Sure, January is actually the beginning of the new year, but when you have kids, September sure feels like a new year! With back to school and the crispness of fall, don’t forget to register for after-school activities, too. Whether your child wants to smack the ball over the net or work on their slam dunk, they can develop their skills at Stryker Sports. Stryker Sports offers a variety of volleyball and basketball classes for kids from ages 6 to 16, at several locations and timeslots all over Calgary. Kids will not only learn the fundamental skills of the sport with experienced and certified coaches, but they will experience a safe place to practice their skills and have the opportunity to work as part of a team. If you have kids entering middle school, these courses will help them gain confidence and expertise for the school team.
The SUNS Basketball program features skills development drills, balance and conditioning, competitions, and scrimmage during each session. Depending on what location you choose, the program is designed for kids in grade 1 up to grade 8, and they are divided by grade into two groups during each session. Fees include on-court instruction with certified coaches, a mini-tournament at the session’s end, a SUNS practice jersey, a SUNS indoor/outdoor basketball, a water bottle, and a cinch bag.
Suns Higher Hoops/SUNS Girls Basketball is an advanced program for players serious about developing their basketball skills and hoping to play at a competitive level on school or club teams. The skills training programs, for boys or girls, are offered for grades 6 – 10, at various places in the city and include on-court instruction, skills work, speed & agility conditioning, basketball knowledge, & scrimmage time each session. Fees include 10 weeks of skills instruction, SUNS reversible practice jersey, SUNS basketball, socks, cinch bag, and water bottle.
The STARS Volleyball program teaches the game of volleyball in a fun way to kids in grades 1 – 8, depending on location. Grades are split up for the class and the focus is on fundamental skill development with the help of modified rules and equipment. Fun, fair play, and positive attitudes are emphasized while your child learns the sport. Fees include 8 weeks of skills instruction, a Family Fun Day and a mini-tournament at the end, plus a STARS tee-shirt, water bottle, and cinch bag.
RISING STARS Volleyball is an advanced program for players serious about developing their volleyball skills and hoping to play at a competitive level on school or club teams. The skills training programs, for boys or girls, are offered for U13 or U16 age groups, at various places in the city. Fees include 9 weeks of skills instruction, a Family Fun Day, and a mini-tournament at the end, plus a RISING STARS tee-shirt, water bottle, and cinch bag.
It’s important to be active and have fun. Stryker Sports also teaches the value of a well-rounded life, with the importance of nutrition and rest. Nutrition is key to the long-term development of young athletes, and it is important to find a healthy balance between school, sports, other activities, and rest. The program director at Stryker Sports understands this and strives to instill these life lessons in his athletes.
Stryker Sports camps offer a positive opportunity for young players to develop their basketball and volleyball skills, led by experienced coaching staff. Team sports will also help build such qualities as cooperation, persistence, and leadership, helping develop the person each child is becoming.
Not to mention, they stay fit and have fun!
For more information, to find out specific locations and times, or to register, visit www.strykersports.ca.
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.