Overview

Quality sport experiences have a positive impact on physical and mental health.

Negative experiences with sport can be harmful and discourage individuals from participating.

PacificSport works with partners to raise awareness and address issues that adversely affect the well-being of participants in sport and recreation.

Resources

Canadian Sport Helpline - a national toll-free helpline offering assistance to victims or witnesses of harassment, abuse or discrimination in sport.

Safe Sport Training - a training program developed by the Coaching Association of Canada to help individuals identify and prevent situations of maltreatment.

Responsible Coaching Movement - a movement seeking to promote policies and practices that ensure the safety of athletes on and off the field.