Starting next week the Boston Scholar Athletes program will offer a free strength and conditioning program to all Boston public high school scholar-athletes.
The BSA Summer Fit Program will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday from July 9 through Aug. 15 at the Madison Park athletic fields.
“Our overall goal is to keep the kids in shape up until their fall practices start,” said BSA athletic associate Brad Schoonmaker. “The program also builds camaraderie among the kids because they’re all from different schools.”
Free to all BPS scholar-athletes, the six-week program is being conducted by professional trainers from the BSA's fitness partner, Athletic Evolution, a strength and conditioning training facility based in Woburn.
Scholar-athletes in attendance will be coached through exercises in calisthenics, strength training and interval training.
According to the BSA webpage, the “BSA Fit strength and conditioning programs are specifically designed to help athletes of every caliber achieve their goals - no matter what sport they play.”
To participate in the program, all scholar-athletes are required to bring the appropriate clothing and sneakers along with a signed waiver form to the first session.
To view last year's Summer Fit program see this video.
The waiver can be found on the BSA website.
For details, contact Brad Schoonmaker at 617-517-4526.
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