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Congratulations to the PLAYTEX® PLAY ONTM Canada Grant Recipients!

We gave $50,000 in grants to girls’ high school sports teams to help them Play On.
Learn how their grants will make a difference.

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A.Y. Jackson Secondary School Girls’ Field Hockey Team — Kanata, ON

The Jackson Jays girls’ field hockey team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new uniforms and field hockey sticks. Despite having to use extremely old wooden field hockey sticks, the team has been very successful over the past year finishing first overall in the regular season. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the Jackson Jays girls’ field hockey team can continue to excel on the playing field.

Agincourt Collegiate Institute Girls’ Field Hockey Team — Toronto, ON

Both girls’ field hockey teams at Agincourt Collegiate Institute received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new equipment. Field hockey is one of the most successful programs in the school’s 100-year history but the equipment being used is more than 30 years old and constant repairing of equipment cuts into vital practice time. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant will help to breathe new life into the Lancers girls’ field hockey teams and allow them to focus on competing in more tournaments next season.

Bayridge Secondary School Girls’ Field Hockey Team — Kingston, ON

The Bayridge Blazers girls’ field hockey team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new nets. The team practices every day, hauling their broken nets out to the field. It takes a full team effort just to move the equipment they need to practice and with little funding the coach has had to make the difficult decisions about where money can be spent. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the Blazers girls’ field hockey team can focus their next season on winning.

École secondaire du Chêne-Bleu Girls’ Soccer Team — Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot, QC

The École secondaire du Chêne-Bleu Intrépides girls’ soccer team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new equipment and uniforms. The team is determined to improve their training, skills and presence despite being at a school where the boys’ soccer team is extremely popular. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the École secondaire du Chêne-Bleu Intrépides girls’ soccer team can get the training they need and bring awareness to their team.

Erin District High School Girls’ Basketball Team — Erin, ON

The Erin Raiders girls’ basketball team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new gear. The team has struggled with injury in the past due to improper footwear. Lack of funding has forced the team to choose where money can be used and has acted as a barrier to participation for some girls. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant will help the Erin Raiders girls’ basketball team get the equipment they need to compete without compromise.

Ituna School Girls’ Volleyball Team — Ituna, SK

The Ituna Trojans senior girls’ volleyball team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new equipment. The girls are like family, and their strong bond helped get them to provincials last season. The school is a small, tight-knit community, which has also meant a small budget for athletics. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant will become the legacy for the Trojans senior girls’ volleyball team.

Jasper Place High School Girls’ Weightlifting Team — Edmonton, AB

The Jasper Rebels girls’ weightlifting team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new equipment, gear, uniforms and training. Having to share limited training equipment between the girls on the team has been a challenge and affected the confidence of the team. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the Jasper Rebels girls’ weightlifting team can compete with pride and have the necessary training they need to play on.

Parry Sound High School Girls’ Curling Team — Parry Sound, ON

The Parry Sound High School Panthers girls’ curling team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new gear, equipment and travel costs. The team is currently fully funded by the players and their families, which has proven to be a significant challenge especially trying to travel for competitions. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, Parry Sound High School Panthers girls’ curling team will have the things they need to continue representing their school for years to come.

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School Girls’ Swim Team — Kingston, ON

The Regiopolis-Notre Dame Panthers girls’ swim team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new swim gear and team travel. This is the team’s first year operating after a two-year hiatus. The overwhelming student-driven effort to resurrect the team has been challenging. In order to secure practice time the team travels thirty minutes to a public pool, and the cost of travelling to swim meets is significant. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant will help ensure the Panthers girls’ swim team continues to be a place where girls can come together to swim.

Rothesay High School Girls’ Rugby Team — Rothesay, N.B.

The Rothesay High School Red Hawks girls’ rugby team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new training equipment. It’s been an uphill battle to get girls interested in joining the team and keeping them motivated due to lack of funding. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant can keep the Rothesay Red Hawks girls’ rugby team working towards their goal of winning a second championship banner.

Three Oaks Senior High School Girls’ Soccer Team — Summerside, P.E.I.

The Three Oaks Senior High School girls’ soccer team, who made it to the provincial championships last season, received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new equipment. The team has built a strong program but can’t afford new equipment and field upkeep. The Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant will help the Axemen girls’ soccer team continue to work towards their goal of winning provincials next season.

Timberline Secondary Girls’ Volleyball Team — Campbell River, B.C.

The Timberline Wolves girls’ volleyball team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new uniforms. The team has been in desperate need of new uniforms for years, but despite fundraising efforts, they haven’t been able to raise enough to purchase new uniforms, as the money raised is put towards travel to tournaments. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the Timberline Wolves girls’ volleyball team can now proudly wear their new uniforms to future tournaments.

West Humber Collegiate Institute Girls’ Wrestling Team — Toronto, ON

The West Humber Collegiate Vikings girls’ wrestling team received a Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant for new singlets and boots. The girls’ wrestling team is relatively new, and as a new team in a male-dominated sport, gaining support can be difficult. With the help of the Playtex® PlayON™ Canada Grant, the West Humber Collegiate Vikings girls’ wrestling team can proudly represent their school and break through the barriers facing female wrestling teams.