SF Rec and Park Partners with Dew Tour to Celebrate Community Day
Mongoose to Donate BMX Bikes for SF Rec and Park Recreation Camps
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) will be celebrating a Community Day of Extreme Sports with Dew Tour on Sunday, October 21, 2012. In addition, SF Rec and Park General Manager Phil Ginsburg, and kids from SF Rec and Park Extreme Sports Camp will gather to accept Mongoose’s donation of BMX bikes at 3:00PM on Sunday at Civic Center Plaza.
The Dew Tour has partnered with the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department to create a “Community Day” on Sunday to further promote an active lifestyle by creating a “once in a lifetime” opportunity for locals to skate the same courses the professionals competed on the day prior. The “Community Day” program will live on after the Dew Tour departs, bikes have been donated to the Recreation and Parks Department and donated skateboards will be given to the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco.
“We are excited about our partnership with Dew Tour to bringing extreme sports and healthy competitions to our young people,” said Phil Ginsburg, SF Rec and Park General Manager. “It is rewarding to see our youth enjoying outdoor sports at Civic Center Plaza.”
The Dew Tour is a 4-day action sports festival that promotes an active lifestyle. The residents and youth of San Francisco will be inspired to ride by the best professionals in the world. In addition, the Dew Tour provides the attendees the opportunity skate and ride at the event on courses designed for beginners; they can learn and be introduced to the sports in the Dew Tour experience. The Dew Tour Experience is free for everyone to enjoy Thursday, October 18 through Sunday, October 21.