Leadership And Development of our Youth in Sports (LADYS), Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)3 not-for-profit community service organization committed to empowering young girls ages 7-16 spiritually, academically, and athletically by developing educational and scholastic programs that increases young girls' participation in sports and physical fitness.
Started in 1996 by Hall of Famer Darlene Beale Norris, LADYS, Inc. has created opportunities in sports for young girls to learn, compete and achieve. The mission of LADYS, Inc. is to "teach them all and make sure everyone learns them well", which serves as a background premise for success.  Our programs include:
  • Saturday Basketball School: a 10-week skill based program, designed to teach girls the fundamentals of basketball. During the 2 hour sessions, players are taught the fundamentals with simplicity and understanding. Each session is only on Saturdays and is hosted in the community during the fall.
  • Georgia Pearls Girls Basketball Club: Are basketball teams that participate in tournaments and leagues throughout Georgia and neighboring states all year.   There are competitive teams that participate in AAU and YBOA competition in the spring as well as Collegiate Exposure teams. For more information go to our website at: www.gapearls.com.
  • Project P.A.S.S.: Preparing Athletes for Scholastic Success is a program to inform and assist aspiring future college athletes. The program includes SAT Prep Courses, Workshops on Recruit readiness, and College campus tours.
Interested in any of these programs? Contact us via email: info@ladysinc.org  or telephone at: 770-369-7779.

13th Annual

8-Week Skills Training Program

August 16-October 11
(Every Saturday except Labor Day weekend)

All Sessions at:
Clayton State University
Athletic Facility
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA  30260

Each session is filled with skill development and enhancement for
young girls 4th-9th grade. Girls have an opportunity to prepare for their upcoming season.

Areas Covered:
  • Shooting
  • Passing
  • Ball Handling
  • Speed and Agility
  • Players Strength
  • Playability
New Students: $100
Returning Students: $90
7 or more players: $80 each
(rec, aau, school)
ON-SITE Registration: $125.00
Each player receives:
  • 8-sessions of fundamental skills training
  • Official SBS t-shirt
  • 1-ticket to the Atlanta Dream Playoff game
  • End of the program evaluation and report card

60 Students Per Session


More information

visitors since 07/28/2010

Contact Information
PO Box 771
Rex, GA  30273