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REGISTRATION GOING ON NOW FOR VOLLEY-TOTS AND PEE WEE SOCCER!

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Parents:  If you place the outcome of any game over your child's enjoyment of that game, please proceed with extreme caution!  After a game ask your child: Did you have fun? or Did you try your best?  Rather than:  Did you win?There is a difference!

 

2018-19 Fall & Winter Information
Online Registration Starts Sept. 7th @ Midnight
In Office Registration Starts Sept. 10th @ 8am

FALL PEE WEE SOCCERPee Wee Soccer program prepares children and their parents for organized soccer in a fun environment.  Parents and their children will learn together skills like kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw-ins and agility.  This is a great way to learn soccer and spend some quality time with your child.Entry deadline: September 5Entry fee: $20.00Held on: Saturday’s - Sept. 8 - October 13Times: 1:00 - 1:45pmAges: 3 - 5Location: Bickle-Schmidt Sports ComplexLimitations: Min. 15   Max. 50

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL OPEN GYM

Join us at 13th Street Gym, and work on your game!  Open to all high school/college aged persons. Entry fee includes participation fee and t-shirt.
 
Entry Fee: $25.00/season or $1.00/drop in
Held on: Mon. - Thurs. - Sept. 10 – Nov. 8
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Ages: High School & College Students
Location: 13th Street Gym – 323 W. 13th
 
VOLLEY-TOTS
Volley-tots is a camp designed for youth entering kindergarten through 2nd grade.  Kids will learn the fundamentals of volleyball, in this new program designed to develop skills, while developing teamwork, sportsmanship, and a love for the game!!  Parents are encouraged to attend and are welcome to participate!  All participants will receive a t-shirt.
Entry deadline:  September 12
Entry fee:  $20.00
Held on:    Saturday’s - September 15 - Oct. 27
WE WILL NOT MEET SEPT. 29
Time:  9:00 – 9:50am
Age groups:  Kindergarten - 2nd grade
Location:  HRC Gyms
 
 
HRC SOFTBALL ACADEMY
Improve your game during the offseason.  Our knowledgeable staff will provide drills, terminology, and fundamentals that the instructors used while playing in college in the SEC, MIAA, and in JUCO. Four sessions are available to work with your busy schedule. You’re welcome to attend more than one session. Both sessions will include drills and conditioning designed by our experienced staff.  All participants will receive one t-shirt per child for all four sessions. 
 
Each session will have two separate sections; Saturday’s section is pitching, catching, & fielding. Sunday’s section is hitting.  Sign up for one or both.  Each session will run for 6 weeks.
 
Entry deadline: Session 1: September 12
Session 2: October 24
Session 3: December 19
Session 4: February 6
Entry fee:  $80.00 per session,
or $40.00 if just doing just one section
Age divisions: 8 - 11 & 12 & older 
Held on: Pitching, catching, & fielding 
section held on Saturday’s:
Session 1P: September 15 – October 20
Session 2P: November 3 – December 8
Session 3P: December 29 – February 2
Session 4P: February 16 – March 23
 
Hitting section held on Sunday’s:
Session 1H: September 16 – October 21
Session 2H: November 4 – December 9
Session 3H: December 30 – February 3
Session 4H: February 17– March 24
 
Times: Saturday’s:
8-11 yr. olds – 9:00 – 10:00 am
12 & older – 10:00 – 11:00 am
Sunday’s:
8-11 yr. olds – 1:00-2:00 pm
12& older --- 2:00-3:00 PM
 
Location: Glassman batting cage - 4th & Milner
Instructors: Kate James, Hannah Hearld, & Candace Bollig
 
HRC SOCCER ACADEMY
Don’t let your skills fade during the offseason.  Individual skill and fundamentals will be taught in a fun, upbeat environment.  Academy will be held on Sunday afternoons at 13th street gym.  All participants will receive a T-Shirt.
Entry Deadline: October 24
Entry Fee: $30.00
Held on: Sunday’s – November 4 – December 9 WE WILL NOT MEET ON NOVEMBER 25
Age and Time: 8 & Under 2:00 - 3:30pm
12 & Under 3:30 - 5:00pm
Location: 13th Street Gym
Instructor:  Jeremy Slemp
 
