RELEASE: Atlanta Dream Celebrating Jr. WNBA Week


Atlanta Dream Celebrating Jr. WNBA Week

The Dream will celebrate youth basketball throughout the week

ATLANTA – Over the course of the next week, the Atlanta Dream will join 11 other WNBA teams in the annual Jr. WNBA Week. During the week, the WNBA seeks to promote and celebrate youth basketball. The celebration tipped off Wednesday, May 30 and will run through June 10.

The Dream’s local involvement includes participating in the annual Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Superhero 5K at Piedmont Park on Saturday, June 2 beginning at 8 am. Head Coach Nicki Collen, Elizabeth Williams and Jessica Breland will be on hand to help warm-up the runners and start the race.

Also on Saturday, the Dream will be attending the Georgia Aquarium Children’s Tot Trot to cheer on kids in a special race.

As the day turns to night, the Dream will be visiting the Switzer Library for the Cobb County Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff Party. The party, which runs from 5-7 pm, will include STEM Basketball drills, kid yoga, arts & crafts, ticket giveaways and more.