Community of Sooke

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  1. Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program

    Gymnastics BC's Kids CanMove program increase confidence through movement.

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  2. Tennis BC brings tennis to inner-city schools

    More than 9,600 children participated in tennis through the Tennis BC Schools Program

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  3. Sooke measures up in accessibility

    Sooke received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  4. BC Seniors Games encourages participation in sport

    The BC Seniors Games Society launched an awareness campaign to encourage seniors' participation in sport and recreation.

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  5. Dance Victoria offers workshop for dancers

    Local dancers attended a two-week training program, funded by Innovations, to explore new ways to present dance.

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  6. Greater Victoria celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Communities in the Greater Victoria area hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  7. Sooke Fine Arts Society receives $10,000 to identify arts and cultural assets

    The Sooke Fine Arts Society is leading a cultural mapping project to support long-term development in the region.

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Related Highlights

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

  2. More than 720 young hockey players participated in Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournaments.

  3. Sooke received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  4. The Sooke Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  5. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery travelling exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole tour and visited Sooke in 2008.

  6. The Sooke literacy task grouup received $55,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the community and surrounding area.

  7. South Island Rough Riders Gymkhana Club received $1,800 from the  Local Sport Program Development Fund.

  8. 50 students attended Explorations summer camps in Sooke.

  9. Seniors in 17 communities across BC learned the health benefits of participating in sport and recreation thanks to the For The Health of It promotional campaign, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007

  10. Over 37,000 youth in 70 communities across BC developed  physical and motor  skills with Gymnastics BC's Kids Can Move Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  11. Sooke received $5,000 from Spirit of BC.

  12. Sooke Fine Arts Society received $10,000 from Creative Communities program to identify arts and cultural assets.

  13. More than 5,000 students in 21 schools in the Sooke School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.