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Celebrating Manitoba's Best Coaches

We hosted our annual coaching awards on Saturday April 22. Check out our Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Award Winners.

Night of Champions Showcases Manitoba’s best in Sport

We held our annual sport awards on Saturday April 22. Announcing this Year’s Winners...

Finalists for the 2017 Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Awards

2017 Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Awards presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Announces Finalists

Flight Deck is Back!

Coaches, take your youth sports team to a Blue Bombers game through the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Flight Deck.

New Athlete and Coach Development Staff for Eastern Manitoba and Winnipeg

Sport Manitoba is pleased to welcome Jeff Wood and Jordon Koroll to the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre’s Performance Team.  

Award Nominees and Finalists for Night of Champions

March 22, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (MSSA) are partnering to celebrate the best athletes in Manitoba.

Manitoba Sports HOF Announces Spring Inductions - One Individual & Two Teams

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is pleased to announce the future induction of an all-round athlete who excelled in baseball in curling, and a two-time national runner-up from lacrosse.

2017 Sport Manitoba's Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken

Manitoba is rich with countless remarkable sport people of all ages with amazing stories of success, service and dedication.

Announcing Dates, New Sports and Co-Chairs for 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games

The Province of Manitoba, Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Hydro gathered in Thompson today to officially celebrate the City of Thompson as hosts of the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games.

50/50 for KidSport

Help Kids - Win Money This raffle is now closed. Congratulations to Timothy Bjornson on winning $295!  Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets to support KidSport.  

Sport Manitoba & MSSA team up to recognize the best in Amateur Sport

Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (MSSA) are partnering to celebrate the best athletes in Manitoba.

Mumps in Manitoba

Since September 2016 Manitoba has experienced an outbreak of Mumps. The majority of the cases are in individuals between the ages of 17 and 29.

Regional Boundary Adjustment

To provide the best services possible to Manitobans, Sport Manitoba has restructured the provincial regional zones it recognizes and their boundaries. The previous seven regions will now be divided into five.

2016 Holiday Greetings from Sport Manitoba!

Happy Holidays from the Board & Staff at Sport Manitoba! We hope your new year is happy, healthy, and of course, full of sport! Here's what we were up to in 2016 - enjoy!

Give the Gift of Sport

KidSport is Calling all Canadians to Give the Gift of Sport this Holiday Season!

Hall of Fame Inducts Five Athletes, Two Builders and Two Teams at 37th Annual Induction Ceremonies

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Manitobans took a journey back in time to recount the wonderful, unforgettable and historic years the 2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame inductees contributed to sport in our province.

Flu Clinic

Our Sport Medicine Centre is committed to helping you stay healthy and well all season long. Getting the flu shot is your best defense against the flu! All you need is your provincial health card.

Tickets Now on Sale!

Rub shoulders with Manitoba's finest athletes and sport builders. Enjoy the cocktail hour followed by a three course meal with wine. Peruse the Silent Auction and bid on fabulous items including memorabilia from our newest inductees and other Honoured Members.This year's slate of inductees is exceptional! Don't miss this premiere event! Tickets now on sale.

Learn to Skate with CanSkate in 2016-17

CanSkate is Skate Canada's flagship Learn-to-Skate Program, designed for beginners of all ages. When you sign up for CanSkate with a Skate Canada Manitoba Skating Club, you will be in a program that focuses on fun, participation and basic skill development.

2017 Canada Summer Games Now Recruiting Volunteers

Give your time so they can shine! The 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society needs 5,500 Games-time volunteers for one of the largest multi-sport and cultural events ever hosted in Winnipeg from July 28 to August 13, 2017.

Regional Athlete Testing Combines

Sport Manitoba is hosting Regional Testing Combines open to athletes of ANY level and sport. The first Combine will take place in Winkler on September 9, 2016. The second Combine will take place in Brandon on September 10, 2016.

2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Slate Announced

On November 5, 2016, five athletes, two builders and two teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the 37th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. The 2016 inductees are:

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Enjoying ourselves outdoors is a great part of Manitoba summers. However, there are a few risks involved, especially in extremely hot, humid conditions. The following will help explain some of these risks, their causes and how to prevent them.