INSTRUCTIONAL BASKETBALL
This program introduces the basics of basketball to youth in grades Kindergarten through Second.  This will be a fun way to learn to dribble, pass, shoot and more.  Second graders will play structured games to prepare them for Biddy Basketball.
Entry Deadline: October 24
Entry Fee: $15.00
Held on: Saturday’s – November 3 – December 8  WE WILL NOT MEET ON NOVEMBER 24
Grade and Time:
Kindergarten:  10:00 - 10:50am
First grade:  11:10am - 12:00pm
Second grade:  12:15 - 1:15pm
Location: HRC Gyms
 
EARLY START BASKETBALL CAMP
Get an early start to your basketball season!  Come join us before the start of Biddy Basketball to freshen up on your skills.  This camp will reinforce strong fundamentals and drills to start off the basketball season.  
Entry Deadline: November 7
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Mon. and Thurs. - November 12 & 15
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Ages: 3rd – 6th grade - Boys & Girls
Location: Recreation Center Gyms
 
BIDDY BASKETBALL
Come and be a part of this exciting basketball league.  The size of the balls, the height of the goals, and the distance of the free throw lines are modified to fit each age division. These simple modifications permit the players to learn the fundamentals of the game and develop their ball handling skills with regard to their age and physical abilities.  Practices are conducted by volunteer coaches, at the time they choose, two times a week for one hour, and games are played on Saturdays.
Entry Deadline: November 21
Entry Fee: $25.00
Practice begins: The week of December 3
Play will begin: Saturday, January 5
Grade Divisions: 3rd Grade Boys/Girls
4th Grade Boys/Girls
5th Grade Boys/Girls
6th/7th Grade Boys/Girls
Location: Recreation Center Gyms
Coaches Meeting: Thursday, November 29 at 7:00pm @ HRC
 
4 V 4 FUTSAL INDOOR SOCCER
The youth Futsal Indoor Soccer program is offered to boys and girls.  This program gives kids the opportunity to work on their soccer skills in the off season.  NO prior playing experience is necessary.  Kids are divided into teams by a computer program.  There are NO coaches, kids come play and have a great time!  Adult supervision & officials are provided. 
Entry Deadline: December 19
Entry fee: $25.00
Held on: Sunday’s - January 6 – February 10
Grade Divisions: 5th - 8th, 9th – 12th
Location: HRC 13th Street Gym - 323 W. 13th
Minimum: 20 kids in each age group
 
SPRING VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
Make plans to sign up for Youth Volleyball.  This league will be a fun way to learn to play the exciting sport of volleyball.  Games are played on Saturday mornings at the HRC.  Practices are determined by volunteer coaches.
Entry Deadline: February 20
Entry fee: $25.00
Grade levels: 3rd & 4th, 5th & 6th
Practices start: Week of March 4
Games start: Saturday, April 6
Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 6:00pm @ HRC
 
SPRING SOCCER LEAGUE
The youth soccer leagues focus on fundamental skills, fun and participation and social interaction through practice and organized games.  These leagues are for the basic soccer player to the advanced soccer player.  The soccer league is offered to boys and girls.  Practices are conducted by volunteer coaches, at the time they choose, two times a week for one hour, and games are played mostly on Saturdays and a few Sundays.
Entry Deadline: February 20
Entry Fee: $25.00
Practice begins: The week of March 4
Play will begin: Saturday, April 6
Age groups: 5 & 6, 7 & 8, 9 & 10 & 11 – 14 (9-10 and 11-14 years participate in co-ed) (as of March 1, 2019)
Location: Practice – Pratt Optimist Soccer Complex – 4th & Milner
Games – Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex Nex-Tech Wireless Fields – 1376 HWY 40 Bypass
Coaches meeting: Thursday, Feb. 28 at 6:30pm
 
