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Start Smart Programs, created by the National Alliance for Youth Sports, help kids get ready for sports… and succeed in life. It is an innovative step-by-step approach that builds confidence and self-esteem in a fun and safe sports environment. Start Smart was developed by top motor skill development specialists in the field of youth sports.

Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun at the same time. Each Start Smart Program utilizes the Start Smart Sports Readiness Test to help parents objectively measure kids' abilities. As the program progresses and children show improvement, the skills and exercises are altered so that each child remains challenged.

Parents spend quality time together with their child while learning how to properly teach and support them in sports. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills that will allow them to enjoy and succeed in their youth sports future!

*Please note: Parent participation required.

Start Smart Basketball

Start Smart Basketball

A developmentally appropriate introductory basketball program that prepares children for organized basketball in a fun, non-threatening environment. Start Smart Basketball prepares children and their parents for organized basketball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® is used in teaching dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility.

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Ages: 3–5
Dates: Thursdays, November 9 – December 14
Time: 1 hour Sessions: 4:00 PM
Location: Aspen Builders Inc. Activity Center gym, 410 West D St. (directions)
Cost: $48
*Please note: Parent participation required