Play Like a Girl Event

Play Like a Girl Event Sunday, October 2, 2016

The City’s, Recreation and Community Development Division, in partnership with Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan, Sask Sport Inc., and Women in Sport – Physical Activity and Recreation, will be hosting “Play Like a Girl” on Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the SaskTel Sports Centre (150 Nelson Road). Registrations are still being accepted for this free, one-day event for girls ages 10 to 14.

Test your agility and experience the sports of judo, fencing, and sledge hockey with world-class athletes and coaches who will lead the day.

Agility with Helen Upperton
Olympic Silver Medalist – Bobsleigh
Helen Upperton won the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics after previously finishing fourth in the two-woman event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

Judo with Amy Cotton
Two-time Olympian
Amy Cotton won the bronze medal in the women’s half heavyweight division at the 2003 Pan American Games. She represented Canada at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.

Fencing with Kirsten Van Marion
Kirsten Van Marion has been fencing for nine years and fences out of the Asquith Garde Fencing Association. Kirsten has fenced with the junior national team and as a notable opponent in Junior Women’s Epee.

Sledge Hockey with Jessica Frotten
Jessica Frotten won two bronze medals at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, Ontario.

Please register in advance by calling 306-975-3378 by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016.