Indianapolis, IN – March 6, 2019 – Nine13sports and the Blue River Community Foundation have announced a new partnership that will bring Nine13’s innovative Kids Building Bikes program to Shelby County in Spring of 2019. The funding for this partnership is being provided by the Ming’s Fund For Health Through Cycling with the Shelby County…Continue reading Blue River Community Foundation brings Kids Building Bikes to Shelby County
At Nine13sports, we have an incredible staff who make everything we do possible. They handle the scheduling, logistics, operations, and most importantly, they facilitate the program delivery for the hundreds of students that experience Kids Riding Bikes programs every single day. Today, we are making one of our biggest changes yet to our leadership team.…Continue reading Planning for our Future: Meet our new Chief Partnership and Strategy Officer
More than three years ago, we moved into our first long-term home for Nine13sports, operating out of the basement at Shortridge High School. When we moved in, I had a staff of 2, we had a single truck and trailer we were using to transport equipment to schools, and we still carried the TV into…Continue reading Nine13sports Is Moving and Growing (a note from our CEO)
About Nine13sports Nine13sports® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes health, wellness, and exercise for local youth with our Kids Riding Bikes®, Kids Building Bikes®, Kids Riding Bikes-STEM, and Explore Indy programs. We have created a unique initiative in which we have integrated the traditional bicycle with technology to provide a turnkey product for youth programs,…Continue reading Position: Fall of 2019 Internship
On any given school day, our staff at Nine13sports sees anywhere between 150 – 350 students on our engaging and unique bicycle simulator program called Kids Riding Bikes. Our bread and butter programming promotes exercise and fitness for youth between the ages of 8 and 18, in addition to underlining the significance of essential life…Continue reading Kids Riding Bikes isn’t just fun, it’s changing lives
PDF: LIDS Foundation Tip the Hat Finalists LIDS Sports Group and LIDS Foundation to donate $300,000 total in charitable grants to top five finalists (February 20, 2017) – The LIDS Foundation, a charitable 501(c)(3) organization and the philanthropic support arm of LIDS Sports Group, today announces the top five finalists in this year’s 5th annual…Continue reading Lids Foundation Announces 5th Annual ‘Tip The Hat Award’ Finalists
A year ago, sometime after dinner on a cold and windy evening, our trailer was broken into and we lost a significant portion of our equipment. The timing couldn’t have been worse as we were already mourning the death of one of our loudest advocates, Denver Hutt, who had passed away two days earlier. I’ll…Continue reading Reflecting on the Theft, One Year Later
Dear Community, Thank you. I don’t know what other words there are. I sit here this morning, in my final few hours of work in 2016 reflecting on all that has occurred in the last 12 months. In some ways, it’s completely overwhelming to process everything that has defined Nine13sports this year. We started off…Continue reading Simply, Thank You, All of You.