Northumberland Sports Council

Mission:

The Northumberland Sports Council is committed and dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of sport, recreation, and healthy active living opportunities for all citizens in Northumberland County.

Vision & Values:

The vision and values that the Northumberland Sports Council operates by are:

  • Ensure the sustainability of sport (HR and financially)
  • Be a united voice to advocate the benefits of sport
  • Facilitate opportunities for training and recruitment of coaches, administrators, and other volunteers involved in sport
  • Ensure sport is available to all – no one is excluded
  • Cooperatively promote special events and competitions in Northumberland County
  • Advocate for healthy active living for all
  • Promote “cradle to grave” participation
  • Develop resources and databases that assist sports with the conduction of their activities

Principles:

The Northumberland Sports Council will ensure that its programs and services will:

  • Provide accessible services for all individuals and groups
  • Have minimal barriers to participation, including financial and physical space
  • Foster cooperation, collaboration, and partnership among groups
  • Advocate for the benefits of sport, physical activity, and active living
  • Support the recognition of accomplishments of individuals and groups

Goals & Objectives:

  • Promote active and inclusive involvement in sport and physical recreation
  • Provide a mechanism and facilitation for networking and communication between sport organizations and encourage the sharing of experiences and resources
  • Work towards communication and cooperation among individuals, organizations, and sectors
  • Celebrate achievements and contributions of volunteers who actively promote sport, active living, and recreation
  • Enhance the common goals of sport organizations in Northumberland without reducing the current services provided by the municipalities
  • Advocate for the benefits of healthy active living, sport, and recreation
  • Work toward maximizing resources, while eliminating unnecessary duplication
  • Identify sources of funding in order to achieve the mandate of the Council and ensure the organization can be self-sustaining
  • Provide opportunities for training and recruitment of coaches, administrators, executive, and other volunteers
  • Be a united voice for the mutual benefit of not-for-profit sport organizations in Northumberland County
  • Develop and maintain a financial strategy intended to assist with the principles of the NSC

Contact:

For more information about the Northumberland Sports Council and their offerings, please visit their website or contact Paul Allen.