Start Smart

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TO REQUEST A COPY OF A BROCHURE OR FORM, PLEASE CONTACT THE RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT AT 407-971-5565. Start Smart Sports Development Program

Start Smart is a six-week program that helps children (ages 3 to 5 years) develop the basic motor skills needed to participate in organized sports along with the confidence to perform those skills in a competitive settings. It promotes parent-child bonding since the parent works with their child in a supervised setting, helping them learn skills while having fun doing so. Benefits for the participants include: 

  • Building confidence and self-esteem in each child 
  • Fun and positive early experience in sports
  • Helps prepare youth for future sports participation
  • Quality time together for parent and child
  • Helps parents learn how to support and teach their child

Classes will take place on Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cost

The class fees are as follows:

  • $60 for Residents
  • $65 for Non-Resident Members
  • $70 for Non-Residents

Start Smart Programs Offered

Soccer (Fall) 2018

  • Registration: August 13 through September 21
  • Season: October 2 through November 6

Basketball (Winter) 2018/2019

  • Registration: November 5 through December 14
  • Season: January 8 through February 12

Baseball (Spring) 2019

  • Registration: January 21 through February 22
  • Season: March 5 through April 9

Flag Football (Spring) 2019

  • Registration: March 18 through April 19
  • Season: May 7 through June 11