Start Smart Sports Programs

Parks and Recreation currently offers five different sports programs. Each sports program is designed to give participants an opportunity to develop their sports skills in a fun and safe environment while working and spending quality one-on-one time with their parent or guardian. All Start Smart programs feature age appropriate equipment and developmentally appropriate exercises.

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START SMART MOVE & PLAY
This program teaches kids 2-3 years old the basic fine and gross motor skills necessary to create a solid foundation for future skills and activities that are part of everyday life. The program focuses on teaching children and their parents fine and gross motor skills in a fun and stress-free environment. REGISTRATION FORM


START SMART SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
This program teaches kids 3-5 years old introductory skills in a multitude of sports. Sports skills developed in this program include throwing, catching, batting and kicking. Age-appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports is utilized in a non-threatening environment.  REGISTRATION FORM


START SMART SOCCER
Start Smart Soccer prepares kids 3-5 years old and their parents for organized soccer without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports and Kwik Goal is used in teaching kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw ins and agility. REGISTRATION FORM


START SMART BASKETBALL
Start Smart Basketball prepares kids ages 5-7 and their parents for organized basketball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports is used in teaching dribbling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility. REGISTRATION FORM


START SMART TENNIS
Start Smart Tennis prepares kids ages 5-7 and their parents for organized tennis without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Head and Penn is used in teaching ground strokes, serving, volleying and running/agility. REGISTRATION FORM


REGISTER online or in person at the Parks & Recreation Office starting March 29th. Office is located upstairs at the Garden City Civic Arena. It is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Call (734) 793-1882 for questions or more details.


Class
Day
Time 
Dates
Weeks 
Class Size
Cost (4/1 - 4/30)
Cost (5/1-6/3)
Class Location
Registration Deadline
Move & Play
Monday12:00-1:00 pm6/17 - 8/5820$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJune 3
Move & PlayMonday1:00-2:00 pm6/17 - 8/5820$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJune 3
BasketballSaturday11:00-12:00pm6/22 - 8/3620$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJune 3
Sports Dev.Saturday11:00-12:00pm6/22 - 8/3620$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJune 3
SoccerTues/Thurs12:00-1:00 pm6/18 - 7/11320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJune 3
TennisTues/Thurs12:00-1:00 pm6/18 - 7/11320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJune 3
BasketballTues/Thurs1:00-2:00 pm6/18 - 7/11320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJune 3
BasketballSaturday12:00-1:00 pm6/22 - 8/3620$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJune 3
Sports Dev.Saturday12:00-1:00 pm6/22 - 8/3620$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJune 3
Sports Dev.Tues/Thurs1:00-2:00 pm6/18 - 7/11320$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJune 3
TennisTues/Thurs12:00-1:00 pm7/16 - 8/1320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJuly 1
SoccerTues/Thurs12:00-1:00 pm7/16 - 8/1320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJuly 1
BasketballTues/Thurs1:00-2:00 pm7/16 - 8/1320$55.00$65.00Civic ArenaJuly 1
Sports Dev.Tues/Thurs1:00-2:00 pm7/16 - 8/1320$65.00$75.00Civic ArenaJuly 1