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Take your kid to open gym tomorrow

RedsArmyAdmin September 17, 2010 Uncategorized 2 Comments

Starting tomorrow at 10 AM, Kids from 10 to 18 will be able to get some run against other kids their own age at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic center. 

Converse is putting it all together.  Here's the info they sent me:

Converse Open Gym is a program held in select cities around the country that gives kids, regardless of skill level, the chance to play basketball in a safe and organized environment. Boston Open Gym takes place every month. 

More than 400 kids, ages 10-18 are expected to participate in the Boston Open Gym program on Saturday, where they will compete in pick-up basketball games and receive Converse gear. There is no need to register before hand.

Participants will have an opportunity to win shoes and enjoy other Open Gym activities including a photo booth, DJ, product-trial station and the Converse Open Gym barber shop, where a local barber will be providing free hair-cuts throughout the day.  

WHEN:            Saturday, September 18

10 AM – 6 PM

Session 1: 10-13 years old
Session 2: 13-15 years old
Session 3: 14-17 years old
Session 4: 15-18 years old

Yes, it's a big Converse marketing thing.  But it's also free run for your kid against other kids their age.  Where else are you gonna be able to bring a 12 year old for some pick up run?  It's a good thing and it'll probably be fun for the kids involved.

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01157053529f970b zippittyay

    if you get lucky, you might see D-Wade out there pumping up his pre-season stats.

  • Sheryl

    This is really great. Thanks for posting.