About  Sport for Life

General Information

Sport for Life is a movement to increase sport’s contribution in Canadian society recognizing sport as an important part of everyone’s life by promoting each child’s healthy and logical development in a sport or physical activity. The Sport for Life model has streams for both the serious competitive athlete looking to play sport at the highest levels as well as the everyday sport enthusiast who prefers sport for the exercise and the fun of it!

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a presentation, acquire resources or to see how your organization or association fits into S4L please contact the Project Leader.

Contact Information

Doug Halliday
Project Leader – Sport for Life
(709) 576-4979

Active For Life
Physical and Health Education Canada – Physical Literacy Information
Sport for Life – Home Page

The 7 Stages of S4L

Active StartMales and Females 0-6 FUNdamentalsMales 6-9 and Females 6-8 Learning to TrainMales 9-12 and Females 8-11 Training to TrainMales 12-16 and Females 11-15 Training to CompeteMales 16-23 +/- and Females 15-21 +/- Training to WinMales 19 +/- and Females 18 +/- Active for LifeEnter at Any Age


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