Small Sports and Recreation Infrastructure Support Program

STOCK, quality control, March 11, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – According to the results of the competition of projects from the new Small Sports and Recreational Infrastructure Support Program (PSISRPE)Minister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women Ms.me Isabelle Charet announced today a $20 million package to support 250 projects in municipalities with less than 10,000 inhabitants. Sign the popularity of this program, the Quebec government doubled the initial bet with a $10 million bonus to enable more Quebecers to enjoy safe and modern sports and entertainment facilities.

In all regions of Quebec, outdoor skating rinks, water games and play modules are among the projects that will see the light of day thanks to this financial assistance of up to $100,000 per project.

PSISRPE aims to support the availability of well-maintained sports and recreational infrastructures in Quebec’s smaller communities and increase access to them by the public.

Quotes:

“The popularity of this new program testifies to this: Quebecers want to be active more than ever. This $20 million investment will create quality infrastructure. Citizens of all ages, especially families, will have more opportunities to move around. I especially want to thank the small municipalities and organizations that submitted projects. With these new infrastructures, you give yourself the means to meet the needs of your population while increasing the dynamism of your municipality. Everyone wins! »

Isabelle CharestMinister of Education and Minister for the Status of Women

“This new program will certainly allow people living in a small municipality to discover new ways to move closer to home. Our Mégantic trip will feature nine projects to promote active lifestyles and movement in different ways, summer and winter. These are, in particular, multifunctional skating rinks and the development of parks both in Granite and in Haute-Saint-François and Val-Saint-François. Here at Stoke it will be on a BMX or bike handlebar! I invite citizens to learn about investments in their region in order to appreciate the variety of selected objects. There is something for every taste. »

François Jacques, MNA for Mégantic

“How not to rejoice at such an announcement! Thanks to the support of the Government of Quebec and our municipal authorities, all Stokos families will be able to enjoy a multi-use track and rollerblading track in the village in the near future drown. Strategically located, these attractive new properties will be built next to a school and a new residential community that is home to many children. These places in nature will promote socialization and allow our population to be active and healthy. So thanks for your support. »

Lillian GagnonPresident of the Corporation for Social and Economic Development drown (CDSE from drown)

Basic moments:

  • This program is part of the Sports and Physical Activity Development Fund.
  • To be eligible, the infrastructure must be accessible to the public, allow for sports and recreational activities, and be small in size.

Related links:

We’re moving to Quebec! :

https://www.facebook.com/auqconbouge/

Ministry of Education :

https://www.facebook.com/quebeceducation
https://twitter.com/EducationQC
https://www.linkedin.com/company/339645
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgcPCv5VQhsAY3vNNoH6Zrw

Secretariat for the Status of Women :

https://www.facebook.com/ConditionFeminineQc
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoMdtXs_Fw9o_8ASqKGTNew

SOURCE Office of the Minister of Education and Minister of Women’s Affairs

For more information: Alice Bergeron, Press Officer for the Minister of Education and the Minister for Women, 418 997-4093.

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