True Sport Movement -Alberta Water Polo’s mission is to promote, govern, support, and advance water polo in the province of Alberta.
At the 2021 Annual General Meeting, the Alberta Water Polo Board of Directors issued a call to action to have all their member clubs join True Sport, provided a True Sport Principles education session for their Board of Directors, and started displaying True Sport at their events.
Comments from out AWPA vice president “Using True Sport as our approach to values-based sport communicates to parents that they can feel confident that we are putting athletes first and providing safe environments for them to learn and develop.”
“We will continue to promote the True Sport Principles within our membership, regardless of the level of participation,” said Virginia. “From community members to high-performance athletes, the True Sport Principles apply to every situation. We will also continue to display the True Sport Principles at sanctioned events to help remind everyone involved that, as an organization, we are committed to athlete safety and positive sport experiences.”