This annual event in Brampton encourages families to get active

 

The City of Brampton is inviting Families and residents to try new activities, connect with sports groups and learn about sports in the community at the city’s third annual Sports Day.

This event will take place on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be presented by the City of Brampton and the Brampton Sport Alliance. 

A variety of local minor sports organizations will take over the Brampton Soccer Centre, located at 495 Sandalwood Parkway East and Cassie Campbell Community Centre, located at 1050 Sandalwood Parkway West, for the day.

Free drop-in activities will be available throughout the day for children and youth to try. This will include gymnastics, softball, baseball, lacrosse, cricket, soccer, track, wheelchair basketball, hockey, swimming and more.  

Attendees will receive a passport and have the opportunity to enter a draw and win a prize to encourage active participation.

"Sports Day is the perfect opportunity for youth to try a new sport - from gymnastics and track to lacrosse and cricket, Brampton offers it all. It is important that youth are exposed to a variety of sports activities and get passionate about health and fitness,” said Regional Councillor, Rowena Santos.

Mayor Patrick Brown said, "Brampton is a healthy and safe city with a rich history of fostering outstanding athletes and dedicated sports fans. Playing sports is a great way to make friends, have fun and maintain an active, healthy lifestyle. I invite all families to attend Sports Day and connect with the many sports organizations in our city.” 

The City of Brampton currently has over 268 indoor and outdoor sports fields, 30 recreation facilities, 15 ice pads, 13 swimming pools, seven fitness centres, five outdoor skating rinks, one nine-hole public golf course and one ski hill. 

Within the city, there are 20 youth sports affiliate groups with 20,000 participants and 80 adult community groups. 

 

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