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10 Inspirational Sports Quotes for Kids

Parents who are encouraging young athletes to do their best may find these inspirational sports quotes for kids and students to provide the perfect amount of motivation.
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Learn, Play, Score Program Offers Free Street Hockey to Kids in Detroit

Youth sports are expensive. Between sign-up fees, gear fees and the money it takes carting kids to and from practice or games, it's no wonder kids quit playing sports before their teenage...

Return to Play Risk Assessment Prepares Athletes for Sports

The Aspen Institute's Health, Medicine & Society Program partnered with its Sports & Society Program to develop a risk assessment to help athletes, coaches and parents get back into sports after stay-at-home restrictions are lifted.

Farmington Native Teen Flyinbrian Eyes Snowboarding in Olympics

15-year-old Brian Rice II, who goes by the nickname Flyinbrian, has his sights set on being the first African American snowboarder in the Olympics.

To Keep Your Child Active and Healthy, Think Outside the Box

Through an initiative called Project Play, the Aspen Institute and its partners are working to boost the numbers of kids engaged in healthy, active sports and play. We share their parent tips for reimagining kid-focused play.
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Most Expensive Sports for Kids to Play

It's wonderful to encourage kids to get active and grow strong, but some sports cost more to take on than others. Here are seven of the most expensive sports and how you can cut the cost.
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Top Reasons Why Kids Should Play Sports

There are many great cases for why kids should play sports. Here are six of the skills kids can glean from activities ranging from soccer to cheerleading.
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Macomb County Youth Sports Leagues

Sports not only help kids develop physically, but they are great for social interaction, too. And in Macomb County, there are plenty of youth sports leagues for kids to work on their game – and make some friends, too.
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Should You Pay Your Kid to Score Goals?

'Incentivizing' kids with monetary rewards for athletic achievements is a surprisingly common practice, but should you really pay your kid to score goals?
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Ninja Warrior Classes for Kids at The Edge Training Center

Children ages 3-15 can get in on ninja warrior classes for kids at this training center with locations in Commerce Township and, in January 2019, Plymouth.
Benefits of gymnastics for toddlers

Benefits of Gymnastics for Toddlers and Babies

The benefits of gymnastics for young children are many. Find out what skills are bolstered in gymnastics for toddlers and babies – and how early you can get started.

Detroit City Football Club Fieldhouse Offers Soccer Fun for Kids

The city's semi-pro soccer club unveils the new Detroit City Football Club Fieldhouse in Detroit, which is set to offer kids' soccer leagues starting this fall.