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This website is going to explain the advantages of having park and recreation services available to our youth, and why it is important for us to keep these services alive.

Previous research has shown that being athletically accomplished tends to goose a child's social status — no surprise there. The new study, by researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, finds that a child's confidence in his own athletic abilities tracks closely with how happy and how satisfied he is with the number and types of friendships he has.

- USA Today

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Whether it’s physical, mental, or even academic; youth sports organizations provide a variety of healthy benefits to children in a fun and engaging way.

- Daily Local

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Millions of children participate in sporting activities, according to the New York University Child Study Center. While you may be aware of the benefits team sports offer your child now -- such as social interaction, physical fitness and a sense of accomplishment -- you may not realize that team sports can have a lasting impact. Some of these skills will carry over into his adult life, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, so it's important for you to stay involved in your child's team sports to ensure he gets the most out of the experience.

- Livestrong

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