WHAT IS FAST-D?FAST-D (Filipino-American Sports Teams of Detroit) is an organization whose main purpose is to make a positive difference within the Filipino-American Community of the Metro Detroit area by providing and promoting accessible and affordable organized sports leagues for all children within the community to participate; by teaching life skills to the youth using sports and the positive values of teamwork, discipline, sportsmanship, and leadership they encourage; and by reinforcing these values with nutritional programs that focus on healthy living and lifesyle and academic programs that focus on such areas as science, technology, engineering and mathematics so that we lead and train our youth as our future leaders.
FAST-D focuses on a wide range of sports that help to improve various skills such as coordination, stamina, discipline, leadership, and teamwork. These sports are: basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, and golf. Each sport will be directed by an experienced coordinator so you can rest assured that your child is being taught the proper and correct skills.
WHAT SPORTS ARE INVOLVED?
FAST-D leagues are open to all children regardless of skill level under the age of 18 with any proven Filipino heritage as long as a child is physically able and willing to participate. All participants must also be annual members of FAST-D.
CAN ANYONE JOIN?
As a FAST-D annual member, your child will have access to play in all of our leagues and activities. Ranging from clinics to tournaments, our organization will be hosting various events. FAST-D is also a great opportunity to socialize and network. Whether you are a high school student looking for volunteer work, a parent looking to develop more friendships, or someone who just wants to know more about the Filipino culture, FAST-D is the right community.
WHAT BENEFITS DO I GET FROM BECOMING A MEMBER?
Be safe in knowing that your money is also being used properly. As an IRC Section 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, you can be sure that all of FAST-D’s funds will be judiciously recorded. Members should also note that all leagues are run at-cost. Therefore, we charge only what is necessary to cover the fees for a league.