Youth Programs & Sports

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INTEREST LIST
Archery
Youth Tennis
Star Smart Basketball
Soccer Saturdays
D-League Soccer
Volleyball Skills
Volleyball Skills (K-2)
Youth Volleyball Leagues
Dodgeball
Kick, Catch, & Throw

 

Archery

Location: City Park Veterans South Building
Archery Flyer

Ages: 10-14 years old
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Dates:
1st session – 1/14/17-1/28/17
2nd session – 2/18/17-3/4/17
3rd session – 3/18/17-4/1/17
Cost: $25 per child ($60 if sign up for all three sessions)

Saturday morning indoor archery program at BG City Park for middle school-aged students in BG schools (homeschoolers also welcome.) A younger sibling may also participate as well if he/she is over the age of 10 and able to safely use the equipment.

There are three separate 3-week sessions available

Each session costs $25 per child. If parents want to sign their kids up for all three sessions, there will be a $15 discount ($60 per child).”  Due to high demand, this program is currently available to residents of Bowling Green/students in BG schools only.

 

Winter Youth Tennis

Location: City Park/Veteran’s South Building

Ages: 4-6
Times: 6:00PM-6:50PM
Dates: 1/18/2017-2/22/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $35/$44

Ages: 7-9
Times: 7:00PM-7:50PM
Dates: 1/18/17-2-22-17
Cost: (Res/NRes): $35/$44

The Bowling Green Community Tennis Association will hold an introductory tennis skills clinic for children ages 4 through 9.  This 6 week clinic will cover the fundamentals of tennis as well as develop motor skills relating to the sport. Low compression tennis balls are used and loaner racquets are available on site.  Parents are encouraged to be present with the child during the lessons.  The Bowling Green Community Tennis Association will lead the clinic.

 

Start Smart Basketball

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
Start Smart Flyer

 

Developmentally appropriate introductory program for children three to five years old that prepares them for organized basketball in a fun, non-threatening environment.  This program prepares children and their parents for organized basketball programs without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Parents and children work one-on-one during this six week class.  Children will receive a Start Smart Basketball Shirt.  Parents and children who are participating must bring a clean pair of  tennis shoes for this program.  Program will be held at The Bowling Green Community Center.  A facilitator will be on hand.

 

Soccer Saturdays

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
Soccer Saturdays Flyer

Ages: 3-5
Time: 9:00AM-9:45AM
Dates: 2/18/17-3/25/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $51/$60 ($6 Late Fee After 2/13/17)

Soccer Saturdays are full of soccer fun!  Children ages 3-5 will participate in structured games to help develop soccer and motor skills in an indoor setting.  Soccer Saturdays are held at The Bowling Green Community Center.  Soccer balls will be provided.  Parents should be present at the program and are allowed to participate along with the child.  All participants are asked to wear a clean pair of tennis shoes or indoor soccer shoes (no cleats). Program will be led under the direction of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation staff.

 

Volleyball Skills

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
Volleyball Skills Flyer

Ages: 3-5
Time: 5:15PM-6:00PM
Dates: 2/23/17-3/30/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $51/$60

Developmentally appropriate introductory program for children three to five years old that prepares them for organized volleyball in a fun, non-threatening environment.  This program prepares children and their parents for organized volleyball programs without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Parents and children work one-on-one during this six week class.  Children will receive a t-shirt.  Parents and children who are participating must bring a clean pair of  tennis shoes for this program.  Program will be held at The Bowling Green Community Center.  A facilitator will be on hand.

 

Volleyball Skills (K-2)

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
K-2 Volleyball Flyer

Grades: K-2
Time: 4:00PM-5:00PM
Dates: 3/15/17-4/19/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $42/$51

Boys and girls will participate one time/week in this introductory volleyball program.  This program will introduce the game of volleyball to participants in grades K-2 through fun activities and games.  Players will be taught rules, terminology and basic fundamentals of the game.  Participants are asked to wear a clean pair of tennis shoes.  All participants will receive a t-shirt.  Program will be instructed by BGSU women’s club volleyball players.

 

D-League Soccer (Spring)

Location:  Dunbridge Soccer Fields

Dates: 3/27/17-5/13/17
Ages: 3-14
Cost:
Age 3/4: $60
Age 5-14: $74
Times:
Age 3/4: 5:30PM to 6:15PM
Age 5/6: 6:45PM to 7:45PM
Age 7/9: 6:45PM to 7:45PM
Age 10-14: 5:30PM to 6:45PM

Developmental league to be managed by the Bowling Green Soccer Club.   Participants will learn from current division one college players and coaches and have fun in the process!  Program will consist of 7 weeks of practice with 7 games. Practices will begin on 3/27/17 and games will begin on 4/1/17.  All practices and games will be held at Dunbridge Field.  3 and 4 year olds practice Mondays 5:30-6:15PM and games will be on Saturdays at 10:15 AM.    5 and 6 year olds practice Mondays 6:45-7:45PM and games will be on Saturdays at 9AM.  7 through 9 year olds practice Mondays 6:45PM-7:45PM and games will be on Saturdays at 9AM.  10 through 14 year olds practice will be Mondays on 5:30PM-6:45PM and games will be on Saturdays at 10:15AM.  Volunteers are also welcome to be involved as coaches/assistants during games and practices. Players are required to wear shin guards and bring their own soccer ball to practices and games.  Cost includes t-shirt.

 

Youth Volleyball Leagues

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
Volleyball League Flyers

This league will consist of one practice per week and Saturday games. The Youth Volleyball League is for children currently in grades 3-6.  The league will be split into two divisions (3rd and 4th grade, 5th and 6th grade).  The skills clinic assessment date is Tuesday February 21st from 6-7PM for 5th-6th graders and Wednesday February 22nd 6-7PM for 3rd-4th graders.  Practice nights of availability for 3rd-4th graders are Mondays 4,5,6 or 7PM.  Practices will begin the week of February 27th.  Games begin March 18th and the last date for games is Saturday, April 29th.  Players are required to bring knee pads and a clean pair of tennis shoes.  Each participant will receive a t-shirt.  There are no games Easter weekend (April 15th).  $6 late fee will be assessed after the 2/18/17 registration deadline.  Volunteer Coaches are needed for this program. Coaches are trained through the NYSCA program at the Bowling Green Community Center in classroom A/B (Monday, February 13th at 7PM).

 

Dodgeball

Location: Bowling Green Community Center

Session I & II

This six week program will run on Fridays from 3:45- 5:15pm.  Teams, consisting of 3rd-5th graders, will be randomly assorted every week.  A weekly drop in rate of $7 may be considered if numbers permit. A supervisor will be on hand to officiate and supervise all participants.  Soft, gator-skin dodgeballs will be used.  Session II of dodgeball begins 2/17/17.

 

Kick, Catch, and Throw

Location: Bowling Green Community Center
Kick, Catch, & Throw Flyer

Session I & II

A fun introductory sports class for boys and girls in PreSchool and ages 3-5. Children are introduced to some motor skill activities through vairous exercises and sports games.  Parents are encouraged to attend with their children.  Sign up for both sessions by 12/23/16 and receive a $10 discount off of Session II (February 3rd- February 24th).