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.

Rockies Baseball Skills Challenge
Tuesday, June 1 • 4-6pm

Boys and girls can demonstrate their running, throwing and batting skills. Age 6-13 (as of Dec 31, 2019). Free competition. Winners in each age group will compete in Sectionals and could possibly win a trip to a Rockies game!

Youth Sports Complex, 1800 65th Ave

Check out our Youth Soccer Camp or some of the other camps we are offering this summer!

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
Office 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
Office 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)

Summer Session I June 3-27
Registration Deadline
June 27

Summer Session II July 1-31
Registration Deadline July 31

Summer Session III Aug 1-29
Registration Deadline Aug 29

Please call 970-350-9430 for more information.

Fee
Youth Recreational & Competitive Boxing Program
$15 resident/$25 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; and Wed/Fri 6:15-7am & 7-7:45am

Skate Camp 
June 17 -21
Monday-Friday • 9am-2pm
Skaters will receive on and off ice instruction accompanied by classroom time. The beginner skate camp is for skaters at a level of basic 1-6 and Advanced skate camp is for skaters in freeskate or higher.  

Registration Deadline June 15
Fee $195 resident, $205 non-resident

Football

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

Youth 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 the week of August 19

Coaches’ Priority Registration June 19-July 1 (Volunteer head Coach receives one free youth registration)

Online Registration July 2- August 2 at MyGreeleyRec.com

In Person July 7-August 2 in person at the Family FunPlex (1501 65th Ave) and Greeley Recreation Center (651 10th Ave)

Fee $79 resident, $89 non-resident

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

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 $112 resident, $122 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 May 4- June 15*
Registration Deadline May 4
*no class June 1

Session II   June 22- Aug 3
Registration Deadline June 22

Session III   Aug 10-Sept 21
Registration Deadline Aug 10

Fee $60 resident/$70 non-resident

 

Snowplow Sam 1-3

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

Sat • 10:35-11:05am

 

Basic 1-6

Introduces participants to the fundamentals of basic skating skills.

Basic 1/2         Sat • 10:35-11:05am
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 • 10:35-11:05am
Freeskate 1/2     Sat • 10:35-11:05am
Freeskate 3/4     Sat • 10:35-11:05am
Freeskate 5/6     Sat • 10:35-11:05am

 

Adult 1-4

An opportunity for adults to learn the fundamentals of skating.

Sat • 11:15-11:45am

 

Advanced Power & Conditioning

Challenges advanced skaters by incorporating strength, flexibility, endurance and explosive power into their skating. Designed for levels Pre-Preliminary and above. Age 6+

Sat • 9-9:30am

 

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 • 9:30-10am

 

Power & Conditioning

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

Sat • 10-10:30am

Youth Hockey
Hockey Camp
Mon-Fri, July 29-Aug 2 • 9am-3pm
This camp includes on-ice and off-ice training each day. Players must have previously passed Cub 2 curriculum to attend.
Registration deadline July 28
Fee $195 resident, $205 non-resident
 
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 May 5-June 16
Registration Deadline May 5

Session II June 23- Aug 4
Registration Deadline June 23

Session III Aug 11-Sept 22
Registration Deadline Aug 11

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 May 5- June 16
Registration Deadline May 5 

Session II June 23- Aug 4
Registration Deadline June 23

Session III Aug 11-Sept 22
Registration Deadline Aug 11

 Fee $70 resident, $80 non-resident

 

Youth Recreational Hockey Leagues

Coaches teach fundamentals, team play, sportsmanship and FUN! These teams are Co-Ed. Ice Haus jerseys will be distributed. Player MUST pass through Cub 1 curriculum in order to participate.

Session I April 30- Jun 16
Registration Deadline May 5

Session II June 18-Aug 4
Registration Deadline June 18

Session III Aug 6-Sept 22
Registration Deadline Aug 6

Mini/Mite  (Ages 4-8) • Thu • 5:15-6pm & Sun 3-3:45pm
Squirt/Pee Wee  (Ages 9-13) • Tue •  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

 

Middle School Hockey

 This program is for Middle School hockey players to further their knowledge in the fundamentals of hockey (6th-8th grade). Player MUST pass through Cub 3 curriculum. Practices and games will be held at the Greeley ice Haus. Teams will be selected by Ice Haus Staff.  

Session April 1-May 20
Registration Deadline Apr 1
*no program April 15-21

Practices Mon • 5:30-6:30pm April 1, April 8, April 22, April 29, May 6, May 13, May 20

Games Sat • April 6 • 3:30-4:30pm, April 13 • 3-4pm, April 27 • 2-3pm, May 4 • 3-4pm, 

                                May 11 • 3:30-4:30pm, May 18 • 3:30-4:30pm 

 Fee $99 Resident $109 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
Fall 2019

Coaches’ Priority Registration June 19-July 1
(for players whose parents coach; two coaches allowed per team)
Head coach receives one free youth registration as a thank you for coaching!

Coaches’ Meeting Friday, August 16, 6pm, Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Ave

General Registration begins online July 2
In person July 7-Aug 1 at the Family FunPlex (1501 65th Ave) and Greeley Recreation Center 

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 August 26
Games begin September 11 & 12
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 August 19
Games begin September 7
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)

 

New Friday Night 3-v-3 Spring Soccer

Looking for a fun, new soccer experience that allows for more touches and a faster pace game? Come check out our new 3-v-3 Friday Night Soccer League – no organized practices, parent coaches are not required – only games on Friday nights. Age 8-13.

Divisions Age 8 & 9 (grades 2-3), age 10 & 11 (grades 4-5), age 12 & 13 (grades 6-7)
6 game guarantee
Registration Deadline March 20
Games begin April 5
Fee $25 resident/$30 non-resident
Team Fee
$75 for 3 players, $25 for each additional player (Max-5 players)
Player jersey required; Greeley Recreation jerseys available for $10 each

Register

Contact

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

Swim Lessons

Make sure your kids are ready for the pool with swim lessons...classes offered at Centennial Pool, Discovery Bay Waterpark, Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center this summer!

Summer Session I June 3-13
Registration Deadline May 29

Summer Session II June 17-27
Registration Deadline June 12

Summer Session III July 1-11*
Registration Deadline June 26

Summer Session IV July 15-25
Registration Deadline July 10

Summer Session V July 29-Aug 8
Registration Deadline July 24

Fee $39 resident/$49 non-resident
*pro-rated $34 resident/$244 non-resident

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

Register online

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 in this camp program on Tues/Thurs nights. Participants will  learn basic rules and skills such as passing, serving and rotations while incorporating what they learn in fun games and activities.  Practices will beheld on Tuesday nights with games on Thursday nights. This is a parent volunteer program.  Grades K-3.

September 3-Oct 10
K-1st Grade    Tue/Thu • 4-4:45pm
Grades 2-3     Tue/Thu • 4:45-5:30pm

General Registration July 1- Aug 12, 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 3-6. Practice begins August 19. Games begin August 31.

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 June 24-30
Online registration July 1 
General Registration July 6-Aug 12, beginning at 8:30am at the Family FunPlex and Greeley Recreation Center.
Fee $62 resident/$72 non-resident
Team Fee $744 (Max-12 players)

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

Register

Contact

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

 

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