Olympic Day 2013

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    NEWSLETTERS

    TK

    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