Many kids are pushed out or priced out of the current youth sports system already. What steps need to be taken to avoid a participation drop after COVID-19? Can we create a model where youth sports helps the whole community recover? In this Project Play webinar, youth sports experts discussed the potential to rebuild the grassroots sports system after COVID-19.
- Tom Farrey, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program Executive Director
- Kristine Stratton, National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) President and CEO
- Nicole Keith, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) President
- Jean Lee Batrus, MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation Executive Director
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