Calling all skating clubs across Canada — it’s time to lace up your skates and get ready to show off our sport! On Saturday, November 30, 2013 communities across Canada will be participating in Sports Day in Canada.

Calling all skating clubs across Canada — it’s time to lace up your skates and get ready to show off our sport! On Saturday, November 30, 2013 communities across Canada will be participating in Sports Day in Canada.

Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance and is an opportunity for all Canadians to celebrate the power of sport, build community and national spirit and facilitate healthy, active living.

Skate Canada wants to encourage you to get your club and community involved by hosting a Sports Day in Canada event. Your event could take place anytime from November 23-30 and could be a variety of different activities, including, a try-it day, registration, open house, gala, competition, meet-and-greet, or community-wide festival! The options are unlimited!

Together with the festivities that week on Friday, November 29, Sports Day in Canada will host a national jersey day. Show your love and support for skating by wearing your Skate Canada gear!

Sports Day in Canada, presented by ParticipACTION, CBC and True Sport will support your event through different activations:

  1. Register your event and enter the ‘Get Out and Play’ contest by October 15, 2013 for a chance to have your event featured on the Sports Day in Canada broadcast! http://sportsday.cbc.ca/registerevent
  2. Event manuals and promotional tools are available on the website: http://sportsday.cbc.ca/eventtools
  3. Register your event by September 27, 2013 and you will receive a FREE Event Celebration Kit with posters, t-shirts, banners and fun giveaways (while quantities last).

Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase our wonderful sport of skating to your community and encourage more Canadians to get out on the ice and skate for life!

Let’s ‘Get Out and Play’ this November for the love of sport!