Plenty of Fun On Tap for Family Fitness Weekend

Muggsy Bogues Headlines Hoops and Homers Night

By Frederick Keys | May 18, 2017 1:01 PM ET

FREDERICK, MD -The Frederick Keys return to Nymeo Field for Family Fitness Weekend from Friday, May 19-Sunday, May 21 presented by Premiere Dental Arts. This includes fitness activities for the entire family as well as appearances by a current member of the Washington Redskins as well as a former NBA star.

Friday night's game is at 7:00 p.m against the Wilmington Blue Rocks and gates open one hour before first pitch. There is a pregame fitness parade beginning at 6:30, for those who completed the Keys family fitness challenge as well as postgame fireworks courtesy of Premiere Dental Arts. Fans can vote on the music selection by following the team on Facebook. 

The Keys will also be celebrating Halfway to Kickoff Night. Redskins' safety, Deshazor Everett, is scheduled to be on hand to throw a first pitch and to sign autographs and meet fans from 6-6:30 p.m. In 2016, he played in 16 games for Washington and recorded 11 tackles to go with an interception.

Saturday's game is at 6 p.m and includes an appearance by former NBA star Muggsy Bogues. On hand for Hoops and Homers Night, Bogues played 14 years in the NBA with the Charlotte Hornets, Washington Bullets, Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors.

Originally from Baltimore, Bogues also appeared in the movie Space Jam alongside other NBA stars Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing. Following Saturday's game there will be more fireworks presented by Quincy Village and Planet Fitness. This show will be Prince-themed.

The series concludes on Sunday, with gates opening at 1 p.m and first pitch scheduled for two o'clock. Following the game there will be a 1K Fun Run, while it is Knock Tobacco out of the Park Day presented by the Frederick County Health Department. It is also a Sunday Funday sponsored by Chili's. Fans can bring a glove and ball and have a catch on the outfield from 1-1:30 p.m, plus two Keys players will be signing autographs on the concourse.

For ticket information, fans can call the Keys at 301-815-9939 or visit 

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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