Sports camps are not just for athletes but also for hobbyists and individuals who want to live an active lifestyle. Aside from offering a venue and training, these activity centers also provide a good icebreaker for people who want to meet new friends.
Whether you want to increase your physical activities or need a temporary escape from your demanding life, these sports summer camps in Sacramento are an excellent venue.
1. Premier Fencing Academy
This is the only fencing school in greater Sacramento that offers classes (beginner and competitive) for all ages. Meanwhile, one of their head saber coaches had coached World Team Champion and athletes from Princeton University.
Their camps come in two main divisions: beginner and competitive camps.
The beginners’ summer camps are for kids and adults with no or little experience in fencing. The training includes fencing basics, games, drills, footwork, and bouting.
On the other hand, the competitive camps are for serious athletes who want to improve their footwork, drills, and tactics. In addition, the coaching includes physical and psychological training and supervised competition.
Sunday – closed
Monday – Thursday 3 pm – 9 pm
Friday 3 pm – 8 pm
Saturday – 9 am – 12 noon
Location: 6442 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael, CA 95608
Contact number: + (916) 514-1150
2. David Sports Academy or DSA
DSA offers cage rentals, lessons, skills clinics, and coaching in baseball, softball, and strength and agility. What sets them apart from other sports academies is their use of technology and quantitative data analysis to allow their coaches to fine-tune the drills and tools they give to the athletes.
Location: 1513 Sports Dr, 400 Sacramento, CA 95834
Contact number: (916) 692-8899
3. XOSO Sport and Social League
XOSO offers adult social sports ideal for non-athletes and athletes alike. Their fun activities and sports include the following:
- Bocce. It is one of the most popular lawn games because of its simple rules: Hit the small white ball with big balls.
- Bowling. This is another fun recreational activity that doesn’t require much skills and effort.
- Cornhole. Also called bean bag toss and baggo, this social game is ideal for anyone who doesn’t want to break a sweat.
- Kickball. An excellent social activity for adults who wish to stay active and meet new people.
- Soccer leagues. Players of all skill levels are welcome.
- Ultimate game. This is a frisbee tournament in a low-key environment.
- Volleyball league. They offer indoor and beach [sand] volleyball games.
- Football league. This is a social league that accepts players of all skill levels.
Aside from the abovementioned sports, XOSO offers boot camp and fitness classes for people who want to improve their strength, stamina, and shape.
Location: 218 25th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Contact number: (916) 426-9676
This camp caters to small and older kids, offering age-related basketball activities that range from fun drills to friendly competition. The center also allows older children to hone their leadership skills by mentoring the smaller kids.
The basketball camp is divided into three groups:
- Mini. This camp is available for girls and boys between pre-kindergarten and second grade. It focuses on basic skills such as shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and defense.
- Big kids. This camp is available for girls and boys between fourth and eighth grade and is designed for more serious basketball players.
- All girls. The camp is available for girls in grades K-8.
Location: Buzzardball, Sacramento, CA,
Contact number: (916) 947-7464
5. Family Taekwondo Plus
This martial arts school in Citrus Heights offers different programs for adults, family, “after school,” and kids. Instead of being an average “gym” that only concentrates on physical enhancement, they also focus on mental, emotional, and social improvement.
Location: 7831 Sunrise Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA 95610
Contact number: (916) 725-3200