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ISU to host National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 9

Posted February 4, 2008

Idaho State University will host a celebration in recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. in ISU’s Reed Gymnasium.

“All In,” this year’s theme for National Girls and Women in Sports Day, acknowledges the benefits and importance that participation in sports and fitness activities can bring to the lives of women and girls.  It also recognizes the progress of girls and women in sports.

ISU’s celebration will include sport activity clinics for girls in grades K-6. On-site registration is $15 per person and will begin at 8 a.m. in the Reed Gym lobby. Girls will participate in three different sport/activity clinics, each lasting one hour. Clinics will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come basis.    

For more information, contact Karen Appleby at (208) 282-5613 or applekare@isu.edu.

This event is sponsored by the ISU Physical Education Major’s Club – SHEPERD’s, College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership, Department of Sport Science and Physical Education, ISU Campus Recreation, ISU Athletics and the local Girl Scouts of the Silver Sage Council.