Community of Terrace

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  1. BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw program

    More than 5,400 children learned the fundamentals of track and field through Run, Jump, Throw.

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  2. Kids Wrestling program introduces sport to youth

    More than 10,400 children learned to wrestle with program from Wrestling BC.

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  3. Terrace measures up in accessibility

    Terrace received $20,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  4. BC Youth on Wheels offers cycling programs

    Youth on Wheels increases participation in biking across the province.

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  5. Bulkley Valley artists bring attention to missing women

    An art exhibit commissioned by the Bulkley Valley Community Arts Council brought attention to missing women.

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  6. Made in BC Dance on Tour brings dance to British Columbians

    A dance tour brought contemporary dance to eight BC communities thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  7. Coast Mountains School District hosts Explorations camp

    Students in Terrace attended an Explorations summer camp in 2005.

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  8. Youth basketball program builds more than sport skills in Terrace

    Basketball B.C. has trained 2,900 coaches in the province to deliver the Steve Nash Youth Basketball Program.

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Related Highlights

  1. More than 400 young hockey players participated in the Spirit of 2010 Hockey Tournament.

  2. 465 students attended Explorations summer camps in the Coast Mountains School District.

  3. The Terrace literacy task group received $70,000 from Literacy Now Communities to improve literacy in the area.

  4. The Kermotei Spirit of BC Committee hosted events to celebrate the annual Spirit of BC Week.

  5. Terrace received $35,000 from Measuring Up to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities.

  6. Six schools registered with Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating in students.

  7. Students at one Terrace school participated in SportFit to get active and discover new sports.

  8. The Aboriginal Sport Gallery Travelling Exhibit joined the Cowichan Spirit Pole Tour and visited Terrace in 2008.

  9. One youth received two high-performace athlete grants from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  10. Kitsumkalum Health Services received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund to purchase new softball equipment.

  11. Terrace Nisga'a Society received $1,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund for its canoeing program.

  12. 500 people visited the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour in 2006.

  13. Measuring Up distributed $125,000 to the Measuring Up The North project to improve accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities  in 34 communities and seven regional districts in Northern BC.

  14. Over 5,400 children in 37 communities across BC learned track and field skill progressions with BC Athletics' Run, Jump, Throw Program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  15. Over 600 youth in 22 communities across BC participated in  Cycling BC's Youth on Wheels program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  16. Over 10,400 youth in 32 communities across BC discovered the fundamentals of wrestling with Wrestling BC's Kids Wrestling program, funded by the BC Sport Participation Program in 2004-2007.

  17. Over 3,000 children in grades 2-7 in 41 communities participated in Basketball BC's Steve Nash Youth Development Program in 2007-2010 thanks to $25,000 from the BC Sport Participation Program.

  18. More than 1,100 youth in Northern B.C. communities participated in B.C. Lacrosse Association programs thanks to $15,000 from the Aboriginal Youth Sport Legacy Fund.

  19. More than 3,000 students in 13 schools in the Coast Mountains North School District participated in Action Schools! BC to improve physical activity and healthy eating.