Paralympic sport demonstrations will be hosted in Ottawa, ON and Richmond, BC to celebrate the first ever Sports Day in Canada! It’s a unique opportunity to get active, try Paralympic sports, and meet Canadian Paralympians!
WHERE & WHEN?
As the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees compete against the McMaster Marauders in an exciting homecoming game, Paralympians from athletics, wheelchair basketball, sledge hockey, and many more sports will be on site, demonstrating their sports and teaching Canadians how to play!
WHERE: Lansdowne Park; 1015 Bank St, Ottawa ON, K1S 3W7
WHEN: September 18, from 12 to 4pm
On September 18th, the public is invited to experience goalball, para-athletics, wheelchair basketball and many other sports alongside Canada’s Paralympians!
In addition, other sport representatives will be onsite to provide instruction to Canadians of all ages and abilities to experience Paralympic sports.
WHERE: Richmond Oval; 6111 River Road, Richmond, BC V7C 0A2
WHEN: September 18, from 11am to 2pm
COST: It’s FREE!
WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT SPORTS DAY?
Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance levels, in communities across Canada. Sports Day in Canada caps off a week of thousands of local sporting events and activities, open houses, and “try-it” days showcasing sport at all levels. The day also includes a special television broadcast on CBC Sports.
Sports Day in Canada is presented by CBC Sports, ParticipACTION, and True Sport and is guided by a committee of national sporting organizations including the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).
To learn more or to search for events in your community, visit www.cbc.ca/sports/sportsday/.