Youth Leaders in Training

South East District is offering communities a series of youth training targeted at teens who are passionate about kids, sport/arts and active play – and who would like to work as a camp or youth leader in recreation. Youth can choose one course or all courses!

Event Poster (For more information, contact: Joni Hagen, 306.897.5452,

HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD), Saturday, June 18

This training is a nationally recognized certification that assists leaders working with children and older adults in recreation and sport programs.

HIGH FIVE® is a national quality standard that:

  • Ensures program leaders develop a high level of knowledge and expertise in child and older adult development;
  • Helps participants, parents and caregivers make informed choices, and;
  • Provides leaders with tools to enhance and maintain a high level of program quality.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Weyburn Spark Centre - Mini Gym, 540 Fifth Street NE
Cost: $20

Play Leadership, Sunday, June 19

This training provides Play Leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to plan and coordinate safe, accessible and fun play opportunities for children.

This 7.5 hour workshop focuses on the benefits of play for children and youth, communities and society as a whole. The training is supplemental to the HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) workshop. All participants must have previously been trained in PHCD.

The training includes 5 modules:

  1. Working with your Community
  2. Engaging all Children
  3. Playing with Children
  4. Planning for Play
  5. Developing your Skills 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Weyburn Spark Centre - Mini Gym, 540 Fifth Street NE


Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

An online certification program designed to provide SPRA members a useful tool to recognize and prevent bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination.

Program Elements include:

  • Power Dynamics
  • Legal Responsibility and “Duty of Care”
  • Hazing
  • Physical Development
  • Preventing Bullying, Abuse, Harassment and Discrimination (BAHD)
  • Mental Health Outcomes Due to BAHD Behaviours
  • Concussion and Injury Management
  • Positive Emotions 

How to Participate: To access the program, available to SPRA members at a reduced rate, visit this page: 

If your organization is not currently listed in the registration drop-down list, please contact Kristin Bialobzyski at to have it added. $20/user for those under 18 years of age.