Registration Open for Youth Sports Programs

Registration Open for Youth Sports Programs

City of Green Parks and Recreation is Offering Several Youth Programs this Fall
including Sporties for Shorties, Archery and Beginners Golf

GREEN, OH – The City of Green Parks and Recreation Division is one again offering its most popular youth programs this fall including Sporties for Shorties, Youth Archery and Starting New at Golf or S.N.A.G.

Sporties for Shorties is an instructional sports program to teach children ages 4 to 6 years old the basic rules, techniques, equipment, and etiquette of popular team sports. Participants will learn the basics of soccer, football, basketball, tee ball, and hockey. Two sessions of the class will meet on Saturday mornings from September 1 through September 29 at the Green Primary School Gym from 9 – 10 a.m. or 10 – 11 a.m. Cost is $25 for each resident child and $35 for each non-resident child.

Youth archery will be held in Southgate Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Wednesday evenings beginning September 5. The 4-week program, for kids ages 8 to 15 years old, will teach participants archery safety, how to shoot recurve and compound bows, how to set-up an archery range, and more. Classes will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. for 8 to 11 year olds and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. for 12 to 15 year olds on Wednesday evenings. Equipment will be provided, however, students are welcome to bring their own bow. Cost is $25 per resident and $30 per non-resident.

Starting New at Golf, or S.N.A.G., is geared to 5 to 7 year olds as a new cutting edge way to teach kids the sport of golf. S.N.A.G. uses modified equipment and terminology to help kids understand the concepts of golf in a fun and age appropriate way. Participants will use equipment like launchers (clubs), rollers (putters), launch pads (tees), and more to understand the purposes of different equipment as well as the essentials of the game. Classes will be held at Spring Hill Sports Complex, 3749 Fortuna Drive, on Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. from September 6 through October 4. Cost is $50 per resident and $60 for non-residents. Equipment will be provided.

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The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit

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