More than 500 children from the Sacramento START program performed a hula hoop routine to music from the 1950s at Cesar Chavez Park on July 15, 2014.
Sacramento START partnered with Kellee McQuinn, founder of KidTribe to create the choreography and training for the event. KidTribe is an acclaiamed children’s fitness program that has also held events at the White House Easter Egg Roll and Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play.
The City of Sacramento Parks and Recreation Department offers the Sacramento START free summer and after school programs to elementary school students at 33 schools.
Children at the following schools participated in the Hoop Mob event: Golden Empire Elementary, Pony Express Elementary, Tahoe Elementary, John Cabrillo Elementary, Garden Valley Elementary, Del Paso Elementary, Robla Elementary and Glenwood Elementary.