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Every year, Sask Sport works with government, non-profit, business and volunteer organizations to facilitate programs and initiatives that engage diverse perspectives, support the growth of amateur sport and promote Saskatchewan’s lottery-funded system for sport, culture and recreation.

Together, these organizations are leveraging their combined resources, skill-sets, knowledge and networks in the interests of individuals and communities across the province.

Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation

Through an agreement with the Government of Saskatchewan, proceeds from Sask Lotteries are dedicated to sport, culture and recreation organizations to benefit communities throughout the province. These funds are deposited in the Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation. Volunteer committees from Sask Sport, SaskCulture and Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association adjudicate all requests made to the Trust Fund.

SaskCulture is a non-profit, community-based, volunteer-driven, provincial cultural organization. The organization works with its members, volunteers and community partners to build a culturally vibrant province, where all citizens celebrate, value and participate in a rich, cultural life.

The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association is a non-profit volunteer organization whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate parks and recreation opportunities throughout the province.

Sport Development

Sport for Life is a national movement to change and improve the Canadian sport system. It aims to ensure all Canadians have the opportunity to participate in quality sport and physical activity throughout their lifetime. Sport for Life acknowledges the vital connection between sport, community recreation, health care and education in promoting children’s health and active living.

Canadian Women & Sport is dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive Canadian sport and physical activity system that empowers girls and women — as active participants and leaders — within and through sport.

Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan (CSCS) is a member of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network. CSCS is managed by Sask Sport with support from national and provincial partners, including Sport Canada and Sask Lotteries.

The Coaches Association of Saskatchewan (CAS) is a leader in coach development and recognition that provides quality programs and services to Saskatchewan coaches at all levels. CAS is the voice for coaching in the province and is a dynamic organization whose efforts have a positive impact on the overall sport experience. Everyone deserves a qualified coach.

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan. The Federation is committed to honouring the spirit and intent of the Treaties, as well as the promotion, protection and implementation of the Treaty promises that were made more than a century ago.

KidSport is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under.

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan is a government that represents Métis citizens in Saskatchewan. The Metis Nation Legislative Assembly is the governing authority of Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, made up of the Presidents of Métis Locals and the Provincial Métis Council.

Provincial Sport Organizations are Sask Sport members that co-ordinate sporting activities and distribute funds to clubs, teams and athletes in communities throughout the province.

Respect Group works to empower people to recognize and prevent bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination through interactive, online training courses, including the Respect in Sport program in Saskatchewan.

The Sask Games Council provides high-quality, multi-sport experiences for Saskatchewan’s young developing athletes. It also provides logistical support for Team Saskatchewan at the Western Canada Summer Games and Canada Games and provides funding support to the Tony Cote First Nations Summer and Winter Games and the Saskatchewan 55+ Games.

Team Saskatchewan consists of athletes, coaches, managers, technicians, and mission staff that represent Saskatchewan at the Canada Summer Games, Canada Winter Games, and Western Canada Summer Games.

Saskatchewan’s seven sport, culture and recreation districts facilitate community development and co-ordinate district networks with the aim of enhancing access to sport, culture and recreation programs and services in the province. Each district is supported through funding from the Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.

The Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan (SMSCS) serves Saskatchewan’s amateur sport community by providing high-quality sport medicine and science services and programs with a specific priority on the Sask Sport membership.

The Team Saskatchewan Steering Committee is a group of individuals tasked with the planning and oversight of Team Saskatchewan at the North American Indigenous Games.

Tribal Councils

There are 11 Tribal Councils in Saskatchewan that are responsible for facilitating opportunities in sport, culture and recreation within their tribal area. The Tribal Council Co-ordinators are funded through the Sask Lotteries Trust Fund for Sport, Culture and Recreation.

Sask Sport joined the True Sport movement in 2009. True Sport is a series of programs and initiatives designed to give people, communities and organizations the means by which to leverage the many benefits of good sport from a platform of shared values and principles. True Sport is dedicated to the notion that good sport can make a great difference.