Washington, D.C. (March 27, 2023) – Nationwide charity PHIT America is launching a brand new bodily exercise and sports activities program, PLAY PICKLEBALL, to elementary colleges this spring. PLAY PICKLEBALL might be added to PHIT’s present bodily exercise choices, which embody AMPED Working/Strolling, PLAY TENNIS and PLAY GOLF packages.
The brand new pickleball gear package and program might be an entire providing for elementary colleges, with the curriculum offered by USA Pickleball. PLAY PICKLEBALL will embody high-quality merchandise and coaching aids together with 24 paddles, 30 indoor balls, 30 foam balls, two Billie Jean King Multi-Sport Candy Spot Coaching gadgets, a top-quality internet, EZ Scan Health Monitoring and extra. Moreover, PHIT America will award three colleges the chance to safe an put in, multi-court taking part in floor for his or her faculty in 2023.
“Pickleball is the quickest rising sport in America and we need to ensure youth have the chance to study the lifetime sports activities of tennis, golf and now pickleball,” says PHIT America Founder Jim Baugh. “And, whereas we have already got over 1500 colleges with 850,000 kids who’ve benefitted from receiving PHIT America grants, packages, and gear, a lot of our PE Lecturers are asking about pickleball.”
Hope Tolley, Managing Director of Leisure Packages for USA Pickleball provides, “Because the Nationwide Governing Physique, USA Pickleball is happy to assist PHIT America’s new PLAY PICKLEBALL initiative by offering instructional assets and instruments. This inclusive program that introduces pickleball into colleges is a perfect setting to welcome future generations of numerous gamers into the game.”
Elementary colleges can inquire or full software kind right here.
Matt Manasse, often known as the “Pickleball Coach of the Stars,” is concerned with many facets of the pickleball business and is a large supporter of PHIT America. “I like what PHIT is doing. As a nonprofit, they’re enhancing the well being of 1000’s of children nationwide whereas introducing youngsters to pickleball with an important package and college program. Merely stated, PHIT is rising the sport of pickleball whereas enhancing youngsters’ well being. I’d encourage the pickleball business to assist this nice charity.”
PHIT America invitations firms and people to assist get extra youngsters taking part in via pickleball whereas supporting a nationwide 501(c)3 charity. Baugh provides, “Any firm or group ought to need to develop this recreation, which is so accessible to so many youth. As importantly, supporting PHIT America means youngsters could have the most effective studying expertise and, simply as vital, you’ll assist a charity that’s devoted to getting youngsters bodily lively to create more healthy, smarter and happier youngsters.”
PHIT plans to ship greater than 100 kits to colleges in 2023, and might simply move that mark with extra extra assist. If anybody is , please contact Jim Baugh at Jim@PHITAmerica.org.