You may already know how many professional athletes hail from here in the South Florida area. The NFL, MLB and NBA are full of stars who grew up and honed there skills on the fields and courts of South Florida. Certainly the weather being so beautiful allowing for year round play of outdoor sports helps athletes gain a competitive edge. In fact aspiring athletes from all over the world come here to compete. In fact there are many professional athletes present and past who call this area home. It is not unusual for your child to go to school with a another child whose parent was or is a pro athlete.
But you don't have to be a future professional athlete to benefit from South Florida's sportsmen's paradise. Right here in Boca Raton just about every sport imaginable is available. Many families with young children partake in all of these numerous youth sports, among them:
Football, both tackle (travel and local rec) and flag (girls flag football too) and year round.
Baseball - Pony league, Little League, Travel ball and school ball, year round
Soccer - both rec soccer and competitive travel teams, year round both boys and girls
Basketball - year round rec and travel teams and leagues, both boys and girls
Lacrosse - year round both rec and travel leagues for boys and girls
Tennis - individual and teams, year round
Swimming and diving - again year round and outdoors
Bowling - leagues year round
Ice Hockey (yes you read that right, indoors of course)
Fishing - both salt water and fresh water, fishing is year round with a dizzying array of species that make this area home.
Rugby - its a great game!
Golf -youth tournaments almost every weekend year round.
Plus high school and middle school teams in almost all of the above sports as well. With a climate that allows for year round play and this kind of variety there is virtually a sport for every kid here Boca Raton.
But sports isn't just for kids. Our great weather makes the area a sports paradise for adults too. Florida is the golf capital of the world and the Boca Raton area does it's part. With plenty of public and private courses, you will never get bored with the variety even though you can play every week of the entire year! There are lots of tennis clubs and teams for adults, including public leagues at the county parks. Adult softball is another big favorite, with teams for adults all the way up to seniors. Again our great weather lets you play all year round. We also have great basketball leagues both indoor and outdoors.
Fishing is also world class here with our beaches teeming with world class sport fishing, again year round.
On top of this there is always a road race or bicycle rally going on just about every weekend. Our beautiful climate and plentiful athletic facilities allow anyone to live a healthy lifestyle. People well into their 80s are out hitting golf and tennis balls, swimming, biking and walking trails all day, every day.
If you are considering moving to the Boca Raton area, you should really think about how this is going to effect your lifestyle. Sports and activities not only allow you to enjoy the outdoors here, but a healthy lifestyle will have you enjoying it longer. You don't have to be a professional athlete to enjoy the advantages that the great climate and facilities of Boca Raton afford you every day, year round.
If enjoying this lifestyle sounds appealing to you reach out to me about how I can help you make it happen. My family has and still does partake in many of these activities and I can show you how you and your family can too.
Author:Glenn Lewis Phone: 561-706-9600 Dated: October 12th 2015 Views: 484 About Glenn: ...
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