Community of Houston

Featured Stories

  1. BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program

    More than 5,400 children learned the fundamentals of track and field through Run, Jump, Throw.

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  2. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 1700 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. The Houston Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  3. The Houston literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  4. 50 students attended Explorations summer camps.

  5. Two schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  6. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  7. Over 5,400 children in 37 communities across BC learned track and field skill progressions with BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  8. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  9. Houston received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  10. More than 1,300 students in 6 schools in the Bulkley Valley School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.