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Posted: Sep 3, 2018
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For a coach, hearing the sound of an athlete race across a gymnasium floor under the spell of an escaping ball can be quite thrilling. That thrill intensifies when there’s more at stake than an ordinary pickup game.

For most children with disabilities, a lack of organized sporting opportunities exist. TOPSoccer, a program created under a partnership by U.S. Soccer and the Louisiana Soccer Association is intended to help athletes reach their next level of physical and social advancement.

 This initiative with the LSA was introduced to Louisiana clubs and parks, including Chappapeela, in order to form soccer sessions in communities. TOPSoccer began on Sunday, August 26 at CSP, and is set to continue until Sunday, October 14.

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Posted: Jul 24, 2018
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What's it all about

Want to find out more information about Tangi Utd Recreation Soccer? Look no further, check out this brief Q&A with Deputy Director Amber Grose to offer more insight. 

Have a player born between 2009 - 2015? Find out how Tangi Utd could be a great opportunity for you!

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Posted: Jun 8, 2018
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Larshell Green/ CSP Editor 

The largest victory of a sports season does not occur through the presentation of awards, but through the character development of athletes.

Beyond the logistics of weekly games, Youth and Adult Sports Commissioner Heath Brunies is pleased with the park implementing weekly themes for character development.

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Posted: Jun 8, 2018
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The first camp in the Summer Skills Series included instruction of fundamental skills in volleyball and leadership drills. 

Larshell Green/ CSP Editor 

Boys and girls ages 4-12 are encouraged to participate in the Summer Skills Series at Chappapeela Sports Park in the hopes of providing hands on coaching with emerging athletes.

Deputy Director Amber Grose explains that the series of camps will highlight the leagues offered by CSP throughout the year.

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Posted: May 29, 2018
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Under the threat of a storm, about half a dozen children flocked to Chappapeela Sports Park to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math.

Young students from the local area were led under Louisiana’s 2017 Teacher of the Year Joni Smith during the free STEM Athletes Program on Saturday, May 26.

Smith’s original inspiration for the camp was to educate students who she doesn’t normally teach science and math principles to through STEM activities during community outreach.

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