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