Hockey mom's post highlights 'broom closet' for girls change room, News (Point Edward Minor Athletic Association)

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Nov 22, 2023 | Liz Page | 298 views
Hockey mom's post highlights 'broom closet' for girls change room
At a recent tournament in Exeter Ontario, four female members of the Point Edward Black Hawks arrived to the arena to find a tiny room set aside as their change room.

A handwritten sign taped to the arena door said, "Girls dressing room."

But once the four female players took a look inside, they could only laugh. Only about four-by-eight feet in size, the room had no sink, no plumbing fixtures and not a single hook to hang a coat or towel.

Instead of a bench, there were a few plastic chairs. Where there would usually be a rubber floor to protect players' skates, there was only bare concrete, stained a rust-coloured brown.

"It was essentially a broom closet with four stacking chairs,"...

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