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"In life you learn the lesson then you take the exam; in coaching you take the exam and then you learn the lesson".
~Bev Smith, Canadian 2000 Olympic Basketball Coach and IHF honouree

ProMOTION Plus 1990 - 2015

ProMOTION Plus is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2015! As the British Columbia non-profit organization solely dedicated to increasing opportunities for girls and women in physical activity and sport, ProMOTION Plus helps female athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers administrators reach their potential.


In Her Footsteps: ProMOTION Plus is pleased to announce that the Vancouver Airport Marriott will be the Reception Sponsor for their signature event, In Her Footsteps...Celebrating Women in Sport, on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse in Richmond, BC from 5:30 - 8:30pm. Join us as we honour:

  • Mary Macdonald, Coach - Volleyball / Athlete - Basketball;
  • Laurel Crosby - Builder/BC Wheelchair Sports;
  • and Patti Hunter - Builder/Women in Sport.
A special tribute will also be made to the 2015 Women's National Soccer Team for their inspirational journey to the FIFA World Cup.

Purchase your tickets here

Book your group rateat Vancouver Airport Marriott.

Book before the deadline, October 9th, 2015, and take advantage of a special In Her Footsteps rate of $145 CAD plus taxes. Located just minutes away from the In Her Footsteps event location in central Richmond, the hotel boasts many amenities and a wonderful restaurant. The following special considerations are included in this one low price:

  • Upgrade to One Bedroom Suite
  • Airport shuttle to and from airport
  • Basic wireless internet in every guestroom (a value f $9.95 per room, per day)
  • Overnight parking for registered guests (a value of $14.95 per vehicle, per day)

PLAY FAIR: Watch this new compelling, unflinching and visually rich Canadian documentary that questions the assumption that women's fight for full rights in the world of sport is over. A must watch for all! 

In Her Footsteps Exhibit: Visit the newly re-opened In Her Footsteps Exhibit at the BC Sports Hall of Fame.
Check out the video tour here.
Purchase your tickets for the 2015 In Her Footsteps Event!