Leveling the Playing Field in Youth Sports
Growing up in Ridgefield, Chelsea Adams enjoyed participating in year-round sports and was excited to give her four children the same opportunity. She quickly learned that a lot has changed when it comes to team sports. Now, being part of a team isn’t just about being active, participating in friendly competition, and having fun. It often involves honing skills in a competitive environment, specializing in one sport from an early age, and spending years preparing oneself for a coveted spot on a high school or college team. More than that, though, it’s about money.
Learn more about Vancouver Parks and Recreation’s programs designed to get all kids playing, regardless of disability or financial constraints:
Inclusion and Access to Recreation