New Westminster

Our Vision:

New Westminster is a connected and healthy community, championing lifelong physical literacy.

Our Mission:

PLAY New West is a collaboration of community partners striving to ensure an environment for all children to be physically literate, active, and healthy.


Age: 5-12 yrs old

Building on previous projects designed to enhance physical literacy in the community. This project will connect sectors with an intentional vision/mission designed at elevating them to be leaders in physical literacy for years to come.

Cross-Sector Milestones:

•  Action Timeline
•  Education, training, activation


Start date

May 1, 2019


Project reach

The City of New Westminster


Lead organization

The City of New Westminster


Community partners / stakeholders

Fraser Health - Claire Egan;
Erin Daly New West Recreation - Jay Young; Sloane Elphinstone; Courtney Firlotte
SD 40 - Iain Lancaster; Chad Oatway; Rick Bloudell
Douglas College - Anna Schachner
Douglas College (Indigenous rep) - Dave Seaweed
NW Soccer Club - Niko Marcina
NW Track & Field - Ian Coutts
NW Minor Lacrosse - Rich Catton
2-4-1 Sports - Geoff Lenahan
NW Football - Farhan Lalji
Red Fox - Emma Sutherland


Sectors represented




For more information contact Jay Young at