The Northumberland Sports Council is a network of organizations working together to advocate and promote a healthy, active and physically literate Northumberland County by sharing knowledge, support, and resources.
- Advocate as a united voice to support the benefits of sport, recreation and active living opportunities for all;
- Facilitate opportunities for sharing of resources, training and recruitment of coaches, administrators and volunteers;
- Work toward maximizing resources that foster co-operation, collaboration and partnership among individuals, groups and organizations across a variety of sectors;
- Promote training and collaborative opportunities to facility staff, user groups and sport and recreation organizations;
- Enhance the common goals of sport organizations and member municipalities in Northumberland County;
- Advocate for the provision of accessible services including physical and financial needs;
- Co-operatively promote special events and competitions in Northumberland County.
Engage: Ensure partners and community members all across the County are engaged.
Physical Literacy: Promote the understanding and awareness of Physical Literacy for Life.
Network: Grow and strengthen the Northumberland Sports Council network across a variety of sectors.
Exchange of Knowledge: Facilitate and encourage the exchange of knowledge and expertise in the Northumberland community.
Priorities for 2018-2020
- Implement and sustain activities and partnerships to foster Physical Literacy in Northumberland.
- Engage Northumberland County community partners through a multi-sectoral collaboration model.
- Develop communications plan to understand and celebrate what Northumberland Sports Council does.