ASDC SW mission is to provide integrated programming aimed at identifying, supporting, and developing emerging athletes at all levels throughout Alberta's southwest region. Our vision is to create a fully integrated sport environment that advances the success of our regional athletes at both the provincial and national level.

News and events

RBC Training Ground Returns to Southwest Alberta

Jan 22, 2019

Lethbridge - Entering its fourth year, the RBC Training Ground program is a nation-wide talent identification and athlete-funding program dedicated to finding and supporting the next generation of Canadian Olympians. To date, the program has tested over 5,500 athletes at 71 free local events in 35 different communities across 10 provinces.

The University of Lethbridge Centre for Sport and Wellness will once again be the site for this year’s qualifier event for Southwest Alberta. Calgary's Sarah Orban was the winner of the 2017 Lethbridge RBC Training Ground qualifying event and went on to win the overall event. Sarah was then invited to join Team Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

For more information about the RBC Training Ground go to the Official RBC Training Ground Website


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2019 Canada Winter Games Experience

Jan 28, 2019

Lethbridge - Alberta Sport Connection (ASC) and Alberta Sport Development Centre (ASDC) regional centres are looking to send up and coming athletes to experience the Canada Winter Games, February 15 to March 3 in Red Deer.
The Canada Winter Games are the largest multi-sport and cultural event in the nation with close to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches and more than 100,000 spectators. Selected athletes will have a front row seat to watch Canada's best up and coming athletes and cheer on Team Alberta in hockey, archery, badminton, biathlon, boxing, skiing, judo, wheelchair basketball and more.
The 2019 Canada Winter Games includes the 52° North Music + Cultural Festival presented by ATB and ATCO that will feature Juno and Canadian Country Music Association award winners through out the two-week competition. Performers include, Bif Naked, Gord Bramford, Kim Mitchell, K-OS, The Strumbellas and more.
Athletes and coaches will be required to submit a letter to the ASDC SW selection committee describing why they should be selected for the experience. The selected individual will receive $800 for cost of travel, accommodations, meals, gear and sport venue tickets and will be required to send photos or videos of their experience. 
Click the link below for more information on how to submit a letter for a chance to experience the 2019 Canada Winter Game.
2019 Canada Winter Games Experience

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