Cermaq Athlete of the Month | February 2017

Cermaq Athlete of the Month | February 2017

Jenna Scott | Karate

Although one of  the youngest members of NI IGNITE program, Jenna Scott demonstrates maturity beyond her years.  Jenna displays an exceptional attitude during each and every IGNITE session.  She is asks for clarification on how to perform when needed and is developing very well as an athlete.  Jenna has excellent body awareness and is internally motivated to push herself during the IGNITE training sessions.

High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development

High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 – i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

Spring Break Camps!

Spring Break Camps!

Children Ages 7 - 12

Our XploreSportz Spring Break Camps offer kids the opportunity to explore a variety of sports all week long. There are opportunities to play traditional sports such as soccer or football but kids will also experience new sport activies such as synchronized swimming and yoga. These camps are a great way to introduce your child to sports in a friendly, safe and fun environment. All facilitators are qualified coaches and deliver top-notch experiences.

Cost:

Spring Break Camp | Ages 7 - 13

Spring Break Camp | Ages 7 - 13

Children Ages 7 - 12

Our XploreSportz Spring Break Camps offer kids the opportunity to explore a variety of sports all week long. There are opportunities to play traditional sports such as soccer or football but kids will also experience new sport activies such as synchronized swimming and yoga. These camps are a great way to introduce your child to sports in a friendly, safe and fun environment. All facilitators are qualified coaches and deliver top-notch experiences.

Cost:

Cermaq Female Athlete of the Month

Cermaq Female Athlete of the Month

Zoe Garlinski-Gonsky  |  Sport: Waterskiing
Zoe is a North Island IGNITE Athlete, incredibly goal orientated which she proved this at the BC Summer Games culminating in several podium finishes.  Intrinsically motivated, Zoe demonstrates exceptional leadership skills and is a role model for the younger athletes with regards to work ethic, motivation and coachability.  Zoe is always respectful to her peers, coaches and is a great example of a fantastic IGNITE athlete!

Congratulations Zoe!

Canada Summer Games

Canada Summer Games

Celebrating 50 Years of Canada Games

Winnipeg, Manitoba will host the Canada Summer Games July 28 – August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors.

PacificSport Disburses $12,000 to Vancouver Island Athletes

PacificSport Disburses $12,000 to Vancouver Island Athletes

PacificSport Disburses $12,000 to Vancouver Island Athletes

May 5, 2016 (Nanaimo):  20 of Vancouver Island’s high performance athletes received over $12,000 in bursaries; including $10,000 from PacificSport and an additional $2,000 from Woodgrove Pines Clinic, at a ceremony on Thursday May 5, 2016 at Oliver Woods Community Centre in Nanaimo. 

Director

Director

Jack is a long-time Director with the PacificSport Vancouver Island Board, and as a lifelong sports enthusiast, believes that participation and involvement in all aspects of sport makes a valuable contribution to personal and community growth.

Over the years, Jack has coached and coordinated hockey and baseball, and has served on the Minor Hockey Association board and the summer swim club’s “Pool Operations Committee”. He also has several years of active involvement with non-profit society boards, and a for-profit board.

Director

Director

Jacqui is a long-time member of the PacificSport Vancouver Island Board of Directors and is currently the principal of Nanaimo's Frank J Ney Elementary School.

Jacqui has been very passionate and focused on the importance of fitness, physical education and nutrition throughout her career. She considers herself fortunate to have had opportunities to work on both local and provincial committees with a mandate to promote healthy living.

Director

Director

Jim is a long-serving Director with the PacificSport Vancouver Island board, following a successful 35-year career at the British Columbia Institute of Technology where he served as the Director of Student Services, and Director of Recreation & Athletic Services.

Pages