Language: English, French

Workshop Duration: 8 hours


Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of workshop completion and 3 National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Professional Development (PD) points (if applicable). 


The Indigenous Long-Term Participant Development Pathway resource and workshop are designed to help sport and physical activity leaders and organizations across Canada in enhancing their understanding of how to support Indigenous participants and athletes in their programming.


The workshop will spend time developing an appreciation of Indigenous culture, and how that culture plays out with reference to engagement and sustained participation through the sport system. It will outline the key elements that need to be considered when planning, developing, and implementing programs for and with Indigenous peoples and communities, including a focus on supporting the physical, mental, spiritual, and cultural needs of the individual to maximize their experience in sport and physical activity. The workshop will focus on how the competition pathway and policies within the system can be adjusted to ensure that a clear pathway is created for Indigenous participants and athletes. 

Learning Objectives: 
  • Analyze the cultural background and history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. 
  • Recognize the different approaches needed to support the holistic needs of Indigenous participants.
  • Describe the two streams in the sport and physical activity system in Canada. 
  • Gather tools and develop an organization specific action plan to better support and welcome Indigenous participants into all programs. 
At this time, this workshop is only available for in person delivery.
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