Saturday, November 13, is a great day to play!
“National Youth Sports Day unites communities across the country around our core belief that every young person has the right to participate in sports in a diverse, equitable, inclusive, supportive and safe environment.
GOAL: Celebrate the positive power of youth sports throughout the United States.
WHAT: National Youth Sports Day is an inaugural celebration of what will be an annual event promoting the importance and benefits of youth sports, most critically as a means to help achieve the nation’s health and well-being goals.” (From nysd.org)
Meet our featured athletes, Violet and Gracie!
Name: Violet W.
School you attend: Warner Middle School, Xenia OH
What sports do you play? I play volleyball but I have also played basketball and soccer
Why do you like playing sports at the Kettering Recreation Complex? I like playing there because it is not competitive and I like making friends. Another thing I like is that they help me learn how to play sports.
What is the most important thing you have learned by playing sports? I have learned to have fun and to have good sportsmanship
Name: Gracie S.
School you attend: CHESS School in Springboro
What sports do you play? Basketball, soccer, softball
Why do you like playing sports at the Kettering Recreation Complex? I play to meet new friends and have fun. I just love to play basketball!
What is the most important thing you have learned by playing sports? If you play your hardest and practice your hardest, that hard work will pay off.
Is your child interested in trying a fun, sportsmanship-focused league? The deadline to register for winter 2022 Kettering Youth Basketball is almost here! Learn more about KYB and register by November 14.