Building healthy, active and creative lifestyles through sport, culture and recreation.
September 2020
Lakeland District - Keeping you Up to Date!
Spotlight on Sport
Carissa Norsten

Congratulations to Waldheim's Carissa Norsten for pursuing her dreams and transitioning to Queen Margaret's School in Duncan, BC on Vancouver Island for her Grade 12 year! Carissa is one of the fittest, fastest, coachable multi-sport athletes in Canada. At 16 years she has only been playing rugby for just over one year. After leading Saskatchewan Rugby u18 Women in Overall points and tries at the 2019 Western Canadian Games she earned an invite to the Canada U18 Fifteens Camps in Calgary & Edmonton last winter. She was then invite to train with the Rugby Canada Development Academy in the week build up to the Vancouver 7s Tournament in March, in which she helped the Junior Canadian Women to a Silver Medal Finish scoring 4 times.
Christina Norsten
Congratulations to Waldheim's Christina Norsten for pursuing her dreams and transitioning to the Top D1 Lindenwood University Athletics Rugby Program in St. Charles, Missouri. After graduating in 2019 Christina enjoyed a big year with the U of L Pronghorns Rugby Program in Lethbridge, Alberta playing under former Canadian Women's Head Coach Neil Langevin. With Covid 19 shutting down play in Canada she was recruited to play for the Top Program in the USA!
Congratulations Christina on your scholarship and continued academic and rugby success.
Congratulations to these sisters! Good luck to you both in your academic and rugby career!

In this Issuetop
Let's Check In!
Take the Lead! Trainer Assistance Program
Outside Rocks
Provincial Profile on Physical Activity
PHE Canada's Return to School PHE
ParticipACTION's Great Big Move
Let's Talk Heritage
Culture Days 2020

Let's Check In!checkin

We will continue to host Zoom Check in meetings through the fall on the following dates:

September 23 - 1:00pm
October 7 - 1:00pm
October 21 - 11:00am

Participants will be entered into our weekly I-so-participated draw.        

Contact your Community Consultant, Crystal Clarke or Helen Obrigewitch to register for these meetings!
HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development goes virtual!

Good news: HIGH FIVE Canada's PHCD-C (the online version of the Principles of Healthy Child Development training) is still available.
We will be placing another bulk order (on Monday September 21). To those who are interested in receiving this training, please contact our Youth Consultant, Julia Frigault, before Friday September 18.
TTLTake the Lead! Training Assistance Program

The Take the Lead! Training Assistance Program can support your school, community or organization in efforts to build youth leadership and promote active, fun and inclusive play.
$350 is available for groups who want to become involved for the first time or who are interested in supporting an existing program. Funding is allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so apply today! 
rocksSaskatchewan in motion's OUTside Rocks
Saskatchewan in motion is launching OUTside Rocks! - an initiative that aims to get kids and
families outside having fun and exploring their hometown.

They're currently inviting teachers and community group leaders to register to participate and are offering a free starter kit for the first 30 groups or classrooms to sign up (with a limit of one kit per request). All you need to do is email the following details: A key contact name, community and name of your school or group, number and age range or grade of students/group members, and mailing address for your starter kit!
provincialprofileProvincial Profile on Physical Activity
After receiving input from over 200 experts in health, education, recreation, sport, community design, municipal leadership, community development, and other sectors, Saskatchewan in motion has created and released a provincial profile on physical activity. Read the document to discover what was identified as physical activity opportunities, common perceptions, challenges, and recommendations for action to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary living among children, youth, and families in Saskatchewan. 
PHEPHE Canada's Return to School PHE
Over the summer, PHE Canada (with help from teachers, researchers, and medical experts), created resources for teachers to support their students during these new times. They have also developed the PHE Learning Centre, which is an online hub that provides access to hundreds of physical education, healthy eating, emotional well-being, and healthy bodies activities categorized by grade range and learning environments. 

We have also put together Return to Play links on our website, which are accessible through the following link.
participactionParticipACTION's Great Big Move
From October 1 to 31, virtually move across Canada with family and friends. Here's
the gist: The more you move, the more Canadian destinations you'll visit on the virtual tour - and the more chances you will have to win great prizes! Expect more details to come; however, you can download ParticipACTION"s app in the meantime.
Click the poster to register!

New registration deadline: Sept 24th at 11:59pm EDT!

Good news for those still planning Culture Days activities -- we've extended the deadline right up until the kick-off of the Culture Days celebrations!

