PacificSport Okanagan is proud to present the 16th Annual Okanagan Sport Leadership Conference! A one-day Sport Conference for coaches, administrators, sport practitioners, educators, recreation leaders, athletes and parents designed to provide sport education opportunities and hands-on training skills. The Conference will feature keynote speaker Jennifer Heil who is an Olympic athlete and a community service activist. She has won Olympic Gold and Silver medals in the sport of Freestyle mogul skiing, is a four time World Champion and five time overall World Cup Champion. Jenn is a celebrated ambassador of community service including the Because I am a Girl initiative where at the age of 26 she donated $25,000 and accepted the challenge to raise $1million to help women rise up out of poverty. She also runs her own girls only mogul ski camp and is the co-founder of B2ten, a group that is reshaping how Canadian Olympic athletes can attain their full potential. For more information about Jennifer Heil and her initiatives, visit www.jenniferheil.com.
Quality sport experiences lay the foundation for building physically, mentally and emotionally healthy individuals who are active for life. Quality sport enriches the lives of everyone involved, provided that their experiences are positive and they reinforce an environment of respect and safety.
The 2018 OSLC will bring together a team of professionals offering interactive sessions and panel discussion addressing the following topics:
- Gender Equity
- Parapsport / Adaptive Sport
- Indigenous Sport
- LGBTQI2S Community
- Socio-Economic Barriers
- Mental Health in Sport
- Safe Sport
Registration is now open! Call 250-469-8850 or go online: www.kelowna.ca/recreation
Course Code: #11553
Fees: $ 75.00 / person
**Inclusive sport participation means participation for all. If you require financial assitance to attend the 2018 OSLC, contact Cheryl Browne, Sport Events and Grants Coordinator.
2018 OSLC Presenter Handouts :
Mental Health 101 for Sport - Presented by Amanda Swoboda, Canadian Mental Health Association – Kelowna and sponsored by Pacific Blue Cross.