News release

Mississauga Pan Am and Parapan Am Athletes and Hopefuls

Entertainment and activities | July 3, 2015

Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games take place from July 10 to 26, 2015 (16 days) and the Parapan Am Games from August 7 to 15, 2015 (seven days). Mississauga is one of 14 host communities outside of Toronto that will host events in both the Pan Am and Parapan AM Games.

Mississauga Athletes in Action

The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games provide an opportunity for the city to show off the abilities of our athletes and Games hopefuls. These athletes embody the diversity and inclusivity of our community. They demonstrate our excellence in nurturing and developing amateur sports athletes right here in Mississauga.

Dontae Richards – Pan Am Track & Field Athlete

Carmelina Moscato – Pan Am Women’s Soccer Hopeful

Tamara Steeves – Parapan Am Wheelchair Basketball Hopeful

Reene Foessel – Parapan Am Athletics Hopeful

Rob Clarke – Pan Am Canoe/Kayak Hopeful

The Games will welcome more than 10,000 athletes and officials from 41 countries as well as tourists, media and members of the Games family. The Hershey Centre will be known as the Mississauga Sports Centre during the 2015 Pan Am Games which will be the only venue that has competitions every day of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games:

Cheer on Mississauga Pan Am and Parapan Am athletes and hopefuls using the hashtag: #mississaugacheers


Media contact

City of Mississauga Media Relations 905-615-3200, ext. 5232 TTY: 905-896-5151