Canada’s Summer National Sport Organizations (by Adam Goodwin)

Canada’s Summer National Sport Organizations

by Adam Goodwin | 2015 | Last Updated: May 4, 2015

Canada’s National Sport Organizations

Canada has many national sport organizations (NSO) that help direct and grow the organization’s respective sport.

This blog post will focus on channels to engage with Canada’s summer NSOs. Please click here for a blog post about Canada’s winter national sport organizations.

Athletics Canada

Background: Canada’s governing body of athletics (track and field) in Canada.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AthleticsCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AthleticsCanada

Webpage: http://www.athletics.ca/home.asp

Archery Canada

Background: Enhances archery as Canada’s NSO for archery

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArcheryCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ArcheryCanada

Webpage: http://www.archerycanada.ca/

Volunteer: http://www.archerycanada.ca/en/administration/volunteering

Basketball Canada

Background: Canada’s NSO for basketball

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanadaBasketball

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CanBball

Instagram: https://instagram.com/canadabasketballofficial/

Webpage: http://www.basketball.ca

Boxing Canada

Background: Canada’s NSO for boxing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BoxingCa

Twitter: https://twitter.com/boxing_canada

Webpage: http://www.boxing.ca/

Cycling Canada

Background: #canuckup

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CyclingCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CyclingCanada

Webpage: http://www.cyclingcanada.ca

About: http://www.cyclingcanada.ca/cycling-canada/vision-mission-values/

Canadian Fencing Federation

Background: Canada’s NSO for fencing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Canadian-Fencing-Federation-F%C3%A9d%C3%A9ration-canadienne-descrime/168914029806258

Twitter: https://twitter.com/fencingcanada

Webpage: https://www.fencing.ca/

About: https://www.fencing.ca/about-fencing

Canoe Kayak Canada

Background: A Canadian Sport for families, communities and champions.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanoeKayakCAN

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CanoeKayakCAN

Webpage: http://canoekayak.ca/

Diving Canada

Background: National Sport Organization for Canada for diving

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DivingPCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DivingPlongeon

Webpage: http://www.diving.ca

Equine Canada

Background: National sport and equine organization in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/equine.canada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Equine_Canada

Webpage: http://www.equinecanada.ca/

Gymnastics Canada

Background: National governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gymcan

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CANGymnastics

Webpage: http://www.gymcan.org/

Judo Canada

Background: The Canadian Judo Federation – HQ in Ottawa and Montreal

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judocanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/judocanada

Webpage: http://www.judocanada.org

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/JudoCanada2012

Rowing Canada

Background: National Sport Organization (in Canada) for rowing.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rowingcanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rowingcanada

Webpage: http://rowingcanada.org/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RowingCan

Sail Canada

Background: Formerly the Canadian Yachting Association – now the NSO for the sport of sailing in Canada.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SailCanada

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sail-canada-voile-canada?trk=nmp_rec_act_company_photo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SailCanada

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CanadianSailingTeam

Webpage: http://www.sailing.ca/

Canada Soccer

Background: Canada Soccer – NSO for soccer in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadasoccer

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CanadaSoccerTV

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CanadaSoccerEN

Webpage: http://www.canadasoccer.com/

Swimming Canada

Background: The NSO of swimming in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swimming-Canada/56320144853?ref=s

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/swimmingcanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SwimmingCanada

Webpage: http://www.swimming.ca

Synchro Canada

Background: Canada’s national synchronized swimming teams

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/synchrocanada?ref=s

Twitter: https://twitter.com/synchrocanada

Webpage: http://www.synchro.ca/

Triathlon Canada

Background: Governing body for triathlon and duathlon in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Triathlon-Canada/148631098541373

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TriathlonCanada

Webpage: http://www.triathloncanada.com/

Water Polo Canada

Background: National sport governing body for water polo in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waterpolocanada

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/waterpolocanada/feed

Twitter: https://twitter.com/waterpolocanada

Webpage: http://www.waterpolo.ca/

Canadian Weightlifting Federation

Background: The national sport governing body for two weightlifting lifts: the snatch, and the clean and jerk

Webpage: http://www.halterophiliecanada.ca/accueil_en.html

Wrestling Canada

Background: National sport governing body for Olympic-style wrestling in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingCanada

https://www.linkedin.com/company/wrestling-canada-lutteInstagram:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wrestlingcanada

Webpage: http://wrestling.ca/

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Adam Goodwin is a Canadian who has lived and worked in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, who is currently attending one of the world’s best sport management programs at the University of Windsor.  He is a proud introvert and silent leader.  He has traveled to 50 major global cities around the world, and has worked with universities, non-profits, consulting firms, and sport organizations.  He has family and friends around the world.  Follow his travels, work, projects, and thoughts on Twitter (@adam13goodwin) and on this blog (click on the bottom right-hand corner to sign up for weekly email notifications).

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