The importance of sports and games in school encompasses more than just the benefit of physical activity. It is imperative for school age children to have access to sports and games. Not only does it empower youth and promote higher self-esteem, it also motivates students, enables them to earn better grades. Numerous physical benefits include maintaining a healthy weight, preventing chronic diseases and learning the skills necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle after graduating. Promoting physical activity should start from nursery. Encouraging your school-age child to participate in a sport of their choice may be the reason they continue to play when they enter school. OCACW is offering a wide variety of team and individual sports to suit all needs and competencies.