LifeHoops is looking to grow to more YMCAs in under-served areas of Charlotte in the Fall of 2017 and is looking to expand its current relationship with the Simmons YMCA and Albemarle Road Middle School.
- Simmons YMCA – Democract Drive, Charlotte
- Johnston YMCA – North Davidson Street, Charlotte
- Albemarle Road Middle School
Upcoming: We plan to expand LifeHoops to Stratford Richardson YMCA in partnership with Reid Park Academy in September, and Johnston YMCA in partnership with Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in October.
Kicking Things Off
LifeHoops is a year-round program, coupling different sports throughout the year with a focus on academic achievement and LifeSkills. Here’s a peek into the timeline of the first few months of the LifeHoops program.
Patricipant and parent information sessions at local middle schools and YMCAs.
Invitations sent to participants and preseason clinics.
The LifeHoops program begins!
Tournament play begins.
Transition begins to fall sports.
April 8th, 2017 – First LifeHoops tournament
April 9th, 2017 – LifeHoops participating in the Spectrum Center takeover, sponsored by Red Ventures