Keeping Our Youth Active

Youth & Middle School Sports

Welcome to the City of Greeley Youth Sports Program. The philosophy of the City of Greeley Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is to instill a positive attitude, sportsmanship, basic fundamentals, confidence, and high moral standards. Youth Sports Programs develop the physical, psychological, and social aspects for youth. Our programs emphasize participation, fun, sportsmanship, and promotes a non-competitive, recreational approach to sports. Participants, parents, and coaches are expected to support this philosophy. Read our complete Youth Sports philosophy prior to program participation.

Basketball

Junior Nuggets Dinky Dunkers Basketball

Season runs from Nov 1- Dec 16 for children ages 6-7 years old as of Oct 31, 2017.

Coaches’ Priority Registration Sept 1-8.
General Registration Sept 9-Oct 8, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Coaches’ Meeting Oct 24, 6:30pm, Family FunPlex
Parent Meeting Oct 25, 6pm, Family FunPlex
*no practice the week of Nov 20

Fee $68 resident, $78 non-resident
includes Denver Nuggets jersey + 2 Denver Nuggets tickets for an NBA during the 2017-18 season!

Contact

Steven Frederick
970-350-9416

 

Junior Nuggets Basketball

Season runs Jan through March for youth ages 8-13 years old as of Jan 2, 2018.

Practice begins the week of Jan 3
Games begin Jan 13

Coaches’ Priority Registration Nov 1-12
General Registration Nov 13-Dec 10, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Coaches’ Meeting Dec 12, 6pm, Family FunPlex
Parent Meeting Dec 13, 6pm, Family FunPlex

Fee $81 resident, $91 non-resident

Contact

Steven Frederick
970-350-9416

Boxing

Have fun learning the basic techniques of boxing. We offer both a youth recreational program, where you learn the basics of the sport, and a youth competitive program, where you learn the basic skills and compete.

All competitive youth boxers must have USA Boxing Insurance which requires a $55 annual fee payable to USA Boxing. Participants must bring their own mouthpiece, water bottle, hand wraps, and towel. Age 8-17 yrs.

Monday-Thursday • 5-7pm

Session I Dec 4-28
Registration Deadline Dec 28

Session II Jan 2-31
Registration Deadline Jan 31

Session III Feb 1-28
Registration Deadline Feb 28

Please call 970-350-9430 for more information.

CARA Track

Season runs June 1-July 29 for youth ages 5 through 16. Practice takes place at the Heath Middle School Track, 2223 16th St.General Registration April 3-May 31 beginning at 8:30am at the at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Parent Meeting May 23, 6pm, Greeley Recreation Center

Fee $90 resident, $100 non-resident

Contact

Jerod Cronquist
970-350-9445

Figure Skating

Ready to define your skating technique? Our figure skating classes will enhance your style and routines.

Session I Nov 18-Dec 16*
Registration deadline Nov 18

Session II Jan 6-Feb 6
Registration deadline Jan 6

 

Artistry in Motion

Designed to educate skaters on the basic principles of choreography and to give them a foundation in basic body alignment, line and movement.

Sat • 9-9:45am 

 
 

 

Football

Fall 2017 CO-ED Extended Ages Flag Football

Season runs Aug 21-Oct 21 for youth ages 6 & 7, 8 & 9, 10 & 11, and 12 & 13.

Practice begins Aug 21

Coaches’ Priority Registration July 10-13
General Registration July 17-Aug 4 beginning at 6am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Coaches’ Meeting Aug 14, 6pm, Family FunPlex
Parent Meeting Aug 15, 6pm, Family FunPlex

Fee $44 resident, $54 non-resident

Contact

Jerod Cronquist
Office 970-350-9445
Cell 970-371-3902

 

Young America Tackle Football

Season runs Aug 8-Oct 29 for youth ages 8-13 years.

Coaches’ Priority Registration July 3-6 (for players whose parents coach; two coaches allowed per team)
General Registration July 8-Aug 4, 8:30am, at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.

