Western New England to Host 20th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, January 25

Western New England to Host 20th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, January 25

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Western New England University will host the 20th Annual Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, January 25 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.

There will be a reception for all Golden Bear alumni who have a daughter participating in the day's events.  Light refreshments will be served in the Hall of Fame Room from 9:00-10:00 a.m. 

GWSD participants are invited to stay and watch our Golden Bear teams in action on the 25th, including the women's and men's basketball teams taking on Endicott 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).