport Module Calendar on the website for ongoing updates and registration information for additional online modules offered through December.

Need more information before you register? Visit For Coaches to learn more about NCCP and the educational streams.
Fall 2020 SIRCuit
In the fall 2020 SIRCuit edition has highlighted some research and insights in regards to high performance, leadership and athlete development!

More Updates for YOU!
Call for Presenters at PLAY! Summit 2021
Lethbridge's second annual PLAY! Summit will bring together educators, researchers, parents, students, and policy-makers to connect with and learn from each other. Apply today to present a play blitz presentation (5 minutes) or a feature presentation (20 minutes) at PLAY! Summit 2021 on Tuesday, February 9th. 

24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults
Participaction is excited to announce the arrival of Canada‚Äôs first ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults! These Guidelines offer clear direction on what a healthy 24 hours looks like for Canadian adults aged 18-64 years and 65 years or older

RBC Training Ground goes virtual 
RBC Training Ground is back, expanding its search for the next generation of Olympic talent in Canada with a new virtual qualifying format. Athletes are encouraged to visit RBCTrainingGround.ca for instructions on how to complete program testing virtually, and upload results through video and an online portal. To participate, athletes will perform simple speed, power and endurance tests at home and submit their results online for assessment by Olympic talent scouts. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2020.
How Important are Recreation and Parks to Albertans?
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association (ARPA) wants to learn what Albertans think about the value of public recreation services and park areas in their communities.

This survey is open to all Albertans over 16 years of age.
KIDSPORT SYSCO TRUCK SALE FUNDRAISER
KidSport needs your help! Many children are waiting to return to sports, but the impact of Covid continues to create barriers. Many families are experiencing financial hardships because of the Pandemic, and can't afford to register their kids. The economic impact is resulting in more families than ever needing the KidSport program.
COVID-19
Our office is OPEN although access is limited. Please connect with our staff via email or phone. Click HERE for contact info for all staff.
Everyone should experience quality sport.