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Welcome to Joey’s Journal! Here you’ll find all the latest updates about our soccer programs, our community of kids playing soccer and stories about how we’re helping childhood development by using fun kids’ activities.

February 6, 2015

Top 5 Reasons Why Children Should Play Sport

We’ve put together our Top 5 reasons why we think children should play sport, especially soccer. We believe playing sports offers kids of all age’s countless benefits and assists in improving their physical, social and mental well-being. 5. Sports boost […]
January 31, 2015

Keeping It In The Family: Healthy Sibling Rivalry In Sports

You know what they say, nothing like a bit of friendly competition.  When it comes to sports, sibling rivalry can have a variety of positive effects.  Sharing an activity with a sibling can help to grow the relationship. Plus, having […]
January 22, 2015

Healthy And Active Kids: Nutrition And Sports

Healthy and active kids who play sport need a substantial increase in nutrients than those children who remain inactive. If your child is well-nourished, sports and other activities will be more enjoyable as they will be able to […]
January 14, 2015

Healthy And Active Kids: Get Your Child Back Into A Healthy Routine

After the holiday period it can be hard to get back into the swing of things. As hard as it is as for an adult to get back into the routine of a healthy and active lifestyle, it […]
December 9, 2014

Kids Nutrition: Staying Healthy During The Holidays

As we head into the holiday season and schedules get busier and busier, it can be easy to lose sight of your child’s nutrition. Amidst the chaos of holiday parties, the end of the school year and Christmas […]
December 1, 2014

Kids Sports: What Makes a Great Coach?

If you’ve ever played a sport in your life, you’ve likely come across a great coach, like a great teacher, that you always remember. There are certain attributes that any good coach should have, especially coaches who participate […]
November 26, 2014

The Importance of Sports For Toddlers

Sports for Toddlers: The attention span of a toddler is short to say the least, which can make learning a new sport challenging. When getting toddlers involved in kid’s sports it’s important to remember three things: basics, patience, […]
November 14, 2014

Looking For Kids Activities? How About Soccer For Girls?

Soccer For Girls: A lot has changed over the years when it comes to young girls’ involvement in physical activity and sports. Every year more and more girls are trading in their dolls for trainers and boots. It’s […]
November 7, 2014

Daycare Activities – Kids Sport Programs

We live in a time of increased pressure and economic responsibilities that drive many parents back to work soon after starting a family. A range of suitable daycare activities offered by their local daycare centre will allow them […]
May 24, 2017
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Girl Power And Soccer

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead Girls’ soccer may not always be the first thing that comes to mind for parents when it comes to developing social skills and gross […]
August 27, 2015

Soccajoeys Superhero Week

Our very first Superhero Week is currently underway and we’re loving every minute of it! We invited our Socccajoeys players to dress up as their favourite superheros and we’ve been beyond impressed with everyone’s amazing costumes. Soccajoeys parents […]
July 9, 2015

Staying Active & Healthy During The Holidays

School holidays are a great time to teach your child healthy lifestyle habits. With the down time allotted during the break, kids have plenty of time to get off the couch and get active. Here are Joey’s tips […]
June 8, 2015

Soccajoeys Foundation: Inspiring Change

The Soccajoeys Foundation assists children with additional needs as well as those who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, through tailored all inclusive soccer programs. The Foundation’s mission is to help build pathways for inclusion learning and social integration and is dedicated […]

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