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Mission Statement

"By providing Indigenous youth with unstructured and semi-structured sports alike, the Indigenous Life Sport Academy (ILSA) creates social change and development within Indigenous communities. ILSA provides Indigenous youth with opportunities to play, express themselves, improve both their mental and physical health, as well as learn skills such as snowboarding, skateboarding, biking, climbing, hiking, and more that can benefit them long into their adult years. These healthy sport-based outlets assist in the relief of conscious and subconscious stresses induced by inter-generational trauma within Indigenous communities."

- Nonprofit Sports and Recreation | Indigenous Life Sport Academy

Unstructured Sports and Activities

Skateboard Donation Program

Free Instructor Training

Inter-Generational

Life Sports

OVER 16 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

Inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2018

ROLE MODELS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Suicide

Reduction and Prevention

BORN FROM A LEGACY, FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE

Indigenous Life Sport Academy · Tuesday, June 21, 2020

Building upon 16 years of success as the First Nations Snowboard Team, our membership and our communities have driven the next evolution of our non-profit. We are no longer a competitive team, instead, we are focused on unstructured sports and activities that benefit the mental health and physical well being our members. These are sports that don't require a team or practice date so we can minimize barriers to participation and introduce our members to activities that help them cope with their daily lives and our shared inter-generational trauma.

ILSA provides year-round programming, free access to training/certification programs and the opportunity to learn a lifelong sport, in a safe place, with other indigenous sport leaders.

Unstructured Sports Saves Lives

INDIGENOUS LIFE SPORT ACADEMY

SERVING THE SEA TO SKY SINCE 2003

308 Skawshen Rd. West Vancouver B.C.

 V7P 0A6

© Registered Under the Canada Not For Profits Corporations Act # 1208193-8

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