Tag: sports

4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports
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4 Must-Know Safety Tips for Fall and Winter Sports

Fall is a busy time with the return to school and the start of multiple sports seasons. Whether you’re a volunteer coach or the parent of the next Lebron James, Wayne Gretzky or Penny Oleksiak, here are the top four safety tips you need to know to ensure your child is safe playing any sport:...

‘Why I Ride’ from our Co-Founder, Kirsten
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‘Why I Ride’ from our Co-Founder, Kirsten

Let me tell you a story. On August 29th, 2015 I sat in awe at the overnight camp for the BC Ride to Conquer Cancer as I listened to a woman talk about her experience battling cancer. This woman had participated in the medical trials that are run with funds from the BC Cancer Foundation...

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Client Spotlight – North Shore Girls Soccer Club

Did you know that the North Shore Girls Soccer Club (NSGSC) is one of the largest sports associations in Western Canada, with 3,500 athletes?! Not only that, but the NSGSC also offers development programs, the NSGSC Academy, and active start programs to provide all players the opportunity to play soccer in a safe, fun and...

Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need
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Building an Emergency Kit for Every Need

Having an emergency kit is a critical part of any type of emergency preparedness plan. Whether you’re looking to build a kit for your home, your sports team, work or camp, here’s a quick outline of kit essentials. Must-Haves A few basic items should be included in all emergency kits. Flashlights (don’t forget the extra...

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Client Spotlight: Southern Straits 2016

ePACT is proud to sponsor the Southern Straits Sailing Race for the second year in a row! To share some additional details on this event with you, we interviewed Race Chair, Sonia Telford. Keep reading to learn more about the event, the boat participating from the Canadian Navy, and how ePACT improves safety for all...

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What’s New in ePACT – July 2015

The ePACT team is constantly reviewing client feedback and using it to develop new and improved features in the system. Today, we’re excited to show you two new features – one that makes ePACT even easier to use and another that improves communications with your members. Here’s a look at what’s new in ePACT: Administrator...

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Sport Injury Prevention for Kids

We all know that sports are a fantastic way for children to develop social skills and motor abilities. At the same time, kids are particularly prone to injury as they grow. This is caused by a number of things, including decreased coordination, muscle imbalance problems and changes in flexibility as muscles become tight with growing...

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The Southern Straits Sailing Race Recap

ePACT was lucky enough to be an event sponsor for the Southern Straits sailing race! Over Easter weekend we sat on the sidelines in awe, as we watched 92 boats take off from Dundarave Pier. The ePACT team is new to the sailing world, and we can honestly say that we were blown away by...

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Celebrating Coaches!

As every parent knows, coaches are the unsung heroes of the playing field, taking on numerous duties and responsibilities in the name of promoting athleticism, camaraderie and friendship among children of all ages. They volunteer for a role that although rewarding, does have its challenges from time-to time. From scheduling practices and games, waiting for...

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5 Race Week Mental Strategies from Cycling Veteran, Jordan Myers!

Jordan Myers is a seasoned cycling veteran who has been cycling for 27 years. Currently working as an Event and Project Management Consultant, Jordan is an old friend of ePACT’s Medical Advisor, Dr. Adam Lund. Jordan has completed the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic Ride a whopping eleven times, and participated in Cycle Oregon eight times. He has...