Daytonians this weekend is full of sports oriented events! Saturday is a big day for active life this weekend. On tap is a 5/10K run/walk to benefit people with disabilities, a free youth rowing seminar, and a tennis mixer open to everyone. Great variety of activities, definitely something for everyone!
The Abilities Dash 5/10K run/walk will be held on Saturday, September 12 at Eastwood MetroPark. The event supports children and adults with developmental disabilities. Registration is from 7:45 am until 8:45 am, the cost ranges from $20-$25. The event will officially begin at 9:00 a.m. and there will be plenty of prizes for the top finishers in each age category. This is an absolutely wonderful cause to support, let’s help make a difference in all people’s lives! Extra bonus: running/walking are two forms of weight bearing exercise that can help to keep your body strong through your entire life.
Also on Saturday, September 12 is a free Learn-To-Row class for students in grades 6-8. The class is from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm at The Dayton Boat Club boat house on East River Road south of Kaplan College. The free class for adults is next weekend. The Dayton Boat Club is home to a competitive Juniors and Masters Rowing programs.
The club competes at regattas across the Midwest and regularly has entries in the US Junior National Rowing Championships. Over the past 10 years, their teams have placed in the Top 10 nationally nine times! The Dayton Boat Club is part of the first Community Olympic Development Program sponsored by The United States Olympic Committee and US rowing. This is going to be a very educational and fun event, best of all it is free. See you out on the water!
This Saturday also marks the day for The Sets in the City Tennis Mixer at The Five Seasons Family Sports Club. The event will be held from 7:30pm until 9:30 pm. The cost is $15 and includes the tennis mixer as well as your first beverage. All skill levels are welcome and you don’t need a partner or membership. There will also be plenty of food and beverage options available at the mixer, and of course prizes! You can even watch some of The US Open tennis tournament as you fine tune your own skills on the court. Sounds like a fun evening!
Run, row, and swing your way to a very active day this Saturday for the whole family! Enjoy the weather this weekend with a nice variety of sporting events. Let’s get out and get moving Dayton!