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  Our Beliefs  

 

The Calgary Sport Council believes that the existence of a strong sport community contributes to the quality of life in Calgary by:

  • Understanding the essence of sport is in the enjoyment of participation.

  • Advocating the benefits of the sporting experience and its relationship to active living.

  • Facilitating positive impacts on physical and emotional health through sport.

  • Affecting participants' growth in their capacity to effectively conduct themselves in challenging circumstances.

  • Recognizing that sport is a basic component of the formal physical educational process beginning in youth and continuing as a lifelong pursuit.

  • Influencing more community members to participate.

  • Creating accessible activities and events.

  • Continuously considering the diverse scope of capabilities, interests and dedication present in the community.

  • Providing participants with a sense of ownership in their community.

  • Forging strong and diverse sets of relationships creating a robust sense of community.

  • Acquiring support from and facilitating the training of community sport leaders and volunteers.

  • Acquiring support from governments, private sector and community.

  • Stimulating economic activity.

 
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