Keep Your Head Up Foundation

Participation in sport can lead to injuries. Keep Your Head Up Foundation was created by two young women, Allie and Felicia with experiences of sport-related concussions to support traumatic brain injury (TBI) recovery through community-based education and support. To learn more please visit Keep Your Head Up.

Back on Track: Women in Sport Webinar

Please note this exciting upcoming webinar taking place on April 13, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The panelists include Amanda Woodcroft from Field Hockey Canada; Crystal Shadd from Conestoga College; Tamara Grahovac from the University of Pennsylvania, and Marty Deacon from the Senate of Canada.

Registration is free, donations are welcome.

For more information and to register visit KidSport.

Annual General Meeting

The KW Sports Council Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28th at 3:30 P.M. via ZOOM.

All members of the KW Sports Council (which includes the volunteers of KidSport KW Chapter, Women in Sport Committee, and Accessible Sport Committee) are eligible to attend, and to vote, and to be nominated to the Board of Directors.

The meeting is also open to all residents of Kitchener and Waterloo interested in sport and the Sports Council mandate.

There is one position open on the Board of Directors.

Those individuals interested in attending and/or volunteering, RSVP your presence and/or volunteer interest to kwsportscouncil@gmail.com This will allow the meeting co-ordinator to send an invitation to join the meeting via ZOOM. It will also allow the President to contact you about volunteering.

Creating Inclusive Sport Environments

Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) offers Safe Sport Training to help those involved with sport create an inclusive sport culture in accordance with the “Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport”. The training focuses on areas of acknowledgment, awareness, and action. To learn more and take the training visit Safe Sport Training.