WHEREAS, the Merrimack Youth Association provides the opportunity for all youth in Merrimack to participate in athletic sport programs; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Merrimack School District recognizes that physical fitness is a worthwhile goal for all students and that organized sports is an important tool to help achieve that goal; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Merrimack School District recognizes that physical education goals are enhanced by the participation of students in the Merrimack Youth Associations programs; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Merrimack Youth Association provides these programs at the lowest cost possible in order to insure that youth are able to participate.

 

Therefore, be it resolved that;

 

The Merrimack Youth Association and the Merrimack School District are entered into a formal partnership.  The principles of this partnership shall include;

 

The Merrimack School District shall promote and encourage students to participate in programs of the Merrimack Youth Association.

 

The Merrimack Youth Association will continue its practice of allowing ALL Merrimack youth to participate regardless of ability.

 

The staff of the Merrimack School District and the Merrimack Youth Association shall occasionally participate in joint activities which both see as promoting the common goals.

 

The Merrimack School District will make its facilities available on a no charge basis for any Merrimack Youth Association program that exclusively involves Merrimack youth.