Galactic Sports is a sports program that introduces healthy habits to children ages 6-12. The Galactic Sports program uses sports and physical activity to promote appropriate development, healthy lifestyles and fundamental values to at-risk children.
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. The program consists of 4 program cycles, each lasting 6 weeks and each focusing on a different sport.
Galactic Sports uses sports and physical activity to improve children’s overall health and well-being. Physical activity is one of the lifestyle factors that determines growth and development of children and plays an important role in obesity and chronic disease prevention.