Parents

You want your child to be active and to have fun.  Research shows that's exactly what they want too.  A Michigan State University study asked girls aged 10 to 12 why they played sports.  Here are the top five reasons: 

     1.  To have fun 

     2.  To do something I'm good at 

     3.  To improve my skills 

     4.  To stay in shape 

     5.  To get exercise

Surprise:  Winning didn't even make the top ten reasons. 

Study after study comes up with the same #1 result: Kids play sports for the fun of it. 

So keep calm and let them play ringette!!

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