With the objective of self-development through constructive group activity, the Sens Sports and Leadership League provides Boys & Girls Club members immersion in social activity, education, teamwork, and leadership.
Ottawa’s only no-fee, year-round competitive athletic league.
Free transportation for participants to and from games – transportation is a major barrier to lower-income families participating in organized sports.
More than 880 members from 18 neighbourhoods will participate in up to four sports with each season lasting approximately 15 games, resulting in 12,500 person games played.
Members participate in four sports: Ball hockey, basketball, soccer and “Walk This Way”, a walking program that allows participants to log their miles while walking to landmarks throughout the city.