YOUNG ATHLETES

 

In today’s society, with an increased emphasis on being active, young Canadians are spending more time in ice arenas, soccer fields, ball diamonds and recreation centers than ever before.

 

Recent research has found that:

- Ice Hockey and Soccer have become the sports of choice for Canadian children aged 5 to 14.*

- Sports participation rates among children were highest in smaller towns and cities.**

- During their sport’s season, active children played, on average, almost 3 times per week.**

*Statistics Canada

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