Community Sport for Children and Youth Planning Toolkit
Program SummaryCommunity Sport for Children and Youth Planning Toolkit- is a resource to help communities build and maintain active sport programs for children and youth. Sport can be a signify cant part of community unity and provides benefit such as healthy lifestyles, self-discipline, and positive self-esteem for individuals.
The toolkit is designed to help communities determine, develop, provide, and evaluate their sport program needs so that more children and youth are active in sport for life.
This toolkit focuses on communities and helping leaders build on their strengths to offer quality sport programs for Aboriginal children and youth. The goals are to:
• Increase the number of Aboriginal children and youth playing sport;
• Increase the numbers of volunteers available to organize, coach, and assist with sport programs;
• Encourage organized sport programs that are developmentally appropriate for children and youth; and,
• Encourage partnerships within the community and with other communities to organize leagues,
tournaments and competitions.