Most Sports – Plus (Middle School Out of School Time Sports Plus) is a collaboration with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, (Parks and Recreation) Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) with the goal to create a geographically and financially accessible M OST opportunity for middle school age kids that need it the M OST during the time of their lives that has the M OST impact.
The goal of this multi-sport youth development program is to support the overall wellness of middle school age children. Program design creates meaningful opportunity for positive youth development, physical fitness, and academic achievement. There are three pillars integrated within the programming to achieve the desired impact. The pillars are: athletics including martial arts, academic support, and youth directed activities focused on improved life skills and engaging in positive relationships with both adults and peers. We use a project-based learning approach (PBL) as the primary sport season framework to deliver youth directed athletics and club implementation.
Youth Council annually elects a vice president and president to represent the youth of Zhang Sah and serve on the board committee. The council discusses current events, trends and other relevant issues while establishing a voice in the community. Teen council provides an opportunity for teens to acquire leadership training with support from Zhang Sah’s team of instructors, teachers and staff.