The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Sports Last Updated: May 7, 2015 - 7:57:38 AM


Grand Bahama Girls' Soccer to reconvene October 5th
Oct 3, 2013 - 4:10:11 PM

Email this article
 Mobile friendly page

Girls-Soccer.jpg

Early Bird REGISTRATION Underway


Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Girls' Soccer Developmental League starts on 5th October from 2 - 4pm  and registration is now underway.

The league caters to girls ages 5 - 16 years.  Great family-fun every Saturday afternoon at the Freeport Rugby Football Club.

The registration fee is $20 if paid by October 1st. It is $25 if paid October 1st  or later. Please submit money and registration form to Town and Country on Yellow Pine Street.

Soccer for four and five year olds ( Mini Stars) will not begin until October 19th.

Shinguards are compulsory this year to avoid injury. Playtime Sports offers a discount to League players.  If your child has outgrown her soccer boots, please feel free to bring them to the field for us to recycle.  

A registration form and more info can be found  ATTACHED BELOW this article on the thebahamasweekly.com

Questions, email marywoodside@yahoo.com.

Please join our Grand Bahama Girls Soccer Group Page on Facebook

A COACHES' meeting will be held on Tuesday October 1st at 6pm at the Rugby Club.



MORE ABOUT SOCCER:

Soccer Is a Great Game for Children of All Ages

  • It's aerobic. During a soccer game, kids are constantly running from one end of the field to the other. Studies show that exercise has clear physical and psychological benefits. Children who play soccer regularly are getting in the habit of incorporating regular exercise into their lives. In addition, physical exercise can help combat obesity.

  • It's cooperative. Because passing the ball is essential to success in both offense and defense, players must communicate well and be consistently mindful of their team members' whereabouts on the field.

Everyone Gets Involved

  • It's inclusive. Children of all ages and varying ability can enjoy the game.

  • It's truly a team sport. In soccer, only the goalie is subject to ongoing individual scrutiny as she prevents the ball from entering the goal. This means that soccer can be a less pressured sport for children than baseball, for instance, in which the individual skill of batters and pitchers is constantly on display. Soccer is particularly appealing to kids who may not have superior athletic ability, but who enjoy participating in team sports.

  • It teaches social coping skills. Because it is so focused on group participation, playing soccer can teach children good sportsmanship. Playing on a soccer team coached by a caring adult can help children learn to cope successfully with challenges like winning and losing, group decision-making, and getting along with kids of varying backgrounds and temperaments.

  • It's international. Encouraging children to share in the excitement generated by soccer around the world can help them learn about other countries and experience The Bahamas as part of a larger, diverse community of nations.

Note to Parents: In soccer, as with any sport, your attitude will affect your children's enjoyment of the game. Attending games and cheering is a way of concretely demonstrating support for your kids, and is a good way to participate in their expanding lives.


DOWNLOAD a REGISTRATION FORM BELOW:



Bookmark and Share


© Copyright 2013 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Sports
Latest Headlines
Bahamas 12U Tennis Team Making Waves in Curacao
Shaunae Miller takes silver in the 400m in Beijing
FNM congratulates Team Bahamas athletes at IAAF World Championships in Beijing
Jeffery Gibson takes bronze in 400m hurdles in Beijing
Bahamas at ITF 12U Caribbean COTECC Team Championships in Curacao
CIBC FirstCaribbean Supports Youth in Sports
(Video) Shaunae Miller ready for Beijing
45th annual Bernie Butler BASRA Swim Marathon Results
Bahamian boxer 'Tank' Williams ready to fight Ciocan
Team Bahamas misses registration for COPABE 15U Tournament
Sandals Foundation Cricket Academy Camper Kimani Melius drafted for WICB Under-15 Squad
Bahamian boxing 'Twin Towers' victorious at 15th Annual Ringside World Championship Tournament
Annual Sprite Basketball Championship – Seven Years Strong
Marathon Bahamas Gears Up For Epic Race
South Florida Boaters Welcomed to Bimini Lobster Bash
Good Performances at Glenda’s Road Race in Bimini
Co-title Sponsors Sign 3-Year Renewal of Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
Wayne Russell III Victorious in USTA Tampa L8 Tournament
A new Bahamian track star emerges
Bahamas' Smith and Donaldson make ITF Jr semifinals in St. Lucia
Bahamian Donte Armbrister in Finals JITIC U14 Boys Tennis Tournament
High Expectations For Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Back to School Youth Sailing Regatta set for August 29 & 30
Bahamas Special Olympics Team Welcomed Home as Heroes
2015 Battle 4 Atlantis Brackets Announced
(Video) Bahamas opens Sports Legend Walk of Fame
Bahamas Men's 4x400m Relay Team Takes Bronze at the Pan Am Games
Donald Thomas takes bronze at the Pan Am Games
Bianca Stuart takes silver in long jump at the Pan Am Games
Leevan Sands wins triple jump silver at the Pan Am Games
Gibson a leader in Bahamas' next generation of athletes
Bahamas men's / women's 4 x 400m relay teams head to Pan Am finals
(Video) Bahamas Swim Team Recap from the Pan Am Games
(Video) NBA champion Klay Thompson receives portrait by Jamaal Rolle
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace, Bahamas' greatest swimmer
‘Thunderbird,’ ‘Queen Drucilla’ Dominate Grand Bahama Regatta
A First for Bahamas Gymnastics at Toronto Pan American Games
Jeffery Gibson takes Pan Am gold in men's 400m hurdles
Mychal Thompson Foundation launched in Grand Bahama
Sculling event held at Grand Bahama Regatta