Cartoon Network is coming to Denver this weekend for the Movit It Movement Tour, a free, family-targeted event to help fight childhood obesity by getting kids more active!
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The MOVE IT MOVEMENT TOUR, Cartoon Network’s summer campaign targeting youth 6-14, in partnership with the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. The tour will feature multiple activity and learning stations, incorporating core partner organizations as:
NBA/WNBA FIT & NBA Hoop Troop, NFL PLAY 60, The PGA of America and Subway® Fresh Fit for Kids™. Families planning to visit and participate in the MOVE IT MOVEMENT TOUR can enjoy a host of activities including:
NBA/WNBA FIT & NBA Hoop Troop — kids can demonstrate their fitness level by testing their basketball skills and shoot against the clock for prizes;
The PGA of America Driving Range — updated to reflect the new PGA Sports Academy and its goal of developing young social and competitive golfers, kids are invited to drive the ball for accuracy and distance with The PGA driving range. Top scores are posted on the PGA Sports Academy leaderboard;
NFL PLAY 60 — kids can practice a variety of football-themed activities, including running patterns and passing skills;
Subway® Fresh Fit for Kids™ Soccer Shootout Challenge and Skate Park/BMX Experience — At the challenge, kids can show off their footwork and take aim at a custom soccer goal; while over at the park, BMX and skateboard experts perform high-flying demonstrations followed by personal interactive safety and riding tips sessions for kids;
Let’s Move!/PALA+ booth — a station set aside specifically for registration materials, nutrition tips and further information promoting participation with Let’s Move! and the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award.
Cartoon Network Chill Zone, a themed area to refuel (water) and recharge while sampling some of the best new programming, online activities and premium items from Cartoon Network. The Chill Zone also offers a green screen photo activity where kids can be captured “within” the worlds of their favorite cartoons, such as Adventure Time, Regular Show, Teen Titans GO!, The Amazing World of Gumball, Ben 10 Omniverse and Legends of Chima.
Who: Sponsored locally by Xfinity; national sponsors of the 16-city tour include the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), NBA/WNBA FIT & NBA Hoop Troop, NFL PLAY 60 and The PGA of America.
When: Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14 – 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Elitch Gardens, 2000 Elitch Circle, Denver, CO 80204