We are thrilled to announce our 2015 PLAY DAY schedule including 5 Atlanta BeltLine dates!
March 22nd- Boulevard Crossing Park (Atlanta BeltLine)
April 18th- Earth Day Candler Park and 5K
May 17th- Washington Park (Atlanta BeltLine)
Sept 20th- Adair Park (Atlanta BeltLine)
Oct 18th- H4W Skate Park (Atlanta BeltLine)
Nov 15th- DH Stanton Park (Atlanta BeltLine)
To support our mission, and as a mobile version of our Pullman Yard model, ACP hosts PLAY DAY EXPERIENCES throughout the year at local city parks. PLAY DAY is a free, fun-filled day of sports, fitness, nutrition, education, arts, and sustainable initiatives where local coaches and organizations come together to facilitate activities, drills and games for various sports. Everyone is invited to join the fun.
Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Ultimate, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Rugby, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Hockey, Dodgeball, Kickball, Skating, Table Tennis, Dance, Gaelic Sports, Circus Arts, Martial Arts, Fitness, Bike Rides, 5K Runs, and much MORE !
The Play Day Experience Is For Kids of All Ages Who Need More Active Play In Their Lives In Order To Connect With Others and Experience Happiness; Only PLAY DAY Offers The PLAY DAY Experience, A Community-Driven Multi-Sport, Multi-Activity, and Educational Opportunity to PLAY and Learn; The Benefits Of The PLAY DAY Experience Are Supported By Numerous Clinical Studies That Recognize The Value Of Active PLAY.
We also run PLAY DAY after school programs around the city. Utilizing our local partnerships and coaches; we provide a multi sport, fitness, and nutritional education program for kids after school. Currently we provide programs at Mary Lin, Springdale Park, and Toomer Elementary Schools. We are also looking to provide programs on the West Side of Atlanta.
In 2014, ACP is teaming up with the Atlanta BeltLine, City of Atlanta Parks and Rec, and Park Pride to bring more PLAY DAYS around the city. In 2013 we partnered with over 100 organizations and coaches to promote the power of PLAY and the importance of eating right!
Past 2014 PLAY DAY Schedule:
- Saturday, AUGUST 9th
- Sunday, SEPTEMBER 21st
–Sunday, September 28th
- Sunday, OCTOBER 19th
Our completed PLAY DAY EXPERIENCE events already engaged communities in: Bessie Branham Park, Coan Park, Grant Park, Candler Park, Boulevard Crossing Park, Washington Park, and Piedmont Park.
PLAY DAY EXPERIENCE also offers healthy drinks and snacks, along with education on the importance of eating right. Also, PLAY DAY promotes environmental initiatives, including the vital role that solar power, water harvesting, recycling, and overall respect for the environment plays in a sustainable society.
At PLAY DAY there is something for everyone with more than 30 different activities happening to engage everybody on many levels.
The PLAY DAY EXPERIENCE is a mini version of Atlanta ContactPoint’s overall model for a multi-sport and trans-disciplinary complex at the Pullman Yard, located in the heart of Atlanta.
We are currently designing and developing in collaboration with ETIKA the 2015 PLAY DAY calendar, with more integrated and interdisciplinary community-engagement initiatives, culminating into a fun, free day of sports, fitness, performing arts, nutrition and social awareness.
If you would like to be a part of PLAY DAY, please let us know!