Health and Fitness
Get Fever Fit
As part of the Pacers Sports & Entertainment's Health Initiative and WNBA Fit program the Get Fever Fit program holds monthly Get Fever Fit clinics throughout the WNBA season. In these clinics, Fever coaches, players and/or Fever staff teach proper exercise techniques, show how being active can be fun with basketball drills and teach about healthy living styles including eating and exercise habits. These clinics are normally about one hour in length and vary in amount of children depending on gym size.
The WNBA will embrace its responsibility as the preeminent women’s professional sports league with powerful role models to continue to deliver important messages and program related to the areas of health, fitness, nutrition and self esteem. WNBA Fit will encourage teens and women of all ages to learn more about their bodies and the importance of physical fitness. Programming has been developed to encourage teens and women to get started on “being fit” through small changes in their daily regimen. For more information on how to participate in a Get Fever Fit clinic please call 317-917-2500 and ask to speak to a member of the Fever community relations staff. In addition, as part of Pacers Sports & Entertainment’s Health Initiative, the Indiana Pacers participates in and hosts a variety of “Boomer’s Boot Camp: events throughout the community and have launched an interactive fitness-focused website for children. For more information on the Get Pacers Fit program, visit pacers.com
Breast Health Awareness
As part of Pacers Sports & Entertainment's Health Initiative and WNBA Breast Health Awareness Initiative, the Indiana Fever hosts a special Breast Health Awareness Night presented by Community Health Network at a select Fever game. During this special game, the Fever concentrates on bringing awareness to breast cancer. In conjunction with this special promotion, the Fever conducts a health fair in Bankers Life Fieldhouse where several organizations distribute educational materials about breast cancer. Pink ribbons and other giveaways are distributed, and breast cancer survivors are recognized during the pregame ball exchange. The WNBA Breast Health Awareness program focuses on generating awareness and educating women about breast cancer in addition to raising funds for the initiate. More than $2 million was raised by the WNBA, its players and teams to help fight breast cancer through Breast Health Awareness programs. For more information on the WNBA Breast Health Awareness Initiative visit wnba.com. For more information on how your organization can be part of the Community Health Breast Health Awareness Health Fair please call 317-917-2500 and ask to speak to a member of the Fever community relations staff.
Heart Healthy Night
As part of Pacers Sports & Entertainment's Health Initiative, the Indiana Fever hosts Heart Healthy Night presented by Community Health Network at a select Fever game. Heart Healthy Night encourages women to learn more about heart health, and raises awareness of the risks of heart disease in women. A cardiologist from The Indiana Heart Hospital conducts a pregame seminar about heart health, and a Heart Health Fair is offered on the Main Concourse where fans can have their blood pressure tested among other screenings and public information opportunities. For more information on the WNBA's Go Red for Women program, visit wnba.com.
Pacers Youth Basketball
As part of the Pacers Sports & Entertainment Health Initiative, the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever have launched a major new initiative geared toward supporting youth basketball throughout Indiana. For more information on this initiative, click here.