Castries, Saint Lucia: Associations and Federations representing the various sporting disciplines on the island met with officials of the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia at a retreat organized by the agency to foster better and stronger partnerships. The event registered the participation of 16 organizations, from athletics, aquatics, badminton, basketball, bodybuilding, boxing, chess, cricket, and cycling, to football, martial arts, squash, tennis, and volleyball.
Some of the topics covered included Long Term Athlete Development, Annual Subventions, Partnerships & Collaborations, Safeguarding in Sports, National Sports Policies, Rewards and Incentives, and Women in Sports.
The National Sports Associations Retreat was held at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Rodney Bay, and was addressed by the Minister for Youth Development & Sports, Hon. Kenson Casimir.
Every national sports association should have an LTAD program for taking the athletes through the different phases of sport development – from the fundamentals to high performance/elite to maintaining peak physical fitness.
Youth and Sports Officer, Saralee Williams captured these moments at a sports symposium in Castries South-East at the Odsan Combined School. Opening remarks were delivered by Jim Xavier, Director of Sports, while facilitator of the symposium was Patrick Mathurin, former Director of sports at the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia
Car Audio isn’t just a hobby but a competitive sport recognized regionally and internationally. The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – Saint Lucia met with members of the Auto Sound Club to discuss challenges and plans for development of the sport on island.
Participants at the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports – St. Lucia National Sports Associations Retreat held at Bay Gardens Hotel on Saturday 20th August 2022.
Saint Lucia is known for extreme adventure. Experience the hike along the iconic Gros Piton trail. At the top, one can enjoy the panoramic view of the west coast villages and the Caribbean Sea. The Volcanic plug measures 2, 618.9 feet high.