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Training young athletes in the offseason
Training young athletes in the offseason

Maybe basketball just ended and the kids don’t have another activity until the pool opens this summer. Maybe your daughter is excited about her first season of soccer — which doesn’t start until September. Or maybe your son just gave up on baseball, leaving a void of physical activity this spring. Even when the sports season ends, there are plenty of options to keep kids moving. It might be time to try a new or nontraditional sport. And there are exercise programs that work well for kids who don’t want to take up a new sport. Although most recreation leagues offer certain sports by season — baseball and softball in the spring, for example — some...