Local Pan Am Primer: nearby sporting events

sporting events

The Pan Am games are fast approaching and with the many venues and events taking place not just in Toronto but in our own backyard, take a look at some of the ways you can participate.

WHERE: Milton
VENUE: Cisco Milton Pan Am / Parapan Am Velodrome
The Cisco Milton Pan Am / Parapan Am Velodrome will have a 250-metre timber track, with two 42-degree banks. The oval-shaped, three-storey, fully accessible velodrome is the sole facility of its kind in Canada.

WHERE: Milton
VENUE: Around the city
Join in for all the off-the-track action during the Games including including food, entertainment, concerts and multicultural celebrations.

WHERE: Hamilton
VENUE: Around the city
16 Days of Cultural Festivities. Over 7,000 athletes from 41 countries will be taking over Hamilton from July 10-26 for the 2015 Pan Am Games. Experience 16 days of cultural festivities including food, dance, entertainment, concerts and multicultural celebrations in honour of the Games.

WHERE: Burlington
VENUE: Royal Botanical Gardens
A festival celebrating the nature, culture and heritage of the Americas and the Caribbean, while promoting healthy, active living and environmental awareness. These regions are represented through plants, natural landscapes, food, environmental art and music performed in nature.

Looking for a place to stay during the games? Many hotels in the area are offering specials and packages during the games.

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