Parents in sport

Active for Life is proud to support parents in sport. Whether it’s driving kids to practices and games, preparing team snacks, organizing events, or providing a listening and supportive ear, parents play an essential role in supporting their children in sport and activity.

Below, you’ll find a variety of articles and resources to help parents, coaches, and sport organizations to understand and promote positive sport parenting.

Parents in Sport Week

October 2 to October 8 2017

Celebrating parents who make sports happen for their kids

Articles

fahter-son-talking-footballParents in sport: Tips for parents

Suggestions from Dr. Camilla Knight for parents supporting children in sport

 

 

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Suggestions from Dr. Camilla Knight to help coaches and sport organizations support parents of children in sport

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Links

Use these URLs when creating links to our parents in sport pages:

  • Parents in Sport Week 2017: http://activeforlife.com/parents-in-sport-week-2017/?utm_source=afl-partner&utm_medium=promo&utm_campaign=2017
  • Parents in sport resources: http://activeforlife.com/parents-in-sport/?utm_source=aflpartner&utm_medium=promo&utm_campaign=2017

Promotional boxes

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Twitter posts

Feel free to use these on your own Twitter account.

October 2-8 is Parents in Sport Week! Learn more: http://bit.ly/2ezVVjW #sportsparents #PISW

Parents play a big role in making #youthsports happen for kids. Join us in celebrating #sportsparents October 2-8: http://bit.ly/2eFjhIs #PISW

5 tips for parents who want to create a better sport experience for their child: http://bit.ly/2eXUCMg #sportsparents #PISW

Suggested Facebook posts

Use these posts on your Facebook page.

October 2-8 is Parents in Sport Week! Active for Life celebrates all the parents who make community sport and physical activity happen for kids. Whether it’s driving kids to practices and games, organizing events, or providing their child with a listening and supportive ear, parents are important in making sport and activity happen. Read more about Parents in Sport Week: http://bit.ly/2vGU4Vj

Celebrate Parents in Sport Week with us October 2-8! We have tips for parents who want to create a better sport experience for their child. Read more: http://bit.ly/2eA1wqj

October 2-8 is Parents in Sport Week! Please join us in celebrating all the parents who make sport and activity possible for kids. Read tips on being a great sport parent, and reflect on ways you can support your child’s coach or instructor: http://bit.ly/2eA9YWA

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One Comment

  1. Karna October 2, 2017 at 1:41 pm - Reply

    Thank you for putting together such a great tool kit. I have been able to schedule posts for the entire week and the toolkit has made it easy so easy!

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