05/6/2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department Announces
Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider Designation

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department has been awarded the Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation for 2021/2022 for its youth athletic programs.
The Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation, through the National Alliance for Youth Sports, has been developed around the National Standards for Youth Sports as a way to recognize and promote youth sports organizations that make quality a priority. The National Standards place in motion guidance for league and program administrators to implement to ensure the best possible youth sports experience for all.

The Department was evaluated in categories such as written policies and procedures, volunteer screening, coaches training, parent education and accountability.

For more information about the designation and the evaluation process, visit www.nays.org/quality.