North Canton, Ohio: Learning proper weight-lifting techniques is important for young athletes to develop good training habits and avoid injury. Mercy Sports Medicine is offering “Learn to Lift: A Youth Sports Conditioning Clinic” for individuals ages 10 to 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Mercy Sports Medicine, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., in North Canton. The clinic includes expert instruction, a t-shirt and dowel rod. The cost is just $30 per person.
Mercy Sports Medicine athletic trainers have degrees and certification in sports enhancement and will teach basic techniques and proper formation for youth beginning a weight-training program.
Space is limited. For more information or to register, call Mercy Sports Medicine at 330-966-8920.
Mercy Medical Center, a nonprofit corporation of the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com.
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