INDIANAPOLIS – Pacers Sports & Entertainment will once again team up with Ascension St. Vincent and Kroger to deliver exciting events and activities during WNBA FIT Month in August.
WNBA FIT Month and Fit Like a Pro Night, presented by Ascension St. Vincent and Kroger, provides a series of health and wellness activities that encourage physical and mental wellbeing for fans of all ages. All month long, the team will share important total health information and encourage fans to take care of themselves and each other, both physically and mentally.
As part of WNBA FIT Month, Fever forward Emma Cannon and the Indiana Fever will also support the BG Heart and Sole Shoe Drive to benefit vulnerable Hoosiers in Indianapolis. The team is asking fans to bring new and gently used tennis shoes for donation at remaining Indiana Fever home games, beginning with the Sunday, July 31 matchup at 3 p.m. ET against the Las Vegas Aces at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
“Physical and mental health and wellness are so important to the world-class athletes of the WNBA, which is why the we and our terrific partners continue to champion public health initiatives in neighborhoods across our state,” said Fever Interim General Manager Lin Dunn. “These efforts are a great opportunity for us to collectively focus on ways we can support families and children as they work to improve their own physical and mental wellbeing, and by supporting BG’s Heart and Sole Shoe Drive we will help give our most vulnerable neighbors the footwear they need to live a healthy lifestyle.”
A full list of WNBA FIT Month activations are below:
Sunday, July 31
Fit Like a Pro Night presented by Ascension St. Vincent and Kroger
The Fever take on the Las Vegas Aces at 3 p.m. and will host Fit Like a Pro Night presented by Ascension St. Vincent and Kroger. As part of WNBA FIT Month, the game will be full of activations geared toward making Indiana a heathier community. Fit Like a Pro t-shirts will be tossed out during the game as well as a selected ‘Lucky Row’ to be awarded fit bags during the game. Nine13 Sports will have their interactive bike station outside of Hinkle Fieldhouse to challenge fans of all ages as well as being recognized during pregame festivities. Lastly, halftime will include Indy Parks youth being recognized for taking the initiative toward an active summer.
Sunday, July 31
BG Heart and Sole Shoe Drive
Fans are asked to bring new and gently used tennis shoes for donation beginning with the Sunday, July 31 matchup at 3 p.m. ET against the Las Vegas Aces at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Monday, August 1 – 6 p.m.
Thirteen Lives Advance Screening
AMC Indianapolis 17
PS&E staff as well as Indiana Fever players Danielle Robinson and Emma Cannon are hosting a special private advanced screening of the movie Thirteen Lives in conjunction with AMC. Groups from local non-profit fitness organizations around the city of Indianapolis have been selectively invited to attend the private screening.
Wednesday, August 10
501 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46225
PS&E staff and Indiana Fever players will take part in our employee lunch outing followed by tournament style Kickball in the outfield of wonderful Victory Field.
Boomer’s Boot Camp
Boomer’s Boot Camp will feature Boomer and members of the Indiana Pacemates, in conjunction with Ascension St. Vincent Center for Healthy Aging, will be providing a fun boot camp workout for the members of ASV Senior Living homes.
PS&E will also be joining our friends at Nine13 Sports and Playworks in hosting PE Classes and assisting with Recess Fun throughout the month. More information will follow in August.