BCYF All Girls Sports Festival Registering Now!
Free Vacation Week Program for Girls Ages 11-15
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For Immediate Release
April 14, 2014
Released By:
Boston Centers for Youth & Families
For More Information Contact:
Sandy Holden
Sandy.Holden@cityofboston.gov

April school vacation week is coming and Boston girls ages 11-15 are invited to register now for the annual All Girls Sports Festival.  This festival of sports and enrichment activities encourages girls to have fun while making new friends, trying out a new sport and learning to stay fit.  There are also several wellness workshops on a variety of topics during the week and a few special guests will stop by and speak with the girls.  This free festival takes place Tuesday-Friday, April 22-25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the BCYF Recreation Center at Madison Park and the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College.

Activities the girls will be able to try for the first time or enhance their skills at include basketball, bicycling, double-dutch, rookie rugby, step dance, swimming, tennis, yoga, intro to rock climbing and track.  Sample health and wellness workshop topics include Healthy Relationships, Personal Care, Nutrition, Dating Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention, Self-Expression, Cyber Safety, and Entrepreneurship.

Lunch is provided daily or girls can bring their own lunch with them in the morning.  This festival is free thanks to the support of our partners and sponsors the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College, Stop&Shop, the Boston Police Athletic League and Boston Bikes.  More information, including a registration form, is available at http://www.cityofboston.gov/bcyf. 

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