Physical Literacy And Youth Sports

“Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life." International Physical Literacy Association, May 2014

Healthy lifestyles for children and youth lead to healthy lifestyles for life. The Basin Physical Literacy and Youth Sport (PLAYS) Hub supports sports organizations, schools, and active recreation programs to create safe, inclusive, and quality programs for children and youth to build the motivation, physical competence, knowledge, and confidence to participate in sport and active living. 


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The Trust serves the region consisting of all the watersheds that flow into the Columbia River in Canada.

The region encompasses nearly 80,000 square kilometres in southeastern British Columbia and has a population of 155,345 people (2016 Census).