The Chronicle Herald Sport Summit


Dr. JH Gillis Regional High School, Antigonish, NS

Saturday May 3rd, 2014

The main goals of the Highland Region Sport Summit were to:

• Provide an overview and insight into the Canadian Sport for Life movement, discussing the connection and advantages to community sport;

• Build relationships by bringing together community sport leaders in the Highland Region;

• Increase communication, the sharing of resources and networking to enhance the health and wellness of our Region through quality sport and physical activity;

• Offer facilitated sessions aimed at assisting community sport organizations to operate more effectively; and,

• Create an environment for continuous improvement in our community sport delivery through the identification of next steps in education, training and support.


Presentations, Notes and Resources

Opening Keynote: Quality Community Sport for Life | Leo MacPherson

Presentation Sport as a Business (PDF)

Canadian Sport 4 Life (CS4L), Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) & Physical Literacy: 101 |  Amy Walsh, Aaron Nutting & Jason Hansford-Smith


Part 1 of 5 (PDF)

Part 2 of 5 (PDF)

Part 3 of 5 (PDF)

Part 4 of 5 (PDF)

Part 5 of 5 (PDF)


  • Community Coaching Effectiveness | Graham Kennedy


 Funding Opportunities: Making the Connection

Gerard MacIsaac – Department of Health & Wellenss (Prezi)

Stephanie Spencer – Sport Nova Scotia (PDF)



The Chronicle Herald Community Sport Summit is a partnership between
Sport Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
and the Highland Region Recreation Coordinators Association.
Health & Wellness

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