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YMCAS OFFER FREE YOUTH BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC ON JANUARY 2

 


Minneapolis, MN - The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, will offer kids in grades K-8 the opportunity to give basketball a try with a free skills clinic on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at each of its 21 branches.

The clinic will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Youth will learn and practice skills such as ball control, defense, lay ups, and pivots and sweeps. The event is free and open to the community. Only a photo ID is needed for entry.

A new sports session will start at the Y on Monday, January 18, with sports classes for youth from age 3 to grade 8 and an all-Y league for grades 2-8. Sports taught in this session will include basketball, dodgeball, soccer, tumbling and the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program.

More information can be found at ymcatwincities.org/lessonsforlife.

WHO:

YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

WHAT:

Free basketball skills clinic

WHERE:

All of the 21 YMCA branch locations in the greater Twin Cities

WHEN:

Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

About the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Established in 1856 in St. Paul, 159 years ago, and a decade later in Minneapolis, the Ys provide life-strengthening services across 12 counties of the greater Twin Cities metro region and western Wisconsin communities. The 27 Y locations and program sites, seven overnight camps, 10 day camps, and more than 90 child care sites engage nearly a quarter million men, women and children of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. To learn more about the Y's mission and work, visit our website at http://www.ymcatwincities.org

 

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