Kids can try their hand at a vast array of sports activities, games, and contests at the 2013 Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day. Local athletes, mascots, and sports personalities will be on-site to engage fans in one-of-a-kind athletic fun. Putt a hole in one, throw a touchdown, sharpen your fencing skills, hit the perfect slap shot, watch ultimate frisbee tricks or learn how to throw the perfect pitch.... we're taking sports to the street in Tribeca!
Sports Day is part of the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.
Check back for regular updates on participants, festival map and a schedule of the day's activities.
Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival “On Location” Stage
Live demos and performances from all things sports!
Stop by the City Parks Foundation booth and test your putting skills on a custom-built practice green! Putting contest participants can hit multiple putts from various locations on the custom-made artificial green, and the player with the most consecutive holes in one will win a prize.
Come play a variety of disc games with DiscNY as they teach you the basics of throwing and test your accuracy.
Jump in the ropes and learn to double dutch jump rope with the instructors of Double Dutch Empire.
The Downtown Giants Youth Football organization will offer football instruction and fun activities.
ESPN New York will be on hand giving fans the chance to take home great memorabilia and get their picture taken behind the ESPN New York desk.
Fathead®, the leading brand of sports and entertainment graphics will have life-size standees of well-known professional athletes on the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival Red Carpet experience for sports fans to pose with.
Fencers Club's Olympians and elite athletes will be on hand to teach kids the exciting and safe sport of fencing.
Lucie B’s Jump N’ Fun, the 1st and only Jump Rope Gym for Kids in NY – Creating Super Fit N’ Healthy Kids One Jump at a Time!
The Myachi Original Hand Sack and award winning Battle Paddles combine the full body coordination of action sports with the old school fun of hacking the sack! Come out and try this innovative new sport!
The National Hockey League Foundation will offer great giveaways throughout the day.
The National Lacrosse League will host a fun, inflatable lacrosse activity.
Cricket will return to Sports Day with cricket demonstrations presented by http://newyorkcricket.com/
Players from New York Empire will be on hand to offer giveaways and provide Ultimate instruction.
New York Mets will have a special giveaway and ticket offers for fans.
Join the New York Rangers for an interactive hockey experience, giveaways, contests & prizes for all ages.
The New York Red Bulls will be onsite with their exciting Red Bulls Street team showing off ball tricks and teaching youth new soccer skills.
Get your run on with fun activities and games from New York Road Runners.
The NY Rumble, a professional Ultimate Frisbee Team, will be holding contests for free merchandise and tickets, as well as teaching about the fastest growing sport in the country: Ultimate Frisbee.
New York Women’s Baseball will run pitching and throwing clinics.
NFL PLAY 60, the NFL’s campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day, will be guiding festivalgoers through fun football agility drills and will offer great giveaways.
NYC Badminton will be out with interactive badminton activities for festivalgoers of all ages!
The Public Schools Athletic League joins Sports Day with an all-female team that is eager to teach kids about the fantastic sport of flag football!
Sky Blue FC, New Jersey’s franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League, will be giving away free tickets and information on their upcoming season.
Swing by to see the Staten Island Yankees, Single-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, and meet their mascot Scooter the Holy Cow. While you’re there try your luck on the Baby Bombers skee ball inflatable.
"Ahoy Sailors!" Tribeca Sailing NYC (launching soon from Pier 25 in Tribeca) will have fun sailing games, instruction and prizes and will help youth practice their knot tying skills.
The team members of World Jump Rope have literally grown up with the sport of Jump Rope. They’re dedicated to providing opportunities for the amazing athletes in their sport, sparking creativity and innovation, and creating world-class events for the World of Jump Rope.
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