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Philly Girls in Motion Lacrosse Featured in Passyunk Post!

This great article was featured in both the Passyunk Post and PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com

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West Oak Lane Rec Center hosts Philly Girls in Motion sessions

West Oak Lane girls are gearing up for fitness this spring through Philly Girls in Motion, an initiative that brings young girls together to exercise and learn healthy habits.

The eight-week workout session will be held at the Simons Community Recreation Center, located at 7200 Woolston Ave. It features group fitness sessions including yoga, kickboxing, Zumba, boot camp and Flip Fitness.  Read Article

 


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Philly Girls in Motion Featured on Fox29

(via MyFoxPhilly.com)

“Philly Girls in Motion” is a new program coming to Philadelphia.

In an effort to cut down childhood obesity rates and get more girls involved in a healthy lifestyle, the program will teach young women how to grocery shop, prepare healthy meals and exercise.

The girls become empowered – and fit!

Beth Devine, Program Director for “Philly Girls in Motion” stopped by Fox 29 news at Ten to discuss this exciting program.


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MMA grad helps fight childhood obesity

(via Main Line Media News)

Beth Devine is getting Philly girls up and moving.

The founder and director of Philly Girls in Motion is determined to “reach out to girls and get them active,” said the Havertown native who graduated from Merion Mercy Academy in Merion. Devine had been working in the corporate world for years and running athletic programs during the summer. An athlete herself, Devine missed being active in full-time health and fitness work. She got herself back in shape and realized “there are so many kids that are inactive and overweight; I wanted to give back to them.”

Continue reading at Main Line Media News


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Motivating girls into motion

(via SouthPhillyReview.com)

After launching basketball clinics locally, a nonprofit broadens its scope to encourage youngsters to become active.


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PHILLY GIRLS IN MOTION KICKOFF HAPPY HOUR

(via PhillyMag.com)

On Monday, June 28th, Councilman Jim Kenney, Bill Anderson of the WURD morning show, and the directors of Philly Girls in Motion, hosted the Philly Girls in Motion Kickoff Happy Hour at The Palm. Celebrity bartenders served drinks and collected tips to help support the new organization dedicated to nutrition and fitness for Philadelphia girls. Celebrity bartenders included Bill Anderson, head coach Phil Martelli of St. Joseph’s University men’s basketball, head coach Bruiser Flint of Drexel University men’s basketball, head coach Denise Dillon of Drexel University women’s vasketball, and former general manager and team president of the Philadelphia 76ers Billy King. Photography by Diane Devine Foster

View the gallery at www.PhillyMag.com


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Philly Girls in Motion Lacrosse Featured in Passyunk Post!

This great article was featured in both the Passyunk Post and PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARTICLE


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West Oak Lane Rec Center hosts Philly Girls in Motion sessions

West Oak Lane girls are gearing up for fitness this spring through Philly Girls in Motion, an initiative that brings young girls together to exercise and learn healthy habits.

The eight-week workout session will be held at the Simons Community Recreation Center, located at 7200 Woolston Ave. It features group fitness sessions including yoga, kickboxing, Zumba, boot camp and Flip Fitness.  Read Article

 


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Philly Girls in Motion Featured on Fox29

(via MyFoxPhilly.com)

“Philly Girls in Motion” is a new program coming to Philadelphia.

In an effort to cut down childhood obesity rates and get more girls involved in a healthy lifestyle, the program will teach young women how to grocery shop, prepare healthy meals and exercise.

The girls become empowered – and fit!

Beth Devine, Program Director for “Philly Girls in Motion” stopped by Fox 29 news at Ten to discuss this exciting program.


read more
MMA grad helps fight childhood obesity

(via Main Line Media News)

Beth Devine is getting Philly girls up and moving.

The founder and director of Philly Girls in Motion is determined to “reach out to girls and get them active,” said the Havertown native who graduated from Merion Mercy Academy in Merion. Devine had been working in the corporate world for years and running athletic programs during the summer. An athlete herself, Devine missed being active in full-time health and fitness work. She got herself back in shape and realized “there are so many kids that are inactive and overweight; I wanted to give back to them.”

Continue reading at Main Line Media News


read more
Motivating girls into motion

(via SouthPhillyReview.com)

After launching basketball clinics locally, a nonprofit broadens its scope to encourage youngsters to become active.


read more
PHILLY GIRLS IN MOTION KICKOFF HAPPY HOUR

(via PhillyMag.com)

On Monday, June 28th, Councilman Jim Kenney, Bill Anderson of the WURD morning show, and the directors of Philly Girls in Motion, hosted the Philly Girls in Motion Kickoff Happy Hour at The Palm. Celebrity bartenders served drinks and collected tips to help support the new organization dedicated to nutrition and fitness for Philadelphia girls. Celebrity bartenders included Bill Anderson, head coach Phil Martelli of St. Joseph’s University men’s basketball, head coach Bruiser Flint of Drexel University men’s basketball, head coach Denise Dillon of Drexel University women’s vasketball, and former general manager and team president of the Philadelphia 76ers Billy King. Photography by Diane Devine Foster

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Programs

Our goal is to make the programs offered by Philly Girls in Motion accessible to as many girls as we can.  Check out our current locations and view our program schedules.

FITNESS & HEALTHY HABITS PROGRAMS

Guerin Recreation Center 

South Philadelphia

16th & Jackson Sts.

Philadelphia, PA 19145

Simons Recreation Center 

West Oak Lane

7200 Woolston Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19138

Sayre-Morris Recreation Center

West Philadelphia

58th & Spruce Sts.

Philadelphia, PA 19139

LACROSSE PROGRAM

Our lacrosse program takes place at the Edward O’Malley Athletic Association Complex (EOM) in South Philadelphia/Pennsport area.  Fall instructional league is in the works!  Check back in August for dates and registration information.

BASKETBALL PROGRAMS

Our Philly Girls Got Game programs run out of Neumann Goretti High School in South Philadelphia.   Check out the Neumann Goretti Girls Basketball Camp information below:

Neumann Goretti Girls Basketball Camp is being run by head coach Letty Santarelli along with her coaching staff & players.  You may recall that NG Girls Basketball went to the state finals this past season!

Neumann-Goretti Girls Basketball Camp
Date:  August 25 – 29
Time: 9am-2pm  (Friday Session ends at 12noon.)
For:  Girls Entering Grades 5 thru 9
Fee: $125.00
Please send in $25. deposit to hold your spot
Payable to Neumann-Goretti
Address: 2933 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Any questions email: Letty.santarelli@gmail.com
 
Sample Camp Day
9:00am   Check-in
9:15am   Stretch
9:30am   Drills and Stations
10:45am Shooting
11:15am  Specific Position Drills
12:00pm  Lunch
12:30pm  Speaker
 1:00pm   3on3 and 5on5 Competitions
2:00pm    End of Day
Registration link: https://pgim.wufoo.com/forms/neumann-goretti-girls-basketball-camp/

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