Coaches’ Meeting Aug 9, 6pm Hensel Phelps Theatre, Union Colony Civic Center
Parent Meeting Aug 10, 6pm, Hensel Phelps Theatre, Union Colony Civic Center

Fee $110 resident, $120 non-resident ($25 refundable)

Contact

Jerod Cronquist
Office 970-350-9445
Cell 970-371-3902

Ice Skating

Basic Skills Learn to Skate Program

Our Basic Skills Program will help teach you all you need to know to get out on the ice. Lessons are for ages 3 years old and up. The Ice Haus Skate School provides a number of different opportunities in ice skating, whether you want to learn basic skating skills or are pursuing advanced skating techniques, jumps and spins. Our coaches are certified members of the Professional Skating Association, have years of experience and knowledge within the sport, and follow guidelines of the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA).

 

Learn to Skate Sessions

*All participants must pay $17/year USFSA registration fee.

Session I Nov 15-Dec 16*  
Session II Jan 3-Feb 10

Registration Deadline Nov 18, Jan 6

Fee $57 resident/$67 non-resident
*pro-rated $48 resident/$58 non-resident

 

Snowplow Sam 1-3

Develop coordination and strength that will carry over to the Basic Skills classes.

Wed • 6-15-6:45pm
Sat • 10:45-11:15am

 

Basic 1-6

Introduces participants to the fundamentals of basic skating skills.

Basic 1/2         Sat • 10:45-11:15am
Basic 3/4         Sat • 11:15-11:45am
Basic 5/6         Sat • 11:15-11:45am

 

Pre-Freeskate-Freeskate 6

Advanced jump-and-spin technique while combining footwork, power and edge control. The level where a skater decides to go competitive or stay recreational.

Pre-Freeskate    Sat • 10:45-11:15am
Freeskate 1/2     Sat • 11:15-11:45am
Freeskate 3/4     Sat • 10:45-11:15am
Freeskate 5/6     Sat • 10:45-11:15am

 

Adult 1-4

An opportunity for adults to learn the fundamentals of skating.

 Sat • 11:15-11:45am     

 

Power & Conditioning

This class challenges advanced skaters by incorporating strength, flexibility, endurance and explosive power into their skating.

Sat • 10:15-10:45am  

 

Axel Class

Learn the first major jump for figure skating. Skaters will go over exercises for the jump and will learn the axel and the double axel.

Sat • 9:45-10:15am  

 
Youth Hockey
Interested in playing hockey? We have several opportunities to hone your skills.
 

Hockey Cub Program

The program is designed to develop the necessary skills required to play hockey successfully: skating, stick handling, passing/receiving and shooting. Levels 1-5 represent a technical progression in which one level provides the building blocks for the mastery of skills needed for the next level. Age 3-15. Min-20, Max-100.

Session I Dec 17-Feb 11*
Registration deadline Dec 17

Cub 1: Sundays from 5-5:30pm
Cub 2-4: Sundays from 5:30-6:15pm
Cub 5: Sundays from 5-5:45pm

Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident
*no hockey Dec 18-Jan 6

 

Hockey Cub 1

Learn the basics of hockey. Age 3-15. Min-3, Max-25.

Session I Nov 15-Dec 13*
Registration deadline Nov 18

Session II Jan 3-Feb 7
Registration deadline Jan 3

Wed • 6:45-7:15pm

Fee $57 resident/$67 non-resident
*pro-rated $48 resident/$58 non-resident

 

Hockey Cub 5+

An extension of Cub 5 allowing for the opportunity of the player to enhance their skill set to go above and beyond the cub program. This class helps develop the player’s “hockey sense” and provides the player with a better understanding of the game. This is a 7-week program; player must complete Cub 5.Min-3, Max-25.

Session I Dec 17-Feb 11*
Registration deadline Dec 17

Sun • 6:15-6:45pm

Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident
*pro-rated $48 resident/$58 non-resident

 

Youth Recreational Hockey Leagues

Coaches teach fundamentals, team play, sportsmanship and FUN! These teams may be CO-ED. Ice Haus hockey jerseys will be distributed at the first game. This is a 7-week program with 7 practices and 7 games. Please note: registration begins at 8:30 am online; or at 9:00 am at the Greeley Ice Haus, Family FunPlex, and the Greeley Recreation Center.

