How has the pandemic affected youth sports? This research study explores the impacts to young athletes, and sheds light on what the full return to play might look like. Join our founder for a panel discussion on this topic at the Virtual Project Play Summit later this month!Download the reportWatch Project Play Summit Recording
The Aspen Institute’s Project Play Summit is the nation’s premier event for leaders building healthy communities through sports. The Project Play Summit is where we take measure of the state of play for youth and catalyze the next stage of progress. Every child in America should be able to access sports, regardless of zip code or ability.
TeamSnap has partnered with Utah State University and The Aspen Institute as an advisor for a research study exploring the impact the 2020 pandemic has had on youth sports, as well as hopes related to return to play.
Fun is the number one reason they have their kids in sports. Mental health was listed as the second goal for having their kids participate in sports.
say their child’s mental and physical well-being declined during the pandemic.
82% of parents suggested that their children’s screen time increased or greatly increased during the pandemic.
73% of parents were satisfied or very satisfied with their child’s coach during the pandemic, compared to 32.6% with their country.