What is 2nd recess?
2nd Recess is a running program designed to teach kids ages 5 through 13 about health and fitness. We cover all areas of track and field, cross country, proper warm-up and cool-down, motivational topics, healthy eating, and much more!
What ages are welcome to participate in 2nd recess?
We welcome ages 5 to 13 to our practices. Athletes are divided into age groups and workouts are prescribed by age and ability allowing for kids to be challenged while having fun.
Where and when does 2nd Recess practice?
2nd Recess has many different practice locations in San Diego. To see all of our 2nd Recess locations, please visit our locations page. We also host various track and field meets and cross country races. Check out our events page to learn more about these great road races, track and field meets, and cross country meets for kids and parents!
What is included in the program fees?
The $60 fee covers the cost of each 12-week 2nd Recess season. Each child receives a 2nd Recess t-shirt and healthy snack at each practice as part of the program. The fees also allow for 2nd Recess to rent facilities for practices, train coaches, and admin expenses.
Are scholarships available so my child can participate in 2nd recess?
We offer scholarships for families who may not be able to afford the program but would like their children exposed to running and healthy living. No child will be turned away from 2nd Recess due to financial hardship. To apply for program scholarships and military family discounts, please complete the form through this link. If you have any questions about the 2nd Recess scholarships, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
can parents participate or volunteer?
We welcome parents to join us in our activities so if you have an itch to get active then come on out! No matter if you want to participate and run around or just help out, we appreciate your support and your kids do as well. Email our team to learn more about all of our volunteering and coaching opportunities with 2nd Recess.
What is the "snack with a purpose?"
The “Snack with a Purpose” is the snack that is provided to all 2nd Recessers at the end of each practice. Kids have the opportunity to learn about different fruits, vegetables, and grains and find out why these nutrients are essential for better athletic performance and healthier living.
how do i bring 2nd recess to my school or community?
If you are interested in bringing 2nd Recess to your school or community, please contact us at email@example.com for access to our 2nd Recess School and Recreation Center Curriculum. We are eager to bring 2nd Recess to as many kids as possible and have scholarships available for qualifying schools, recreation sites, and clubs that qualify to access the 2nd Recess curriculum at no cost.
Do you have a newsletter?
Yes! We send out regular email newsletters to share the latest races, events, and practices with parents. Please fill out your email below to sign up.
Are practices canceled when it rains?
We host 2nd Recess practices rain or shine. However, if there is lightning or dangerous conditions, we will cancel practices. To stay informed about the latest 2nd Recess practice conditions and cancelations, you can sign up for text message updates below:
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can i make a donation to 2nd recess?
Yes! All donations to our 501(c)3 non-profit organization are tax deductible for both individuals and corporate sponsorships. You can donate via PayPal to help contribute to the program scholarships. 2nd Recess scholarships allow for all children to participate in practices, regardless of financial hardship.