Keeping kids engaged and healthy through sport
Sports, fitness and recreation is an integral part of programming at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. Presently, the Club has two programs that continue throughout the entire year and are offered to all youth who are members – Ballers Basketball and the Reno Jets Boxing Club.
Other sports leagues athletic programming are offered to members throughout the year. Some sports may require an extra fee.
Reno Ballers basketball
For everyone from the aspiring athlete to the player who is looking to try basketball on for size, there are teams and clinics for everyone.
Reno Jets boxing
The Tavares family has been a boxing institution in Northern Nevada for decades, introducing countless youth to the sport, some of who have gone on boxing success … all of whom have benefited from the program.
Despite the passing of club matriarch Thelma Tavares, the Tavares family tradition lives on at the Tavares Gym inside the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows’ Ninth Street location. Practice with skilled instructors is held daily, while participants will get an opportunity to compete with other clubs in the region and beyond.
Winter basketball and Fall futsal
League sign-ups are now available for winter basketball and fall futsal. Keep the kids busy in a fun, educational environment, coached by trained mentors.
The Boys & Girls Club of America has long held sports and fitness as a core programming goal for its more than 4,000 clubs. Read about some of the organization’s programs here.