respect in sport parents

The Respect in Sport Parent Program helps define a standard of behaviour for all parents and create a more rewarding, safe and respectful environment for everyone involved. Parents want to do a great job supporting their kids. Respect in Sport provides parents with the tools to do just that.


What is respect in Sport for hockey canada parents?

This 1 hour online program is designed to reinforce a parents role in a child's activities, encouraging positive sport behaviours, and empowers parents to ensure the safety of their children, encourage positive and effective communication, and to enhance a child's fun and camaraderie of the activity.

Respect in Sport (RIS) Certification is a requirement of Carstairs Minor Hockey Association and Hockey Alberta,, recertification is required every 4 years. Read more about the Respect in Sport movement.


If you are new to hockey, you are required to complete the Respect in Sport course before you can register your child.

For returning players, where your Respect in Sport certification has expired the deadline for 2023/2024 season is September 15, 2023. Your child will not be allowed to participate in games until you are re-certified.


Visit the Respect in Sport Parent site.