The free youth and family event will include interactive stations, key events, and meet & greets
LAKEWOOD, CO (August 24, 2022) — As part of the Gold Crown Health Huddle, which launched in 2019, the Gold Crown Foundation (GCF) will host its first Healthy Kids Expo on September 10 at the Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood, Colo. This event, targeted to youth and families, will include several interactive stations, some key events throughout the day, and some meet & greets with local sports personalities. The event will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and is free to the public with an RSVP.
Exhibitors at the event will include Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Mammoth, Next Level Sports Performance, Canvas Credit Union, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Positive Coaching Alliance, among others.
Key events at the expo will include a basketball and volleyball clinic, a resiliency workshop with US Olympic and Paralympic athletes, a speed camp with Next Level Sports Performance, and a dance clinic with Denver Broncos Cheerleaders. Key events require a separate RSVP.
“We’re thrilled to host our first Healthy Kids Expo to show the youth in our community that being active and focusing on health can be fun,” said GCF CEO, Bill Hanzlik. “We have an incredible lineup for the event and have a lot of local experts and signature community partners running stations.”
The Healthy Kids Expo has an emphasis on physical activity, but there are also numerous exhibitors focused on the mental health of youth. Attendees will learn coping techniques, engage in mindfulness activities and walk away with a new skill set surrounding the mental health of themselves and others.
Links to the registration forms can be found at www.goldcrownfoundation.com.
About Gold Crown Foundation: The Gold Crown Foundation, a Colorado nonprofit 501(c)3, offers youth sports and education programs to nearly 17,000 boys and girls annually throughout Colorado and the surrounding states. Founded in 1986 by former Denver Nugget player and coach, Bill Hanzlik, and his business partner Ray Baker, Gold Crown Foundation’s mission statement is “Educating Youth and Community through Sports and Enrichment Programs.” Through basketball, volleyball, golf and educational programs, Gold Crown teaches youth life skills and grants almost $500,000 in scholarships annually to kids ages 8-20. Gold Crown operates two sports complexes and two enrichment facilities; Coca-Cola All-Star Park, Gold Crown Field House, Best Buy Teen Tech Center and the Gold Crown Clubhouse at Edgewater. The 56,000 square foot Gold Crown Field House has approximately 450,000 participants and visitors come through its doors each year. The facilities allow for youth participation in a clean, safe, and one-of-a-kind environment. Find more information at www.goldcrownfoundation.com.