Sport for Women Day will be held on Sunday 6 March, 8.00am-1.00pm in sports stadiums in Sydney and Canberra. The event will also include 355 female only gyms (Curves) around the country. The aim is to attract up to 30,000 women to participate in group sporting activities.
Sport for Women Day is an initiative led by Sports Hydrant to send positive messages to women about women, health and active lifestyle and to generate increased participation in sport and also media coverage of women’s sport. It is a celebration of women’s sport in Australia and celebrates the success of individuals, teams, organisations and women in sport generally.
Program for SFWD
8:00am – Arrive at Cathy Freeman Park, Canberra University or Curves Gym, then briefing
9:00-10:00 am – Guinness World Record Zumba Class – It doesn’t matter how uncoordinated you are. If you are with lots of people, no one cares what you look like. Must register on website to count!
10:30-11:30am – Tug of War: Elite sportswomen teams of 8 having a go just for a bit of fun. (For Sydney and Canberra Venues only) 10:00 -1:00pm – Festival: Sport and sports – It’s all about connecting more people to more sport, an opportunity for Sporting organizations to promote their sport. Athletes will be available to sign autographs and take photos with fans. (Sydney and Canberra Venues only)
Have a look at www.sportforwomenday.com.au for more details on where to go and how to participate.