American Tobacco and the YMCA Open New Basketball Court with Week of Wellness

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The Cage
The Cage, an outdoor basketball court for American Tobacco tenants & YMCA members, opens on October 4th.
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American Tobacco and the YMCA have teamed up to bring Durham a new way to play.   The pair opened the Cage, an outdoor basketball court on the American Tobacco Campus, on Thursday, October 4, 2012.  The fun ran during the lunch hour from 11:30am to 1pm.

The Cage is open to Y members and American Tobacco tenants for shooting hoop in an ultra cool location.

The grand opening culminated the YMCA Week of Wellness,  a celebration of all things fitness.  The week included an exercise Class on the Grass, a 5K Race, a Tug of War and lots of basketball hoopla on the new court.  American Tobacco Vice President of Real Estate Michael Goodmon threw out the first free throw to open the court on Oct 4th.

Durham Divas
The Durham Divas help cheer on the grand opening of The Cage.
Michael Goodmon
ATC’s Michael Goodmon throws the first shot to officially open the facility.

Wool E. Bull participated in the opening celebration which included a Zumba class and a free throw competition.

The Cage Opening InviteSo join the Y and come get your game on in Durham!

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Thanks to ATC’s Valerie Ward for these capcom photos.

 

The Grand Opening of The Cage at American Tobacco

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