Detroit Public Schools has partnered with the Hollywood Golf Institute to host the district’s first-ever co-ed Golf Clinicopen to all K-5 students on Saturday, October 4 at the Rouge Park Practice Center, 22340 Plymouth Rd.
Registration will be held from 1-2 p.m. The Golf Clinic will be held from 2-4 p.m. This free program is offered through the district’s K-8 Sports Youth League. Golf is a district-wide program that will provide an introduction to the sport and individual instruction at the K-5 level.
Detroit Public Schools’ K-8 Youth Sports League kicked off September 22 with six athletic programs for the fall season aimed at building healthy bodies for the district’s youngest learners and developing self-confidence, teamwork and leadership skills. DPS’ Fall sports lineup includes the new city-wide “Goal Detroit” soccer league endorsed by Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit PAL (Police Athletic League). The range of K-8 Fall sports include: Girls Basketball (grades 7-8); Co-Ed Basketball (grades 3-4); Co-Ed Soccer (grades K-5); Flag Football (grades K-2); Boys Tackle Football (grades 6-8) and Co-Ed Golf (grades K-5).
More about the K-8 Youth Sports League
The K-8 Youth Sports League was launched in 2013 as part of the district’s new five-year Strategic Plan, which added programs such as more arts and music and youth sports at the elementary-middle school level. Roughly 2,500 students participated in last year’s K-8 athletic programs. The start date for Girls Middle School Basketball (30 teams district-wide), K-5 Soccer (20 teams district-wide) and Co-Ed Basketball (20 teams district-wide) was September 27. Middle School Tackle Football (seven teams district-wide) and K-2 Flag Football began the week of September 22.
Open Enrollment is ongoing across ALL Detroit Public Schools. Parents interested in registering their students for K-8 Youth Sports League programs, who are not currently enrolled in DPS, should enroll today! For more details, visit detroitk12.org/enroll or call 313.240.4DPS (4377).