WNBA FIT and Coca-Cola have teamed up to work on a series of WNBA FIT/Coca-Cola clinics around the country to encourage increased physical activity amongst children aged 12+, as well as to encourage living a healthy lifestyle. With partners like the WNBA, Coca-Cola helped get more than 3 million people active this past summer.



Calendar of Events

East Orange, New Jersey (7/2) | Seattle, Washington (8/26) | Atlanta, Georgia (9/17) | Albany, New York (9/21) | Bronx, New York (10/1)

East Orange

Sprite and the WNBA teamed up for a WNBA FIT clinic at Elmwood Park on July 2 for 75 local kids. The clinic took place right after Sprite and the City of East Orange revealed the refurbishment of an outdoor court making it an official Sprite Spark Park. WNBA Legend Sue Wicks joined a WNBA FIT clinician to lead a variety of fitness drills as well as discussed the importance of staying active and living a healthy lifestyle. The kids were surprised by special guest NBA Player Chris Copeland.

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Seattle

75 local children participated in a Coca-Cola/WNBA FIT clinic at the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club. A WNBA clinician along with WNBA Legend Monique Ambers trained the kids in a variety of fitness drills, such as shuttle runs, dribbling activities & shooting exercises, as well as explained the importance of staying healthy.

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Atlanta

The WNBA and Coca-Cola partnered together to provide a special opportunity for 50 youth members of the Center of Hope at Thomasville. They were instructed by a WNBA FIT clinician and six coaches from The Coca-Cola Company along with New York Liberty center Kara Braxton and Atlanta Dream point guard Alex Bentley to receive coaching through various fitness stations.

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Albany

Coca-Cola and the WNBA, in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Club of Albany, hosted a WNBA FIT clinic on September 21st for 30 local youth. They were instructed by a WNBA clinician and six youth coaches from the Boys & Girls Club as well as special guest coach Essence Carson of the New York Liberty. During the clinic, the kids were instructed in various basketball drills, with an emphasis placed on living a healthy lifestyle.

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Bronx

Coca-Cola and the WNBA teamed up for a WNBA FIT Clinic at Roberto Clemente Park in the Bronx, New York. 40 clinic participants, who frequent programs at the park in the summer, were joined by WNBA star Essence Carson, as well as a WNBA FIT clinician, who ran them through a bevy of basketball drills and games. Additionally, the participants learned from their two knowledgeable guests, along with The Coca-Cola Company, the importance of eating well and living a healthy lifestyle.

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OTHER COCA-COLA INITIATIVES

Get The Ball Rolling
Summer’s about having fun, and this year, with partners like the WNBA, Coca-Cola helped get more than 3 million people active!



Give Kids A Game Plan
Triple Play is designed to provide young people ages 6 to 18 with a basic knowledge of nutrition, exercise, and teamwork so they can learn to make positive food choices, enjoy sustained physical activity, and develop a sense of self-reliance.

America Loves Its Parks
The search for “America’s Favorite Park” helped turn fitness activities into votes that won recreational grants for parks across the country. This summer, thousands of you got out on behalf of your favorite park and made the America Is Your Park campaign a huge success, securing grants to restore, rebuild or enhance activity areas in parks where people can play and be active.

Troops for Fitness
Coca-Cola and the City of Chicago come together with military veterans to inspire people to 'get the ball rolling' and get active.



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