The StormFit basketball clinic series is set to tip off on March 27 at 4:00 p.m. PT with Storm guard Jewell Loyd
The Seattle Storm and Kaiser Permanente today announced the StormFit basketball camp and clinic dates for the 2018 Storm season.
Kaiser Permanente and the Storm have anchored their community work in promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, and will again partner in 2018 on a basketball fitness program for youth in the Pacific Northwest. Through on-court basketball camps, clinics and community practices, the Storm and Kaiser Permanente will strive to develop lifelong fans of the game while educating participants on the importance of healthy living and fitness.
This partnership includes ‘StormFit Night’ on Aug. 17, 2018. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. PT as the Storm takes on the New York Liberty at KeyArena. The evening, designed to celebrate and promote youth fitness, will include exciting events and activities hosted by Kaiser Permanente.
The full slate of StormFit presented by Kaiser Permanente basketball clinic series is below:
Tuesday, March 27 Renton Community Center
Thursday, June 14 Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club
Sunday, June 17 Seattle Pacific University
Thursday, July 12 Ballard Boys & Girls Club
Storm guard Jewell Loyd will help the two organizations tip off the 2018 clinic series, with the first StormFit Basketball Clinic on March 27 at the Renton Community Center. The event’s participant registration list is already at capacity, but future dates are still available. Media wishing to cover the event can contact a member of the Storm PR department.
MEDIA INFO AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH JEWELL LOYD AT THE MARCH 27 STORMFIT BASKETBALL CLINIC PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE:
WHO: Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd
WHEN: March 27 at 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Renton Community Center (1715 Maple Valley Hwy, Renton, WA 98057)
As part of the StormFit presented by Kaiser Permanente platform, the Storm will also host two community practices that will feature the full Storm roster, including 10-time All-Star Sue Bird and 2016 WNBA Rookie of the Year Breanna Stewart, who will welcome youth on court as they partake in games and contests with Storm players. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in Storm practice drills as directed by Storm head coach Dan Hughes. The dates, locations and times of these practices will be announced at a later date.
SEATTLE STORM BASKETBALL CAMP
The Seattle Storm Basketball Camp presented by Kaiser Permanente and QBSI is scheduled for Aug. 14-17 at the Hidden Valley Fieldhouse in Bellevue, Wash., and the co-ed camp welcomes children and teens aged 6-17. The camp will begin at 9:00 a.m. PT on Tuesday and conclude at 4:00 p.m. PT on Friday. To register for the camp, CLICK HERE.
StormCares is the centerpiece of the Seattle Storm’s purpose, in which the franchise partners with organizations in the greater Puget Sound region to share core values and strengthen the community. Striving to connect leaders, mentors and role models with the community, StormCares develops life-long healthy habits through empowerment, inclusion and education. Also known as the ‘Starting 5,’ the five pillars of StormCares include: StormAcademy, StormAssist, StormFit, StormUnity and StormWellness. The StormCares’ website includes sign-up details for future events, as well as separate informative pages for each of the five pillars. Fans can now easily donate ‘Ticket 4 Kids,’ and the website also contains pictures and recaps regarding past community service events. To view the brand-new StormCares website, CLICK HERE.
StormFit promotes a healthy lifestyle via on-court camps, clinics and open community practices. In doing so, the pillar helps develop life-long Storm fans, as players and coaches actively teach and encourage youth throughout the Puget Sound region to enjoy the game of basketball. Through its multiple camps and clinics, as well as the highly successful community practices, the Storm was able to impact hundreds of youth in 2017. The community practices, hosted by SeaTac and Seattle Southside at Tyee High School, allowed Storm fans and children to meet and play basketball with Storm players, Doppler and the Dance Troupe. To learn more about StormFit, CLICK HERE.
ABOUT THE SEATTLE STORM
The Seattle Storm is a two-time WNBA championship franchise committed to bringing a premium professional basketball and entertainment experience to a fan base rich in tradition and support. The organization places high value on community and building platforms to positively impact the overall entertainment, attraction and economy of the Puget Sound region. In addition, the Storm is dedicated to local youth development in the areas of fitness and wellness; with a special emphasis on inspiring leadership, motivation and the empowerment of girls and women. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit StormBasketball.com.
ABOUT KAISER PERMANENTE
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 11.7 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.