South Florida’s interactive youth sports experience, the Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches, produced for the last 23 years by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission (PBCSC), will take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds on July 17 & 18, 2019. Elementary and Middle school children learn the basics of over 40 traditional and non-traditional sports from the area’s leading instructors. Over 5,000 of Palm Beach County’s youth, between the ages of 5 and 12, will attend the 2-day event. The Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches strives to introduce and promote both mainstream sports, such as football, baseball, golf, cheerleading, and basketball and non-traditional sports that are not commonly found in the general school system, such as badminton, boxing, fencing and martial arts. The event markets and showcases many of the sport assets located in Palm Beach County and the South Florida area.
The participating elementary and middle school children will be given basic instruction and the chance to play and experience the sport while maneurivering through each sport clinic offered at the Kids Fitness Festival. In addition to the sport clinics, the festival will offer a midway of interactive games, the opportunity to meet professional athletes and mascots and a number of exhibitors promoting nutrition and healthy lifestyles for youth.
The Kids Fitness Festival markets and showcases many of the sport assets located in Palm Beach County and the South Florida area. Additionally, the event features national organizations, such as the United States Tennis Association, the American Youth Soccer Organization, United States Cricket Council, USA Field Hockey, and USA Track & Field.
Over the last 15 years, the Kids Fitness Festival has impacted over 60,000 youth, which have been familiarized to a variety of sports, fitness, and nutrition. This is the only annual event in Florida that partners with an array of state, regional, and national sports associations and organizations to educate a diversified group of children about the numerous opportunities, benefits, and gratification that are achieved through participation in athletics, fitness, and living a healthy lifestyle.