National Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic at Drake University

This post is sponsored by the Drake University Athletic Department.

National Girls in Sports Youth ClinicDo you have a daughter who loves sports? 

Sign-up to attend the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic on Sunday, February 9 hosted by Drake University Athletics. Girls will experience a variety of sports taught by Division I collegiate athletes.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is committed to ensuring access to sports for girls and women. Research shows that girls who play sports have better health, higher self-esteem, stronger leadership skills, and greater academic achievement, and economic opportunity.

Register for Youth Clinic February 9

Who: Girls age kindergarten to 8th grade

What: Attendees will rotate through stations learning about sports including basketball, cheerleading, golf, rowing, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. 

Each kid who attends the clinic receives a free t-shirt and up to 4 tickets to the Drake Women’s basketball game against Missouri State later the same day.

Registration closes February 5 or when spots are filled. Space is limited and participant slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Register here

Where: Shivers Basketball Practice Facility at Drake University, east of the Knapp Center on Forest Avenue in Des Moines. 

Between the clinic and the start of the game, kids will be able to participate in activities including a photo booth, make a sign to cheer on the Bulldogs, get a temporary tattoo, and take a photo with Griff, Drake’s live Bulldog mascot!

Knapp CenterNational Girls and Women in Sports Day Youth Clinic Schedule:

Clinic Check-In: 11:30 a.m.

NGWSD Clinic: 12 p.m.  

Activities: 1 p.m. 

Drake Women’s Basketball vs. Missouri State game at 2 p.m.

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