The Fieldhouse of Kansas City Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Greater KC to Present the MLK Day Basketball Skills Camp

For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Rebecca Garry 913-897-HOOP

The Fieldhouse of Kansas City Plans Special Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Basketball and Motivational Camp The Fieldhouse Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City to Provide Kids with a FREE Day of Programming to all Boys & Girls Club Members, and FREE Lunch

Overland Park, KS- The Fieldhouse of Kansas City, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City and Sam’s Club, presents the MLK Day Skills Camp, on Monday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp is open to fourth grade students to high school students, girls and boys, and covers dynamic warm up, speed and agility, fastbreak fundamentals, ball handling, offensive and defensive footwork, structured skills scrimmaging, and much more! In addition, motivational and inspirational speeches and discussions will take place throughout the day.

The cost for this all day camp, designed to give kids a safe, healthy, and fun place to go while school is out for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, is only $5, and includes a hot lunch, courtesy of our local Sam’s Club locations.

Members of Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City will receive FREE admission to the camp.

While the main purpose of the camp is to have fun playing basketball and work on improving ball handling skills, it’s also a great way for The Fieldhouse to give back to the community, and welcome local youth from the Boys & Girls Club to the center for a fun, free, and safe day of structured play. Kids of all ages will have a blast during the morning skills session, lunchtime motivational speaker, and afternoon open gym.

The deadline for registration is January 19, at 10 p.m. Register online at For more information, visit the website, or call 913.897.HOOP.


About The Fieldhouse of Kansas City: The Fieldhouse is a newly opened basketball and volleyball facility in Overland Park, located at 12140 W. 135th Street. The Fieldhouse has 8 tournament basketball courts (10 volleyball courts) and is open daily for camps, leagues, training, coaching, group fitness, private events, parties, and more. The Fieldhouse also boasts a grill/juice bar, newly renovated locker rooms, video arcade, VIP Coach’s suite, cardio/weight room, and a state-of-the-art shooting machine, the only one of its kind open to the public in Kansas City. The Fieldhouse is one of only a few facilities in the region of its size and hosts hundreds of tournaments a year. More info available at Memberships are affordably priced and perfect for the littlest athletes, to seasoned professionals.

About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City For one hundred years now, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City have provided a fun and safe environment for youth, ages 5 – 18, to learn, play, meet new friends and grow. From tutoring and career exploration to sports, arts and community service, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City provides top-quality programs to over 1,000 area youth each day. Whether it is learning how an individual can make a difference in his/her community or learning how to play basketball – the Clubs strive to help youth feel important and put their dreams of a great future within reach. For more information, visit or

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