“We’re excited to associate with Palm Seashore North Athletic Basis and be an lively participant in a venture that can deliver super profit to households in and round Palm Seashore County,” mentioned Doug Hammond, chairman and CEO of NFP. “We imagine strongly within the optimistic affect of athletics – teamwork, self-discipline, psychological and bodily well-being – and the PBN Sportsplex will present alternatives for folks from all experiences and backgrounds to take part and thrive.”
The PBN Sportsplex, a two-story, 213,00-square-foot facility within the Gardens North County District Park, will use inexperienced constructing ideas to extend power and water effectivity. The power will assist crew and particular person sports activities, health and wellness and extra. It’s going to function two ice rinks to serve Florida’s rising hockey group.
“We’re thrilled to associate with NFP, a corporation that embraces our mission and shares our dedication to this group,” mentioned Michael Winter, founder and president of the PBNAF board. “Their engagement and steering might be important to realizing the total potential of the PBN Sportsplex venture.”
NFP’s sponsorship may also embody a chance to introduce applications from Valor Hockey, which focuses on an inclusive method to constructing character, life expertise and values by hockey. Created by Pat LaFontaine, former NHL participant and ambassador for NFP’s Sports activities and Leisure Group, this pondering might be built-in into PBNAF’s hockey applications on the PBN Sportsplex.
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“Valor applications are designed to redefine what it means to win and empower optimistic experiences by hockey that mirror shared values,” LaFontaine mentioned. “All of us need to nurture pleased, well-rounded and profitable children, so what they take away from taking part in hockey and different sports activities needs to be extra than simply aggressive outcomes. Valor will differentiate the PBN Sportsplex from day one and set the usual for youth sports activities in Florida and throughout the nation.”
The partnership additionally aligns with NFP’s dedication to communities the place it operates, the corporate mentioned.
“As we broaden our presence in South Florida, it’s a precedence to proactively interact with the group and spend money on initiatives useful to everybody,” mentioned Invoice Austin, managing director at NFP in South Florida. “The PBN Sportsplex imaginative and prescient focuses on ‘recreation for all,’ and we’re proud to be a frontrunner in bringing this imaginative and prescient to life.”