June 2, 2022
Grand Chute, Wis. – Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. announced today a partnership with BayCare Clinic, LLP for naming rights of the seasonal arena at the Community First Champion Center (CFCC). The one-of-a-kind space will now be known as the BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena.
“We are pleased to recognize BayCare Clinic for their continued support of healthy activities for youth in our community. This partnership with BayCare Clinic will continue to support the great programs held at Community First Champion Center,” said Pam Seidl, President of Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. and Executive Director of the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Opened in November 2019, the Community First Champion Center has quickly become regarded as one of the best ice rink and hard court facilities in the nation. The unique configuration of the BayCare Clinic Seasonal Arena allows for year-round activity, housing an NHL-sized ice rink in the fall and winter months and transitioning to four basketball or volleyball courts during the spring and summer.
“The partnership with Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. offers a mutually-beneficial opportunity through which both partners can help highlight the importance of physical activity among the youth,” said Chris Augustian, chief executive officer at BayCare Clinic. “BayCare Clinic has long been an advocate for preventative medicine often in the form of encouraging a healthier diet and increased physical activity among its patient population as well as among members of the general public.”
BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, with more than 100 physicians serving in 16 area communities. BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center, a 167-bed, full-service hospital.
BayCare Clinic providers have a long-standing relationship with the Fox Valley region including the city of Kaukauna where they provide specialty health care services at Aurora BayCare Health Center in Kaukauna.
The Community First Champion Center is a 164,000-square-foot indoor sports facility with both ice and hard-court surfaces. Weekday activities at the facility provide opportunities for local athletes to practice and train while weekend tournaments at the venue generate positive economic impact by welcoming visiting teams and spectators from across the Midwest.
Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. administers the operations of the Community First Champion Center for the facility’s owner, the Town of Grand Chute, and Fox Cities Sports Development, Inc. contracts with Sports Facilities Companies (SFC) for the day-to-day operations of the facility.
For more information about the Community First Champion Center, visit: www.championcenterwi.com.
For more information about BayCare Clinic, visit: www.baycare.net.
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