Summer Hoops Tour

Pacers Plan Free Hoops Clinic for Indiana Youth

Official Release

May 9, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers Youth Basketball Program will once again bring its very popular, week-long “Pacers Summer Hoops Tour” to five Central Indiana locations. The clinic, presented by McDonald’s and Gatorade, is free to children but is limited to the first 125 registered participants at each site.


The “Pacers Summer Hoops Tour,” slated to run the week of July 14-18, will provide opportunities for boys and girls, ages 8 to 14, to participate and learn basketball concepts. The clinics will be conducted by Pacers ABA legend Darnell “Dr. Dunk” Hillman and local instructors who will focus on helping youths improve their skills and develop their overall games by teaching basic practice drills and emphasizing fundamentals.

Additional features of the clinics include a t-shirt for all participants; prizes and Pacers giveaways; lunch; small group instruction; competitive games, and visits from Pacers and Fever personalities. Registration begins online (CLICK HERE) on Monday, May 12, with a deadline to register of July 4. Each camp will run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Each year the camp moves to different areas of the state. This year the Pacers will visit New Palestine, Kokomo, Indianapolis, Nashville and Avon. Both Gatorade and McDonald’s plan to provide food and drink wholesome options to the children participating in the Pacers clinics.

(All camps will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM)/>

Mon., July 14 NEW PALESTINE – New Palestine HS, 4485 S. Victory Drive, 46163
Tues., July 15 KOKOMO – Kokomo HS, 2501 S. Berkley Road, 46902
Wed., July 16 INDIANAPOLIS – Metropolitan HS, 1635 W. Michigan St., 46222
Thurs., July 17 NASHVILLE – Brown County Community YMCA, 105 Willow St., 47448
Fri., July 18 AVON – Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, 301 Satori Parkway, 46123

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