ORANGE COUNTY, NC (August 8, 2016) – The Orange County Sportsplex is excited to host its Fourth Annual Active Families Day including a 5K Fun Run, Festival, Open House, and Membership Drive. The event will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 101 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough.  Proceeds from the event will go to the Orange County Partnership for Young People to help fight childhood obesity.

Active Families Day is organized by the Sportsplex every year to promote recreation and fitness in the community. The initiation fee will be waived on all new memberships by joining at any time on August 20th. There is a charge of $20 per person and $30 per family to participate in the 5K Fun Run which starts at 8:00 a.m. All other activities are FREE, including inflatables, swimming from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., ice skating from 1:15 to 3:45 p.m., an ice skating lesson at 1:15 p.m., and chair massage. There will be a raffle for Sportsplex Prize Packs and donated items, such as a Carolina Hurricanes signed hockey stick! There will also be plenty of games, prizes, food trucks, vendors and more.

During the event, there will be an Open House for the Hillsborough Aquatic Club Swim Team from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. with swim evaluations included. There will also be an Open House for our KidsPlex Preschool and Afterschool programs from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. If you are new to the Sportsplex or interested in starting a new membership, we will be happy to give you a tour!

Register online for the 5K Fun Run at .   

The festival is from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the Membership Drive is all day from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Sponsors include Dasani, Carolina Hurricanes, Durham Bulls, Wal-Mart, Dollar Tree, Natures Bakery, Omega Sports, Hillsborough Running Club, Triangle Youth Hockey, UNC Hockey, Carolina Ice Synchro and Central Carolina Skating Club. 

For more information, please visit .   

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