Galactic Sports

Galactic Sports is a community-based program promoting sports and healthy habits. The goal of the program is to reduce risk of childhood obesity among children by engaging them in sports and promoting healthy habits related with healthy eating, physical activity, sleep and emotional well-being. 

The Galactic Sports program is for children ages 6-13. The activities are designed for beginners to gain confidence in the sport. The program consists of 3 program cycles throughout the school year. Each cycle lasts 10 weeks and focuses on a different sport; Basketball, Track & Field and Soccer. The Galactic Sports program is currently offered at the Los Angeles Boys & Girls Club in Lincoln Heights and is carried out on a weekly basis throughout the school year with children attending the after-school activities.

Program Benefits

The program evaluation is pre and post surveys measuring changes in attitudes, knowledge, skill and self-efficacy.