Fall Sports Deadlines Approaching Fast!

Posted on July 24th, 2012 by Lara

Below are our Fall Sport offerings and their deadlines to register:

NEW!!! Fall Softball for 8U & 10U
Register your child for the division she will play in spring 2015. Price is $60 (includes shirt). Questions? Call Chris Skidmore at 740.587.2013
Register by July 21

Field Hockey 6th, 7th & 8th Grades
This age group will play in a league format with practices running 4 nights a week Monday – Thursday. Practices will start August 4th and run thru mid-October. Practice times are TBA & all practices will be held on the front lawn of the Bryn Du Mansion. Games are scheduled throughout the Columbus area. Players will need to provide mouth guard, shin guards, stick and goggles. Goggles must meet safety standard ASTM – F2713-09.
Register by July 30

Field Hockey Fundamental Clinic, 4th & 5th Grades
The format for this age group will be a clinic that follows the FUN-damentals of the Field Hockey program developed by USA Field Hockey. This clinic will teach girls the basics for the game and introduce a love of the sport by emphasizing fun. The clinic will run for three weeks on Sunday evenings from 6:00PM – 7:30PM at the Bryn Du Mansion front lawn. Dates are 9/14 – 9/28.  Players will need to provide shin guards and mouth guard but sticks will be provided.
Register by August 22

Tennis, 6th, 7th & 8th Grades
The Girls Middle School tennis team this fall is now sponsored by the Granville Recreation District. The weekly season practices will begin the week of August 5th.  There will be 3 practices per week starting the beginning of August until school starts. The matches will be played late August through early October.  A typical season is 14 matches, 7 home and 7 away. Team shirt will be provided.
Registration TBA

Flag Football 1st & 2nd Grade Instructional League
Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of football including passing, catching, defensive strategies and basic plays. This Instructional League will have practices on Wednesday evenings from 6p-730p @ GIS. Practices will begin Wednesday, September 3rd.  Teams will also play weekly “games” on Sunday afternoons at GIS starting on Sunday, September 7th (earliest game time would be 3pm). Teams will play a six week regular season where coaches will serve as the on field officials during games. Games may be stopped during play for coaches to provide instruction and explain rules. Cancelled games will not be made up and teams will play in ‘Football Weather.’ The goal of this program is to provide all 1st & 2nd graders the skills necessary to participate in the 3rd & 4th Grade Flag Football League.

Volunteer Coaches are needed and should contact Chris Skidmore by email if interested: chrisskidmore@granvillerec.org

Players are required to wear a mouthpiece and a jersey will be provided.
Register by August 8

Flag Football 3rd & 4th Grade League
Participants must attend the mandatory Player Evaluation Night on Sunday, August 17th @ 6pm @ GIS. Rain date is Monday, August 18th at 6pm also at GIS. The Pre-Season Coach’s Meeting and Draft will take place on Tuesday, August 19th, 6pm at the GRD Office. All Head Coaches are required to attend as they will draft their team at this meeting. Parents will then be notified of their child’s team following the draft.  All teams will practice on Sundays (1p-230p) and Tuesdays (6p-730p) @ GIS. Practices start Sunday, August 24th. Games will take place on Thursday evenings starting Thursday, August 28th @ GIS. All teams will play a six week regular season and participate in the single elimination, end of season tournament. Rules & Game Schedule will be posted to the GRD website. Cancelled games will not be made up and teams will play in ‘Football Weather.’

Volunteer Coaches are needed and should contact Chris Skidmore by email if interested: chrisskidmore@granvillerec.org

Players are required to wear a mouthpiece and a jersey jersey will be provided.
Register by August 1

Cheerleading 1st & 2nd Grades
Cheerleading teaches young athletes all the essential skills to lead the crowd and support the team. Each participant will learn cheers in a fun and encouraging atmosphere which include hand and body movements and jumping techniques.  This program will meet once a week on Sunday afternoon for an hour as a combination practice and cheering for the 1st and 2nd grade flag football games. Program will begin Sunday, September 7th.
Register by August 8

Soccer Pre K – 2nd Grade League(s)
Join the GRD Pre K – 2nd Grade soccer program where the emphasis  is on learning basic skills, making friends, being active and having FUN!  All divisions are co-ed and are set up as follows: Pre K, K, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade. All practices and games will be held @ Wildwood Park. Pre K players must be 4 years old by 9/8/14. Pre K will meet one night a week (Mondays from 6p-6:45p). All K-2nd teams will have practice one night a week from 6p-7p and games on Saturdays.   Practices for Pre K – 2nd Grade will begin the week of September 8th and will run for 6 weeks.   Jersey will be provided. Games for K – 2nd will begin Saturday, September 13th.

Volunteer Coaches (Pre K – 2nd Grade) are needed and should contact Chris Skidmore by email if interested: chrisskidmore@granvillerec.org
Register by August 8

Soccer 3rd – 8th Grade League(s)
The 3rd- 8th Grade teams will practice in Granville and play games throughout the area.  3rd/4th Grade teams will be co-ed while 5th/6th & 7th/8th grade teams will be gender specific.  Teams will have multiple practices a week and most games are on weekends. Additional details on 3rd-8th Grade teams will be announced as the season gets closer.

Volunteer Coaches (3rd – 6th Grade) are needed and should contact Chris Skidmore by email if interested: chrisskidmore@granvillerec.org
Register by July 21 (Girls grades 7th & 8th)
Register by August 1 (grades 3 – 6)
Registration Extended Until July 7 (grades 7 & 8 boys & girls)