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About Great Play



Overview: Re-Imagining Physical Development


We make it fun for kids to develop motor skills, sport

skills, fitness and coordination, with unique programs for

each stage of their development.

The benefits of physical activity and, conversely, the risks of inactivity are overwhelming for children (see article). Physical development influences health, self-esteem, and even concentration power and academic success.


But many children are not getting off to a good start or reaching their full potential for several reasons: Outdoor active time is down. Screen time competes for children's attention. Recreational leagues increasingly cater to the early-blooming athletes and the most aggressive children, leaving others behind. And many physical development programs are outdated or poorly structured - they often involve too much waiting time and too little variety to fully develop children and hold their interest over time.


Starting with a blank slate, we Re-Imagined every aspect of how youth physical development could work. We developed updated curriculum based on research from leading authorities in the field and created unique programs for each stage of development. We packaged it with a teaching system that makes it fun and maximizes children's success. And we housed it all in a brand new, patented Interactive Arena™ designed to engage, entertain and stimulate children of all ages.


Every aspect of Great Play has been created with two objectives in mind: to ensure our Players have fun, and to help them reach their full physical potential. We want every child to develop a love of physical activity that will lead to an active, healthy and confident life, whether they choose to pursue competitive athletics or simply play and move for fun.


"Great Play!" Our name (in addition to representing the great time children have when they visit us) comes from that ultimate feeling of success for anyone playing a game or sport – having friends, fans and teammates clapping and shouting "Great Play!" from the sidelines. We want every Player to develop the skills and confidence to experience that feeling, so they’ll want to play and be physically active for life.


Great Fun + Great Results = Great Play