Making golf safe for everyone

Sask Sport and Golf Saskatchewan strive to make golf (and all other sports) in Saskatchewan as safe as possible and welcoming for all participants. Keeping sport healthy, safe and fun has been a priority of Sask Sport for decades and we actively work with our membership and partners to fulfill that goal.

Sask Sport has many practices, policies and resources available (listed below) that assist with bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination, maltreatment and conflict in sport.

Sask Sport and Golf Saskatchewan strive to make golf (and all other sports) in Saskatchewan as safe as possible and welcoming for all participants. Keeping sport healthy, safe and fun has been a priority of Sask Sport for decades and we actively work with our membership and partners to fulfill that goal.

Sask Sport has many practices, policies and resources available (listed below) that assist with bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination, maltreatment and conflict in sport.

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Safe Sport Contacts

Respect Resource Line

Sask Sport has a Respect Resource Line available providing free, confidential and anonymous assistance to calls, texts or email inquiries regarding possible bullying, abuse, harassment or discrimination in sport.

  • The Respect Resource Line (including e-support service) provides information, bilingual support, resources and referrals for sport in Saskatchewan regarding possible bullying, abuse, harassment, discrimination or hazing.
  • This confidential and anonymous resource, operating 365 days of the year from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. is intended to assist callers in determining the most appropriate course of action to take. The Respect Resource Line staff is qualified to handle calls regarding child and youth maltreatment (national/provincial child and youth protection laws) and organization-specific risk management and dispute resolution models.
  • See PDF

The Alternate Dispute Resolution Institute of Saskatchewan (ADR) provides neutral, third-party case management services to any sport in Saskatchewan.

Dispute Resolution Policy Suite

DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY SUITE: in order to maintain active status with Sask Sport Inc., all active and affiliate members were required to adopt a dispute resolution policy suite.  

  1. Discipline and Complaints Policy (approved April 16, 2016)
  2. Code of Conduct Policy (approved April 16, 2016)
  3. Alternative Dispute Resolution (approved April 16, 2016)
  4. Appeals Policy (approved April 16, 2016)
  5. Conflict of Interest Policy  (approved April 16, 2016)

Additional Policy:

  1. Respect in Sport (approved June 24, 2013)

Other Organizations

  • RESPECT IN SPORT ACTIVITY LEADER PROGRAM

    RESPECT IN SPORT ACTIVITY LEADER PROGRAM is and online program educating youth leaders, coaches, officials and participants (14-years and up) to recognize, understand and respond to issues of bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination. For more information please visit or call:

  • RESPECT IN SPORT PARENT PROGRAM

    RESPECT IN SPORT PARENT PROGRAM is an online program helping define a standard of behaviour for all parents to create a more rewarding, safe and respectful environment for everyone involved.

  • Kids Help Phone
    • Toll Free you can call 1-800-668-6868
  • COACHING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA

    The COACHING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA offers a variety of training programs that empower coaches with knowledge and skills, promote ethics, foster positive attitudes, build competence, and increase the credibility and recognition of coaches.

  • COMMIT 2 KIDS

    The COMMIT 2 KIDS program helps child-serving organizations reduce the risk of sexual abuse and create safer environments for children in their care.

    • Commit 2 kids – Working Together to Keep Kids Safe in Sport
      Sport offers incredible experiences and opportunities for children, which are integral to enhancing child development. Positive experiences are tied to healthy relationships between athletes and coaches, as well as to safe environments where adults are accountable for their actions and behaviors.
  • VOLUNTEER CANADA

    VOLUNTEER CANADA provides national leadership and expertise on volunteerism to increase the participation, quality, and diversity of volunteer experiences.