Physical Literacy Symposium presented by PISE a Success

Over 120 individuals attended the Victoria Physical Literacy Symposium today at Royal Oak Middle School. The one-day event was presented by PISE and featured renowned physical literacy specialist Dr. Dean Kriellaars as its keynote speaker. It also included sessions on adapting programming for children of different abilities. The attendees represented […]



Minister announces funding for new PISE track

On March 5, 2014 Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes joined Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell today in celebrating B.C.’s Sochi-bound athletes, coaches and mission staff who soon will participate in the 2014 Paralympic Games. To support the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence’s role in providing inclusive spaces for […]


~ Lindsay Lynk, BSCHons Kin, CSCS, PISE Strength and Conditioning Coach After working to form good exercise habits, some people really get into it and eventually join a variety of fitness classes and running groups, in addition to performing three strength workouts per week. They will wake up every morning […]


He’s Done it Again!

PISE CEO, Robert Bettauer opens 2014 tennis season with two tournament titles at New Year’s Classic this past weekend. Robert continues his strong 2013 form winning both the Men’s 55 singles title and Men’s Open doubles title at the New Year’s Classic Tennis Tournament held at Oak Bay Rec Centre […]

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Jim Reed, our immediate past Chair and major contributor to the advancement of sport excellence in Victoria, sent me this note late last night that he received from George Heller, the former President & CEO of Hudson’s Bay. George has been a great advocate and supporter of sport in Canada, […]


The Value of Sport

~Ben Syme, PISE Fitness Centre Coordinator (@symelanguage) September is always a busy time at PISE. As much as I, or the team cares to admit, sometimes things don’t go according to plan during this busy back to school period. With the sudden influx of students, program participants and new members, […]