Spring Sport Sign Ups Happening Now!

Posted on January 2nd, 2019 by Lara

The GRD 2021 Spring Sports registration is now open. Please see deadlines to register for each. Volunteer coaches needed, if interested, please contact AJ Gaul: ajgaul@granvillerec.org

SOCCER
PRE-K  -SECOND  GRADE
At this level of play 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, Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade. Pre-K players must be 4 years old by 3/30/21.  Jersey will be provided.

At this level of play the emphasis will be 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. A jersey will be provided to every participant at this level.

PreK Season: 3/29/21 – 5/17/21
Practice/Game Location: Wildwood Park
Practice/Game: M starting 3/29, 6:30-7:15PM, they will practice with game following

Kindergarten Season: 3/31/21 – 5/22/21
Practice/Game Location: Wildwood Park
Practices: W starting 4/1, 6:30-7:30PM
Games: Sa afternoons, with a schedule to be released once teams are decided upon.

1st Grade Season: 3/30/21 – 5/20/21
Practice/Game Location: Wildwood Park
Practices: Tu, starting 3/30, 6:30-7:30PM
Games: Sa Afternoons, with a schedule to be released once teams are decided upon

2nd Grade Season: 4/1/21 – 5/22/21
Practice/Game Location: Wildwood Park
Practices: Th, starting 4/1, 6:30-7:30PM
GAMES: Sa afternoons, with a schedule to be released once teams are decided upon

Fees: Pre-K $45
Fees: K-2nd $55
Register by 02.12.21

SOCCER
THIRD/FOURTH  GRADE
FIFTH/SIXTH  GRADE
BOYS & GIRLS DIVISIONS PER GRADES
Players will begin the season with a mandatory Player Evaluation Night with details TBA. This information will be used by the Volunteer Head Coaches to draft teams. All teams will participate in the C.E.S.A (Columbus East Soccer Association) League. Teams will end the season with a post season tournament. A jersey will be provided to all participants.

Season: 3/16/21 – 6/12/21
Practices Begin Week Of  3/15 , Twice/Week ,
3/4 Tu & Th, 5/6 M & W @ Raccoon Valley Park
Games Begin: Early April @ Easton

Fees: 3rd-6th $100
Register by 02.12.21

SOCCER
SEVENTH/EIGHTH  GRADE
BOYS & GIRLS DIVISIONS PER GRADES
All teams will participate in the M.S.S.A (Middle School Soccer Association) League. At this level of play, you can expect 3-4 contact points per week (Practices & Games). Most practices will be held @ Raccoon Valley Park. Teams will end the season with a post season tournament. A uniform will be provided.

Season: 3/8/21 – 5/23/21
Practice Location: Raccoon Valley Park
Game Location: Granville & Surrounding Columbus Suburbs
Practices: Multiple Times A Week (days & times TBD)
Games: Schedule To Be Announced (will begin early April)

Fees: 7th-8th $255
Register by 02.12.21

TENNIS
BOYS, SIXTH -EIGHTH GRADE
Coached by Clint Storey, participants need to know the basic skills of the game. Team shirt provided.

Fee: $225
Register by 03.09.21

GO SOCCER
AGES 4-14
We will not be holding this program this Spring.

RUNNING CLUB
FOURTH-SIXTH GRADE
The GIS Running Club introduces its members to the life-skill of running.  We encourage children of all skill levels to participate.  We work very closely with the Granville Middle School Cross Country coach in an effort to mimic preparation for middle school running sports.  We run the school driveway and surrounding grass areas for our paths.  T-shirt will be provided. 

Dates/Times: TBD

Fees: TBD
Registration Begins: 02.15.21

ROOKIE RUNNERS
SECOND/THIRD GRADE
This fun-based run program is designed to teach young athletes the basics of running in a fun and interactive way. Participants will learn proper stretching, warm-ups, conditioning, techniques, and cool-down throughout the course of the program. Each week, the program will include both instructional and interactive sections. Bally Sports’ staff will lead the program each week, however parent assistance is welcomed. T-shirt will be provided.

