Upcoming + Recent Programs and Events
LIFE WITHOUT BASKETBALL Documentary Screening
You know we are OBSESSED with Bilqis and for all the right reasons! Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to becoming the first Division I athlete to play basketball while wearing the hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American.
Catch the FREE screening of Life Without Basketball w/ @RegentParkFilm Festival featuring basketball player Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir who will be present for the Talkback | Saturday Nov. 23rd | 12-2PM. FREE tickets on their website:
SUNDAY BALL NIGHTS
Our third annual Sports Festival is on Sunday July 7th at Go Green Youth Centre! The Hijabi Ballers Sports Festival is the ultimate event where #FUNMEETSFIERCE ! It is open to people of all ages, genders, races, religions and cultures, although curated to put Muslim females in the spotlight. 🎉
This free outdoor event is open to everyone in the community and will feature a wide range of sports, games and activities sure to bring out the athlete in everyone. There will be sport-themed games and challenges and LOTS of prizes to be won!🎟🏅Please see the schedule to learn about the various programs taking place throughout the day.
INTRO TO TENNIS- UNCONVENTIONAL BALLER SERIES
This event is part of The Hijabi Ballers Unconventional Ballers Series! This Mother-Daughter event is aimed to bring a level of comfort that is often needed when trying a new sport. It will give you an opportunity to learn tennis, and enhance and develop your skills. Our Coach Dina Hassan has played tennis for over 2 decades. She was seeded 65th in Eygpt before moving to Toronto. Dina is currently working as a rehab coach and coached all levels fom beginner to high-performance.
This is a free event, with limited spots. All participants must register on Event Brite.
Hijabi Ballers Video
The Hijabi Ballers video celebrates Muslim female athletes in the Greater Toronto Area by shining a light on their altheticism through various sports. Featured in this video are local athletes who have fought through the challenges of being visibly Muslim female athletes as they integrated into their sports and cultural communities, to transform into phenomenal athletes, women, and lovers of sport.
Learn about the journeys of some incredible hijab-wearing athletes in Toronto.