Part of living a full and fulfilling life comes from the spontaneity of a pick-up game of the sport of you and your neighbor’s choice.  Park Sports - shutterstock_1358298There you see the foibles of our humanity and our varying abilities brought together in a joint effort of joy.  Professionalism, fierce competition, and anger are out the door, leaving the joy of sport without the necessity of someone winning or losing.  

Salient Characteristics:

  • Informal, spontaneous gathering
  • Community spaces available to all
  • Minimal and flexible rules
  • Mixture of ages and abilities
  • Patience to teach and learn

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