Summer break—kids can’t wait to finish the school year and start the fun, while parents scramble for activities to keep kids busy and happy through the summer months. But the all too common standby of sitting down in front of the TV or computer is a short path that can lead to boredom and obesity. What are the alternatives? We visited the Ontario Racquet Club (ORC) to find out how their camps keep kids physically active and mentally stimulated all summer long.
Since the suggestion of exercise can sometimes turn both adults and children in the opposite direction, summer fitness and sports camps are a great way to get kids moving while keeping fun at the forefront. After 35 years of designing summer camps, ORC knows that to keep kids engaged with physical activity, the most effective programs are those that stimulate, challenge and nurture athletic development in a fun environment.
The club’s tennis and squash camps have often been a first step for building a child’s passion for racquet sports. These high energy programs help players of all ages and levels to finesse their technique and learn new playing strategies through warm-ups, drills, rallies and point play. The club’s fitness camps are also very popular, keeping kids active through team sports, water games, health and nutrition activities and exercises that help develop condition, coordination, agility and balance.
Camps run weekly throughout the summer months and are open to both ORC members and non members, with members enjoying discounted program fees. This year, the club offers easy online registration and the convenience option of early drop off and late pickup a supervised childcare environment. Pick up a brochure at the club, or browse their website’s online brochures to find a program that’s right for your child. Visit www.ontarioracquetclub.com or call 905-822-5240 to learn more.