FOOTBALL: BC Lions host ‘Play with the Pros’ camp in Surrey July 24

It’s a chance for local boys and girls to learn the game with some guidance by players on the CFL squad.

Action at the BC Lions’ Play With the Pros skills clinic in 2013.

WHALLEY — Kids, are you ready for some football?

Another “Play With the Pros” camp will be hosted by the BC Lions at the team’s practice facility in Whalley on Sunday, July 24.

It’s a chance for local boys and girls to learn the game with some guidance by players on the CFL squad.

The non-contact skills clinic is co-presented by BC Egg. Admission is free.

This year’s event will take place on July 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lions’ facility, 10605 City Parkway, Surrey.

The participants are divided into groups and rotate through various skill stations every 10 to 15 minutes. Several Lions players are assigned to each of the eight stations, teaching skills such as passing, receiving, blocking and tackling.

Click here for a “Play with the Pros” waiver, along with a registration form and more camp details.

tom.zillich@thenownewspaper.com

 

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