Registration for the Winter/Spring is now Open!
About the program:
Who can play? Children aged 5-16 of all experience and abilities
Where does programming take place? BMO Soccer Center Halifax
How long is Junior Flag? This program runs for 6 weeks every Sunday from February 18th, 2024 to March 24th, 2024 between the hours of 2-4pm.
NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Still not convinced?
5 reasons why flag rugby stands out as an exceptional sport for kids:
- Safety First: Flag rugby is a non-contact sport, making it an ideal choice for parents concerned about their children’s safety. Without tackles or physical contact, flag rugby minimizes the risk of injuries while still promoting physical activity, teamwork, and skill development.
- Inclusive and Accessible: Flag rugby is inherently inclusive, welcoming children of all sizes, shapes, and athletic abilities. Unlike some sports that may require specific body types or skill levels, flag rugby allows every child to actively participate and contribute to the team’s success, fostering a sense of belonging.
- Skill Development: Flag rugby is an excellent way for kids to develop fundamental athletic skills. It enhances agility, speed, hand-eye coordination, and strategic thinking. The sport also introduces them to the basics of rugby, laying a solid foundation for potential involvement in contact rugby as they grow older if they choose.
- Character Building: Rugby, in any form, instills important values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, and resilience. Flag rugby emphasizes fair play and respect for opponents and teammates, contributing to the holistic development of a child’s character and social skills.
- Fun and Engaging: Flag rugby provides an exciting and dynamic experience for kids. The fast-paced nature of the game, combined with the thrill of chasing and evading opponents, keeps children engaged and enthusiastic about participating. The emphasis on fun ensures that kids enjoy their sports experience, laying the groundwork for a lifelong love of physical activity.
How to Register:
If you are currently insured under Rugby Canada, select the basic Minor/Junior option.
If you are NOT currently insured under Rugby Canada, select the Minor Insurance/Junior Insurance option.
The cost to participate is $75
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