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PLog (Physical Literacy Blog)

 
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ABOUT THE OPLS

The Ontario Physical Literacy Summit (OPLS) was created in 2013 in collaboration with Physical Literacy Hamilton.

The non-profit organization hosts an annual summit that engages, promotes and educates the value/benefits of physical literacy for individuals of all ages and all abilities throughout life.

What is Physical Literacy?

"Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life."

 

- The International Physical Literacy Association, May 2014

The Ontario Physical Literacy Summit (OPLS) is the



LONGEST RUNNING



physical literacy summit in the
WORLD!

Community Event Highlights

Honey Badgers Speaker Series
Honey Badgers Speaker Series

OPLS Co-Chair Lucia Marchionda, McMaster Women's Basketball Coaches Theresa Burns and Danielle Boiago, student athletes Mia Spadafora and Amy Stinson, OPLS Co-Chair Sonia Macaluso

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Honey Badgers Speaker Series
Honey Badgers Speaker Series

McMaster Women's Basketball - Head Coach Theresa Burns, Assistant Coach Danielle Boiago, Student Athlete Mia Spadafora, Student Athlete Amy Stinson

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Zumba Event
Zumba Event

OPLS Committee members Engie Martin and Zina Krawiec, Julie Pennal, OPLS Administrative Coordinator, OPLS Committee members Joseph Clinton and John Madalena, President of SportHamilton Helen Downey.

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Honey Badgers Speaker Series
Honey Badgers Speaker Series

OPLS Co-Chair Lucia Marchionda, McMaster Women's Basketball Coaches Theresa Burns and Danielle Boiago, student athletes Mia Spadafora and Amy Stinson, OPLS Co-Chair Sonia Macaluso

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GOALS of the OPLS

 

INSPIRE

Individuals of all ages to engage in physical activity.

EDUCATE

Individuals on how to engage in physical literacy.

PROMOTE

The benefits of physical activity for youth, adults and seniors.

A special THANK YOU to our fantastic PARTNERS!