Certified Better Sports for kidsGreensboro Parks and Recreation offers Start Smart basketball, baseball and flag football throughout the year.

Start Smart was developed by top motor skills development specialists in the field of youth sports. Parent-child groups perform motor skill tasks that gradually build confidence in children while they are having fun. Start Smart participants will develop proper motor skills without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt, which will allow them to enjoy and succeed in youth sports in the future.

Greensboro is nationally recognized as a Better Sports for Kids Program Provider by the National Alliance for Youth Sports


An adult is required to participate with the child during the program. Registration opens June 19 and closes when all the spots are full. Register online


Session: Three-week sessions, Tuesdays or Thursdays, 6-7 pm, Virtual Sessions, beginning July 7 and ending on July 23.
Ages: 3-5
Cost: $15 

Registration fee Includes: Three virtual sessions with a trained Start Smart coach. Additional player pack of equipment can be purchased for $36.