Organized sport is a must for raising well-rounded kids, if you don’t have the first clue; we’ve organized a list of leagues for you.
Ice Hockey (Ages: 6-15)
Where: One Mall Ice Rink, Nanchang
When: Wednesday and Thursday 8-9:30 p.m., Friday 7-9 p.m., Sunday 8-10 a.m.
Cost: RMB 130 per session / bulk discounts Contact: Coach Ansen
Number: 132-1533-6333 / Rink 8805-6055 Language: Chinese
Comments: Coach Ansen was a member of the National Hockey Team. Currently, the teams must travel to Hong Kong to participate in league play. They entered the M15 Int’l Hockey Tournament for the first time this year.
Soccer World (Ages: 3-16)
Where: Dongguan Nancheng Football Stadium, No. 3 Tiyu Road
Cost: First session free, summer pass RMB 3,000 to 7,200
Contact: Mateus Martin
Number: 0769-22338696 or 0769-23299292.
Language: Chinese, English, Portuguese, Spanish
Comments: SoccerWorld competes internally and against others soccer schools. Right now the U12 soccer team is participating in the Guangdong TV Sports 5-a-Side Competition against teams from all over Guangdong province. Round 2 takes place May 17.
5 Star Basketball (Ages: 4-17)
Where: Shenzhen and Guangzhou
Cost: RMB 115 per session
Contact: Kris Chen
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Language: English, Chinese
Comments: Coaches are foreign professional coaches teaching a great basketball development curriculum.
DG Dragons Baseball (Ages: 2-18)
Where: Zhenshi Factory Field, Chang’an
When: Saturday 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Contact: Coach Jim Mann
Language: English and Chinese
Comments: Coach Mann is a former professional baseball/softball player who has played in the U.S. and Asia. The Dragons sponsor teams that travel within China and Hong Kong playing in tournaments and games throughout the year. All nationalities welcome, no experience needed, equipment provided.