Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Sports, Fitness and Recreation

Our Sports, Fitness and Recreation program helps youth to develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment, and social and interpersonal skills. Our programs instill teamwork, a sense of responsibility, and the importance of trust.
Objectives:
  • To provide team sports
  • To provide individual sports
  • To provide game room activities
  • To be aware of the outdoors and enjoy nature
  • To have fun

Some of our Sports, Fitness and Recreation activities include:

Astros 5K Road Race: In collaboration with the Greeneville Astros, this 5K race is offered to both children and adults. The race is run in Tusculum College and ending with a lap in the Pioneer Park stadium.
Ballet:
Throughout our After School Program, Club members participate weekly in a free dance class taught by students of Central Ballet.Club members learn basic dance moves throughout the year culminating a beautiful choreographed routine.
Baseball Skillz & Drillz Clinic:
In conjunction with the Greeneville Astros local youth are given the opportunity to participate in many activities with Astros players and coaches at Pioneer Park.
Basketball Skills Clinic: As a collaboration with Tusculum College, we offer basketball skills on shooting and dribbling. College players and coaches taught skills to those present.
Big Orange Legends Basketball Camp:
Club members were given the chance to play with University of Tennessee Legends during this three day basketball camp!
Boys & Girls Club Olympics:
A full day of fun where other Boys & Girls Clubs in the surrounding area come together to participate in a variety of fun Olympic and field day events and activities. The event is held on ETSU's campus in Johnson City, TN.
Boys & Girls Club Night with the Astros:
One night during the Astros season is dedicated to our Club members! Club members receive free tickets to the game.
Captain D's Kickoff Classic:
This annual event is held at various high schools around the area for teams with youth ages 7-9 and 10-12.
Eddie Brown Football Camp:This one day non-contact camp teaches basic football skills and drills for local kids. Guest instructors who previously played college and pro football assist the clinic each day.
Football Skills Clinic:
This clinic, held annually each fall at Tusculum College, Coach Frank DeBusk and the Pioneers football team offer a football clinic for the youth of our community.
Games Room Activities: We have many activities available for our Club kids in the games room including pool, Foosball, air hockey, Wii, Golden tee and board games.
Gym Sports: From basketball to kickball, from football to whiffle ball, we have many team activities going on weekly at the club during our summer and after school programs.
Lacrosse:Many of our Club members participate in a Lacrosse Clinic held at our Club. Additionally, we have a Lacrosse League that youth can participate in.
Pitch Hit & Run Competition:
This annual event for boys & girls tests their throwing, hitting and running skills in a competition setting.  The local winners may advance to area competitions with the ultimate goal of competing in a MLB stadium.
Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition: This collaboration with the Greeneville Recreation Department offers a skill competition in football punting, passing and kicking.  The event is held on a local high school’s football field with both boys and girls, ages 6-14 competing against each other for overall winners in each age group.
Swimming:
We take the kids swimming two days a week during the summer at Hardin Park.
Youth Football League: Our tackle football league played their home games at Greeneville High's Burley stadium, Chuckey Doak High School and also traveled in the East Tennessee area.  The teams are 7&8, 9&10 and 11&12.

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