Intro to Sports

Building Tomorrow’s Champions, Starting with the foundations!

The National Sports Center has created an Intro to Sports development program tailored towards young athletes looking to develop fundamental skills in a variety of different sports. Click on the tabs below for more information on each individual sport! To see all  2024 Intro to Sports schedules and times, click below!

Program Features

  • 8 week sessions!
  • Low participant to instructor ratio
  • Each participant receives a t-shirt/jersey
  • Experienced Coaching Staff

Baseball

Levels Available: Intro I & Intro II

Don’t let this intro opportunity slide by! Sign your child up for Intro to Baseball, and let them step onto the field with confidence, joy, and a love for the game. Their journey from rookies to champions starts here! Enroll now and let your child’s baseball adventure begin!

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time baseball players with no experience; recommended for ages 4-6.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and recommended for ages 7-9.

Equipment Needed

  • Players should bring their own glove
  • Bats, baseballs, and helmets will be provided

Cost

$110 per participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Basketball

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity! Enroll your child in Intro to Basketball and let them embark on a journey filled with excitement, confidence, and a deep appreciation for the game. Their path to championships begins here! Sign up today and witness your child’s basketball adventure take off!

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time players with no experience; ages 4-6.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and ages 7-9.

Equipment Needed

  • Tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended.
  • No other equipment needed, basketballs will be provided

Cost

$110/participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Flag Football

Don’t miss this explosive opportunity! Enroll your child in “Intro to Flag Football” and watch them embark on an adventure bursting with excitement, self-belief, and an unquenchable love for the game. The journey to football glory commences here! Sign up today and see your child’s athletic passion ignite like never before!

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time players with no experience; ages 5-7.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and ages 8-10.

Equipment Needed

  • Tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended
  • No other equipment needed, flags will be provided.

Cost

$110/participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Ice Hockey

Get ready to lace up your child’s first sporting adventure with our “Intro to Hockey” clinic, custom-tailored for young enthusiasts aged 4 to 9! It’s time to unleash your child’s inner ice warrior and watch them glide into the thrilling world of hockey.

Levels Available (4+ years old)

Intro I:
Intended for first-time hockey players who have gone through some skating skills in the past.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience in hockey.

​Intro III:
Intended for players who have some general experience in hockey.

Equipment Needed

  • Helmet required (with full facemask recommended)
  • Mouth guard
  • Shoulder pads
  • Elbow pads
  • Hockey gloves or other gloves required
  • Hockey pants/breezers or long pants
  • Shin pads
  • Hockey socks or sweat pants to cover shin pads
  • Skates
  • Hockey stick
  • Jersey will be provided for all participants

Cost

Intro I: $230/player

Intro II and III: $330/player

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Lacrosse

Prepare to introduce your child to the captivating world of sports with our “Intro to Lacrosse” clinic, tailored for budding athletes aged 4 to 9! It’s time to kindle the fire of excitement and embark on a journey into the exhilarating realm of lacrosse.

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time lacrosse players with no experience; recommended for ages 3-6.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and recommended for ages 6-9.

Equipment Needed

  • No equipment required, lacrosse sticks are provided for use
  • Soft tennis balls used; helmet, goggles, and pads are not used
  • Outdoor non-metal cleats, tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended

Cost

$110 per participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Soccer

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to introduce your child to the world of soccer. Sign up for our ‘Intro to Soccer’ clinic today, and watch your young athlete kickstart their soccer journey with enthusiasm, skill, and an enduring love for the game. Join us for a fantastic soccer adventure, where learning and fun go hand in hand! Enroll now and get ready to cheer on your soccer star!

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time players with no experience; ages 2-3.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and ages 4-5.

​Intro III:
Intended for players who have little to some general experience, completed Intro I & II, and ages 6-7.

Equipment Needed

  • Soccer shoes, tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended
  • Shin guards recommended for Intro to Soccer III; no equipment required for Intro to Soccer I and II

Cost

$110 per participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Volleyball

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to introduce your child to the world of volleyball. Sign up for our ‘Intro to Volleyball’ clinic today, and watch your young athlete dive into volleyball with enthusiasm, skill, and a lasting love for the game.

Levels Available

Intro I:
Intended for first time players with no experience; ages 4-6.

​Intro II:
Intended for players with little experience, players who have completed Intro I, and ages 7-9.

Equipment Needed

  • Tennis shoes or similar type athletic shoes recommended
  • No other equipment needed, volleyballs will be provided

Cost

$110 per participant

Next Session Schedules and Times

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Interested in Coaching?

By becoming a coach for children aged 4 to 9 in their first sports experience, you’re not just teaching sports; you’re shaping their futures. Join this incredible adventure, where the rewards are immeasurable, and the impact is everlasting. Enrich young lives and inspire the next generation of athletes.

How to Become an NSC Coach

If you love sports, and want to teach kids the basics of a game, let us know! The NSC Intro to Sports Programs offer competitive pay and bonuses for those who coach multiple sessions in a row.

To Apply – please send an email to Ellen Jones – ejones@nscsports.org with the program(s) you are interested in with your resume.

We look forward to hearing from you!