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Sask Sport Inc. announces the 2015 Saskatchewan Sport Award Recipients
Sask Sport Inc. is very honoured and pleased to announce the outstanding recipients of 2015 Saskatchewan Sport Awards!
Click HERE to see the 2015 Saskatchewan Sport Awards recipients.
NEW BOOK CHRONICLES THE HISTORY OF AMATEUR SPORT IN SASKATCHEWAN
Giving Us A Sporting Chance: The Story of Sask Sport
The book, authored by Lynn Gidluck and published by Coteau Books, tells the story of how the amateur sport federation in Saskatchewan came to be in a position to run the provincial lottery and work with the volunteer sport, culture and recreation sectors to oversee distribution of lottery revenues.
The book is available for purchase at the Sask Sport reception desk at 1870 Lorne Street in Regina or online at Coteau Books for $24.95. All proceeds go to KidSport Saskatchewan.
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NEW CHANGES COMING TO RESPECT IN SPORT
To accommodate upgrading to a new system the RIS online program will be shut down on Monday, February 1st at 12:01 am and return to full operation on Wednesday, February 3rd at 12:01 am. During this outage, no one will have access to the system.
Mandatory training is required for all RIS Administrators in order to have access to the new program. Training webinars start Wednesday, Feb 3rd and conducted by the Respect Group Inc. out of Calgary. (PLEASE NOTE: the webinar training times is IN MST Calgary time - 14:00 hrs is 15:00 hrs & 9:30 am is 10:30 am Sask time)
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ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY SPORT DEVELOPMENT GRANT CREATES NEW OPPORTUNITIES
Sask Sport is helping to make the hoop dreams of children in central Saskatchewan come true. Over a dozen schools in Saskatoon and North Battleford with a high First Nations and Metis-student base have been using the Sask Sport Aboriginal Community Sport Development Grant Program to increase levels of physical activity among their students.
The grant program, which is funded by Sport Canada Bilateral Program and the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation, is designed to support the development and implementation of community sport programs. Using the grant funds, these schools have been able to partner with Wild Youth Sports Management to organize basketball programs in their schools and communities.
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SASK SPORT INC. ANNOUNCES THE DECEMBER ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AWARD RECIPIENT
Keegan Christ of Regina is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. December Athlete of the Month Award. He was nominated by the Saskatchewan Amateur Speed Skating Association. Christ won a gold medal in the 1,000 metres at the Single Distance Series #4 Speed Skating Competition in Calgary. He broke his own provincial record by skating a time of one minute 23 seconds. Christ enjoyed a successful 2015, which included him earning a chance to qualify for the Canadian Senior Short Track Championships.
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Respect in Sport
Sask Sport Inc. requires its Active members (PSGBs) to continuously implement a Respect in Sport policy for their coaches. It is important to keep your administrator information up-to-date at all times to ensure all information is accurate. Over the last few months there have been many changes in volunteers and administrators within the Provincial Sport Organizations. If there have been changes to your Respect in Sport administrator, please complete the Respect in Sport Administrator Change Form and email it to Joelle Buckle at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please make sure to cc your assigned Sport Consultant.)
Please note: All new RiS administrators will be required to attend a training session prior to being given Administrator rights. Sask Sport will work with your organization to provide a training session for your new administrator once the Sport Administrator Change Form has been received.