Your Kids and Sports

According to the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, nearly 17 million school-aged children will participate in some form of organized sport this year. Involvement in an athletic program -- be it Little League Baseball or your town's swim team -- is a great way for your kids to stay healthy, learn new skills and make friends. Here's a 1-2-3 guide for helping to make your would-be A-Rod's season stellar, whether your child is a rookie or an established player.

1. Get 'em started


2. Play it safe


3. Keep 'em on track


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