Celebrating Saskatchewan Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

Working with our partners to showcase active women who are leaders in our communities!
Debra Ashby
SPRA Award of Merit
Debra has had a positive impact on the field of recreation...
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Orpha Smith
SPRA Fitness Leadership Award
Orpha is a true pioneer of the fitness leadership movement...
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Lisa Hoffart
Mental Performance Consultant, Regina
"I like meeting with different athletes and hearing their stories...
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Laurie Wachs
Coach, Synchronized Swimming, Saskatoon
"I find fulfillment in coaching. My first coach really...
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Becky Richter
Wheelchair Athletics, Saskatoon
"I've achieved beyond anything I thought I could do...
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Click here for more profiles of Saskatchewan's amazing Women

   Olympians visit northern Saskatchewan to
   inspire youth


Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors Promising Practices and Practical Ideas

Webinar Recordings from 2013 WISPAR –
Sask Sport Inc. series:

Webinar for Leaders
(Board Members, EDs, Sport Consultants, Rec Consultants, Municipalities, SK Sport Orgs)
Powerpoint download - (.pdf, 1.8MB)

Webinar for Front-Line Workers
(Coaches, Dream Brokers, Teachers, Municipalities, Instructors, Sport & Rec Consultants, Minor Sport Clubs/Orgs)
Powerpoint download - (.pdf, 1.8MB)





Keeping Girls Active!
On the Move is an initiative designed to increase opportunities for girls and young women (ages 9-18) to participate and lead in sport and physical activity initiatives. The 'On the Move' handbook is a user- friendly resource designed as a practical guide for leaders to develop and implement an On the Move Program.
CAAWS is awarding ten $1000 grants this Fall!
Through the WISE Fund, CAAWS invests in the development of female sport leaders and supports organizations to strengthen their engagement of girls and women in sport. Since 2004, CAAWS has awarded $140,000 in grants to leaders and organizations across Canada!
The 2018 WISE Fund application opens on October 2, 2017 and closes November 10, 2017.
Breaking Free
A new podcast series in which sportswomen discuss mental health issues and how sport helps them overcome personal challenges. We will be hearing from women who have different experiences and who have generously agreed to share their journeys while offering some advice and resources.
WiSP Sports Podcast
Tina Chantrey
Tara Campbell
Women Coaches Report - Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport
NCAA Annual Report Card is out!
New Athlete Pathways SIRCuit now available
Preparing for the Future – Building Leadership Skills in Young Women
CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops
Sask Sport Inc., in partnership with the Canadian Association of the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), will be offering CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops. Five 3-hour workshops are available, designed to be delivered to a female only audience. Read More
A Report on Female Participation in Sport
The findings from a new research publication were unveiled by Canada's dairy farmers and the Canadian Association for Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS).
Fuelling a Lifetime of Participation

3 CAAWS Women and Leadership Workshops
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
15 Wing, Moose Jaw
Creating Work-Life Balance | 1:00 to 4:00pm
Women on Boards | 5:30 to 6:30pm
Leading with Confidence | 6:30 to 8:30pm
Learn More


2018 National Women's Open Championship
August 20-26, 2018
Wascana Country Club


U of R Cougars’ Kot savours return
9 Nov 2017 - Regina Leader-Post, ROB VANSTONE

P.A. judo athlete brings home bronze from Quebec
November 6, 2017 - Nigel Maxwell

2017 SK Am Women's Champion is named Sask Sport's Sept Athlete of the Month
Nov 3, 2017

From U of R to key post with World Series team
26 Oct 2017 - Regina Leader-Post, ROB VANSTONE

PureChem Cougars partner with KidSport for Nov. 3 home opener
October 25, 2017 - Kelly Running/Carlyle Observer

Eggum finds success thinking inside the box
26 Oct 2017 - Saskatoon StarPhoenix, DARREN ZARY

Email Noreen Murphy your suggestions for consideration of Saskatchewan women to profile who are mentors and role models for physical activity in our Province.

Also send us your event details, and if appropriate, we will add them to our calendar.

For more information contact:
Noreen Murphy, M.A. Sport Management, B.P.H.E.
(306) 975-0898