|Soccer Academy offered for ages 4-12 beginning March 26|
Helping young soccer players develop their fundamentals and knowledge of the game is the aim of a program being offered in late March by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.
Soccer Academy is for ages four through 12. This program is ideal for players on existing teams who would like to improve their skill level, as well as for new players looking to develop their skills before joining a team. Participants will work on ball handling, dribbling, passing, first touch, tackling, heading, and shooting. Each session will work on repetitions of the most important skills in soccer. Search for the keywords "soccer academy" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Soccer Academy will meet once a week. The program is offered in both four- and eight-session programs. Either way, the program will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday beginning March 26. The cost for four 60-minute sessions is $50 per person for Johnson County residents or $55 per person for nonresidents, while the cost for eight 60-minute sessions is $80 per person for Johnson County residents or $88 per person for nonresidents.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at www.jcprd.com.