Girls In Sport
Keeping Girls Active, Healthy, and Empowered.
Studies have repeatedly shown that girls drop out of sports at a much higher rate than boys. At Jumpstart, we're empowering them to stay engaged for life, so they can grow into strong leaders in their communities.
Play to Lead
Unleashing Women's Power Through Sport
Play to Lead enables young women to develop the skills, confidence, and relationships to become leaders, while improving gender equity and diversity in sport. The hybrid program unites a group of female athletes and their coaches, empowering them to reach their full potential and fostering a powerful network of girls in sport in Canada.Learn More
Keeping Girls in Sport
Online Coaching Resource
Keeping Girls in Sport is an online resource that helps coaches and youth activity leaders to create safe and respectful environments for female athletes.Learn More
Pandemic Impact on Girls in Sport
1 in 4 girls are not committed to returning to sport once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Learn about the barriers girls face and the actions you can take to build back better sport in the COVID Alert: Pandemic Impact on Girls in Sport report.
We are proud to work with Canadian Women & Sport to help bring continued attention and actions to drive improvement in gender equality in sport.Download the Report
The Rally Report
Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls
Canadian Women and Sport (CW&S), in partnership with Jumpstart, released the Rally Report in June 2020. The Rally Report is an in-depth look at the latest participation levels in sport for Canadian women and girls.Download the Report
Games for Girls
Since 2016, we've hosted several Jumpstart Games for Girls across Canada. Inspired by our Chairman Emeritus, Martha Billes, these games are a fun day of play where girls can get active and feel inspired to stay that way throughout their adolescence and for the rest of their lives.