Kids have the chance to give rugby a try for free

The City of Spokane has joined forces with Spokane Youth Rugby and local mens and womens clubs to offer kids the chance to learn how to play the game of rugby for free. If they enjoy it, spring leagues are being set up immediately after for spring!

The clinic is a safer, non-contact version of the sport that sees players using flags instead of tackling. Parents, coaches and players have said it looks a little more like a game of tag than football which it is normally compared to.

For kids, the clinic and league requires minimal gear. The rules and regulations are made to be easy to follow and elements are taught gradually as kids continue to grow. The clinic and league are open to children ages 6-15.

The clinic will take place Sunday, April 14 from 1pm to 2pm at Loma Vista Park (5804 North Alberta Street). While the clinic is free, you must register. You can do so here.

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