Recreation Mentoring

Mentors with a passion for sport, recreation and a healthy lifestyle are matched with children and youth who may not have had the opportunity to take part in activities like skiing, mountain biking or swimming. Partnerships with Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park and the YMCA Calgary provide access to their facilities at no cost to the mentor and mentee.

Ages: 8-18 years

Time Commitment: 2-5 hours, 3-4 times each month

Availability: Calgary

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Mentoring Makes A Difference!

78% of Recreation Mentoring participants are playing new sports for the first time.

- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area Survey

80% of former mentees report pursuing a healthy lifestyle later in life.

- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health National Research Study



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