PRINCE GEORGE – Northern British Columbia Freestyle Club will benefit from a $2,000 Local Sport Program Development grant provided by the B.C. government for its Trampoline Training of Athletes program.

“Sports of all types are an important part of our community,” Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond said. “The Local Sport grant will support the Northern B.C. Freestyle Club in their Trampoline Training program. Thank you to the coaches and volunteers that make this opportunity possible.”

“There are lots of benefits that people can gain from participating in sports, including enjoying physical activity, learning and developing skills and having good old-fashioned fun,” Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris said. “The Local Sport Program Development grant will help our athletes develop their skill in their sport.”

Across B.C., 32 programs will share $52,695 in the latest round of Local Sport Program Development, Girls Only and Forever Active Bodies 55+ programs, provided by the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development.

To learn more about the Local Sport Program Development program, visit: viasport.ca/sites/default/files/2014-11-26_LSPD_Backgrounder.pdf.