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Kids in the City of Kenner Stay Active

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The City of Kenner in Jefferson Parish offers parks, gymnasiums, fields and tennis courts that cater to children participating in youth athletic leagues and local clubs. 

With more than a dozen gyms and playgrounds, children are able to have fun and stay active inside and out. One of the more popular activities that occur at a local gym includes boxing, with lessons offered through the Kenner Boxing Club. The gym features a boxing ring, a number of bags and top-notch cardio equipment. Youth and adult boxers benefit from trainers with professional experience and select a range of activities during an after-school kids program.

The City of Kenner Parks & Recreation Department offers leisure classes in dance, gymnastics, karate, tennis, arts and crafts and fitness. Other established leagues in the area include Kenner’s NFL Flag Football league for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 and the Louisiana Fire Juniors, the only professionally based youth soccer club in the U.S.

Additional leagues include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bounceball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball