NAU holds National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Women in sports teaching the clinic

On Feb. 17, Northern Arizona University’s Athletics Department will host a free youth sports clinic to celebrate the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The clinic is open to all youth from kindergarten through eighth grade. Participants will work with NAU student-athletes and coaches from various sports on sport-specific activities.

This event acknowledges the accomplishments of female athletes, the positive influence of their participation in sports and the continued struggle for equality for women in sports.

Participants will receive a free T-shirt, admission to the women’s basketball game at 5 p.m. in the Walkup Skydome and a free postgame autograph session.

The clinic will be held in the Rolle Activity Center at 3 p.m. Check-in for the clinic starts at 2:15 p.m. All participants must pre-register through the NAU Athletics website by 5 p.m. Feb. 15.