CHELSEA PIERS CONNECTICUT GIRLS LEADERSHIP CAMP RETURNS FOR ANOTHER SUMMER
August 9, 2018
(Stamford, CT – August 9, 2018) – Chelsea Piers Connecticut is proud to announce an expanded program for the fifth year of the Chelsea Piers Girls Leadership Camp. This innovative week-long camp provides female athletes, ages 13-18, with a unique opportunity to refine their athletic skills while also learning how to become leaders on and off the playing field.
Athletes in soccer, lacrosse, volleyball and field hockey will participate in daily high-level sport training, as well as strength and conditioning programs. In addition to learning sports skills from seasoned coaches, athletes leave with a new and powerful perspective on their own athletic careers from daily lectures and workshops with leaders in sports medicine and business.
The Leadership program aims to reset the athlete’s body and mind, re-energizing players for their Fall season while they get the playing time needed to sharpen their skills.
The 2018 camp features a diverse group of facilitators who will participate panel Q&A and small group discussions on: psychology of sports, mentorship, college recruiting and various health and wellness topics. Speakers include: Dr. Debra Roche, Sports Psychologist for HSS/Stamford Health, Emily Townsend Prince, Assistant Director of College Counseling at King School, Ilaria St. Florian, HSS/Stamford Health’s RD-Nutritionist, Steven Fiorenza, Tracey Llewllyn and Jamie Wallace, Sports Rehab PT’s specialists in injury prevention for HSS, and Wendy Bass, Celia Kohl, Lena Glaser and Elyse Noonan from NBC Sports.
“Participating in sports builds confidence and empowers young women on and off the field,” commented Greta Wagner, Executive Director, Chelsea Piers Connecticut. “The Chelsea Piers Leadership camp gives young female athletes a jumpstart in developing the necessary skills to be leaders and successful in their sport, school, community and career.”
About Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a 500,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, CT. Founded July 2012, Chelsea Piers Connecticut features two indoor ice rinks, an Olympic pool and adjacent indoor water park, a gymnastics training center, 12 squash courts, seven indoor tennis courts, an indoor turf baseball/softball training facility with five batting cages, an Adventure Center featuring a recreational trampoline center, a 24-foot high rock wall and Little Athletes gym, and a Field House with a 100-yard turf field, four hardwood basketball/volleyball courts and a 1/5-mile track. Chelsea Piers Connecticut also houses a world-class 65,000 square-foot health & fitness facility and clubhouse called “CP-AC Fitness.” The members-only fitness facility features strength and cardio equipment, a dedicated mind/body area, and more than 100 weekly fitness classes and programs. CP-AC is also home to nationally competitive teams in eight sports.
In addition to sports & fitness programming, Chelsea Piers Connecticut is home to a childcare facility and preschool, THE LOFT, a 4,000 square foot event space, a grab-and-go café, a sports bar, Stamford Hospital’s 18,500 square-foot Orthopedic Spine Institute, CrossFit S-Town, and a BlueStreak Sports athletic training center.
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