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Clovis Recreation Youth Programs

The City of Clovis Recreation offers 5 sessions of youth programs.  The following list is the start and end dates for this years sessions:

Winter           January 10, 2015 - March 7, 2015

Spring            March 23, 2015 - May 16, 2015

Summer I     June 1, 2015 - July 25, 2015

Summer II    August 10, 2015 - September 3, 2015

Fall                 October 19, 2015 - December 19, 2015

 

The City of Clovis Recreation offers two types of youth programs, youth leagues and youth camps.  The various youth leagues have regularly scheduled practices during the week and games on the weekends. The youth camps meet once a week and work on the fundamentals of that particular activity.   The youth programs take place at the Clovis Recreation Center (3495 Clovis Ave.). All of the youth programs have a mandatory parent meeting prior to the program starting, and all participant registrations are due prior to the parent meeting.  Registrations will only be taken after the parent meeting if spots are available. 

If you have any questions about any of the youth sports leagues please call, 324-2780.

To register for any City of Clovis Recreation programs or league click the blue ‘Register Now’ button to the left.

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Upcoming Youth Programs

Winter Youth Programs January 10, 2015 - March 7, 2015


Tiny Tumblers - $50/child

Mandatory Parent Meeting January 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Tiny Tumblers begins January 24, 2015.

Tiny Tumblers is an introductory tumbling program for children ages 2-4.  Tiny Tumblers is a 6 week program that helps participants understand body control and develop essential motor skills.  Participants will practice somersaulting, rolling, and balancing in a safe and fun environment.  All participants will receive a participation shirt and 6 weeks of instruction.  This class meets on Saturdays at the Clovis Recreation Center from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM. 

 

Start Smart Basketball - $60/ child

Mandatory Parent Meeting January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM. 

Start Smart Basketball begins January 24, 2015.

Start Smart Basketball teaches children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents.  The program focuses on teaching children and their parents skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Each child will receive a program shirt and a start smart work book. 

This program meets on Saturdays from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM for 6 weeks, and each week the exercises become increasingly more difficult as the class progresses and the children show improvement.

 

Tiny Dribblers - $80/ Child

Mandatory Parent Meeting January 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Tiny Dribblers begins January 17, 2015.

Tiny Dribblers is a 8-week instructional league, which helps 5 year-olds understand and break down the game of basketball.  Participants will have one practice a week in which they will work on the fundamental skills with a volunteer coach.  Modified games will take place on Saturday mornings.  Each participant will receive a team shirt, team picture and a participation ribbon.  This program will not be possible without volunteer coaches.  No basketball experience is required.  If you are interested in coaching a team please contact the recreation section at 559-324-2780.  

The games will be played on Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.


City of Clovis Youth Basketball League - $115/ player

Mandatory Parent Meeting on January 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

The Youth Basketball Leagues begins January 10, 2015.

This youth league is for kids ages 6-12* and teaches fundamental basketball in a league setting.  The 8U group will practice on Monday and Wednesday for one hour each.  The 10U will practice on Tuesday and Thursday for one hour each.  The 12U will practice for two hour on Friday. The practice time will be between 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.  Each team will get a  40-minute game on Saturdays.  Every participant is guaranteed a minimum of 20 minutes playing time in each game. All age divisions will play a full court game with qualified referees.  All the teams will play in a end of the season March Madness TournamentYour registration fee will get you a full team jersey, a practice tee shirt, a team picture and awards for the end of the season tournament.  ***  This program will not be possible without volunteer coaches.  If you are interested in coaching a team please contact the recreation section at 559-324-2780.  No basketball experience is required to coach a team.***

***  If you are trying to figure out which age group you child should play in?  The cut-off date for this program is the participants age as of January 1, 2015.  The 8U participants will be 6-7 yrs old as of January 1, 2015.  The 10U participants will be 8-9 yrs old as of January 1, 2015.  The 12U will be 10-11 yrs old as of January 1, 2015.***

*Any child who is 12 must still be in the 6th grade in order to participate.

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Future Youth Programs

Start Smart Baseball - $60/ child

Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 3-5 years old.  The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment.

Start Smart Baseball prepares children and their parents for organized baseball and softball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® and Hasbro® is used in teaching throwing, catching, batting, running and agility.

Start Smart Soccer- $60/ child

Start Smart Soccer is a developmentally appropriate introductory soccer program for children 3-5 years old.  The program prepares children for organized soccer in a fun non-threatening environment.  Start Smart Soccer prepares children and their parents for organized soccer without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.

Age appropriate soccer equipment from Franklin Sports® and Kwik Goal® is used to teach kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw ins and agility.

Youth Indoor Soccer League - $110/ player

This youth league is for kids ages 6-11* and teaches fundamental soccer skills in a league setting.  Participants will receive 1-practice each week and a 40-minute game on Saturdays.  Every participant is guaranteed a minimum of 15-minutes playing time in each game. All age divisions will play a full court game with qualified referees.  All the teams will play in a end of the season Clovis Cup Tournament.

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