Lasalle Secondary School will maximize human potential in sport,
fitness and academics the
Sport and Healthy Active Living Program (SHAL), being offered to all students
in the Lasalle Secondary School area. SHAL will focus on three strands
Elite Athlete Development, Healthy Active Living and Sports
This program will appeal to Grade 8 students who have a keen interest
in sports. Student athletes will further their
academic success by pursuing sport specific courses with a focus on
fitness and healthy active living.
The program includes accommodations for elite
athletes as well as intensive leadership and skill development.
Elite Athlete Development
Designed to meet the needs of students who intend to pursue their
athletic goals after secondary school, including junior hockey and
inter-collegiate sports as well as provincial, national, and
international competitions at the post secondary level. Students will
gain an understanding of sport specific training and skill development,
with a focus on the psychology of elite athletes. Students will learn
coaching strategies designed to enhance individual and team performance.
Courses include, but are not limited to, Kinesiology, Psychology,
Fitness, and sport specific Physical Education. Professional coaches,
fitness consultants and sports psychologists will expand learning
opportunities. Co-operative Education placements will nurture careers.
Students will be destined to be future Olympians and/or professional
Healthy Active Living
Designed to meet the needs of students who intend to maintain a lifelong
connection to sport, fitness and leisure activities. Students may be
pursuing careers in fitness and leisure management. They will have
their sights set on a career in coaching, naturopathy or medicine and
will aspire to become team managers, fitness consultants, sports
therapists, dieticians or gerontologists.
Courses include, but are not limited to, Kinesiology, Fitness,
Nutrition, Human Development, and Outdoor Education. Students will
participate in Co-operative Education placements and gain first-hand
experience. Students will also participate in learning opportunities
presented by college and university professors as well as business
professionals, fitness co-ordinators and specialists working in this
Designed to meet the needs of students who have a keen interest in
sports and the business of sports. Students will plan to further their
studies in sports administration at the university level. Students will
develop an understanding of sports promotion, marketing and the
organizational aspects of both for-profit and not-for-profit sport
Courses include, but are not limited to, Business, Marketing,
Accounting, Co-Op and Business Leadership. Students will benefit from
seminars and workshops presented by professionals in the field and gain
hands-on experience through Co-operative Education placements. This
strand is intended for students who plan to pursue a career in sports or
business, business administration and sports administration.
Students who complete the Sport and Healthy Active Living Program will
have an ability to make more informed choices about nutrition, health
and lifestyle. Leadership skills will further
build self-confidence, resiliency, poise, perseverance and
To learn more,
visit rainbowschools.ca/lasalle or call the school at 705-566-2280.
Lasalle Secondary School, located at 1545 Kennedy Street, provides
programs in English and French Immersion in Grade 9 to 12 to students in
New Sudbury, Garson and surrounding areas.