Parks & Recreation awarded “Better Sports for Kids Quality Program” designation
Surprise, AZ (January 11, 2020) The City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Sports Division has been awarded the “Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider” designation by the National Alliance for Youth Sports.
Earning the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program designation demonstrates that the City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Sports Division has taken steps to ensure a safe, quality-playing environment for children by meeting key requirements in five categories – Written Policies and Procedures, Volunteer Screening, Coach Training, Parent Education and Accountability.
The National Alliance for Youth Sports, a 501(c) 3 organization headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, administratively manages the designation, which was developed around the National Standards for Youth Sports, a guiding resource originally published in 1987.
The City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Sports Division’s designation is valid until December 31, 2022. More information on the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation can be found at www.nays.org/quality.
The City of Surprise Parks & Recreation Department thanks all parents, volunteer coaches, participants, and officials for allowing us to serve you and your families. Without everyone working together, designations like this would not be possible.
For more information, please contact the Sports Division at 623.222.2000 or visit www.surpriseaz.gov/recreation.