The Saskatchewan Branch of Lifesaving Society is pleased to release the Guidelines for Reopening Saskatchewan Pools & Waterfront reference document. This document is intended to guide pool and waterfront owners and operators in the progressive reopening of their aquatic facilities. Click here for the document.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Saskatchewan Branch office if you have questions or require further clarification: Phone: 306.780.9255; Fax: 306.780.9498; 2224 Smith Street, Regina, SK S4P 2P4;
Check out the Common Weal Community Arts videos with Joely BigEagle-Kequahtooway that were done during a buffalo hide scraping workshop from her home. Follow their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/skcommonweal for more videos. There will be a full video series with SK curriculum lesson plans out on the National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education website this fall.
Saskatchewan Leading The Way With Safe Sport Campaign –
Media Release February 24, 2020:
The Government of Saskatchewan and Sask Sport Inc., are launching the second phase of a joint marketing campaign to ensure a healthy, safe and respectful environment for all participants in amateur sport in the province.
“We are proud to partner with Sask Sport, recognized as a leader across Canada for their dispute resolution services and tools, on this important initiative,” Parks, Culture and Sport Minister Gene Makowsky said. “Following a growing movement of what is no longer acceptable in sport, this campaign increases awareness of the valuable tools available to assist coaches, athletes and parents.” Learn More >
Media Release October 7, 2019:
“The Government of Saskatchewan and Sask Sport Inc., have teamed up to launch a joint marketing campaign to increase awareness on the tools and resources available to assist coaches, athletes and parents on bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination in sport.” Read More
In addition, the campaign supports Sask Sport and their members in the promotion of resources to ensure more coaches are trained in current safe sport best practices. For more information on various sport resources, contacts and training, visit http://www.sasksport.sk.ca/safesport/
Sask Sport has recently expanded its partnership with the Respect Group Inc. to include a Respect in Sport Resource Line This toll-free service provides bilingual response to calls, texts or emails by expert staff who will guide you to the necessary resources pertaining to:
- child and youth maltreatment
- national/provincial child and youth protection laws, and
- organization-specific risk management and dispute resolution models
In the event you are faced with a situation involving maltreatment and are unsure how to proceed, the Respect Resource Line is confidential and anonymous, and available 365 days per year. Visit https://support.respectgroupinc.com to best ensure you are able to contact them directly for any assistance with their Respect in Sport program! \
Note: This line is not for technical support, but offers a connection to resources to help deal with your situation. For technical assistance (i.e., if you having computer problems with the Respect in Sport modules freezing, or not advancing, etc.) call 1-866-945-9906.
The Respect in Sport Resource Line will replace the previous RespectED/Talk It Out services provided by the Canadian Red Cross.
RESPECT IN SPORT PARENT PROGRAM
This program is effective and informative for parents and caregivers of active children. This unique certification program complements Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders/Coaches by reinforcing a parent’s role in their child’s activities. This program encourages positive sport behaviors, and provides insight into the roles of coaches and officials. This program:
- Empowers parents to ensure the safety of their children
- Encourages positive and effective communication and
- Enhances a child’s overall enjoyment of the activity
Contact Aileen at email@example.com or phone 306.726.2087 for more information.
The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA), SaskCulture, Sask Sport Inc., and the Canadian Red Cross have a vision that Sport, Culture and Recreation in Saskatchewan will be free of harassment and abuse.
Talk It Out: Support Line
The Talk It Out: Support Line for Sport, Culture and Recreation provides support, guidance and resources on abuse, harassment, hazing and bullying.
Whether you are a coach, parent, spectator, board members, official or anyone involved in youth activities, Respect Education encourages positive sport, recreation and cultural experiences.
The Support Line provides 24 hour confidential support for adults with questions, concerns, reports or inquiries about bullying, hazing, harassment and abuse.
Call the Support Line at 1-866-773-5777
For e-support, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport for Life releaed their revised Long-Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity 3.0 resource document. Long Term Development in Sport and Physical Activity is a framework for the development of every child, youth, and adult to enable optimal participation in sport and physcial activity. This third edition brings a number of important updates and enhancements.
“Aboriginal Communities: Active for Life” is a culturally tailored resource that has been developed by Sport for Life Society and the Aboriginal Sport Circle, with input from many Aboriginal sport and physical activity leaders across the country”. Click here for more information and to access the resource.
The latest FREE issue of COACHES PLAN MAGAZINE is out! It’s packed full of informative articles, inspirational interviews, and instructional tips for ALL levels of coaches across a wide range of sports. In this issue, we offer practical advice on several areas that often fall under a coach’s responsibility. Also, Sheldon Kennedy speaks out on “Preventing Abuse in Sport”
*Community Initiatives Fund- Investing in Saskatchewan Communities
*Creative Sask Grant
*I Am Stronger Grant
*Sask Culture Funding
*Sask Sport Funding
*SPRA Grants and Funding Opportunities Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation have compiled over 180 unique opportunities specific to Sport, Culture and Recreation into the 2019 SPRA Grants and Funding Opportunities Guide. It is a great starting point for both professionals and volunteers working within their sector for grants to support projects, programs or initiatives.
*TAP (Sask Energy)
*Canada Council for the Arts
*Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant
*Canadian Wildlife Federation
*Farm Credit Canada AgriSpirit Fund
*Dairy Farmers of Canada Fuelling Women Champions
*Harry Boothman Bursary – Deadline is March 31 of each year
*ParticipAction Teen Challenge – Deadline 1st day of every month
Advocacy & Changing Public Policy
Communication for Non-Profits
Diversity and Inclusiveness
Financial Management for Non-Profit Organizations
Human Resource Management
National Framework for Recreation in Canada
Risk Management for Non-Profit Organizations
Setting up a Non-Profit Organization
Campaign Kit (for planning, promoting & implementing volunteer apreciation events)
Vollinspire Getting Started Guide (New Volunteer Recruitment Technology of Saskatchewan)
Assessment of Organizational Volunteer Engagement- Part 1
Assessment of Organizational Volunteer Engagement- Part 2
Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
Fact Sheet- Building the Bridge to Baby Boomer Volunteers
Fact Sheet- Building the Bridge to Family Volunteers
National Occupational Standards- How-to Guide
National Occupational Standards- Info for Managers for Volunteer Resources
National Occupational Standards- Task Charts
Strategic Volunteer Engagement
2013- Volunteer Recognition Study