The 2021 Saskatchewan Summer Games will take place in Lloydminster from July 18 - 24, 2021! 
Nearly 2,000 participants from 9 District Teams will compete in 15 different sports over 7 days, all for one unforgettable experience. #2021SSG

Pickle Ball Lessons - The Pickleball Shop
At this time, we are planning a trip into your area of Saskatchewan. We teach pickleball and can offer dates during the period September 16-24. With the gradual easing of restrictions on COVID-19, the Pickleball Shop is hoping to come to your community and offer Pickleball lessons.
The cost is $25 per student per class.
Please let us know what dates would work for you, and let's set up the pickleball lessons.

MAS Community Chat

Upcoming Chats:
  • Sep 16, 2020 10:00 AM - TBC
  • Sep 30, 2020 10:00 AM - TBC
  • Oct 14, 2020 10:00 AM - TBC
  • Oct 28, 2020 10:00 AM - TBC
Meeting ID: 844 8461 8865
Password: 829340

If you have any questions or for more connection info, please contact Em Ironstar at

MAS Fall 2020 Online Courses & Programs

MAS offers a range of learning opportunities. We design our training and resources to support museum staff and volunteers of all kinds, from board members to student workers, and from emerging to established professionals. 
Our courses are open to everyone-no membership is required! Our instructors are experts in their fields, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to do your job better.

Virtual workshop series focusing on sport experiences for girls and young women 
Date: Sept 15 & 29 and Oct 13
Time: 7:00pm (30 - 45 min)
Cost: FREE

In this three-part free virtual workshop hosted by Sask Sport, parents and caregivers will be introduced to resources and learn skills to help girls and young women manage difficult and demanding sport experiences.
The workshop is interactive and will include experiential learning, opportunities for participation and group discussion.

FREE WEBINAR: COVID, Stress Awareness, and Returning to School

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Returning to school in a COVID world increases everyone's stress. In this webinar, learn what stress is, what happens in the brain and body when experiencing stress, how behaviours are affected, and strategies for teachers and students to self-regulate.
Connie Herman, B.A., B.S.W. - Nobody's Perfect Parent Program Coordinator and Jackie Eaton, B.Ed. - CAPC Training and Education Coordinator

To register for the webinar, please contact the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute and send your name, organization, email, and phone number to:
This webinar will be recorded and will be available on the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute's website,

SPRA Presents: Q&A with the Business Response Team
Date: Sept 23, 2020
Time: 11:00am

Register for this webinar with the Government of Saskatchewan's Business Response Team, and they will be responding to your questions about how to safely re-open and operate recreation facilities and services during the pandemic.

SPRA 2020 Annual General Meeting
Date: October 21
Time: 1:00pm
For more info click here!

Sport Medicine & Science Council of Saskatchewan 
Online Virtual Education Sessions
- Sport Nutrition - A 1 hour workshop educating on basic sport nutrition, importance of fluids, weight issues, pre/post event nutrition, nutrition on the road, tournament & multi-event nutrition
- Mental Performance (Relaxation) - A 1 hour workshop educating on attention, emotional, & arousal control to deal with anxiety or stress
- Mental Performance (Imagery) - A 1 hour workshop educating on how to use mental imagery & visualization effectively.
- Mental Performance (Goals) - A 1 hour workshop educating on goal setting, setting realistic short term & long term goals, monitoring goals.
- Mental Performance (Routines) - A 1 hour workshop educating on how to use routines & practices effectively.
-Sleep & Performance -  A 1 hour workshop educating on Sleep quality and quantity, deprivation, effects on sleep through travel, nutrition, exercise and mental, medical considerations and how to sleep better.

If you are interested in hosting a session please contact your Community Consultant: Crystal Clarke or Helen Obrigewitch

Coaches Association of Saskatchewan - ONLINE COURSES
We want to help our coaches continue to learn and develop, so we've moved several of our #NCCP workshops to an online format.

Grants & Funding Opportunities


MCoS Strategic Initiatives Funding - deadline September 15, 2020

Federated Co-op Ltd Community Investment Fund - deadline September 30, 2020

Canada's Farmers Grow Communities - deadline September 30, 2020

Community Initiative Fund Annual Grant - deadline October 1, 2020

Fund for Wild Nature - deadline October 1, 2020


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

Creative Kids Funding - Application info available online, Deadline Dec 4

Creative Sask Our grants help creative producers pursue commercial success.

KidSport Saskatchewan - Contact your local Chapter

SGI Community Grant - deadlines Feb 28 and Oct 31 each year

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

Julia Frigault | Youth Consultant  | Email

Crystal Clarke Community Consultant | Email

Helen Obrigewitch | Community Consultant | Email
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