Can you help kids develop an interest in sport in Kamloops?


May 9, 2013, (ISN) – Sports enthusiasts from the Kamloops area are being recruited to work with elementary-school-age children to encourage them to be more active.

SOAR (Sharing Our Activities and Resources) is an initiative developed by Tennis BC, British Columbia Golf and Curl BC.

Kamloops residents who want to get involved with their community and promote active living should sign up for the training program being offered. People who successfully complete the training will become SOAR instructors.

The instructors will run:

1.The Capital One Rocks & Rings program, which is a gym-based curling game for 6 to 12-year-olds.

2.The Playground to Fairway (P2F) School Golf program, which introduces basic golf skills to school-age children with a focus on fun.

3.The Learn & Play program, a fun tennis program aimed at younger children which uses mini racquets and foam balls.

Training will take place at the following locations:

–  SUNDAY, May 12, 10am – 4pm: Tournament Capital Centre, Kamloops – gym theory training

–  MONDAY, May 13, 8:30am – 2:30pm: AE Perry Elementary – in-school training for golf

–  TUESDAY, May 14, 8:30am – 2:30pm: AE Perry Elementary – in-school training for tennis

–  WEDNESDAY, May 15, 8:30am – 2:30pm: AE Perry Elementary – in-school training for curling

Participants must register in advance. Click on the SOAR Flyer-for trainees-Kamloops 2013 for more information.

Register here:

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