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Kindergarten soccer

“Mini-mites”  is a fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners (Must be entering kindergarten this fall). The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training between players and exciting small-sided games. The main objective of the sessions is to introduce young players to basic soccer techniques in a fun and interactive environment.

Boys and girls will be separated into different groups. Saturdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 5,  10-11 a.m.; $30 (includes t-shirt and team picture); Shelburne Community School fields. GPS Vermont staff will supervise the program. Parent volunteer helpers are needed. Please sign up to help when registering your child. This helps keep the cost of the program low. Registration deadline: Fri., Sept. 6 at noon.

GPS “Juniors” soccer 

This program is designed especially for preschool aged children 3-5 years old with the idea that children naturally want to have fun. What’s more natural than running around and kicking a ball? We’ll include age appropriate games that will let them enjoy the game and learn basic skills without putting pressure on winning or competition.

They’ll also learn to work cooperatively with other children. A great first experience. Saturdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 5.; 9 – 9:45 a.m.; $70; Shelburne Community School fields. Registration deadline is Fri., Sept. 6, at noon.

Discounted Great Escape Tickets for sale until Aug. 30 

Don’t miss your chance to purchase deeply discounted tickets at $41 each. (Gate price at the park – $64.99) We also offer ​daily parking passes for $18 ($20 at the park). Let us help to make your last summer adventure fun affordable! Call our office if you have questions at 985-9551.

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