WHO WE ARE

We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Indigenous youth through the transformative power of cross-country skiing, sport and play.

Our community-led programs get participants on skis to empower them with physical activity and lifelong wellness. Cross-country skiing inspires meaningful change and, most importantly, connects youth to their own strength and potential.

We work in more than 50 Indigenous communities across Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and reach more than 8,000 youth every year.

WHAT WE DO

Outreach Programming

Coaching Resources & Training

Events & Event Support

Health & Wellness Support

“An amazing way to introduce youth to cross-country skiing in such a positive way!”

School Guidance Counsellor

Our Impact

98%

attendance on Spirit North school ski days,
vs. 65% on other days.

99%

of respondents enjoyed ski days with Spirit North.

4

Spirit North athletes qualified for the 2016 Alberta Winter Games.

Season report

Last season, Spirit North visited over 30 schools and engaged more than 6,000 Indigenous children and youth.

Learn more in our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

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“What I liked about Spirit North was seeing everyone happy”
Student participant