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.

Important announcements appear below. Call our weather cancellation info line at 970-350-9537 for additional information. If you have questions or comments, please call 970-350-9401.

Due to weather, all Junior Nuggets Basketball practices are cancelled on Wed, Feb 6.
Thanks for your patience and drive safely!

Basketball

Junior Nuggets

Dinky Dunkers Basketball

Practices begin Nov 5
Participants must be age 6-7 years as of Oct 31, 2018.

Coaches’ Priority Registration Sept 3-8
Online Registration begins Sept 11
General Registration Sept 13-Oct 15, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Coaches’ Meeting Oct 24, 6pm, Family FunPlex

Fee $74 resident, $84 non-resident
includes Denver Nuggets jersey + 2 Denver Nuggets tickets for an NBA during the 2018-19 season!

New Team Fee $740 (max-10 players)
*no practice or games held the week of Thanksgiving

Contact

Dylan Seavey
970-350-9438

 

Junior Nuggets Basketball

Practices will be held at various facilities Monday-Thursday beginning Jan 7
Games played on Saturdays, beginning Jan 19
Participants must be age 8-13 years as of January 1, 2019

Coaches’ Priority Registration Oct 8-21
Online Registration begins Oct 22
General Registration starts Oct 24, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.

Coaches’ Meeting Dec 19, 6pm, Family FunPlex

Fee $87 resident, $97 non-resident
includes Denver Nuggets jersey + 2 Denver Nuggets tickets for an NBA during the 2018-19 season!

New Team Fee $870 (max-10 players)

Contact

Dylan Seavey
970-350-9438

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 • 5-8pm (B Team practices until 6pm/A Team practices until 8pm)

Winter Session III Feb 4-28*
Registration Deadline
Feb 28

Spring Session I March 4-28
Registration Deadline March 28

Spring Session II April 1-30
Registration Deadline April 30

Session III May 1-30
Registration Deadline May 30

Please call 970-350-9430 for more information.

Fee
Youth Recreational & Competitive Boxing Program
$15 resident/$25 non-resident
*pro-rated $20 resident/$30 non-resident

Adult Boxing Program
$30 resident/$40 non-resident

CARA Track

Come join one of Colorado’s largest recreational track programs. Learn the basics of track and field, and compete in multiple meets, including the Colorado CARA State Meet. Participants are put in heats by gender and age. Shirt size required at the time of registration. Age 5-16 years.

Practice starts June 4 at Heath Middle School (2223 16th st).
Ages 11-16 practice Tuesday/Thursday from 7:45-9:15am.
Ages 5-10 practice Tuesday/Thursday from 9:30-10:30am.

General Registration April 3-May 30 beginning at 8:30am at the at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Fee $95 resident, $105 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson
Office 970-350-9428
Cell 970-381-1380

Figure Skating

Freestyle Sessions $6.50

Call ahead for 45-min reservations (970-350-9402)

Every M/T/Th/F • 3-3:45pm, 3:45-4:30pm & 4:30-5:15pm
No freestyle Tues, Sept 18

Extra Sessions

  • Sat, Feb 9 • 1:45-2:45pm
Football

Financial assistance is available for those in need.
Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.

Youth Spring NFL CO-ED Flag Football

This league if offered for girls and boys in 1st-6th grade. USA Football is the national governing body of the sport and official partner. Participants receive an NFL team reversible jersey and official NFL Flag belt.  League practices and games will be during the week with practices on Wed and games on Fri.

Practice begins Mar 27

Coaches’ Priority Registration Jan 31- Feb 11 (Volunteer head Coach receives one free registration)

Online Registration Feb 12- Mar 12 at www.mygreeleyrec.com

In Person Feb 12- Mar 12 in person at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center 

Fee $79 resident, $89 non-resident

Register

Contact

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

 

2019 Young America Tackle Football

Practice starts Aug 19


Coaches’ Priority Registration
June 19-July 1 (for players whose parents coach; two coaches allowed per team)
All coaches will be required to become Heads Up Football Certified.

Coaches’ Meeting Aug 14, 6pm Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Ave.

Online Registration starts July 2
General Registration July 7-Aug 2, 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.

Fee $110 resident, $120 non-resident 

Register

Contact

Morgan Thompson
Office 970-350-9428
Cell 970-381-1380

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).

Not sure which class to start with? Check out the Snowplow Sam Progression Chart.

Financial assistance is available for those in need.
Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.

 

Learn to Skate Sessions

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

Session I Jan 12-Feb 23
Registration Deadline Jan 12

Session II  March 2-April 27+
Registration Deadline March 2

Fee $60 resident/$70 non-resident

+(no class March 9 & April 20)

Session III  May 4- June 15
Registration Deadline May 4

 

Snowplow Sam 1-3

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

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 • 10:45-11:15am
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

 

Theater on Ice 

This class will focus primarily on bringing emotion and fluidity into your skating, as well as touching on group skating to help you grow into a performer, not just a competitor. Age 6+

Sat • 9-9:45am

 

Youth Hockey
Interested in playing hockey? We have several opportunities to hone your skills.
Financial assistance is available for those in need.
Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.
 
