On Saturday, June 25, the University of Lynchburg, in partnership with the Lynchburg Area Youth Sports Initiative and other community partners, will host Lynchburg Play Day. The free event for rising third through sixth graders will be held on campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lynchburg Play Day will include soccer, football, basketball, lacrosse, tennis, and volleyball clinics taught by University coaching staff and student-athletes and area coaches; a free T-shirt and other giveaways; a movement class led by the YMCA; and free lunch. Transportation to the event is available for those who need it.
Participants also will learn more about the Lynchburg Sports Locker, a new initiative that provides free athletic equipment to local children.