Chelsea Piers Announces Partnership with Delta Air Lines for NY and CT Locations | Athletic Business

Chelsea Piers Announces Partnership with Delta Air Lines for NY and CT Locations

Source: Chelsea Piers

(New York, NY – March 1, 2016) – Chelsea Piers today announced that Delta Air Lines has signed on as the Official Airline sponsor of both the New York and Stamford, Connecticut sports complexes.

Through the sponsorship, Delta will be the exclusive presenting sponsor for the adult soccer, basketball and hockey leagues, including logo placement on team jerseys. Delta signage will also be displayed at various locations throughout the two facilities, including the Golf Club (NY), Rinks (NY & CT), Field House (NY & CT), Tennis Club (CT), Sports Center (NY) and Sunset Strip (NY).

Delta will have a presence on Chelsea Piers’ website and social media channels; in email newsletters and advertising; and through customized branding and messaging opportunities. The new partnership also enables Delta to host SkyMiles Member Days at each complex, including customer benefits and discounts on admission and equipment rental.

"Chelsea Piers is proud to partner with Delta,” said Dana B. Thayer, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sponsorships, Chelsea Piers Management. “We are excited to present a wide range of Delta-sponsored activations that will benefit our active-lifestyle customers and members, as well as Delta’s customers and SkyMiles members." 

“Delta doesn’t just operate as a business in New York—we’re also passionate New Yorkers ourselves,” said Gail Grimmett, Delta's senior vice president – New York. “With more than 10,000 New York-based employees serving more than 24 million customers throughout the state every year, we are deeply invested in the fabric of this community and truly enjoy connecting with our friends and neighbors around shared interests and activities. We are so pleased to welcome Chelsea Piers, one of the city’s most popular properties, as our partner.”

Delta Air Lines joins an impressive roster of sponsors, including Capital One Bank (NY), People's United Bank (CT), Coca-Cola (NY/CT), Northwell Health (NY), Stamford Hospital (CT), Stonyfield (NY) and others.

About Chelsea Piers New York

The Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex is a 28-acre sports village built on three historic Hudson River piers. Chelsea Piers features two indoor ice rinks, a state-of-the-art golf driving range, a world-class gymnastics center, indoor playing fields and basketball courts, a 40-lane bowling center, the world’s most comprehensive sports and fitness center, restaurants, sports pro shops, Manhattan’s largest film and television production center, the most extensive marina in the city, dozens of nationally-acclaimed teachers and coaches, 1-mile public esplanade and a landscaped waterside park.

About Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut is a 500,000 square-foot state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, CT.  Chelsea Piers Connecticut features two indoor ice rinks, an Olympic pool and adjacent Splash Zone indoor water park, a gymnastics training center, 11 singles and one hardball doubles squash court, seven indoor hard court tennis courts, an indoor turf baseball/softball training facility and five batting cages, an Adventure Center featuring a recreational trampoline center, a 24-foot high rock wall and a Little Athletes gym for children under five years old, and a Field House with a 100-yard turf field, four hardwood basketball/volleyball courts and a 1/5-mile track. Chelsea Piers Connecticut also houses a world-class 65,000 square-foot health & fitness facility and clubhouse called “CP-AC Fitness.” The members-only fitness facility features strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated mind/body area, and more than 110 weekly fitness classes and programs.

Like Chelsea Piers New York, Chelsea Piers Connecticut combines world-class athletic facilities with an extensive array of professional instructors and year-round sports programming for children and adults of all ages. There are more than 10 teams competing under the Chelsea Piers Athletic Club umbrella.

About Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines is New York City’s largest and fastest-growing carrier with more than 500 peak-day departures to more than 110 destinations worldwide from its hubs at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport – including more destinations from New York State than any other airline as well as nonstop service to five continents. Delta and its nearly 10,000 New York-based employees are part of the fabric of the New York community, acting as the official airline of the Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Rangers, Madison Square Garden, Food Bank for New York City, New York Wine and Food and amfAR, among many others.

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