RBC understands that children need to learn the basic skills of being active in order to develop the confidence and competence to participate in sport and physical activity – to have the opportunity to play with their friends and be healthy, happy and active for life. That’s why we created the RBC Learn to Play Project – a multi–year funding commitment dedicated to teaching kids the basic skills they need to participate in youth sport and recreation programs. Our goal is to encourage more kids to get out and play.
At the centre of the RBC Learn to Play Project is a charitable commitment to support organizations that are working to deliver quality sport and recreation programming to children. We will provide funding to these organizations to enable them to incorporate basic movement skills training into their programs. We are focused on ensuring that kids and youth learn the fundamental movement skills they need to have the confidence and competence to be physically active.
RBC supports a number of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of sport and recreation programming for kids and youth at the grassroots level. We will also provide access to quality programs across the country that encourage more kids to get out and play.
RBC employees and retirees are passionate volunteers, and many are dedicated to teaching kids about sports and physical activity. We provide a number of programs to make it easier for them to contribute their time and resources to give back, including coaching or volunteering with youth sport organizations and recreational facilities.