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The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Sports Division provides opportunities for youth to participate in activities, which assist in the development of skills, including coordination, teamwork and communication.

The Youth Sports Division believes in the philosophy that all youth should participate and have FUN!

The division promotes sportsmanship, education and accountability. Whether it’s in an elementary/middle school, high school or youth sports league, the Youth Sports division offer unique approaches for putting FUN back into the game.

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INSTRUCTIONAL CLINICS/PROGRAMS

INTRODUCTION TO TEEBALL
Ages: 4-5. Enrollment Min 10 / Max 20. Introduction to Teeball provides an ideal entry level of play for boys and girls who will go on to other advanced levels of the game. Teaches baseball/softball fundamentals – hitting, running, throwing and fielding. Perfect activity for boys/girls pre-school age. A parent is required to participate with their child during instruction time. For more information, please contact Sports Pavilion Lawrence at (785) 330-7355.
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FUTURE STARS
Ages: 3-5. Enrollment Min 7 / Max 15. This multi-sports class will help your children improve their motor skills while providing them plenty of fun and engaging activities. Each four-week session will introduce your future star to different sports (volleyball, basketball, soccer, t-ball, football) in a safe and non-competitive atmosphere. This class will teach
your children to work with others and start developing the teamwork mentality.
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INTRODUCTION TO VOLLEYBALL
Ages: kindergarten-3rd grade. Enrollment Min 10 / Max 20. Introduction to Volleyball provides an ideal entry-level program to learn the concept of the game and basic fundamentals – passing, setting, serving and rotations. A lighter volleyball along with modified net height and court dimensions will help promote success while allowing kids to focus on proper technique. Parents are required to participate during instruction time. Deadline to register is one week prior to the start of each session. For more information, please contact SPL at (785) 330-7355.
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FUTURE STARS
Ages: 3-5. Enrollment Min 7 / Max 15. This multi-sports class will help your children improve their motor skills while providing them plenty of fun and engaging activities. Each four-week session will introduce your future star to different sports (volleyball, basketball, soccer, t-ball, football) in a safe and non-competitive atmosphere. This class will teach your children to work with others and start developing the teamwork mentality.
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LITTLE KICKERS
Ages: 2-5. Enrollment Min 7 / Max 20. Little Kickers is designed for children two years old to four years old who enjoy running around and playing soccer. Each participant will learn basic ball skills through fun activities. Parents are welcome to watch or join in on the fun adventure. For more information call (785) 330-7355.
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JUNIOR KICKERS
Ages: 4-5. Enrollment Min 7 / Max 20. Junior Kickers is designed for children four years old and five years old and will introduce basic ball skills/fakes necessary for real game applications. Parents are welcome to watch or join in on the fun adventure. For more information call (785) 330-7355.
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VOLLEYBALL CLINIC
Ages: 4th-8th grades. Enrollment Min 12 / Max 50. LPRD teams up with the Lawrence Landsharks Volleyball Club to offer this volleyball clinic for children wanting to improve their volleyball skills in a fun, player-centered environment. The clinic is designed for all skill levels, recreational to club volleyball. Everyone will have the opportunity to learn new skills, advance their game and develop new friendships. The clinic focuses on the skill training of serving, passing, setting and attacking the ball. Scrimmage will also be done to focus time on the utilization of the new skills learned. For more information call (785) 330-7355.
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LASER TAG LEAGUE
Ages: 8-16 (parents allowed to enroll with children). LPRD has partnered with EpicFun LLC to offer an eight-week Laser Tag League on Thursday nights. Each week participants will play two games within 60 minutes. Between games, players will be able to use the arcade games at no extra cost. Rules will be determined by EPIC and scores will be posted online for both individuals and teams. EpicFun will create teams or four to eight based on participant requests and other factors. Prizes and Awards will be provided by Epic at the end of the season.
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