Free youth sports clinic is today

WICHITA _ A free youth sports safety clinic will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Northwest YMCA, 13838 W. 21st St. It will be repeated from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The clinic is part of Safe Kids USA's new Safe Sports Initiative. It will help coaches, parents and league organizers prevent sports-related injuries. Safe Kids Wichita and the Greater Wichita YMCA will team with the National Athletic Trainers' Association and Via Christi Sports Medicine for the clinic, which will focus on hydration, injury prevention, concussion management and pre-participation exams.

For more information, call Safe Kids Wichita Area at 316-946-5045 or visit