Kids need to be active during the summer break and the best way for them to do that is by playing sports. One of the best in Scarborough is soccer. But why soccer? “It’s the most affordable sport because children don’t need a lot of equipment to play it,” says Scarborough resident Waylin Chang, whose two sons, ages 8 and 10, participated in a soccer league last summer.
Scarborough Soccer Association
City council has unanimously approved waiving $1.5 million in sports field fees and consulting with sports groups in setting fees for 2013. An official from a Scarborough sports group said the fees are undeserved, especially if paid toward low-quality fields. Toronto is the only municipality in the GTA that doesn’t charge for its sports fields for youth leagues.
City council unanimously approved waiving sports field fees on April 10 and to consult with sports groups in setting fees for 2013, but an official from a Scarborough sports group has called on the city to overhaul some of its field classification guidelines.