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Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Bringing Sportfest 2017 to Central Newfoundland

May 18, 2017 - Gander, NL - See it. Play it. Get Active. Sport Newfoundland and Labrador is excited to announce that Sportfest 2017 will be held in Gander this June. This is the 7th annual Sportfest and the first time the event will be held in Central NL, at the Steele Community Centre. Designed to showcase the diversity of organized sport available to youth in the province, this two-day, fully interactive festival is a one-of-a kind for Newfoundland and Labrador. It allows participants to see various demo... Read More


Wheelchair Basketball Development Camp May 25-28

April 17, 2017 - FROM WHEELCHAIR SPORTS NL: Wheelchair Sports NL is very excited to announce our upcoming Wheelchair Basketball Development Camp from May 25-28 at the Powerplex in St. John’s, NL. This camp is open to all players of all abilities (including able-bodied players). As we move toward developing a team for the 2019 Canada Games, Wheelchair Sports NL will be holding these development camps to help develop the game locally, and at the same time identify potential athletes for the 2019 Games. Al... Read More


Sport Newfoundland and Labrador presents 2017 Provincial Annual Awards, adds inductees to Sports Hall of Fame

April 9, 2017 - St. John’s, NL – Sport Newfoundland and Labrador presented nine provincial awards and inducted three individuals into the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Hall of Fame at its 10th annual Stars and Legends Awards Gala on Saturday night. “Newfoundland and Labrador has exceptional sporting talent in every corner of the province with athletes, teams, coaches and volunteers who continually excel in their chosen areas,” said Doug Fowler, President, Sport Newfoundland and Labrador. “Our annu... Read More


Upcoming Coaching Courses

March 28, 2017 - Basic Mental Skills and Plan a Practice (Competition-Introduction) will be offered during the following times. Wednesday, April 5- Basic Mental Skills, 6pm-10pm Saturday, April 8- Plan a Practice, 9am-2pm Location: Sport NL Building (1296A Kenmount Road) Coaches can register for courses individually if they choose. A full description of the courses can be found at http://www.coachingnl.ca/nccp/competition_introduction_modules.php There are no pre-requisities to take these courses.... Read More


RBC Training Ground Event April 15

March 22, 2017 - The RBC Training Ground is an exciting development and funding opportunity for athletes across Canada, and St. John’s has been chosen as one of the locations to host a regional qualifying event starting 10am on April 15 at the NL Sports Center on Crosbie Road. RBC Training Ground: http://www.cbc.ca/olympics/trainingground/#the_program Athletes between the ages of 14 and 25 will execute a SERIES OF WORKOUTS and their results will be measured against performance benchmarks to help identify... Read More