Youth Sports Most Common at Schools, Ys
Respondents to the Industry Report survey from schools and Ys were the most likely to offer youth sports programming at their facilities, while those from health clubs were the most likely to be planning to add this type of programming over the next few years.
While more than half (52.4%) of all respondents said they currently provide youth sports programs, some 85.7% of school respondents and 82.3% of Y respondents do so. Parks were also highly likely to offer youth sports programs, with nearly three-quarters (74.2%) of these respondents indicating that they do so.
Looking ahead, 14.7% of all respondents who have plans to add programs at their facilities over the next three years said they will be adding youth sports programs. They were led by health clubs, where 21.7% of respondents with plans to add programs said they will be adding youth sports. Nearly one-fifth (19%) of school respondents also said they had plans to add youth sports programming at their facilities.