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Sport Tourism

Sport Tourism looks to provide a well-coordinated, participant centred, sport delivery system for Grande Prairie and Region. The strategy will allow all citizens to benefit from the economic impacts of recreation, active living, and sport.

To achieve this mission the Sport Tourism Strategy focuses on 5 key elements:

  1. Communication and Coordination
    Support a coordinated, collaborative, and accountable approach to hosting sport events
  2. Increase the Number of sporting participants in Grande Prairie
    Encouraging sport tourism promotes healthy living within the community and opportunities to inspire youth
  3. Develop a Stable, ongoing base of Funding for sport
    Provide athletes, coaches, and sport organizations the funding necessary to achieve excellence
  4. Ensure the efficient development, management, and utilization of facilities
    Provide athletes and coaches with a home field advantage – more sporting events, tournaments, and games in Grande Prairie
  5. Promote sport and tourism in Grande Prairie
    Showcase Grande Prairie as a world class destination. Allow all to benefit from the economic impacts of recreation, active living, and sport including job creation and visitor attraction

Sport Council

The Grande Prairie Sport Council is a non-profit organization. They advocate and promote the benefits of sport by serving and representing the Grande Prairie and Area sport community.

Find out how to get involved in sport by checking out Sport Council.

Last updated: 2/28/2017 3:55:30 PM