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Join the Boys & Girls Club of Newark as we host our first Girl's Fitness Workshop, GirlSport! 

About GirlSport

The Boys & Girls Club of Newark GirlSport program was created to encourage girls ages 6-18 years old to broaden and strengthen their athletic, nutritional, social and academic skills.

GirlSport participants will take part in diverse athletic activities, and a broad range of discussion groups that focus on topics such as healthy eating and body image.

GirlSport Goals

-To introduce girls to a variety of individual athletic and team sports in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere where the girls will be freer to experiment, to fail, to succeed and to question their notions about activities and their bodies

-To provide educational outreach to parents to discuss the importance of girls recreation and the effects of a sedentary life style

-To provide girls with information and tools that can help them safely modify their diets and activity levels

-To provide girls with the skills and knowledge to make lifelong healthy choice

-To empower young girls to take a leadership role by sharing their learned skills in fitness and nutrition to help others

-To build self-esteem, confidence and physical competence in girls

Event Information

GirlSport will be held on Saturday, September 16th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. You can register online using the link below, or in person the day off the event from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location: BGCN Clubhouse, 1 Avon Ave.

GirlSport will feature stations focused on fitness, nutrition, sports conditioning, dance, and more! 

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