Basketball Coaching with Kids Enjoy Exercise Now

We will coach basketball practice for a great bunch of kids with disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome. Each volunteer is paired with one kid and you help them with their shooting, dribbling, passing, and just generally having fun. The kids have a broad range of skills, so don't be intimidated if you're not the world's greatest basketball player.

The orientation is at 1PM and practice goes from 1:45 - 2:45 PM. We'll meet in the basement of the Embarcadero YMCA. There's some street parking in the area as well as the Equity Office Parking Garage on Howard Street, between Spear and Steuart.

Afterwards, we'll head over to the Ferry Building for some coffee and snacks. If you haven't been, definitely check it out. It's an incredible food emporium.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please sign up only if you intend to show up to the project, no shows impact this project greatly since athletes are paired with volunteers and need a one-to-one interaction.

Location:

Embarcadero YMCA
169 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 
Directions to Embarcadero YMCA

KEEN, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, is a national, nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with  developmental disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a Blast today with the athletes!

    1 · November 18, 2012

  • KathyV

    a lot of fun!

    November 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a lot of fun. Looking forward to coming to this again.

    November 18, 2012

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