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Get Ahead Basketball
Start Smart T-Ball
Youth T-Ball
Youth Softball

 

Get Ahead Basketball

Location: Bowling Green Community Center

Grades:
5-8
8-12
Times:
6pm-7pm (Grades 5-8)
7pm-8pm (Grades 8-12)
Dates:
3/15/17-4/12/17 (First 5 Week Session)
4/19/17-5/17/17 (Second 5 Week Session)
Cost (Res/NRes):
$87/$95 (First 5 Week Session)
$87/$95 (Second 5 Week Session)
$152/$160 (10 Week Session)

Join Skill Coach, Steve Cramer in some small group basketball skill lessons.  Participate in cutting edge, dynamice drills designed for players to enjoy and understand the process of improvement all at once.  Improve shooting accuracy, develop footwork and focus on skills specific to your game.  Steve Cramer is a former professional basketball player in Germany and Slovakia (2007-2011) and Hope College All-American (2003-2007).  He has directed camps, clinics and individual lessons for players of all levels since 2008. Lessons are limited to 9 participants per hour.

 

Youth T-Ball

Location: Eli Joyce Fields (City Park)
Youth T-Ball Flyer

Youth T-ball program for children ages 5-6 (must be 5 by 5/15/17).  Each participant will receive a cap and t-shirt.    Participants must bring their own ball glove.   Other equipment is provided, however participants may be allowed to bring their own Tball bats and helmets (if approved).  Practices leading up to games will be on Mondays and Wednesdays at either 5PM or later beginning May 16th.  Practices will be 45 minutes long.  T-ball games will be on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning June 5th.  Game times are 5PM or later (subject to change based on the number of teams). Games are subject to rainouts and makeup games will be scheduled for the week of July 24th.  Volunteer coaches are needed. Any volunteer coaches must attend the coaches meeting  on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30PM, located at the Bowling Green Community Center (Classroom A).  Coaches are asked to complete and application and pass background checks prior to coaching.

 

 

Start Smart T-Ball

Location: Eli Joyce Fields (City Park)
Start Smart T-Ball

 

Ages: 3-5
Time: 5:30PM-6:15PM
Dates: 5/4/17-6/8/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $51/$60 ($6 Late Fee After 4/30/17)

Developmentally appropriate introductory program for children ages three to five years old that prepares them for organized T-Ball/Baseball in a fun, non-threatening environment.  This program prepares children and their parents for organized T-ball/baseball 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 Tball Shirt.  The program will be held at Eli Joyce Ball Diamond in City Park.  In case of inclement weather, the program will be held indoors at The Bowling Green Community Center (1245 W. Newton Road).   A facilitator will be on hand.

 

Youth Softball

Location: Eli Joyce Fields (City Park)
Youth Softball Flyer

Ages: 7-8
Time: 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Dates: 5/16/17 – 7/27/17
Cost (Res/NRes): $51/$60

Youth Softball program for children ages 7-8 (must be 7 by 5/15/17) will consist of machine pitch.  Each participant will receive a cap and t-shirt.  Participants must bring their own ball glove.  Other equipment is provided, however participants may be allowed to bring their own youth bats and helmet with a mask (if approved). Practices leading up to games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5PM or later beginning May 16th.  Additional skills training and batting practice will be provided for participants throughout the season (see flyer for more details).  Softball games will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at either 5PM or later (subject to change based on the number of teams).  Games are subject to rainouts and makeup games will be scheduled for the week of July 24th .  Volunteer coaches are needed. Any volunteer coaches must attend the coaches meeting  on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30PM, located at the Bowling Green Community Center (Classroom A).  Coaches are asked to complete an application and pass background checks prior to coaching.

 

Ages: 9-12
Times: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Dates: 5/15/17 – 7/26/17
Cost: (Res/NRes): $51/$60

Youth Softball program for children ages 9-12 will consist of machine pitch softball. Participants must be 9 by 5/15/17. Each participant will receive a cap and t-shirt.  Participants must bring their own ball glove.  Other equipment is provided, however participants may be allowed to bring their own youth bats and helmet with a mask (if approved).  Practices will run at 6PM or later beginning Monday, May 15th.  Practices will be 60 minutes long.  Additional skills training and batting practice will be provided for participants throughout the season (see flyer for more details).Softball games will be on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning June 5th.  Game times are 6PM or later (subject to change based on the number of teams). Games are subject to rainouts and makeup games will be scheduled for the week of July 24th.  Any volunteer coaches must attend the coaches meeting  on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30PM, located at the Bowling Green Community Center (Classroom A).  Coaches are asked to complete an application and pass background checks prior to coaching.


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