The Stories

Soccer Tournament: Ottawa vs. Kenya

On April 26th 2011, 400 young Ottawa students kicked-off their day simultaneously with hundreds of fellow students in Solio, Kenya via Giant Screens and live Internet. It was all part of a remarkable experience where local students got to interact with students in Africa while playing soccer in...Read more

Fitspirit, a mission, a goal: to get teenage girls moving

Since 2007, FitSpirit has travelled to the four corners of Ontario and Quebec to create awareness among teenage girls of the various ways they can take part in physical activity. Whether it’s through school programs or events, FitSpirit promotes the idea that it’s fun to take part in all variety of...Read more

La FitClub de Fillactive

Fillactive a pour mission de motiver les filles entre 12 et 17 ans du Québec et de l’Ontario à rester actives sur une base régulière. Grâce à des activités journalières entre filles pendant l’été ou encore une journée sur les pentes de ski pendant l’hiver, nous ne manquons pas l’occasion de faire...Read more

First Nations Snowboard Team

The First Nations Snowboard Initiative The First Nations Snowboard Team (FNST) and its partners are establishing a Legacy for Aboriginal youth by providing opportunities using winter sport as a vehicle for social change. FNST is the only snowboard body that is entirely operated by Aboriginal...Read more

Beyond Hoops 2012

The primary objective of Beyond Hoops 2012 was to provide fun and challenging physical activity inside a safe and culturally diverse environment. This was especially relevant for new immigrants where kids from diverse social backgrounds could connect with other kids to share common goals and a...Read more

Jumpstart Across Canada

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation by covering registration, equipment and/or transportation costs. Since 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart has helped give more than 500,000 Canadian kids the...Read more

Diamonds in the Rough

Each year, Jays Care Foundation partners with Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCH) and Boys and Girls Club of Canada (BGCC) to operate the Rookie League program. Rookie League is a grass roots program which utilizes the game of baseball as an ambassador for children to be physically active,...Read more