Physical literacy is the cornerstone of both participation and excellence in physical activity and sport. When kids are confident in their competence, they enjoy being physically active in many different settings. That confidence stems from having developed fundamental movement skills and fundamental sport skills – physical literacy – as a child.

It’s easy to get started.

  • Physical literacy at a glance: These five articles will explain, in simple terms, what physical literacy is, and why it’s so important for your children.
  • WinSport: One of the most unique sports environments in the world, Calgary’s WinSport provides athletes of all levels with world-class facilities to learn, train, and have fun.
  • CS4L Physical Literacy: Learn more about physical literacy and try the Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth (PLAY) tools.
  • Canadian Sport for Life: Improving the quality of sport in Canada, Canadian Sport for Life links sport, education, recreation and health and aligns community, provincial and national programming. CS4L promotes long-term athlete development (LTAD).
  • Be Fit for Life: A network of 9 regional centres covering Alberta with resources and services to support physical literacy.