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.

NFL flag football games for Friday, April 6, 2018 are cancelled. 

All Young America Soccer games for Saturday, April 7, 2018 are also cancelled.

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 • 5-8pm

Session I March 1-29
Registration Deadline March 29

Session II April 2-10
Registration Deadline April 30

Session III May 1-31
Registration Deadline May 31

Please call 970-350-9430 for more information.

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 5

General Registration April 4-May 31 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
970-350-9428

Figure Skating

Freestyle Sessions

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

Extra Sessions

  • Tues, March 27 • 5:15-6pm
  • Wed, March 28 • 4:30-6pm
  • Thurs, March 29 • 5:15-6pm
  • Sat, March 31 • 3-4:30pm
  • Wed, April 4 • 4-4:45pm
  • Wed, April 11 • 3:45-4:30pm
  • Wed, April 18 • 4-4:45pm
  • Wed, April 25 • 3:45-4:30pm
Football

Spring 2018 Youth NFL
CO-ED Flag Football

Season runs March 28-May 18 for youth ages 6-7 & 8-11.

Practice begins March 28; Games begin April 6

Coaches’ Priority Registration Feb 1-12 (for players whose parents volunteer coach)
General Registration Feb 13-March 12 in person at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.

Fee $79 resident, $89 non-resident

Contact

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

 

2017 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

Learn to Skate Program

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).

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

 

Learn to Skate Sessions

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

Session I Feb 14-March 24 
Session II March 31-May 5

Registration Deadline Feb 17, March 31

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  

 

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 

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 Feb 18-April 8
Registration deadline Feb 18

Session II April 15-May 27
Registration deadline April 15

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

 

Hockey Cub 1

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

Session I Feb 14-March 21
Registration deadline Feb 14

Session II March 28-May 2
Registration deadline March 28

Wed • 6:45-7:15pm

Fee $57 resident/$67 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 Feb 18-April 8
Registration deadline Feb 18

Session II April 15-May 27
Registration deadline April 15

Sun • 6:15-6:45pm

Fee $57 resident, $67 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 Feb 13-April 8
Registration deadline Feb 18

Session I April 10-May 27
Registration deadline April 10

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

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

Fee $57 resident, $67 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 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 through Feb 12.
Coaches’ Meeting Feb 28, 6pm, Family FunPlex

 

Mighty Mite Soccer

New this year, there will two weeks of practice in preparation for the season. Practice will then be held either Mon or Tue, and Games will be on Wed or Thu (depending on your team’s schedule)

Division Age 4-5 years old (preschool/kindergarten)
4 game guarantee
Practice starts March 19
Games begin April 4-May 3
Fee $44 resident/$54 non-resident

Young America Soccer

Division Age 6 & 7 (grades K-1), Age 8 & 9 (grades 2-3)
6 game guaranteed
Practice starts March 12
Games begin March 31-May 5
Fee $57 resident/$67 non-resident

 

5v5 Shoot Out Soccer League

Division Boys and Girls Age 10-11 (grades 4-5)
6 game guarantee
Practice starts March 12
Games begin March 31-May 12
Fee $57 resident/$67 non-resident

Contact

Steven Frederick
970-350-9416

Swim Lessons

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

Spring Session

Session I March 20-April 14
Registration deadline March 15

Session II April 17-May 12
Registration deadline April 12

Fee $35 resident/$45 non-resident (Tuesday / Thursday Lessons)
Sat $17.50 resident/$27.50 resident (Saturday Lessons)

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

T-Ball

Season begins June 4. 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 3
Coaches’ Meeting May 21, 6pm, Family FunPlex

General Registration online beginning April 4 at MyGreeleyRec.com

April 6-May 12 beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Rec Center

Age 4-7 years as of June 4, 2018
Fee $54 resident, $64 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 29-June 8
Session II June 12-22
Session III June 26-29 (mini session)*
Session IV July 10-20
Session V July 24-Aug 3

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

Registration Deadline May 24, June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19
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 29-June 8
Session II June 12-22
Session III June 26-29 (mini session)*
Session IV July 10-20
Session V July 24-Aug 3

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

Registration Deadline May 24, June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19
Fee $66 resident, $76 non-resident
*pro-rated fee $30 resident/$40 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson
970-350-9428

Volleyball

Little Spikers Volleyball
March 6-April 10

General Registration Jan 30-Feb 28, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.
Age Grades K-3

K-1st Grade    Tue/Thu • 5-5:45pm
Grades 2-3     Tue/Thu • 5:45-6:30pm

Fee $44 resident/$54 non-resident

 

Youth Volleyball Leagues
Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu • time varies • locations vary

Coaches’ Meeting Tue, Feb 27, 6pm, Family FunPlex
Parent Meeting Thu, March 1, 6pm Family FunPlex

Practice begins March 5
Games begin March 17

Coaches’ Priority Registration Jan 22-28
General Registration Jan 29-February 27, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center or online.
Age Grades 4-8
Fee $57 resident/$67 non-resident

Contact

Morgan Thompson
970-350-9428

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