News from Kamloops

September 10, 2012

Canadian Sport for Life Conference

Kamloops, B.C. - The Kamloops Sports Council is hosting the 2nd Annual Provincial Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) conference in Kamloops on October 12th and 13th, 2012. The theme for this year's conference is Building the Foundation: "Active for Life".

The lineup of guest speakers is outstanding, some of which include Dr. Vicki Harber from University of Alberta; Dr. John C. Spence from the University of Alberta; Amanda McIntosh from Surrey Schools, Sports Skills for Life; Catharine Edwards, Program Coordinator for Pacific Sport Vancouver Island; and Isabelle Hamptonstone, award-winning sports instructor. There will also be a panel discussion on the principals of The Canadian Sport Life Movement.

The focus of the conference is physical literacy, community engagement and how to strengthen the link between physical education and long term athlete development.

This year, the conference will feature a networking social on Friday night with entertainment, door prizes, speakers and appetizers. In line with the Tournament Capital Program, the conference will benefit health and sport administrators, coaches, school administrators, teachers, parents, and anyone who is interested in a lifelong relationship with physical activity.

For further details and registration, please visit www.kamloopssportscouncil.com

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Media Contact:
K-J Klontz, Sport Development Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3536
kklontz@kamloops.ca

Wayne Hall
Kamloops Sports Council
250-828-3822
kamloopssportscouncil@gmail.com