Event to feature Olympian Anna Cummins, Olympic Gold and Silver medalist in Rowing
Newcastle, Washington – The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Newcastle as the Coal Creek Family YMCA hosts a mini Olympic Ceremony and Games in celebration of Olympic Day.
Free event will be hosted at the Coal Creek Family YMCA from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, June 28th. Opening ceremony will begin at 10am and an open gym for kids to try multiple stations of Olympic movements like rowing, throwing and jumping to follow.
“We are excited to take part in Olympic Day and inspire kids in the Newcastle community to dream big in sport and life,” said Anna Cummins, Olympic gold and silver medalist in rowing and manager of Cummins Chiropractic and Wellness volunteering for the event. “It’s fun for us to give back to the community and to help provide an opportunity to support the Olympic Movement and encourage children to lead healthy, active lives.”
Kicking off the Opening Ceremony will be Newcastle Mayor Steve Buri. Local Brownie Troop #43992 led by Tammy Shilley will perform the color guard and the new Renton Rowing Club managed by Courtney Moeller of the Pocock Rowing Foundation will be running the 250 meter rowing races. Cummins Chiropractic and Wellness will provide free posture checks and Dr. Robert Cummins, Bellevue Chiropractor, will answer questions regarding spinal health and sport. Anna Cummins will provide the Olympic message “Get Active and Try Something New.”
The Coal Creek Family YMCA Olympic Day activity is one of more than 700 events taking place nationwide between June 14 and 30. The events, designed to engage youth and promote the ideals of the Olympic movement, feature athlete appearances, family-friendly activities and interactive learning experiences.
Around the world, more than 160 countries take part in the annual celebration. Olympic Day, created in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games, focuses on the Olympic values and ideals such as fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. In the U.S., Olympic Day events range from small gatherings to large, city-wide events.
For more information about Newcastle’s Olympic Day please contact Anna Cummins, manager of Cummins Chiropractic and Wellness at 425-449-0099 firstname.lastname@example.org OR Jaime Greene, Coal Creek YMCA, Director of Healthy Living & Community Engagement at email@example.com
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