Giving coaches the tools they need to make sport safe, inclusive and fun for all!

Safe Sport 101 Playbook

While it’s important to know ‘what not to do’, it is equally important to know ‘what to do’ so that sport is safe AND fun for everyone!

Take our free self-guided 8-part eLearning series to learn how.

Safe Sport 101 Playbook

Support Optimal Health & Wellness

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s mental and emotional health.

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of children and youth in Ontario will experience a mental health challenge.

Mental Health IQ Quiz

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s mental and emotional health.

Create Positive Sport

Create a positive sport environment that emphasizes growth, development – and most importantly – fun!

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of kids ranked fun as the #1 reason they play sports when surveyed.

When asked what they consider “fun”, the top responses were:

  1. Trying your best
  2. Respect from coaches
  3. Getting playing time
  4. Playing well together as a team
  5. Getting along with teammates

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  1. Winning

Create a positive sport environment that emphasizes growth, development – and most importantly – fun!

Prevent Injuries

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s physical well-being on the playing field.

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of injuries in Canada happen while participating in sport.

Preventing the first injury or illness is much more manageable and effective than treating and managing subsequent incidents that can affect your athlete’s return to play as well as their daily living.

Learn how to safeguard your athlete’s physical well-being on the playing field.

Foster Inclusion & Belonging

Ensuring your athletes feel a sense of belonging creates greater team cohesion and stronger ties among families, neighbourhoods and communities.

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of Ontario residents were born outside of Canada.

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languages spoken across Ontario homes.

Ensuring your athletes feel a sense of belonging creates greater team cohesion and stronger ties among families, neighbourhoods and communities.

Implement Safety Guidelines

Apply policies that set behaviour expectations for transparent and safe interactions with athletes.

Safety is not just a one-time thought, but a deliberate plan to enhance the overall experience of sport.

Apply policies that set behaviour expectations for transparent and safe interactions with athletes.