The Canadian Olympic School Program (COSP) offers over 100 free online education resources that are aimed at promoting safer and more inclusive sport environments, inspiring the application of the Olympic values, and engaging Canadians in adopting and maintaining healthy active lifestyles. The resources are pedagogically sound, adaptable lessons written by teachers, for educators, athletes, coaches and community groups.
How to get started? You can use the COSP in 4 simple steps.
Step 1 – Create your profile
Create an Olympic Club profile to receive emails with the latest classroom resources, Olympic Day tool kits, #OneTeam blog posts and more – It’s free.
Step 2 – Discover the program
Head over to the Featured tab to discover our current highlighted content. The #OneTeam tab will take you to our inclusion and diversity resources as well as our blog in which athletes share their own struggles and stories of authenticity. Next is our Library tab where you can access our entire gallery of resources. Finally, you can reach out to us using our Contact tab if you can’t find what you are looking for or have any questions.
Step 3 – Choose your resources
You may save your favorite resources to your Olympic Club profile so you can easily access them in your next sessions. All of our resources can also easily be downloaded and/or printed from a computer.
Step 4 – Bring the resources to life
Each resource offers a variety of activities ranging from physical activities to writing essays and trivia about the resource’s topic. Select the activities you wish to use, prepare the content and the material, and you are ready to bring the Olympic Movement to your group!