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The Day of Play is a state wide celebration recognizing the importance of fitness, health and wellness for kids of all ages. Families are provided an opportunity to learn about a healthy lifestyle.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come spend the morning at Tumbleweed Park as we promote health, wellness, and fitness for kids of all ages. Free activities will get the kids playing and their minds active, while parents can explore the various booths on health, wellness, and fitness.
Day of Play will feature a variety of fun activities organized by many of the non-profit organizations, businesses and municipal divisions serving the community.
Playful City Stage
9:30am Mayor Jay Tibshraeny's Welcome
9:45am-10:05am Aikido of Phoenix
10:15am-10:35am G.I.T Fit
11:45am-12:05pm Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios
Shape Up US Stage
9am-9:30am Get Fit with Kyna
10am-10:30am Darnell Hill
10:30am-11am The Dance Loft
11am-11:30am Baker School of Music
11:30am-12pm Sol Yoga
12pm-12:30pm Thorobred Wrestling
Stage Performance Group Descriptions
If you want to increase stamina, heart strength and total fitness then let's G.I.T. Fit! G.I.T. Fit stands for Group Interval Training Fitness. The multifaceted routines in this popular and trending workout are created for ALL fitness levels and integrate aerobic and anaerobic intervals. Cardio intervals are designed to boost metabolism, burn lots of calories and improve cardiovascular health. Whether you're a beginner to the world of exercise or a seasoned enthusiast, you will certainly elevate your fitness level in this fun, high energy, no-equipment-needed class. The regular class is held on Tuesdays at 7pm in the Tumbleweed Recreation Center. Demonstrated and taught by Julia Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor
Are you interested in volunteering? We have a great opportunity for anyone who needs community service hours or just want to help out a great event. Volunteer opportunities range from setting up, water stations, field games or helping guests with event information.
Sign up today by clicking on this ICON and filling out the form in minutes!
You may also sign up by completing this form - Day of Play Volunteer Form (pdf)
Mail completed form to Attention: Special Events Coordinator, PO Box 4008, MS 500, Chandler, AZ 85244 or fax them to 480-782-2713.
Awards & Recognitions
Chandler has been selected for the following awards and recognition:
Kaboom! Playful City USA
Winning Years - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
100 Best Communities for Young People
Winning Years - 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
Arizona's Healthiest Family Contest
ShapeUpUS.org is searching for Arizona's healthiest family and it just might be your family!
Does your family ...
- Practice heart health
- Manage life's pressures and stress
- Get preventative dental check ups
- Prepare and eat nutritious meals
- Exercise daily
- Practice financial fitness
- Contribute to a greener planet
If this is your family, enter the contest by visiting ShapeUpUS.org and click on Healthiest Family...Good Luck!
Interested in being a sponsor for the Shape Up Arizona at Mayor Tibshraeny's Day of Play through ShapeUpUS.org? Sponsors have an opportunity for great exposure through print media, television, radio, social media, and exposure at the event. For more information call Jyl Steinback with ShapeUpUS.org at 602-996-6300 or view available packages (pdf).
Interested in participating as a vendor for the Chandler Day of Play? Potential vendors will need to provide a service or be a involved in health, wellness, or fitness category.
Applications are no longer being accepted for this event.
Thank you SPONSORS for you support!!
Challenge yourself ... your friends ... your family ... fitness is fun!
For more information on the Day of Play, please call 480-782-2665.
Check the Chandler Events Calendar for details on these and other events, or call:
Special Events Hotline