Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announces the Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation will be offering the Peanut Soccer Program again this summer.  This program is open to Nutley toddlers ages three through six and is directed by a professional coaching staff.

Introduce your child to the wonderful world of sports.  There are tremendous benefits when introducing children to sports from the toddler level. “Some benefits include helping build confidence, improving social and listening skills and promoting fitness from a young age” stated Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci.

Peanut Soccer is an enjoyable non-competitive program designed to help the youngest of soccer players begin to develop basic soccer skills by participating in fun-filled, soccer oriented children’s games and basic physical education.  Peanut Soccer will begin on July 9, 2019.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays. Three sessions will be available – 4:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m. or a 7:00 p.m.

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The program will be held on the mini turf at Msgr. Owens Park and will run for 4 weeks.  This fun, innovative curriculum is an exciting introduction to the sport of soccer for children ages 3 through 6. With the extensive teaching and coaching backgrounds they understand how children learn and how soccer can be taught effectively. 

Please note there is limited space available for this program.  Online registration is available at https://register.communitypass.net/nutley.  For more information on this or any recreation program, please contact the Recreation Department at (973)284-4966, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.