Olympic Day, held annually on June 23rd is celebrated by thousands of people, worldwide. Commemorating the birth of the Modern Olympic Games, June 23rd, not only highlights Olympic Day, but calls to action the need to adopt and maintain healthy active lifestyles while living the Olympic Values:
- Personal growth;
- Leadership; and
From June 22 to July 1st, communities across Canada will celebrate Olympic Day through educational and physical activity events that may vary from a trivia or art contest to an Olympic Fair. It is hoped that communities who have already planned another event on or around this datewill want to incorporate Olympic Day into their pre-scheduled events or activities.