REMINDER: Seattle Storm’s open practice will be Wednesday at Tyee


REMINDER: The Seattle Storm’s open Kaiser Permanente Community Practice will be held this Wednesday, June 14 at Tyee High School in SeaTac.

The event, which takes place from 6-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. It will mark the fourth consecutive year in which the Storm holds an open practice at Tyee High School.

“The Kaiser Permanente Community Practice offers youth a special opportunity to connect with our players in a fun environment to learn about basketball,” said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. “We are honored to continue this partnership with Kaiser Permanente, the City of SeaTac and Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority.”

Hosted by the City of SeaTac and Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority, the Community Practice is a fun event for kids and families to go behind the scenes at a Storm practice. Fans can watch the team and participate in some of the drills directed by the coaching staff.

The event will feature a chance to watch Storm players practice, games and contests with prizes, autographs, an appearance from Doppler the mascot and a special performance by the Storm Dance Troupe. Giveaways include water bottles, t-shirts for the first 200 participants courtesy of Kaiser Permanente and tickets to Seattle’s home game against San Antonio on Aug. 18 for Youth Fitness Night presented by Kaiser Permanente.

“Having the Storm bring a community practice to SeaTac four years running is quite an honor and we are pleased to have such a great partnership with the team and the organization,” said Councilmember Rick Forschler, Chair of the SeaTac lodging tax committee. “Hosting the event along with Seattle Southside Regional Tourism and the prime sponsor Kaiser Permanente helps emphasize our goals to increase the visibility of SeaTac and to help create a more healthful, active and engaged community.”

Secure the best seats in the house with Storm 360 Memberships, available now, starting at $180, available online or by calling (206) 217-WNBA (9622). Packages and group discounts are available at 206-217-WNBA (9622).

More info at StormBasketball.com.


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