Winsome Games

Winsome Games is a unique ministry that combines faith with physical activity and coaching.  

Through participation, we encourage complete health physically and mentally, socially and spiritually.

We endeavour to serve and support people on Vancouver Island, and have affiliated with the Lower Pacific District of the Evangelical Free Church of Canada.
  •  13/03/2023 09:00 AM - 17/03/2023 03:00 PM
  •   Aggie Hall

Get your GAME ON during Spring Break. Children ages 5-12 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon, providing breaks and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete. Register through reccowichan

  •  24/03/2023 05:00 PM - 24/03/2023 08:00 PM
  •   Parkdale Evangelical Free Church

GAME NITE is a fun way to be active and meet other people. Students in Grade 6 and up will get to play age-appropriate games in the dark. A snack will be served, providing a break and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. This is a free youth event hosted at Parkdale Evangelical Free Church, with Mosaic Church and The Table.

  •  25/03/2023 11:00 AM - 25/03/2023 03:00 PM
  •   Parkdale Evangelical Free Church

GAME DAY is a great way to get active. Children ages 6-11 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. A snack will be served, providing a break and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete.

  •  03/07/2023 09:00 AM - 07/07/2023 03:00 PM
  •   Forrest Field

GAME PLUS is the most popular games from the past eight years, plus new sports stories, great snacks, and another creative project to take home. Children ages 6-11 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon, providing breaks and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete. Register through reccowichan

  •  25/08/2023 10:00 AM - 27/08/2023 02:00 PM
  •   Goldstream Provincial Park

GAME TIME can be any time and Goldstream Provincial Park is an ideal place to play. After the activities the players will be given a snack while they learn how to become more than a champion.

  •  28/08/2023 09:00 AM - 31/08/2023 03:00 PM
  •   Parkdale Evangelical Free Church

GAME PLUS is the most popular games from the past eight years, PLUS new sports stories, PLUS more great snacks, PLUS another creative project to take home. Children ages 6-11 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon, providing breaks and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete.

  •  10/01/2023 02:45 PM - 07/03/2023 04:15 PM
  •   Frank Jameson Community Centre

GAME TIME is a great way to get active after school. Children ages 7-10 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. A snack will be served, providing a break and allowing "Coach K" to tell stories about masters, champions, and stars. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete. Register through reccowichan

  •  17/09/2022 05:00 PM - 17/09/2022 08:00 PM
  •   1149 4th Avenue, Ladysmith, BC, Canada

$5.00 for supper under the tent. Three different NERF missions. Bring your own NERF gear, and have a BLAST!

  •  29/08/2022 09:00 AM - 31/08/2022 03:00 PM
  •   Parkdale Evangelical Free Church

Get your GAME ON! Children ages 6-11 will play physically-distanced games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Other activities will practice their creativity. Snacks will be served in the morning, providing breaks and allowing coaches to talk about their faith in Jesus. Please bring your own lunch. A list of other items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete.

  •  18/08/2022 01:00 PM - 20/08/2022 04:00 PM
  •   Christ Community Church

Enjoy three hours of fun and games during GAME DAYS, 1-4pm. Snacks will be served, providing breaks and allowing players to hear faith stories. Please bring your own water bottle. Space is limited to 36 players, ages 6-14.

  •  08/08/2022 09:00 AM - 12/08/2022 03:00 PM
  •   Calvary Baptist Church

Get your GAME ON! Children ages 6-11 will play age-appropriate games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Youth 12-15 years old will have an opportunity to try sports that are popular, international, adaptive, and inclusive. Snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon, providing breaks and allowing coaches to talk about their faith in Jesus. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete.

  •  25/07/2022 09:00 AM - 29/07/2022 12:00 PM
  •   Ladysmith Intermediate School

Get your GAME ON! Children ages 7-11 will play physically-distanced games as they learn the 9 basic skills in sports. Other activities will practice their creativity. Snacks will be served in the morning, providing breaks and allowing coaches to talk about their faith in Jesus. A list of items to bring each day will be e-mailed after pre-registration and payment is complete.

  •  06/05/2022 09:00 AM - 06/05/2022 03:00 PM
  •   Calvary Baptist Church

Enjoy six hours of fun and games on your May 6 Pro D Day, 9am-3pm. Snacks will be served in the morning and afternoon, providing breaks and allowing players to hear faith stories. Please bring your own lunch to eat at half time. Space is limited to 36 players, ages 7-11.

  •  03/05/2022 03:00 PM
  •   Frank Jameson Community Centre

It's GAME DAY with Coach K! This is one of many activities provided by the Town of Ladysmith during Youth Week.

  •  27/02/2022 10:00 AM
  •   Parkdale Evangelical Free Church

GAME TIME can be any time. Sunday morning is a great time to go to the park and play. Afterwards the players will be given a snack while they learn how to become more than a champion.

Nathan "Coach K"

Project Director

Nathan Kinsey returned to coaching in 2014. The Coaching Association of Canada and High Five prepared him for volunteering in schools and community centers. In 2020, "Coach K" started Winsome Games in order to help meet the needs in his home town.

Volunteer

on the field

You don't have to be a certified coach to help children and youth play games. To get started, contact Winsome Games for more information about what's happening.

Volunteer

off the field

You don't have to be young or athletic to help people feel safe and welcome. To get started, contact Winsome Games with more information about what you enjoy doing.

Many people help Winsome Games keep going

Lower Pacific District

The Evangelical Free Church of Canada's Lower Pacific District is committed to encourage and resource a growing family of churches to reflect Jesus Christ.

Canadian Sports Ministry Coalition

The Sports Ministry Network promotes collaboration and cooperation among sports minded agencies, churches, organizations, and those who have a shared vision of working together to advance sports ministry on Vancouver Island.

You

If you appreciate what is developing, you can assist Winsome Games in several ways.

  • 320 Mylene Crescent, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada