Alberta Sport Plan

ASC values your contribution, the Alberta Sport Plan 2014-2024 calls on all stakeholders to work collectively to align efforts and activities.

By working together, Alberta can be a national leader in sport, promoting excellence and fostering opportunities for life-long participation!

Check out the jurisdictional and international scan of best practice and trends in Sport.

Next Steps:

  • An implementation plan Advisory Committee has been created from five members of the original Sport Plan Task Force to develop, refine and recommend priorities for action;
  • An external consultant MPC Consulting  has been engaged to help bring the implementation plan through this final stage;
  • The final draft of implementation plan will be presented to the Alberta Sport Connection Board of Directors for their review and approval in fall of 2015;
  • Alberta Sport Connection is committed to engagement and receiving feedback.

Going the Distance:

Sport Plan Video

Going the Distance: The Alberta Sport Plan 2014-2024

What We Heard - a summary of consultations and feedback

News Release: Collaboration defines 10-year Alberta Sport Plan - July 25, 2014 

To view an interactive of the Alberta Sport Plan - Diagram


  • ASRPWF coordinated the development of the first Alberta Sport Plan in 2004;
  • The process of creating a new plan started in the Fall of 2013 under the leadership of Tourism, Parks and Recreation;
  • This plan evolved into a higher policy framework document;
  • The Plan was approved by Caucus on July 17, 2014;
  • As part of the next steps, Alberta Sport Connection (ASC) is charged with implementing Going the Distance: The Alberta Sport Plan 2014-2024 on behalf of government and developing a complementary implementation plan.
  • Findings from Research and Scan were presented to Alberta Sport Connection Staff and Task Force on December 15 and 18, 2014;
  • Task Force began the build of the implementation plan with Sutcliffe Group on January 15-16, 2015;
  • Feedback sessions for Provincial Sport Associations and Sport Stakeholders were held on February 10-11, 2015 in Edmonton and Calgary. There was over 47 Sport Stakeholders and 95 Provincial Sport Associations representatives who provided feedback.
  • Alberta Sport Connection  met with a Cross Ministry Committee on March 3, 2015 with 13 Government of Alberta Ministries who provided feedback and discussed potential supportive policies.
  • The Sport Plan Task Force met on April 15, 2015 to review Draft #3 and started a priority setting process.
  • Draft #5 of the implemenation plan was submitted by the Sutcliffe group in April, 2015.