Twelve Quebec sport federations benefit from Quebec government investments in the INS Québec network

Montreal, December 12, 2017 – The Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec) is pleased with the projects undertaken by the twelve Quebec sport federations in their single-sport training centres to support the development of high-performance athletes and the improvement of their facilities. Thanks to the Quebec government’s investment in the INS Québec network as a whole and to the 25% increase in the funds dedicated to supporting single-sport training centres, the Quebec sport federations have completed 16 projects during 2017-2018. This includes three new sports (Beach volleyball, Sailing, Boxing) that will participate in the program for the first time.

“The Quebec government’s investment provides us with the means to compete on an equal footing in the international sports arena, explains Tom Quinn, President of INS Québec. The projects of Quebec sport federations that are spreading throughout Quebec, as well as the collaboration of all the players in the INS Québec network, are essential in achieving the dreams of high-performance athletes.” »

Particularly in the regions, these projects may consist, for example, in the improvement of facilities to allow athletes to train in an environment on par with international standards or with the financial support of rental spaces or the acquisition of cutting-edge equipment so that Quebec’s high-performance athletes can develop their full potential. In total, more than 700 high-performance and next-generation athletes will benefit from the Quebec government’s investment in their single-sport training centres.

The Quebec sport federations receiving support are:

Fédération québécoise de ski acrobatique Centre national d’entraînement acrobatique Yves-Laroche  $75,000
Fédération québécoise de ski acrobatique Centre d’entraînement acrobatique de Val-St-Côme  $25,000
Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes Centre national cycliste de Bromont  $25,000
Fédération de patinage artistique du Québec Centre national de performance de Patinage Canada  $25,000
Association québécoise de canoë et kayak de vitesse Centre national du Lac-Beauport  $25,000
Association québécoise de canoë et kayak de vitesse Centre national du Bassin olympique  $25,000
Fédération de patinage de vitesse du Québec Centre national courte piste  $75,000
Fédération de patinage de vitesse du Québec Centre national Gaëtan-Boucher  $25,000
Association des clubs de biathlon du Québec Centre de biathlon d’excellence du Québec  $10,000
Ski de fond Québec Centre national d’entraînement Pierre-Harvey  $25,000
Fédération québécoise de boxe olympique Centre national d’entraînement  $25,000
Quebec Sailing Federation Centre national de voile du Québec  $10,000
Association québécoise d’aviron Inc. Centre d’entraînement de Knowlton  $10,000
Volleyball Quebec Centre national d’entraînement temps plein – Gatineau  $25,000
Volleyball Quebec Centre d’excellence régional de volleyball de plage    $8,400
Fédération de soccer du Québec Centre national haute performance  $50,000

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About the Institut national du sport du Québec | www.insquebec.org

The Institut national du sport du Québec is a “Catalyst of dreams—one athlete at a time” and acts as a key performance partner for high-performance sports in Quebec and Canada. With its network of eight regional multi-sport training centres, 17 single-sport training centres and its Complex at Olympic Park which is home to eight high-performance training groups, INS Québec offers sports-medicine, sports science and personal development services to athletes on Canadian national teams training in Quebec, next-generation athletes, high-performance coaches and sports. A member of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, INS Québec serves more than 500 high-performance athletes, 2,000 next-generation athletes and the nearly 900 coaches who train them.

INS Québec receives support from the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Olympic Foundation, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaching Association of Canada, in addition to private partners such as CISCO, Bell, Mondo, Teknion | Roy & Breton, Côté Fleury, Inaxsys, B2dix and Sports Experts.

 

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Information:

Evelyne Déry

Communications Coordinator, INS Québec

514-255-1000 extension 243 | 514-668-2968

edery@insquebec.org

 

 

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