2012 Sports Camps and Sport Conditioning

Sports camps and conditioning are available for ages 8 through 18 this summer with the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department.

Sports Camp
$30 Resident, $35 Non-resident
Sports Camp provides children the opportunity to play a different sport each day. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball and kickball. Children will learn basic skills and rules of each sport, and end each day with a fun ‘game.’

Ages 9-12 

Session 1: June 4-7
Registration Deadline: May 31

Session 2: June 18-21
Registration Deadline: June 14

Ages 6-8 

Session 1: June 11-14
Registration Deadline: June 7

Session 2: June 25-28
Registration Deadline: June 21

All Sports Camp sessions meet Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Arena Park Shelter 1.

Sports Conditioning
Ages 8-12: $65 Resident, $70 Non-Resident
Ages 13-18: $85 Resident, $90 Non-Resident

Ages 8-12
Prepare for your upcoming sports session with aerobic conditioning, plyometric and agility training, and stretching activities. Participants will use all different types of cardiovascular equipment and learn different aerobic training techniques from running to swimming. Participants will also learn the effectiveness of stretching through proper technique.

June 5-July 28
Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Osage Centre
Registration Deadline: June 1

Ages 13-18 
Participants will work with a trainer to become faster and stronger for the upcoming sports season. Sessions will include proper stretching, aerobic training, strength training, plyometric and agility training, and one training session in the pool.

June 4-July 13 (no class on July 4)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. at the Osage Centre
Registration Deadline: May 30

By Amity Downing, Multimedia Journalist
Summer 2012 Public Information Office Intern