What’s all the H.Y.P.E.?
H.Y.P.E. (Helping Youth Progress & Excel) Athletics Community is a 501c(3) non-profit organization founded in 2001 with a mission to provide diverse, drug free and violent free programs. H.Y.P.E. has serviced Metro Detroit through two components of the organization. The first component is athletic training camps, leagues and tournaments in basketball, football, volleyball, soccer, baseball and athletic development. The second component is social services including tutoring, mentoring, substance abuse prevention, anger management, career development and community service. H.Y.P.E. has serviced over 70,000 youth in the past 11 years.
H.Y.P.E. provides programs and services in cities throughout Wayne County. The H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center is the largest federally funded non-profit project in the State of Michigan Wayne County. The H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center houses five basketball/volleyball courts, separate men’s and women’s training rooms, an indoor track, separate locker rooms, a childcare room , a computer lab, library/resource room, conference room, a health café and acts as a safe haven hub and center for education and physical fitness.
The H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center is a member based gym that families, youth, individuals, and seniors can join for a low monthly fee. A membership gives each individual access to free social services, including after-school tutoring and homework assistance for students in grades K-12, life skills, mentoring, career leadership, YPIT (Young Professionals in Training), anger management, and substance abuse and prevention. We also offer many education courses in the classrooms and computer labs such as computer training, web design, resume building, art classes, youth literacy development, family therapy, foreign languages, family budgeting, personal finance, job placement, and much more! In addition to all the entities listed above, members will have access to health education and assessments, Zumba classes, Pilates, yoga, fit camps, health screenings, nutrition seminars and boot camps, Tae Kwon Do, wrestling, dance/hip hop/cheer, jump rope/plyometrics, and a running club.
Visit our website (www.hypeathletics.org) for the latest news and programs offered. Our Fall 2012 program booklet will be released next week (week of July 30th).
Come visit our Rec. Center for a free tour and see what we are all about!
H.Y.P.E. Recreation Center
23302 W. Warren Avenue
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
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