Qualico Training Centre Now Accepting Bookings

If you want to secure space in the Qualico Training Centre, now is the time to do it! A year away from opening our doors and we are already at 65% of our capacity.  

Respect in Sport Launches New Training Program

Sport Manitoba is pleased to announce that the updated and enhanced RIS Activity Leaders program to better prepare and inform coaches on how they can create a safe and ethical environment in their sport is now online and available for recertification. Enter to win!

True Sport Lives Here Manitoba

At an event hosted at the Sport for Life Centre today, seven local organizations joined together to officially launch True Sport Lives Here Manitoba, an initiative aimed at responding to the negative public perception of sport.

Spring into Sole Giveaway

Step into spring with a new pair of flip flops! Our Sport Medicine Centre Pedorthist, Kirk Cook, is giving away one pair of Sole Sport Flips on our Facebook page this month!

Announcing our 2016 Night of Champions Winners and Inductees!

There was plenty to celebrate on Saturday night as athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and Hall of Fame inductees were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province! Who were our winners?

Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Award Winners

In a morning filled with stories of leadership, dedication, and outstanding service, the 2016 Coaching Manitoba IMPACT Awards honoured the contributions and achievements of some of the very best in the Manitoba coaching community. Continue reading to discover our winners!

Sport Manitoba Announces New Staff for Rural Manitoba

Sport Manitoba is pleased to announce the addition of a second Coach/Athlete Development Coordinator, Jacqueline Mazur who will be working out of Winkler.  

Fitness Programs

Sign up for Spring Fitness Classes in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre! We offer Yoga and Spin classes from April to June - sign up today before all the spots fill up!

The Road to 2017: Visar Hashani

Team Manitoba Soccer Player Visar Hashani talks about training at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre and his preparation for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg!

Winnipeg Readying for 2017 Canada Summer Games

CTV Morning Live recently hosted Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO, 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society. They talked about the Games and of course the key legacy project, our Canada Games Sport for Life Centre.

Canada Games Announces 2015 Roland Michener Award Winners

Celebrating the one year anniversary of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, the Canada Games Council has announced that Sam Renooy of Oakbank, Manitoba is the female recipient of the national 2015 Roland Michener Canada Games Award.

The Road to 2017: Scott English

Team Manitoba Cyclist Scott English talks about training at the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre and his preparation for the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg! 

Manitoba Student Athletes Received $23,000 in Sport Scholarships

Sport Manitoba awarded $23,000 in academic scholarships to fourteen high school students, six university students, and four Manitoba coaches this past year.

Call for Nominations

Manitoba is rich with countless remarkable sport people of all ages with amazing stories of success, service and dedication. We want to recognize them all (volunteers, officials, athletes & coaches) at our annual awards show. Please nominate someone you admire today!

North East Exchange District Engineering Study Plans

The public was invited to an open house on Jan 28 to view proposed designs for the next phase of improvements in the North East Exchange District.

Sport & Recreation Grants Funds 168 Projects

The Manitoba government helped fund 168 sports and recreation projects across the province through special grants marking 2015 as the Year of Sport in Manitoba

Fitness Classes

Noon-hour Yoga and Spin classes will be offered again for the winter starting the week of January 18! The registration deadline is Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 6pm. 

2015 Holiday Greetings from Sport Manitoba

So many great events and activities took place in 2015. Here’s a just a sample of what we accomplished!

Sport Manitoba Launches New Website

Sport Manitoba launched a new responsive website that adapts to use on different mobile devices. With its sleek design and easy navigation, the new site is user-friendly for all our audiences and functions consistently from platform to platform.

Active Toy Guide

We know a little active play goes a long way toward a child's health, happiness and success! This holiday season, do just one thing to increase physical activity for the children and youth in your life. Give them a gift that inspires them to move.

2017 Canada Games Apprentice Program

This program provides the opportunity for Manitoba to send two female coaches to the Canada Games in apprenticeship roles. Apply now!

Sport Manitoba Hosts Ground Breaking Ceremony

Sport Manitoba hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 2 of the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre.

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