Young and Healthy Kicks is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and its mission is to prevent obesity in children by promoting the importance of regular exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. We aim to instill integrity, character, and sportsmanship in children while they have fun playing the sports they love.
Young & Healthy Kicks organize soccer clinics for children ages 3 through 12 in Staten Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Bronx. We are committed to teaching children the fundamentals of the sport. Our training activities focus on agility, balance, and coordination. The program is designed to assist children build a strong physical foundation. We aim to create a fun atmosphere where children can develop the values of friendship, leadership, perseverance, and a strong work ethic.
Young & Healthy Kicks provides clinics twice a week for one to two hours at a time. The children will be able to practice their skills and play in games. The fee to participate in the Kickstart clinics are affordable and covers 8 weeks program. The fees are used to cover the field expense, uniforms, and equipment. Young & Healthy Kicks provides clinics year-round.
With children spending more and more time watching television and playing video games, obesity is becoming an issue at an earlier age than ever before. Obesity increases the likeliness for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Young & Healthy Kicks, Inc. strives to assist children avoid the consequences. Our coaches will also emphasize the importance eating healthy foods and benefits of exercising on a regular basis.
Our fundraising activities include a family event in which family members of the children can participate in the practices and mini small sided games that day. We also have a season wrap-up event to celebrate the best moments of the season. Funds raised will be used to cover the operating expenses of the organization. Young & Healthy Kicks, Inc. will also sell fan wear including shirts, hoodies, hats and other YHK brand item.