Learn about opportunities for girls and women in the sport and recreation delivery system as well as leadership and skill development for women in the sport and recreation field.
Gender Equity in Sport and Physical Activity
Girls and women have been underrepresented in the fields, courts, and pools, as well as the locker rooms and board rooms of Alberta. Most of us are familiar with the physical, social, and psychological benefits of physical activity, yet beginning at age twelve, girls’ involvement in physical activity declines until only 17% are active by age seventeen
Hay & Donnelly, 1996 - InMotion Network
Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting physical activity for girls and women in Alberta.
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
CAAWS is a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating an equitable sport and physical activity system in which girls and women are actively engaged as participants and leaders.
CAAWS - Grants and Recognition
The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) both recognizes the achievements of girls and women, as well as provides grant opportunities.