Helps to strengthen the community by building social capital, strengthening family bonds, helping newcomers to integrate more quickly, fostering greater inclusion of people with disabilities and supporting the local culture.
In our youth, sport enhances academic achievement, teaches positive values and life skills, prevents crime.
Adulthood, involvement in sport can enhance workplace productivity and promote healthy ageing. At all ages, physical activity helps to tackle obesity, prevents and manages chronic disease, enhances mental health and well-being, and can lead to reductions in overall health care costs.
DPC has a rich history in the provision of sport and recreation opportunities available to the communities that surround the port. Community sport and recreation programs play a vital role in providing the Port Communities with the spaces, programs, and opportunities to gain the physical literacy skills they need to benefit from physical activity and sport participation.