Late September marks several different important times on the calendar. The leaves begin to change from that Summer green color to the myriad colors of the Autumn season. The sweltering head of the summer finally begins to break as temperatures become more bearable. The kids return to school excited to see their friends again while not at all looking forward to the return of homework. It also marks the time of many different sports taking place as parents decide what to sign their kids up for.
For those children in middle and high school, the fall represents the peak time for football. The NFL is also in full swing, as the New York Jets struggle mightily and the New York Giants get off to a fast start. Parents everywhere are wondering if they should sign their kids up for football. Football is a fast paced and physical game, and parents everywhere discuss concerns about whether their kids can keep up; however, parents shouldn’t worry. There is a spot on the football field for every child. A unique sport due to the size of school football teams, kids can play positions anywhere from the offensive and defensive line to the kicker and punter. With a variety of positions, everyone can find a spot to enjoy this sport and learn skills such as discipline and commitment.
In addition, the MLB season is also coming to a close as the playoffs approach on the calendar. It is also a time for those kids who love baseball to sign up for fall ball. Kids will enjoy traveling to tournaments all over the New Jersey area just as the New York Mets fight for a playoff birth. New Jersey parents everywhere are rushing to sign their kids up for fall baseball. Parents point towards the safety of baseball compared to other sports. As a non contact sport, the risk of injury is low. Because of the relatively low injury risk, kids also get to play a large number of games, ensuring that everyone gets a chance to play. Baseball teaches patience while working on hand eye coordination. Parents have been signing their children up for America’s pastime for years, and this year appears no different.
With so many different sports to choose from, parents can something for kids of all ages.