Western New England to Host 18th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, February 10

Western New England to Host 18th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, February 10

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 5, 2018) – Western New England University is set to host the 18th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, February 10 at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 

Girls & Women in Sports Day is designed for girls from the Greater Springfield area ages 6-12 years old. Participants have the opportunity to preselect two sport clinics. Clinics will be instructed by Western New England coaches and varsity student-athletes. Clinics include both instruction and time for play. In addition, recreation time will be made available for swimming, racquetball and squash. Light snacks will be provided.

Register for Girls & Women in Sports Day here.

Participants are encouraged to donate one personal hygiene product (e.g., hair products, deodorant, toothpaste, etc.) as those items will be given to a local shelter.

The GWSD schedule includes registration check-in from 8-8:30 a.m.; clinic activities from 8:30-11:30 a.m.; snack time from 11:30 a.m.-noon; and pickup is at noon. Participants should bring a bathing suit and a towel for swimming.

GWSD participants are invited to stay and watch our Golden Bear teams in action on the 10th, including the women's and men's basketball teams taking on Nichols College at 1/3 p.m., respectively.

For any questions regarding GWSD, please contact Jenn Kolins by phone (413-796-2229) or email (jkolins@wne.edu).