Building healthy active and creative lifestyles
through sport, culture and recreation.

Upcoming Workshops

HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development & SPRA Play Leadership - June 8th & 9th - Melfort

HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development & SPRA Play Leadership - June 15th & 16th - Prince Albert

Lakeland District for Sport, Culture and Recreation offers the following types of training to help develop and train Youth Leadership Skills. For more information, or if you are interested in hosting a workshop, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*Workshops facilitated by a Lakeland District Staff are at no cost for facilitator, mileage, or lodging.


HIGH FIVE is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s programs and holds true to the following five Principles of healthy child development that our research indicates are essential for providing a HIGH FIVEpositive experience for kids. Workshops are intended for ages 16+.

  • A Caring Adult
  • Friends
  • Play
  • Mastery
  • Participation

HIGH FIVE consists of Training and Development, Program Assessments, Policies/Procedures, and Awareness. Through HIGH FIVE® training, front line recreation, sport and after school leaders learn how to incorporate the Principles of Healthy Child Development into their everyday programming for ages 6-12.


Play Leadership Workshop

Training developed by Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association. Supplemental to HIGH FIVE®, targeted to ages 16+.


Take the Lead!®

Take the Lead!® is a program focused on fostering leadership skills in youth aged 11-14. Our youth know how to play best! Utilizing Take the Lead!® resources and training, youth can practice leading active play opportunities, providing more physical activity opportunities for their peers. Because of Take the Lead!® training, SPRA is confident that these same youth will later draw upon these skills as they reinvest in our communities.


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