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This is a developmental league that focuses on footwork and basic soccer skills for the beginner. For the first three weeks of the season, players will run through a clinic-style practice facilitated by coaches and led by our league director. Games, which will start Week 4, will involve a 4 v 4 format with no goalie. Size 3 soccer ball recommended. Our Spring League begins in April and goes through Mid June. Registrations are available at least month prior to league beginning.

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U10 Division Games will be played with a 7 v 7 format with a goalie. We have selected this particular format to maximize learning for our second level of play. A Size 4 ball is recommended for practice and will be utilized in games.

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U12 Division Games will be played with an 8 v 8 format with a goalie. A size 4 ball is recommended for practices and will be utilized during games.

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U15 Division Games will be played with an 8 v 8 format with a goalie. A size 5 ball is recommended for practices and will be utilized during games.

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For beginner students age 6-10. Students will learn a step-by-step process of breaking an object or animal into smaller parts using line and shape in order to create an accurate drawing. Students will be encouraged to create interesting backgrounds and details using real-life examples and pictures. The instructor will develop additional curriculum based on student interest and ability in which students may explore color, texture, value, form, perspective, and/or proportions. Individual creativity will be encouraged.

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Created for older learners and repeat students ages 9-14. Younger repeat students may be accepted with instructor's permission.
Older beginner and repeat students will work more independently using the line and shape skills taught in Drawing I, (and reinforced in this class) to create accurate drawings. Continued emphasis on creativity will encourage students to select unique backgrounds and details for their drawings. Based on student interest and previous experience, the instructor will develop plans for students to explore and apply skills involving color, texture, value, form, perspective and/or proportion more accurately. Repeat students may work on individual projects with instructor's permission.

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All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1). This Pre-Dance/Tap Combo class will be a combination of 30 minutes ballet instruction and 30 minutes tap dance instruction.

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NOTE: NEW DAY - TUESDAYS for Ages 3-5
All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1).

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Days and Times: NOTE: NEW DAY! TUESDAYS and Thursdays. Meets twice a week. All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1).

The Sports and Rec Ministry of FFC gives the whole family opportunities for health, fitness, friendship, fun, competition, venue for outreach, and spiritual development in an inviting, Christ-centered atmosphere. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23

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All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we “worship” Him in our activity (Romans 12:1).

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Day and Time: NOTE NEW DAY! Class meets once a week on TUESDAYS at 5:35pm-6:35pm.
All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1). The Sports and Rec Ministry of FFC gives the whole family opportunities for health, fitness, friendship, fun, competition, venue for outreach, and spiritual development in an inviting, Christ-centered atmosphere. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23

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Day and Time: NEW DAY AND TIME! MONDAY at 5:00-6:00pm
All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1). The Sports and Rec Ministry of FFC gives the whole family opportunities for health, fitness, friendship, fun, competition, venue for outreach, and spiritual development in an inviting, Christ-centered atmosphere. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23

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Day and Time: NEW DAY AND TIME! MONDAY at 6:05 - 7:05pm
All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1). The Sports and Rec Ministry of FFC gives the whole family opportunities for health, fitness, friendship, fun, competition, venue for outreach, and spiritual development in an inviting, Christ-centered atmosphere. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23

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All classes are a part of First Friends Sports & Recreation Ministry. The Sports and Recreation Ministry at First Friends (FFC) is rooted in our belief that all areas of life are sacred and everything we do must be under the Lordship of Christ (Col 3:17-23). We believe God is delighted when we pray but also when we play. He has created us with abilities and desires to play and compete and thus we "worship" Him in our activity (Romans 12:1). The Sports and Rec Ministry of FFC gives the whole family opportunities for health, fitness, friendship, fun, competition, venue for outreach, and spiritual development in an inviting, Christ-centered atmosphere. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23

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Students will learn how to relax on stage and communicate clearly to an audience, memorization, alliteration and team building. This fun class emphasizes simple techniques for focusing on character development with a faith-based approach. Students will have the opportunity to learn through playful games and exciting improvisational workouts. A sketch will be prepared and performed each session where students have equal parts, focusing on education, not competition.

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Students will learn how to relax on stage and communicate clearly to an audience, memorization, alliteration and team building. This fun class emphasizes simple techniques for focusing on character development with a faith-based approach. Students will have the opportunity to learn through playful games and exciting improvisational workouts. A sketch will be prepared and performed each session where students have equal parts, focusing on education, not competition.

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This is an exercise class that focuses mainly on your upper body. You will be using 5ft poles with flags attached. Requirement: Be able to manipulate a 5ft pole and stand for an hour. Please click on the "Information Tab" to read more details.

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The FFC High School League is designed for boys who have had some experience playing basketball and are looking for fun and fellowship at the community level. This league is geared toward developing teamwork skills in addition to individual playing skills.

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The first program for First Friends Baseball is designed to introduce boys and girls ages 5-6 to the basics of the game in a non-threatening environment. This is a parent participation league that promotes family relationships with the primary goal of having fun.

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The second level of First Friends All Out Sports & Recreation baseball is the coach pitch league. This league is designed for boys and girls age 7-8 to learn the fundamentals of baseball in a fun, friendly, non-competitive environment.
The teams practice 1 day a week and the first few Saturdays, with games taking place on Saturday after a few weeks. The balls used are a "sof-tee" baseball to insure safety while delivering a realistic feel. Games are 70 minutes long, the entire roster bats, and players have the opportunity to play all positions.

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The Minors league is designed for boys and girls ages 9 - 11 and is initial exposure for players to live pitching. More emphasis is placed on proper pitching techniques. The league will meet one to two times a week on weekdays and Saturday for practices. As the season progresses game days will be on Saturdays and some weekday evenings games. We will have six inning games using a regulation baseball and scores will be kept. This league allows all players to play an infield and an outfield position and the entire roster bats.

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The First Friends Church (FFC) Sports Ministry Men's Summer Open Basketball League is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for men age 18 and up. During the post-game huddles each participant is introduced to the claims of Christ and are encouraged to share with each other how Christ is impacting their lives. Registrations are on an individual basis, and all teams are drafted after the open gyms. We will have Referees officiating every game.

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A sports program without direction towards Christ would be one that misses an opportunity to enhance the kingdom of God, and I am proud to be part of one whose focus on God is unwavering.

-Rob

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

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