Sport for all Organizations

Understanding and improving equity, diversity and inclusion in sport

Lethbridge Sport Council via InMotion Network

The majority of EDI policies and practices focus on 'welcoming' those who have historically been excluded instead of attempting to address the structural causes of exclusion that stem from the interrelated factors related to settler colonialism, racism, sexism, ableism and capitalism.

Sport for all Organizations

Why is active allyship important in sport?

Lethbridge Sport Council via Coaching Association of Canada

Active allyship is about addressing systemic change and using your voice for positive change. Within sport, active allyship is extremely important for addressing systemic racism within sport. Specifically, in sport informed/active allyship consists of using the privilege associated with being a non-racialized coach to advocate for and work toward supporting all racialized participants and coaches.

Quality Sport Parents Coaches Organizations

Safe Sport

Sport For Life

When Sport for Life refers to safe sport, we mean the design, development, delivery, evaluation and knowledge mobilization of quality sport and physical literacy experiences that consider and strive to ensure each participant feels physically, psychologically, emotionally and culturally safe.

Sport for all Organizations

Canada Soccer Guide to Accessibility & Inclusion

Canada Soccer

The Canada Soccer Guide to Accessibility and Inclusion (the Guide), as an element of the Canada Soccer Club Licensing Program, presents information, resources, and guidance to support the development of accessible, inclusive, and welcoming soccer environments. This resource is an excellent resource for all sports.

Sport for all Parents Organizations

Adaptable Programming in Lethbridge

Lethbridge Sport Council

Being active outside is essential for our mental and physical well-being. However, it can be difficult to find suitable activities for kids with disabilities. Common obstacles include accessibility, safety, finding adaptive equipment, and financial barriers. This resource includes ways to eliminate these hurdles so you and your kids can get active no matter your circumstance.

Sport for all Organizations

Sport Communication and Management Applications

Lethbridge Sport Council

In this resource the Lethbridge Sport Council has compared seven commonly used sport team and association communication platforms, based on their features, price points, and peer reviews we have received from users in the Lethbridge sport community.

Quality Sport Coaches Organizations

Recommended Sport Newsletters

Lethbridge Sport Council

We would like to share with you a list of e-newsletters that come to our inbox, to help your sport organizations, staff, and volunteers receive sport information and resources relevant to community sport. You can have access to sports news and information as it happens. Stay connected to sport virtually by signing up for e-newsletters to get your daily/weekly/monthly dose.

Funding Organizations

Grant Funding for Community Sport

Lethbridge Sport Council

Grant funding for sport organizations can be essential in helping maintain successful sport programming. As well there are many resources to help make community sport more accessible to people of all abilities by providing funding support for coaching, programs, sport participation and hosting.

Quality Sport Coaches Organizations

Active Living Alliance Disability Tip Sheets

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability

Tip Sheets Provide Information about Disabilities and Conditions to Help Leaders in the Physical Activity, Recreation and Sport Sectors Be Inclusive

Active for Life Organizations

Active for Life: Sport Toolkit

Active for Life

As a sports organization or community club, you have an important interest in communicating cutting-edge information to coaches and getting parents to learn about their child’s sport.Here you will find a variety of articles and tools that you can use to engage your coaches and parents. Pick and choose from this list, and feel free to share this content through your social media channels, website, and newsletters.

Board Governance Organizations


ViaSport British Columbia

Whether you are just getting your feet wet or are a seasoned communications professional, this toolkit has something for you. With 12 modules in the making, communications expert Arley McNeney provides some tips and tools of the trade to make your job easier.

Quality Sport Organizations

Sport Safety for Sport Organizations

Coaching Association of Canada

The Safe Sport Training eLearning module from the CAC is available at no cost to your members and meets the minimum standards for mandated safe sport training for Sport Canada-funded organizations. It comes with additional tools and resources to help you embed Safe Sport principles throughout your organization.

Sport for all Organizations

Indigenous Long–Term Participant Development Pathway

Sport For Life

A reference for those who work with Indigenous participants in sport and recreation. It has grown out of the understanding that mainstream models for sport development do not necessarily align with Indigenous needs or experiences. As such, this document tries to address that gap by outlining the key elements that need to be considered when planning, developing, and implementing programs for and with Indigenous peoples and communities.

Quality Sport Organizations

Quality Sport for Communities and Clubs

Sport For Life

A guide to Quality Sport delivery based on Long-Term Development, and to identify how community sport organizations can work with key partners, such as their National Sport Organization (NSO), Provincial/Territorial Sport Organization (PTSO) and municipal recreation departments, to improve and sustain Quality Sport.

Sport Hosting Organizations

Social Legacies - Through Mega, Major and Signature Sport Events

Sport For Life

This resource provides the background and process for host committees, social agencies and governments to plan and deliver initiatives that leave social legacies. The resource defines social legacies, provides examples and introduces an eight-step framework for event hosts to use in planning and delivering social legacies.

Quality Sport Coaches Organizations

Canadian Sport Policy 2012-2022

Endorsed by Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for sport, physical activity and recreation

The current Canadian Sport Policy, effective from 2012 to 2022, sets a direction for all governments, institutions and organizations to make sure sport has a positive impact on the lives of Canadians, our communities and our country.

Quality Sport Coaches Organizations

What Sport Can Do True Sport Report

True Sport

This report is intended to enable communities, policy makers, and business leaders to see the tremendous potential that lies within our community sport system and to catalyze new approaches that will put this potential to work for Canadians.

Dispute Resolution Organizations

Guide to Administrative Fair Play

Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada

The Guide is organized as a twelve-part checklist where different administrative “fair play” elements are explored, expanded, and explained. Each element is assorted with a list of questions which suggest to sport administrators some of the best practices in management, as they should be applied specifically in the context of sport

Quality Sport Organizations

Alberta Sport Action Plan 2019-2029

Quality Sport Active for Life Organizations

Active Alberta Policy 2011-2021

Government of Alberta

Active Alberta will inspire Albertans to become more active every day, through sustainable, province-wide activities that generate awareness and motivate action through collaboration.

Board Governance Organizations

Roberts Rules of Order

"Robert's Rules of Order" is "the" book on parliamentary procedure for parliamentarians and anyone involved in an organization, association, club, or group and the authoritative guide to smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meetings and assemblies.