National Girls in Sports Day is April 10 at LCSC
The Health & Kinesiology Program at Lewis-Clark State College is sponsoring "Look Who's Playing" as part of its National Girls & Women in Sports Day on April 10 at 8-11:30 a.m. at the LCSC Activity Center.
The event features sports clinics for girls in kindergarten through sixth grade and all participants will receive a T-shirt.
The event has a $15 registration fee that can be paid in advance or on the morning of April 10. Family rates are available and checks should be made out to the LCSC Education Division Health & Kinesiology Program. Scholarships also are available.
LCSC Kinesiology professors and students, along with Warrior female athletes and area coaches and players will be the instructors for the day.
The featured speaker for the event is Launi Meili, the 1992 Olympic gold medalist in women's rifle. She is an eight-time United States champion and two-time NCAA champion at Eastern Washington University in the sport. She set three world and Olympic records and won 23 medals in World Cup and World Cup Finals competitions. She will speak shortly after 8 a.m.
Participants will choose their top three choices of sports in three 40-minute time slots. The time slots are 9:05-9:45 a.m., 10:-10:40 a.m., and 10:55-11:30 a.m.
The sports the participants will have to choose from include basketball, volleyball, soccer, dance, pilates/yoga, cheerleading, kickboxing, and softball.
For more information on the event, contact LCSC associate professor Heather Van Mullem at 792-2781 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org