Sask Sport is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization committed to enriching Saskatchewan communities. As the provincial federation for amateur sport, Sask Sport develops collective programs and services beneficial to sport.
Today, our membership consists of 70 provincial and multi-sport organizations and districts that represent more than 330,000 registered participants in the province.
But that’s not all we do. Our dedicated team oversees the management of several different entities, including Sask Lotteries. These activities are united by a common goal to support sport, culture and recreation organizations throughout Saskatchewan.
Sask Sport was founded in 1972 as the federation for amateur sport in Saskatchewan. In that function, we provide a unified voice for amateur sport in the province and develop programs and services that promote its growth. That includes funding and grant initiatives for provincial and multi-sport organizations and districts that foster opportunities for Saskatchewan residents of all cultures, backgrounds, ages and abilities to participate in and benefit from sport.
Sask Sport is licensed to operate Sask Lotteries and serves as the provincial sales and marketing arm of the Western Canada Lottery Corporation. Sask Lotteries products are available at retail locations across the province and include LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49 and ZING scratch n’ win tickets. Through an agreement with the Government of Saskatchewan, proceeds from Sask Lotteries are dedicated to eligible sport, culture and recreation groups to benefit communities throughout the province. Every year, this lottery-funded system benefits more than 12,000 community groups in the province. Learn more at sasklotteries.ca.
Sask Sport works in partnership with SaskCulture and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association to administer the Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. Through this fund, three volunteer-led committees distribute lottery proceeds to provincial and community organizations. The Trust Fund also supports the Sask Lotteries Community Grant Program, as well as seven sport, culture and recreation districts. Learn more at sasklotteries.ca.
Sask Sport operates the Admin Centre for Sport, Culture and Recreation, which provides high-quality and cost-effective services to non-profit organizations, including office/meeting space, accounting and printing services and more.
Give Kids a Chance Charity is a registered charity serving children in Saskatchewan who face barriers to participation. Through the charity’s activities and partnerships, youth are able to participate in structured sport, culture and recreation activities that they may not otherwise be able to access. Give Kids a Chance Charity currently supports Dream Brokers, the Jumpstart Afterschool Program, KidSport and the Northern Community & School Recreation Co-ordinator Program in Saskatchewan. Learn more at givekidsachancecharity.ca.