created new athletics programs with City League during the ’21-’22 season.
of students participated in a sport for the first time.
of students attending partner schools were students of color.
of students qualified for free and reduced lunch.
Sports help kids find their thing
Youth sports can teach all kids, regardless of ability, to lead, to follow, to take responsibility, to work well with others and so much more. Since launch, City League has partnered with 12 St. Louis middle schools. For 87% of the students, it was their first time playing a sport.