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St. Lawrence College Athletes brings Future Vikings to Boys and Girls Club, Kingston

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St. Lawrence College (SLC) and the Boys and Girls Club Kingston (B&GCK) are partnering to offer fun and unique programs in soccer and basketball, combining mentoring by SLC Vikings players with the High-Five accredited skills development B&GCK programming. The new programs are for kids of all skill levels and various ages.   
  
SLC Varsity athletes will be periodically leading participants through drills, teamwork challenges, games and scrimmages during the weekend programs.  

“We’re excited for this opportunity to have our players help kids develop athletic skills, and to raise awareness in the community about SLC and varsity athletics,” said Kevin Biggs, Manager of Athletics and Student Engagement with SLC. 

“Future Vikings is a great way for children in Kingston to get an awesome organized sports league experience in a safe and welcoming environment,” says Jeff Helsby, Senior Program Manager, Development and Training. “We’re looking forward to working with SLC Athletics and St. Lawrence College on such a fun and accessible project for kids of any skill level.” 

Space is limited! The first ten-week program starts September 28 and ends December 7, 2019. (No program on Thanksgiving weekend.) Cost is 100$ per participant (application for subsidy available upon request.)  

For schedule and to register: bgckinston.ca/vikings  

For more information:  

Jeff Helsby 
Senior Program Manager, Development and Training  
613-507-3306, ext. 101  
Jeff@bgckingston.ca  

  
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ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE (SLC)

St. Lawrence College is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples; we are grateful to live and learn on these lands. With campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall, SLC delivers education and training that meets the needs of community, industry, and employers. The College prepares students to succeed in the global economy through relevant, practical programs and experiential learning opportunities. SLC offers more than 100 full-time programs including diplomas, degrees, graduate certificates, apprenticeships, micro-credentials and life-long learning opportunities. Everyone belongs in the SLC community, comprised of 12,000 full-time students and more than 100,000 alumni in 75 countries around the world.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613.329.2451
ltulchinsky@sl.on.ca

Julie Einarson
Senior Advisor, Communications and Government Relations
St. Lawrence College
613.328.2440
jeinarson@sl.on.ca

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