Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, S4N Hamilton I look back at these eight months and wonder where did the time go. It has truly been a pleasure to meet and work with so many great people over the course of my time as a SportWORKS Officer. I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with so […]
S4N Hamilton – Getting to know Community through Sports
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer – S4N Hamilton During the past few month, I have had the pleasure of developing sports programs for Newcomer youth as a SportWORKS Officer on behalf of CSC and the YMCA Centre for Newcomers Hamilton. Coming out of the pandemic, it was very difficult to encourage youth to participate in […]
S4N Hamilton – Pass the Baton for Inclusion
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, S4N Hamilton Saturday May 28th, 2022 will go down as a special moment for many of our Newcomer youth. It was a wonderful opportunity to be a part of the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) and to learn the history of the Baton along with the Commonwealth Games. Leading up […]
S4N Hamilton – The start of something amazing!
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, Sport for Newcomers Hamilton I have reached the halfway point of being a SportWORKS Officer and have already had a great experience. It’s been incredible working with Newcomer youth to help them acquire life skills through sport. It’s also been fantastic to watch their confidence grow with time. Our weekly […]
S4N Hamilton – Sport for All
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, S4N Hamilton The 6th of April is a significant day. It’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which celebrates the role sport plays in the everyday life of society. This is a day to honour the importance of sport in the lives of those who are simply […]
S4N Hamilton – Commonwealth Day and the Celebration of Sports for Everyone!
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, S4N Hamilton What an amazing month!! With restrictions slowly being lifted, I have been able to work in person with our host partner at YMCA Hamilton. We are currently running a soccer program for Newcomers on Fridays, the joy of the participants to be around others again is wonderful to […]
S4N Hamilton – Let the Games Begin!
Written by: Ronald Hollingsworth, SportWORKS Officer, Sport for Newcomers Hamilton Spring is just around the corner and things are starting to look up for our project in Hamilton. Restrictions are slowly being lifted and we have developed partnerships over the last month with some strong local and provincial organizations. These organizations have been wonderful to work […]
As 2022 begins, I am excited to start planning events. Our newest obstacle is the restriction put in place in Ontario. Currently, all programs are being delivered virtually. This is a slight setback, but does give us all time to reflect. I am using this to grow the soccer program already in place. I want […]
Sport for Newcomers Hamilton – The Journey Begins!
After a long wait, the Sport for Newcomers Initiative (S4N) is set to begin. Myself, along with the local youth are very excited about this opportunity and cannot wait to begin. We have started to develop plans with our host partner YMCA Hamilton Burlington Brantford. Hello, my name is Ronald Hollingsworth and I am the new SportWORKS […]