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Youth Leagues General Information

                                                                                                     

  Youth League

 

Click here for REGISTRATION FORM that can be used for all youth leagues.
To register online: Click on red fly out box, or click here 
 
For weather cancellations and/or program updates:
Text - PNRYTHSP to 36000
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Call: 563-243-5042 after 4 pm

   
To coach a team, click on all three documents below to print,
fill out forms, & return to the Ericksen Community Center.
Coaches Application, Code of Ethics & Background Form

                           

FOOTBALL
Flag Football is a co-ed program offered for grades 1st through 4th. Participants are taught the fundamentals of punting, passing, running and receiving. Games are played at Emma Young Park softball fields. They are played Sunday afternoons, some week nights, and other days as scheduled from late September through October. Players will receive a T-shirt and flags are provided. Jewelry and metal or hard cleats will not be allowed.
1st & 2nd Grade Flag Football Schedule
3rd & 4th Grade Flag Football Schedule
1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade Picture Schedule
 
Tackle Football is offered for grades 5th and 6th. Participants are taught the fundamentals of blocking, running and passing. Games are played, on Monday, Tuesday, and/or Thursday evenings after 5 pm, at Emma Young Park behind the Ericksen Center and River Kings & Queens Complex. Equipment fitting consists of helmets, pants, pads and jerseys. Mouth guards will be provided.
5th & 6th Grade Tackle Football Schedule    
 
 
 
                                                                                                SOCCER
 
If you have not received your soccer refund or you would like to donate your refund to our kids sports programs please contact us at the Ericksen Community Center Mon. -  Fri.  8am - 5pm
                                                   563-243-1260
COACHES MEETING: 
GAMES STARTING:      
WHERE:                        JURGENSEN FIELD (BEHIND HOME DEPOT) 
 
 
Pre-K Schedule                                                       4th - 5th Girls Schedule                       
K- 1st Schedule                                                       4th - 5th Boys Schedule                      
2nd - 3rd Girls Schedule                                          6th - 8th Girls Schedule                     
2nd - 3rd Boys Schedule                                          6th - 8th Boys Schedule                    
Picture Schedules:                            

Spring and Fall Soccer are six-week programs designed to teach the fundamentals of soccer to participants ages 3 through 8th grade. Children will learn through practices, games and instruction by volunteer coaches. Games consist of smaller sided play to ensure more quality touches, to the ball, during games. Games are played on Saturdays from morning to early afternoon. Preschool co-ed teams (3, 4 and 5 year olds) play at Emma Young Park on Harding Field. K-8th grade teams play at Riverview Park. Upgrades are being made to Reynold P. Jurgensen Park (behind Home Depot) during the 2019 season.  Spring games are played mid-April through May. Fall games are played mid-September through October.

Co-Ed Summer Soccer is a program for high school boys and girls (players must have completed their freshman year by the start of league play), and adult college men and women.  Games are played, Monday and Wednesday evenings.  Leagues consist of five-verses-five with no goalie on a mid-sized field.

                                                                     

                                                BASKETBALL
                
 

Kinderball Girls and Boys  
Boys and Girls 1st and 2nd Grade Basketball is a six-week program held on Monday evenings. The season runs from February through the middle of March. Volunteer coaches will instruct players with the basic fundamentals of skills and drills. Fast-break play is allowed in the fourth quarter only, if the score is within 20 points. They will play on a 9' rim, full court 1/2 gym. Game officials and team shirts are provided.

Boys & Girls 1st & 2nd Grade Schedule
 
Boys and Girls 3rd and 4th Grade Basketball is a six-week program featuring league play on Saturday mornings. The season runs from February through the middle of March. Volunteer coaches will instruct players with fundamentals, skills and plays through practices. Boys and girls are allowed to fast-break and play is on 10' rim. Game officials and team shirts are provided. 



Boys 3rd & 4th Grade Schedule
Girls 3rd & 4th Grade Schedule
 
Boys and Girls 5th and 6th Grade Basketball is a six-week program featuring league play on Tuesday evenings for the girls and Saturday afternoons for the boys.  The season runs from February through the middle of March.  Volunteer coaches will instruct players with fundamentals, skills and plays through practices. Play is on 10' rim and fast break is allowed. Game officials and team shirts are provided

Boys 5th & 6th Grade Schedule
Girls 5th & 6th Grade Schedule

                                                                GIRLS' SOFTBALL

ERICKSEN COMMUNITY CENTER
MONDAY -  FRIDAY   8AM - 5PM
563-243-1260

Coaches Meeting - Thursday 6:00pm, June 11th, 2020
Registration Deadline is June 12th, 2020 
Fillies 1st and 2nd Grade Schedule         Click here for game schedule

Pintos 3rd and 4th Grade Schedule
            Click here for game schedule        

Palominos 5th-7th Grade Schedule         Click here for game schedule

Girls' Softball is a program geared toward obtaining player skill development through practice and league play for participants, grades 1 - 7Fillies are grades 1st and 2, Pintos are grades 3rd and 4th, Palominos are grades Playing rule modifications are based on National High School rules.  Fillies play Monday through Thursdays.  Pintos & Palominos Mondays through Fridays.
Visual Skill Evaluation (V.S.E): is a time when the coaches have a chance to review players’ relative skill and athletic ability.  Each player will 1) bat (4 pitches) from a pitching machine 2) run the bases to 2nd base, 3) field two ground balls thrown by a coach,  4) catch a pop fly, 5) throw each of the ground balls and pop fly to a player at 1st base and 6) pitch 5 pitches to a stationary target.  The coaches will then draft players based on the information gained through the V.S.E.  Players need to complete a “VSE” only once while involved in each level of play (‘Pinto’ & ‘Palomino’).  In the second year, a player is automatically placed on the same team as the previous year, unless a re-draft is requested.
V.S.E Times: (Last name beginning with...)
A – F: 5:30 p.m.              G – L: 5:45 p.m.              M – R: 6:00 p.m.             S – Z: 6:15 p.m.

Rescheduled Rain Dates are as follows:
2020 Season V.S.E. : Palominos Thursday, June 11th, 2020 - all players at 5:30  Field 1
                                   Pintos Thursday, June 11th, 2020 - all players at 5:00  Field 1

                                                   

GIRLS'  VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Volleyball Schedule
Girls' Volleyball League is offered for those in 4th-6th grade. It is a six-week program featuring league play on Sunday afternoons.  The games run from  early November thru mid December with Thanksgiving weekend off.  Volunteer coaches will instruct players with the basic fundamentals of skills and drills through practices.
*V.S.E (Visual Skills Evaluation): Held at Ericksen Center 

V.S.E. Times:  (Last name beginning with …)
A – F: 5:30 p.m.              G – L: 5:45 p.m.              M – R: 6:00 p.m.              S – Z: 6:15 p.m.
 
*Visual Skill Evaluation (V.S.E):  is  a  time  when  the  coaches  have  a  chance  to  review players’  relative  skill  and athletic ability.  Each player will 1) Serve 3 balls over the net from the serves line, 2) Pass 3 balls received from a coach, 3) Set three balls thrown by a coach to a stationary target, 4) Hit, will receive a pass from a coach and approach and hit the ball over the net.  The coaches will then draft players based on the information gained through the V.S.E.
 
 


                                               
                       
               For more information, call:  563-243-1260