May 05, 2014 09:50 AM
Everyone has heard the stories: less time allotted for physical education and recess, more overweight kids, more distractions that lead to a sedentary lifestyle. It means that many times, parents are looking for outlets to get kids active and keep them active. That's where sports teams come in. And whether they are rec-level programs, travel teams or others, they all have the same goal: teach kids a sport, keep them active and keep them happily occupied in a healthy pastime.