Cleveland Sports Commission conducts YES Field Day

YES Field Day - Cleveland Sports Commission WTAM

(Cuyahoga County) - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and Cleveland Metroparks partner for the fifth annual Youth Education through Sports (YES) Field Day to engage over 200 City of Cleveland youth. 

This “energy” themed educational program took place today at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park. 

Attendees participated in a series of activities covering topics including nutrition, physical activity, yoga & meditation, energy & bikes and the importance of sportsmanship. 

Youth received a workbook following the event to test their knowledge. 

The top 150 scorers will receive a newly-assembled bicycle, helmet, lock and lessons in bicycle education and safety.

In addition to Cleveland Metroparks, partners provided programming for Field Day consist of  University Hospitals Safety Squad, ZENworks Yoga, Positive Coaching Alliance and Thriller BMX.

Bikes will be distributed on July 13, 2018 through an Earn-A-Bike program in conjunction with NEOCycle, which is the nation’s largest urban cycling festival. 

City of Cleveland youth who participated in the program will be invited to attend NEOCycle on Sept. 8th at Edgewater Park.

Youth Education through Sports (YES), presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and The Sherwin-Williams Company, a program that provides Northeast Ohio’s underserved youth with experiences that illustrate how sports empower and prepare people for success in life.

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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