Inspire logo with tag line: sport and health for life

The City of Thunder Bay, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Lakehead Public Schools, Thunder Bay District Catholic Schools and Giant Gymnastics have combined their efforts to bring INSPIRE to all Grade 9 girls. 

INSPIRE is proudly presented by Ontario Power Generation. 

INSPIRE - Sport and Health for Life

Inspire will connect Gr. 9 Girls with local sport and physical activity providers in a fun day at Lakehead University. Girls will meet activity leaders, watch demonstrations and participate in sport and physical activities. 

    • Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
  • Event Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Location:
    Lakehead University - CJ Sanders Fieldhouse (955 Sanders Drive) 

Further information about travel and supervision will be provided by your teacher. 

Information for Participants

Join us for a day to celebrate girls in sport and physical activity. We will connect you with local groups that will help you develop and maintain your health for life.

Girls will:

  • arrive at the Fieldhouse with their teachers and classmates
  • watch demonstrations, participate in try-it sessions and ask questions of local sport and physical activity providers
  • lunch will be provided 

Remember to bring:

  • water bottle
  • athletic clothing (easy to move around in)
  • athletic footwear 


Information for Sport & Physical Activity Providers

Promote your sport or physical activity to Gr. 9 girls.  

Join us for an exciting all-day event celebrating girls and women in sport and physical activity. The event will provide opportunities for your organization to connect with up to 500 potentially new athletes. 

For just $30 you can:

  • Display and promote your program
  • Connect with up to 500 new athletes
  • Provide the opportunity for girls to experience your sport
  • Be a part of a community of local sport providers

DEADLINE to provide intent to participate is Sept 12, 2023. 

To reserve your spot, contact Jennifer at (807) 625-3836. 

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