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Youth Athletics Clinics and League Information
The Village of Palm Springs is excited to begin working with I9 Sports to provide a fun filled sports learning environment for youth participants. I9 Sports' mission to "help kids succeed in life through sports". I9 Sports shares with the Village Parks and Recreation Department the opportunity for children to gain an introduction to sports, develop their athletic skills, learn good sportsmanship values, and increase their self-confidence. Parents, we believe this will help you plan your families schedule and participate in their athletic interests.
Below are some clinics and leagues that will be conducted at the Village Complex 226 Cypress Lane. Please share the information with any of your family and friends who may want to participate.
Village of Palm Springs Resident Discount
Village Residents may contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (561) 584-8200 x8450 in order to verify their Palm Springs residency and get a discount PROMO code for an additional discount OR visit email@example.com . Residents will receive $20 off of league pricing and $10 off of clinic pricing.
I9 Sports Association Scholarship Grants
I9 Sports Association offers scholarship grants to help offset youth sports program participation fees for boys and girls ages 3 to 14. Visit I9 Sports Association
Click on I9 Sports Link to go to website and register for the desired program or to learn more about I9 Sports.
Clinics and Leagues to be held at Village of Palm Springs 226 Cypress Lane
Basketball Clinic- ages 4 to 14
Soccer Clinic- ages 3 to 14
Flag Football Clinic- ages 4 to 14
Soccer League- ages 3 to 14
Flag Football League- ages 4 to 14
Basketball League- ages 4 to 14
Baseball League- ages 3 to 7
There is no safe place outside when thunderstorms are in the area. Did you know that lightning kills more people in Florida than all other weather hazards combined? Please use the following tips to stay safe in the event of an oncoming thunderstorm:
Monitor threatening weather. Be aware of thunderstorm watches and warnings and look for darkening skies, flashes of lightning or increased wind, which may be signs of a developing or approaching thunderstorm.
Check the latest forecast prior to a practice or event. Postpone activities if necessary. If thunderstorms are forecasted, most often during the summer months, consider postponing activities early to avoid being caught in a dangerous situation.
When thunder roars, go indoors. If you hear thunder, you are likely within striking distance of the storm. Suspend your activity immediately and instruct everyone to get to a safe structure. Avoid sheds, small or open shelters, dugouts, bleachers, or grandstands, and stay off corded phones and away from wiring or plumbing. If a sturdy building is not nearby, a hard topped metal vehicle with the windows closed will offer good protection.
Consider an app for your mobile device. Apps for mobile devices are now available that provide access to a local network of lightning sensors. This may be an additional resource for you to assess surrounding weather conditions and practice personal safety.
Please refrain from sitting underneath a dugout, open air shelters, shade structures over playgrounds, and pavilions with out walls.
Bike or Walk- taking a bike ride or walking around the Village is a great way to stay healthy and keep your mind fresh. Just Maintain Social Distancing! A great family exercise as well. Utilize sidewalks in your neighborhood or take a walk around Frost Lake Park.
Play at Home- run and play, tag, hide and go seek, red light green light are ways to just play!
Decorate your sidewalk with Sidewalk Chalk Art
Virtual Recreation- Strength Training and Cardio for Personal Fitness
*Please consult your physcian prior to any physical exercise including strength training or cardio.
This article will lead you to a link explaining the benefits cardio and strength training exercises can have. It also includes a number of exercises, tips, reminders and reference sites. It also includes fun, fitness activities for kids!
Special thanks to Anna who provided us the link to this article and to Ms. Briggs for sharing.
Virtual Recreation- Soccer Instruction
Team sports may be at a standstill, but with this library of soccer instructional videos your game does not have to stand still! Improve your skills today and help yourself become a better soccer player. These you tube videos are free for viewing. While the instruction takes place on a soccer pitch, you can do these in your yard or any piece of grass. Some videos have ads that you will need to skip thru.
*TechneFutbol is an app to help players sharpen their skills. It can be downloaded from the Apple or Google store. (The Village is providing this for information purposes only and does not endorse any specific app or service)
Virtual Recreation- Basketball Instruction
Become a better basketball player by taking this time to work on your individual skills. These videos will help you work on your game. Spend the time improving your ball handling and if you have a goal at your house, practice these shooting drills as well!
*HomeCourt is an app to help players sharpen their skills. It can be downloaded from the Apple or Google store. (The Village is providing this for information purposes only and does not endorse any specific app or service)
The Village of Palm Springs Parks and Recreation Department is a full service provider or programs and facilities to meet the needs of our residents and visitors alike. We have programs for all ages and interests. We produce many special events throughout the year along with the quarterly Village Newsletter.