3rd Graders Meet: Tu 3:30-4:30PM @ GES
2nd Graders Meet: Th 3:30-4:30PM @ GES
Dates: 4/6 – 5/13

Fees: $55 (R), $75 (NR) (includes t-shirt)
Register by 03.30.21

LACROSSE
FIRST/SECOND GRADE
Children will be split by age group in this Bally Sports Group Recreational Lacrosse Program, designed to introduce the basic skills and help players understand the rules and style of the game. Coaches will use fun games to teach participants the fundamentals including scooping ground balls, throwing, catching, cradling, shooting, and defending. Each week will include a practice portion to help skill development as well as
modified, non-competitive game. 

Meets: Tu 5:00-6:00PM (Boys) @ GES Back Field
             Tu 6:00-7:00 PM (Girls) @ GES Back Field
Dates: 4/6 – 5/11

Fees: $80 (R), $100 (NR) (includes t-shirt)
Register by 03.30.21

LACROSSE
THIRD/FOURTH  GRADE
FIFTH/SIXTH  GRADE
SEVENTH/EIGHTH  GRADE
(BOYS & GIRLS DIVISIONS PER GRADES)
Team selections will be made after the first week of practice. Required equipment includes stick, cleats, goggles (girls only), helmet/gloves /elbow pads (boys only). Teams will end the season with a post season tournament.

Season: 3/1/21 – 5/16/21
Practice Location: Bryn Du Fields
Practices: Begin week of 3/1 and held multiple times per week (days & times TBD)
Game Location: Granville & Surrounding Columbus Suburbs
Games: Schedule To Be Announced

Fees: Each $155
Register by 02.08.21

SOFTBALL
6U-12U
The GRD Softball program is comprised of the following divisions: 6u (T-ball League),
8u (Machine Pitch League), 10u (Softball League) & 12u (Softball League). The 6u division is an In- House League that will only play other GRD T-Ball teams. All other divisions will begin the season with a mandatory Player Evaluation Day March 6 with details TBA. This information will be used by the Volunteer Head Coaches to draft teams. Practices will begin in late March and take place at Raccoon Valley Park (days & times are TBA). All teams (except 6u) will play in the Central Ohio Fast Pitch Softball League with games against both GRD teams and neighboring Licking County communities both at home and away. GRD Uniforms will be provided as follows: 6u (jersey/hat), 8u, 10u, 12u (jersey/socks/pants).

6U Level
Practices Begin Early April, Games Begin 5/1

8U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

10U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

12U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

Fees: 6U $60,   8U $75,   10U $105,   12U $115
Register by: 02.05.21, (6U ONLY 02.22.21)

BASEBALL
6U-14U
Our Baseball program is comprised of the following divisions: 6u (T-ball League), 8u (Coach Pitch League), 10u (Minor League), 12u (Major League), 13u (Babe Ruth) & 14u (Babe Ruth). The 6u & 8u divisions are both In-House Leagues that will play other GRD teams only (except tournaments). All divisions (except 6u) will begin the season with a mandatory Player Evaluation Day March 6 with details TBA. This information will be used by the Volunteer Head Coaches to draft teams. Practices will begin in late March and take place at Raccoon Valley Park (days & times are TBA). Teams will play games against both GRD teams and neighboring Licking County communities both at home and away. GRD Uniforms will be provided as follows: 6u & 8u (jersey/hat), 10u, 12u, 13u, 14u (jersey/
hat/socks/pants).

PLAYER ELIGIBILITY:
DOB May 1, 2008 – April 30, 2010 (12U)
DOB May 1, 2010 – August 31, 2010 (12U or 10U)
DOB September 2010 – April 30, 2012 (10U)
DOB May 1, 2012 – August 31, 2012 (10U or 8U)
DOB September 1, 2012 – April 30, 2014 (8U)
DOB May 1, 2014 – August 31, 2014 (8U or 6U)
DOB September 1, 2014 – April 30, 2016 (6U)

NOTE:
• If you choose the younger age group to play in, you may not be able to participate in all stars.
• Must play all stars for the age group played during the regular season.

6U Level
Practices Begin Early April, Games Begin 5/1

8U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

10U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

12U Level
Practices Begin Late March, Games Begin 5/1

13U/14U Level
Practices Begin 3/1

Fees: 6U $60,   8U $75,   10U $105,   12U $115,
13/14U Spring Season $170
13/14U Summer Season $120
13/14U Both Seasons $290
Register by: 02.05.21, (6U ONLY 02.22.21)