FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
Q:  CAN BOYS AND MEN PLAY?

A:  Of course!  We welcome everyone, we exclude no one.  Our campuses are open to the entire community, with priority given to female athletes.

 

Q:  WILL YOU CHARGE FEES?

A:  To provide sustaining revenue, our campuses will charge a sliding scale of fees based on the use and duration of various activities.  For partnering non-profits, we will offer low or no-fee programs that help fulfill our mission to create and promote athletic opportunities for women. 

 

Q:  WILL YOU PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION?

A:  Yes!  In order to facilitate equal access for all members of our community, we will work with schools, partners, and local programs to make sure everyone participating in our programs can get to our campus.  Time to get on the bus!

 

Q:  HOW WILL YOU REACH UNDERSERVED YOUTH?

A:  We work with carefully selected and well-recognized partners who excel in meeting the needs of underserved populations (youth and adults) who have been historically excluded from sports clubs and programs.  We reject the pay-to-play model and believe that access to quality athletic programs belongs to everyone, not just those who can afford it.

 

Q:  WILL YOU HAVE CHILDCARE?

A:  Are you kidding?  How are hard-working, hard-playing parents supposed to play and train without childcare?  Who’s watching the kids while mom takes the winning PK?  You bet we have childcare.  All campuses will provide fully licensed childcare onsite, with programs and activities to support STEAM-curriculum for our youngest student-athletes.  Bring the kids!

 

Q:  WHAT ABOUT ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES?

A:  When we talk about supporting female athletes of “all ages and abilities” that includes athletes with disabilities and players in adaptive sports programs.  We work with specialized trainers and coaches with the expertise required to serve this very important, but often neglected, sporting community.

 

Q:  DO YOU OFFER PROGRAMS YEAR ROUND?

A:  You play sports year round, so we have programs year round.

 

Q:  WILL THE FIELDS BE COVERED?

A:  Sometimes... When it’s going to snow, yes.  When it’s going to be sunny, no.  No one likes to play under a roof if they don’t have to, but most climates require covered fields at some point of the year.

 

Q:  GRASS OR TURF?

A:  World-class competition requires a natural grass field, so our showcase competition stadiums will have grass surfaces.  Satellite practice fields will have turf surfaces to allow for heavy use by our programs regardless of climate.

 

Q:  I HAVE AN IDEA ABOUT PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS.  WHO DO I CONTACT?

A:  Very exciting!  We want to hear it!  Just send an email to info@nesfw.org and we’ll get in touch.