Sportball coming to Grace Point Church

February 9th, 2014 | Posted by Communications Director in News | Programs

If you’re looking for a program that will help your child stay active, make friends and have a great time — and one that takes place close to home — Sportball at Grace Point Church might be just the program you’re looking for! These popular classes will be taking place at the church on Thursday evenings from April 10 to June 26, and Ellerslie Community League members will receive a $15 discount per semester per child (discount is not available in online registration; please email edmonton@sportball.ca to register in order to get the discount).

Don’t have a community league membership? You can buy one right online right now! It’s only $25 for the whole family for the year, so you can quickly get your money’s worth if you register more than one child or register your child(ren) for more than one session!

Haven’t heard of Sportball? Here’s a brief description from the Sportball website:

Sportball Methodology

Encouraging healthy active living

By applying our methodology, Sportball helps children to develop socially as well as physically, through a curriculum designed to reinforce self-confidence free from the pressure of competition. In our programs, children from 16 months to 12 years of age, are provided with a skills-driven, high-energy and fun-filled curriculum. Sportball Multi-Sport programs introduce children to the fundamental concepts and skills behind eight popular ball sports: baseball, football, basketball, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Using creative instruction and positive encouragement, our programs focus on the development of gross motor skills, along with balance, strength, co-ordination, stamina and timing. The equipment that we use is age-appropriate and sized just right for the children in our programs. Sportball offers weekly classes that are run seasonally, as well as camps and clinics during school holidays. Birthday parties and special events can be arranged to fit into your schedule. We offer Sportball programs right in the community in churches, community centres, schools, daycares, private clubs, parks and other green spaces.

For more information, please visit the Sportball website. To register and receive the $15 discount, please email edmonton@sportball.ca.
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