The Grande Prairie Sport Council is a not-for-profit organization led by a volunteer board. We support the growth and development of sport in the Grande Prairie region.

The Sport Council e-newsletter is an information sharing tool. If you have an event or workshop that you feel would benefit the sport community share it with us by emailing

Last Call for nominations! Due January 31st! 

Don't just think about it - if you know someone that should be thanked, recognized and celebrated fill out the user friendly nomination form. You'll be glad you did!

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A Legacy of the 1995 Canada Winter Games

The City of Grande Prairie’s Pursuit of Excellence Fund is designed to provide assistance to athletes, coaches, and sport organizations, to achieve "excellence".  

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The Grande Prairie Sport Council will be teaming up with the Alberta Sport Development Centre, Sport Medicine Council of Alberta, Be Fit For Life Centre, the GP Volunteer Services Bureau and others to bring the sport community opportunities for professional development.


This three hour workshop will provide an overview of what is involved with organizing volunteer staffing requirements for events of any type. Handouts will include examples of timelines, checklists, scheduling sheets, and other forms.

For more information or to register:

Prefer that we invoice you? Submit a registration form.

NCCP PART A  (APRIL 10 & 11, 2015)

Introduction to Competition – Part A  modules include:

  • Introduction

  • Make Ethical Decisions

  • Planning a Practice

  • Nutrition

For more information or to register: Alberta Sport Development Centre NW


This concussion management workshop will share the current research and protocols on preventing, identifying and managing concussions. This is a necessary workshop for any coach, parent, and athlete or recreation worker.

For more information or to register: 

Prefer that we invoice you? Submit a registration form.

NCCP PART B (JUNE 12 & 13, 2015)

Introduction to Competition – Part B modules include:

  • Design a Basic Sport Program

  • Teaching and Learning

  • Basic Mental Skills

For more information or to register: Alberta Sport Development Centre NW

Dear Alberta Sport Community – COACHES,
Please forward to those responsible for coaching in your organization.
In response to the Alberta Sport Plan’s call for more alignment and collaboration with sport partners, Alberta Sport Connection will be hosting a series of provincial meetings for those in a leadership role in coach development.   
The purpose of the meetings will be to increase coordination in an attempt to maximize efficiency and reduce duplication, while establishing a consistent communication channel to better promote outcomes, programs, resources and the sharing of successful practices. The proposed agenda for the first meeting is attached for your reference.

The first meeting will be held online and is scheduled for February 18th. 

There will be two available time slots:

Option 1: 1:00pm to 2:00pm – Register HERE
Option 2: 7:00pm to 8:00pm  - Register HERE
Registration is through the CAC Locker, so please ensure your profile contact information is up to date. 
Space will be limited to 25 participants each, so please register early to secure your preferred time.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.  
Kindest Regards,
Adam Sollitt
Sport Consultant
Sport Development
Alberta Sport Connection
5th Floor, HSBC Building |10055 – 106 Street|Edmonton, AB |T5J 1G3
Phone:  780 427-5132 |Fax:  780 415-0308|


Last Chance!

Does your not-for-profit organization need money? 

The 15th Annual EMS Wine Fair is looking for volunteers and are willing to pay groups to come in and help out.


How much will we get paid?: $500

How many volunteers do you need from us?: 10-12 (or 5-6 for half the honorarium)

What date and time? February 6th, 6pm - 11pm

What will we be doing? Helping wine agents with random tasks such as fetching water and grabbing glasses. 

Is there a dress code?: Black pants and white shirt with comfy shoes

Is it going to be easy and fun? Heck yes!

Volunteers must be 18+

There is only opportunity for 2 groups and this will be a first come, first serve basis - don't hesitate to contact the Sport Council at

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