Olympic Day 2013

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013  |  Updated 11:44 AM PDT
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The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into the San Francisco Bay Area, as The Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee (BASOC) and the Northern California Olympians coordinate clinics, demonstrations and exhibitions in celebration of Olympic Day.

Olympic Day, held annually on June 23, is celebrated by millions of people in more than 160 countries. Commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Games, Olympic Day is not only a celebration, but an international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to the Olympic ideals of fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship.BASOC’s activities are some of more than 700 events taking place nationwide between June 21st and 30th. The events, designed to engage youth and promote the ideals of the Olympic movement, feature athlete appearances, family-friendly activities and interactive learning experiences.   

Events, Demonstrations, and Clinics Hosted by BASOC & Northern California Olympians

1. FENCING

Monday, June 24, 2013, 1:00pm to 2:30 pm

Halberstadt Fencer’s Club

621 So. Van News Ave (at 17th street)

San Francisco, CA

2. WEIGHTLIFTING:

Saturday, June 22, 3pm - 5pm

Physique Magnifique (gym)

387 Grand Ave

South San Francisco, CA

3. BASEBALL:

Tuesday, June 25, 11am - 3pm

Sacramento River Cats Stadium

West Sacramento

4. ATHLETICS / RUNNING

Sunday, June 23

8:40 am Kid’s Race, 100 yards, 8:50 am Youth Race, .5 miles

9:00 am Main events, 5K, 10K, 15K

Sailboat House, Lake Merritt

568 Bellevue Ave.

Oakland, CA

5. SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

Friday, June 22 4pm to 5pm

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Road

Pleasant Hill, CA

6. WATER POLO - Boys and Girls Club, Menlo Park

Friday, June 28 4pm to 6pm

401 Pierce Street

Menlo Park, CA 94022

7. ADAPTIVE CYCLING

Sunday, June 23, 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Berkeley Aquatic Park

80 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley

8. Youth Wheelchair BASKETBALL BORP

Saturday, June 22

9am (age 12 and under)

11:30 am (age 13 to HS)

James Kenney Recreation Center

1720 8th Street

Berkeley, CA

9. SOCCER

Sunday, June23, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

America Scores Beach Soccer Tournament – Weekend Tournament

Ocean Beach, San Francisco

10. SF GIANTS

Sunday, June 23

Video Presentation prior to Giants Games vs. Florida Marlins

11. TABLE TENNIS

Pong Planet, San Carlos

Diana Gee, Olympian

Date TBD

848 Brittan, San Carlos

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