Session I Dec 12-Feb 11*
Registration deadline Dec 17

Mini/Mite Fall/Winter Schedule (Ages 4-8) Thurs 5:15-6pm Sun 3-3:45pm

Squirt/Pee Wee Fall/Winter Schedule (Ages 9-13) Tues 5:15- 6:15pm Sun 3:45-4:45pm

Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident
*no hockey Dec 18-Jan 3 (split practice Jan 4)

 

Interested in playing on a hockey team?
Greeley Ice Haus is proud to be the home of UNC Bears Hockey Team.
GO BEARS!
Soccer
Spring 2018
Coaches’ Priority Registration Jan 2-10
(for players whose parents coach; two coaches allowed per team)
General Registration begins online Jan 11; in person Jan 13 beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.
Coaches’ Meeting Feb 28, 6pm, Family FunPlex

 

Mighty Mite Soccer

Division Age 4-5 years old (preschool/kindergarten)
4 game guarantee
Practice starts Aug 28
Games begin Sept 9-Oct 8
Fee $44 resident, $54 non-resident

Young America Soccer

Division Age 6 & 7 (grades K-1), Age 8 & 9 (grades 2-3), Age 10-11 (grades 4-5), Age 12-13 (grades 6-7)
6 game guarantee
Practice starts Aug 21
Games begin Sept 2-Oct 22
Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident

5 v 5 Shoot Out Soccer League

Division Boys and Girls Age 10-11 years old
6 game guarantee
Practice starts March 12
Games begin April 2-May 14
Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident

Contact

Steven Frederick
970-350-9416

Looking for the next level of soccer?
Find out more about competitive leagues at Northern Colorado Rush Soccer Club

 

Swim Lessons

Make sure your kids are ready for the pool with swim lessons...

Winter Session

Session I Jan 9-Feb 1
Registration deadline Jan 4

Session II Feb 6-Mar 1
Registration deadline Feb 1

Fee $35 resident/$45 non-resident (Tuesday / Thursday Lessons)
Sat $17.50 resident/$27.50 resident (Saturday Lessons)
*pro-rated $16 resident/$26 non-resident (Nov mini session)

For a full list of class times, view the Recreation Connection magazine below or register online.

T-Ball

Season runs June 5-July 20. Practices are on Mondays or Tuesdays and Games are on Wednesdays or Thursdays, depending on what league you register for (M/W or T/Th).

Coaches’ Priority Registration March 27-April 6
General Registration April 8-May 12, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.
Age 4-7 years as of July 27, 2017
Fee $44 resident, $53 non-resident

Contact

Jerod Cronquist
970-350-9445

Tennis

Quick Start Tennis

An introductory class for the young tennis player emphasizing hand-eye coordination. Age 4-6 years.

Session I May 30-June 9
Session II June 13-23
Session III June 27-30 (mini session)*
Session IV July 11-21
Session V July 25-28 (mini session)*

Registration begins April 3, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Registration deadline is the Thursday prior to the start of the session.
Fee $40 resident, $50 non-resident
*pro-rated $20 resident, $30 non-resident

Youth Tennis Lessons

Get into the swing of things with tennis for beginners through intermediate players. Must supply your own racquet. Classes 50 min in length. Age 6-15 years. Min-4, Max-8.

Session I May 30-June 9
Session II June 13-23
Session III June 27-30 (mini session)*
Session IV July 11-21
Session V July 25-28 (mini session)*

Registration begins April 3, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Registration deadline is the Thursday prior to the start of the session.
Fee $40 resident, $50 non-resident
*pro-rated $30 resident, $40 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson
970-350-9428

Volleyball

Spring 2017 season runs February-April.
Practice begins March 6.
Games begin March 18

Coaches’ Priority Registration January 23-29
General Registration January 30-February 28, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.
Coaches’ Meeting February 28, 6pm, Family FunPlex
Parent Meeting March 2, 6pm, Family FunPlex

Age Grades 4-8
Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson
970-350-9428

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