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE
The youth flag football leagues focus on fundamental skills, fun and participation and social interaction through practice and organized games.  Participants will receive their jersey as part of the entry fee.  Practices are conducted by volunteer coaches, at the time they choose, two times a week for one hour, and games are played mostly on Sundays with a few Saturdays.
Entry Deadline: February 20
Entry Fee: $30.00
Age groups: 6 - 8 (COED), 9 - 12 (COED) (as of March 1, 2019)
Practice begins: The week of March 4
Play begins: Sunday, April 7
Location: Practice – Pratt Optimist Soccer
Complex – 4th & Pine
Games – Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex
Nex-Tech Wireless fields – 1376 HWY 40 Bypass
Coaches Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 28th  at 7:30pm
 
HAYS OPTIMIST CLUB TRI-STAR BASKETBALL CONTEST
Come on out and put your basketball skills through this skills competition.  Individuals will be tested on dribbling, passing and shooting skills.  
Entry Deadline: Register day of the event
Entry Fee: Free
Held on: Saturday, March 9
Times: Girls - 10:00am
Boys - 11:00am
Grades: 2nd - 7th grades
Location: Recreation Center
Awards: All contestants receive a T-shirt, plus awards to top three in each grade, and two special awards
Sponsors: Hays Optimist Club and HRC
 
PEE WEE SOCCER
Pee Wee Soccer is a developmentally appropriate introductory soccer program for children and their parents. The program prepares children and their parents for organized soccer in a fun environment.  Parents and their children will learn together on skills like kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw ins and agility.  This is a great way to learn soccer and spend some quality time with your child.  This is not a league - therefore there are no coaches, practices, etc.  You meet once a week for 45 minutes to learn the basics of soccer!
Entry Deadline: March 27
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Saturday’s – April 6 – May 4
Time: 2:00 - 2:45pm
Ages: 3 & 4 year - w/an adult (as of March 1, 2019)
Location: Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex
Nex-Tech Wireless fields – 1376 HWY 40 Bypass
 
Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Signups will start after January 2019
K-18 BASEBALL LEAGUE
The K-18 Baseball League is a traveling baseball program for boys, ages 13-15, as of May 1, 2019.  Participants will travel to surrounding communities as well as host their own games to play.  .  All practices will be held in Hays.
Entry Deadline: April 10
Entry Fee: $50.00 (Scholarship fee is $15.00)
Practices start: TBD
Games start: TBD
Ages: 13 - 15 (as of May 1, 2019)
 
RECREATIONAL BASEBALL LEAGUE
Have a summer of fun playing Baseball.  Leagues may have to be altered depending upon registration numbers.
Entry Deadline: April 24
ABSOLUTELY NO REGISTRATIONS AFTER April 30
Entry Fee: $30.00
Practices start: Week of May 6
Games start: Week of May 27
Coaches Meeting: Thursday, May 2 at 7:30pm
Ages: 6 - 14 (as of June 1, 2019)
LEAGUES OFFERED: 
6 & 7 yr. old league (Machine Pitch)
8 - 10 yr. old League (Machine Pitch)
11 - 14 yr old League (Player pitch)
*AGE DIVISION SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
 
RECREATIONAL SOFTBALL LEAGUE
Sign up today for a summer of softball and fun!  Leagues may have to be altered depending upon registration numbers.
Entry Deadline: April 24
Entry Fee: $30.00
Practices start: Week of May 6
Games start: Week of May 27
Ages: 6 - 14 (as of June 1, 2019)
Coaches Meeting: Thursday, May 2nd at 6:30pm
LEAGUES OFFERED:
6 & 7 yr old League (Pitching Machine)
8 - 10 yr. old League (Pitching Machine)
11 - 14 yr. old League (Player Fast Pitch)
**AGE GROUPS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
 
RECREATIONAL TEE BALL LEAGUE
This program will focus on teaching the correct techniques for fielding, throwing, hitting and base running.  All who register will participate in a learning atmosphere designed to let the kids have fun while learning to play.  Practice is held twice a week.  Volunteer coaches choose their own practice times.  
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $20.00
Age groups: 4 & 5 (as of June 1, 2019)
Practices start: Week of May 13
Games start: Week of May 27
Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, May 7 at 6:00pm

 

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