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Gaining Valuable Life Lessons Through Sports

Gaining Valuable Life Lessons Through Sports

By Gretchen Althoff Snyder Article: https://www.ryerecord.com/index.php/sports/6733-gaining-valuable-life-lessons-through-sports Start with a group of friends from Princeton with a passion for sports and an inherent desire to give back to those less fortunate. Add generous community partners, countless volunteers, and a whole lot of dedication and hard work. The result is

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PlaySmart launched its first Academy in Rye, NY

PlaySmart launched its first Academy in Rye, NY

This summer PlaySmart launched its first Academy in Rye, NY. Check out the great video here!

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Another Historic Summer for PlaySmart

Another Historic Summer for PlaySmart

PlaySmart Academies held in Six different Cities! Beginning in Omaha and Denver and ending in New York, this has been one busy summer PlaySmart.  Our flagship program  was enjoyed by hundreds of kids across the country.   The program reached four cities in 2012 and this year saw

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Sips for Sports a Success!

Sips for Sports a Success!

Event gets bigger and better each year! Close to 100 guests enjoyed fine wines and gourmet food at the Manursing Island Club in Rye, New York for the annual Sips for Sports event. The event raises funds for PlaySmart’s New York and New Jersey programs and outreach.

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All kids should play…

All kids should play…

Whether it is the fall with kids playing football and soccer or spring with baseball, softball and basketball,  while thousands of kids around the country are playing ball, many simply can’t afford to do so.  Not only is the registration cost a challenge but having the proper

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Join the PlaySmart Team!

Join the PlaySmart Team!

Become a Financial Supporter! From corporate supporters like the Tampa Bay Rays to individual  donors, it really does take a team to fuel PlaySmart’s mission. Through the years, we have been afforded such great financial support around the country.  However, like the need in the communities that

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LINK Students visit Princeton!

On a beautiful fall day in October, 20 middle school honor students and their chaperones from the LINK school in Newark, NJ visited Princeton University for a campus tour and to be guests at the Tiger’s homecoming football game. PlaySmart has had close to a decade old

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Charity bowl with NY Jets a Success!

Charity bowl with NY Jets a Success!

For the last several years, PlaySmart has been one of three charities to be involved with the NY Jets Charity Bowl.  This year was no exception as Jet’s tight end Dustin Keller continued the event at Chelsea Piers.  The Dustin Kellar Charity bowl featured auction items, autograph

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PlaySmart helps kids learn to swim and build self-confidence

PlaySmart helps kids learn to swim and build self-confidence

Core to PlaySmart’s mission is to ensure that all kids have fundamental life skills – swimming is one of those skills! PlaySmart made it possible for over 125 kids in Irvington, NJ to join the local swimming program. Not only did kids learn water safety and swimming

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Coach for Kids!

During the 2010-2011 school year, PlaySmart sponsored Coach for Kids!  Coach for Kids is an initiative started by the non-profit Wellness in Schools and supported by PlaySmart.  Wellness in schools was founded by New York City public school parents who seek to educate NYC school children, their

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