Learn about our Move with Pride Series!
Sport & Rec's EDIB team, Diversity Moves Us, hosts a series of workshops and events for the LGBTQ2S+ community and offer a positive and safer space to participate in physical activity.
Check out our upcoming and previous events below.
Mark your Calendars and Join Us!
Move with Pride: Self-Defense Boxing
Friday, December 1, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Goldring Fitness Studio
Join the EDIB team for our second Move with Pride event of the school year!
This a 2SLGBTQ+ focused, no contact, all levels boxing workshop.
Learn the philosophies of hitting and self-defense, how to throw a punch, and some fun boxing footwork and strategy from boxing icons and trans advocates, Savoy Howe and Ali Greey! All you need to bring is: running shoes, comfortable clothing for movement, and a good sense of humor!
Missed it? Don't worry, they'll be back soon.
Move with Pride: Queers on Ice
Wednesday, September 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Varsity Arena
Join U of T Sport & Rec and the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) for a 2SLGBTQIA+ skate night!
Never been on skates? No worries! We'll have a skating instructor (and a first aid person) on the ice to show you the ropes in a piloned-off area for beginners. We'll also have limited adult skate aids available to help those who need something to hold on to.
We offer FREE skate rentals on a first-come, first-serve basis, along with some hot chocolate, a killer playlist, and cool prizes to be given away! Register at uoft.me/queersonice for first entry (7:30-8:00pm) and first pick of skate rentals. Drop-ins welcome after 8:00 p.m.
Move with Pride: Rainbow Circus
Wednesday, March 15, 4-6 p.m.
Location: GR Fitness Studio
Join us for a LGBTQ2S+ focused, beginner-friendly circus workshop as a part of our Move with Pride event series!
About the Instructor: Jayeden Walker (she/her) is a queer neurodivergent circus artist and coach. As an artist, she creates contemporary circus works, exploring gender, disability, and queerness with a focus on celebrating joy and imagining a more liberated future. As a circus coach, Jayeden aims to create inclusive, trauma-informed movement spaces that are disability informed and center the needs of Queer and Trans folks. She is the founder of Rainbow Circus, a social circus initiative that works with Queer and Trans youth.
This workshop will run for 1.5 hours, with an additional half hour at the end for questions and socialization.