A new sports academy focusing on soccer for kids has opened in the Spring area.

The Global Football Innovation Academy, or GFI Academy, has opened in partnership with Community Fieldhouse to serve the Grand Oaks High School feeder zone, including neighborhoods such as Spring Trails, Harmony, The Falls of Imperial Oaks, Legends, Wrights Landing, Woodson's Reserve and Benders Landing.

The academy offers children ages 8-18 years old the opportunity to improve their soccer skills through games and camps.