Girls Invited to Take Part in Sports Festival in April

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The four-day event will take place April 18 to April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.

“We welcome back Boston’s young women to our annual festival providing sports clinics and life skills workshops during April school vacation,” said Mayor Walsh. “This is a great way for girls from every corner in our city to have fun, meet new friends, and grow.”

Activities will be held at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College, 1350 Columbus Avenue, and the nearby BCYF Madison Park Community Center, Building 4, 55 Malcolm X Boulevard.  The All Girls Sports Festival features a variety of sport clinics and health and wellness workshops supported by local colleges, non-profits, and City of Boston agencies.  Free lunch will be provided.

Participants will find a variety of fun ways to exercise mind, body, and spirit and try out a variety of sports with expert instructors including basketball, tennis, Double Dutch, step dancing, track, swimming, bicycling, rugby and soccer.  Participants must be Boston residents ages 11 to 14 and should wear activity-appropriate clothing.

To pre-register go to  For more information, please contact Barbara Hamilton at (617) 961-3093 or by emailing [email protected]

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