Celtics player Tyler Zeller will lead 40 YMCA youth in fruit sculpture and fitness games (June 2015)

Boston Celtics and Sun Life Financial Close Out the East Boston YMCA 
Fit to Win Program with “Championship” Event 

Celtics player Tyler Zeller will lead 40 YMCA youth in fruit sculpture and fitness games

WHO: Boston Celtics Center Tyler Zeller Boston Celtics Mascot “Lucky” the Leprechaun 40 3rd-6th grade children from East Boston YMCA
East Boston YMCA staff Sun Life Financial staff volunteers

WHAT: Boston Celtics player Tyler Zeller will celebrate the completion of the four week East Boston Fit to Win program, the Celtics’ and Sun Life Financial’s rewards-based youth activity program, with a “Championship” event at the East Boston YMCA. 3rd – 6th graders who have completed the program will interact with Zeller, mascot “Lucky” and Sun Life volunteers for a healthy eating activity and fitness games before a jersey presentation and Celtics “Dunk Show” to close out the celebration. 

The Championship Event marks the culmination of the East Boston YMCA’s four week program, where participants earned Celtics-themed prizes and event opportunities for the YMCA. The East Boston YMCA is the last of three participating YMCA of Greater Boston locations. The Celtics and Sun Life Financial also brought the Fit to Win program to the Thomas M. Menino YMCA in January and Roxbury YMCA in March. 

WHERE: East Boston YMCA  54 Ashley St. East Boston, MA 

WHEN: Wednesday, June 3:  4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

WHY: The Boston Celtics and Sun Life Financial’s Fit to Win program is aimed at improving the health and well-being of young people throughout the city of Boston. The program harnesses Bostonian’s love for the green team, and provides youth with a fun way to learn about maintaining a healthy lifestyle by utilizing activity tracking sheets that focus on the participants’ fitness and health goals.