The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will host the Kids Fitness Festival of The Palm Beaches presented by Baptist Health on Wednesday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach.
Elementary and middle school-aged children will learn the basics of over a dozen traditional and non-traditional sports from the area’s leading instructors.
The Kids Fitness Festival of The Palm Beaches has been produced for 25 years by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. This year’s event will be taking place for the second straight year under the covered arena at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center, located at 7500 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33413. This 111-acre world-class showplace operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department features a covered and lighted Western Event Arena which measures 37,500 square feet and spans 76 by 46 meters. The smaller Flex Fence Arena still measures a copious 27,000 square feet with meter dimensions of 60 by 50. Since its inception, the Kids Fitness Festival has introduced over 75,000 local youth to the world of sports.
Each year, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission partners with a variety of sports organizations, associations, national governing bodies, clubs, and facilities to produce a one-of-a-kind festival. Many different organizations will offer introductory sports clinics that teach the necessary basic functions and fundamentals of their sport. Previous attendees have included event partners and facilities; US Tennis Association, Inner City Youth Golfers’, Inc., Roger Dean Stadium, Palm Beach International Raceway, Okeeheelee BMX, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Florida Panthers, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Youth Lacrosse Foundation, the Miami Marlins, and other special guest appearances.
The co-host for this event is Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation. Community sponsors of this year’s event include Baptist Health, Charles Tumazos, ESPN West Palm, Enterprise Holdings, FPL, Labell Family Fund, and The Honda Classic Cares.