 

 

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 Jan 13- Feb 24
Registration Deadline Jan 13

Session II Mar 3-Apr 28*
Registration Deadline Mar 3
*no Class- Mar 10 or Apr 15-Apr 21

Session III May 5-Jun 16
Registration Deadline May 5

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

Fee  Cub 1- $60 resident, $70 non-resident
         Cub 2-5- $70 Resident, $80 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 Jan 13- Feb 24
Registration Deadline Jan 13

Session II Mar 3-Apr 28*
Registration Deadline Mar 3
*no Class- Mar 10 or Apr 21

Session III May 5-Jun 16
Registration Deadline May 5

 Fee $60 resident, $70 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 Jan 8- Feb 24
Registration Deadline Jan 8

Session II Mar 5-Apr 28*
Registration Deadline Mar 5
*no class- Mar 10, Apr 21

Session III Apr 30- Jun 16
Registration Deadline Apr 30 

Mini/Mite Winter (Ages 4-8) Thurs 5:15-6pm & Sun 3-3:45pm
Squirt/Pee Wee  (Ages 9-13) Tues 5:15- 6:15pm & Sun 3:45-4:45pm

Fee Mini Mite/ Mite $85 resident, $95 non-resident
       Squirt/Peewee $100 resident, $110 non-resident

 

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 2019

Coaches’ Priority Registration January 2-10
(for players whose parents coach; two coaches allowed per team)

Coaches’ Meeting Feb 28, 6pm, Family FunPlex, 1501 65th Ave

General Registration begins online Jan 11; in person Jan 17 beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center through February 22.

Please note the following:

  • Greeley Recreation youth sports jerseys are required; please order during registration (size needed). If you did not purchase a jersey in the spring, you will need to buy one this fall. Jersey’s can be picked up at the Greeley Recreation Center or Family FunPlex if you register online.
  • Team Registration is now available! Coaches pay the Team Fee at the time of registration.
  • Financial assistance is available for those in need. Find out more about our Youth Assistance Fund.

Mighty Mite Soccer

Mighty Mite Soccer is an introduction league for athlete’s age 4-5 years old. Participants choose a Mon/Wed or Tue/Thurs practice and Games schedule.

Division Age 4-5 years old (preschool/kindergarten)
4 game guarantee
Practice starts Mar 18
Games begin Apr 3 & 4
Fee $55 resident/$65 non-resident
Team Fee $660 (Max-12 players)

Young America Soccer

Young America soccer will help develop fundamental skills, and provide opportunities to meet new friends and learn to work together as a team. Age 6-11.

Division Age 6 & 7 (grades K-1), Age 8 & 9 (grades 2-3), age 10 & 11 (grades 4-5)
6 game guarantee
Practice starts Mar 11
Games begin Mar 30
Fee $67 resident/$75 non-resident
Team Fee
Age 6-7 $804 (Max-12 players)
Age 8-9 $938 (Max-14 players)
Age 10-11 $670 (Max-10 players)

Register

Contact

Morgan Thompson
970-350-9428

Swim Lessons

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

Sessions

Spring Session I March 18-April 13
Registration Deadline March 13

Spring Session II April 15-May 11
Registration Deadline April 10

Fee $39 resident/$49 non-resident (2-day)
$19.50 resident/$29.50 non-resident (1-day)

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

T-Ball

Season begins week of June 3. Practices are on Mondays or Tuesdays and Games are on Wednesdays or Thursdays at 4 or 5pm, depending on what league you register for (M/W or T/Th).

Coaches’ Priority Registration March 27-April 6

General Registration online beginning April 8 at MyGreeleyRec.com

April 15-May 15 beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Rec Center

Age 4-7 years as of June 3, 2019
Fee $57 resident, $67 non-resident

Contact

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

Tennis

Quick Start Tennis

An introductory class for the young tennis player emphasizing hand-eye coordination and stroke production with an introduction to tennis etiquette and court anatomy. Classes are 30 min. in length. Age 4-6 years. Session I May 28-June 7 Session II June 11-21 Session III June 25-28 (mini session)* Session IV July 9-19 Session V July 23-Aug 2 Registration begins April 3, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online. Registration Deadline May 23, June 6, June 20, July 4, July 18 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 28-June 7 Session II June 11-21 Session III June 25-28 (mini session)* Session IV July 9-19 Session V July 23-Aug 2. Registration begins April 3, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online. Registration Deadline May 23, June 6, June 20, July 4, July 18 Fee $70 resident, $80 non-resident *pro-rated fee $35 resident/$45 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson

970-350-9428

Volleyball

Financial assistance is available for those in need.
Find out more about the Youth Assistance Fund.

Little Spikers Volleyball

Learn the fundamentals of volleyball with basic rules and passing, serving and rotations through this six week league. Practices will beheld on Tuesday nights with games on Thursday nights. This is a parent volunteer program.  Age K-3 grades.

Mar 5-Apr 11
K-1st Grade    Tue/Thu • 4-4:45pm
Grades 2-3     Tue/Thu • 4:45-5:30pm

General Registration Jan 17-Feb 22, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Fee $55 resident/$65 non-resident

Location Family FunPlex, 1501 65th Ave

 

CARA Volleyball

Fundamentals of the sport are taught in this league. Play depends on an adequate number of coaches to meet registered player’s needs. Grades 3-8. Practice begins March 25. Games begin April 6.

Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu • time varies • locations vary

New Team Registration available! Coaches pay the Team Fee at the time of registration.

Coaches’ Priority Registration Jan 2-10
Online registration Jan 10
General Registration Jan 17-March 15, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.
Fee $60 resident/$70 non-resident
Team Fee $720 (Max-12 players)

Register

Contact

Morgan Thompson
Office 970-350-9428

Cell 970-381-1380

 

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