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Youth Leagues General Information

                                                                                                                                 

  Youth League

 FALL YOUTH SPORTS DEADLINE DATES:
YouthTackle Football Deadline is -        Tuesday, August 10th, 2021    
  
Youth
Soccer  Deadline is -                    Thursday, August 19th, 2021
Youth Flag Football Deadline is -           Thursday, August 26th, 2021

SIGN UP AT THE ERICKSEN COMMUNITY CENTER OR ONLINE TODAY!

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 

Click here for Summer Newsletter and Fall Sports sign up information

 
For weather cancellations and/or program updates:
Text - PNRYTHSP to 36000
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Find us on Instagram: cityofclintonparksandrec
Find us on Twitter: @CityofRec
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 2021
  Flag Football
   
  Instruction in non-tackle flag football for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades. (20212 - 2022 school year)  Volunteer coaches will show youngsters an assortment of warm-ups, drills and plays needed to acquire basic football skills. T-shirts will be given to all players and coaches.
Teams will consist of 7 players on the field at one time with minimum playing rules.  Children will be registered by the school they attend. To secure a spot on the team, pay and register by 5pm on August 26th.  After this date, registration may be unexpectedly shut down when teams are filled.  Only guarantee is if you register by August 26th. 

  WHO:  Grades 1st/2nd and 3rd/4th Boys and Girls (Based on school year 2021-2022)
LOCATION:  Emma Young Park - Softball Fields
DATE:  September 26 - October 31
DAYS:  Sunday afternoons, some week nights & other days for practice as scheduled.
SCHEDULE: Week 1 & 2    2 - 3 practices /week
                        Week 3 - 6     1 practice, 2 games
REGISTRATION PERIOD:  Now through August 26th
Fee:    $44
LATE REGISTRATION FEE: $51  (Only if availability permits)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, August 26th
LIMIT:  24 minimum; with 13 team maximum 7 + Players/team
  1st & 2nd Grade Flag Football Schedule     

3rd & 4th Grade Flag Football Schedule        

  1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Grade Picture Schedule     
   
   
   
Youth Tackle Jr. Football

  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.
To secure a spot on the team, pay and register by 5pm on August 10th.  After this date, registration may be unexpectedly shut down when teams are filled.  Only guarantee is if you register by August 10th.
  GRADE:  Grades 5 & 6 (Based on school year 2021-2022)
  REGISTRATION PERIOD:  Now through August 10th (now through equipment fitting days)
FEE:  $100
V.S.E. :  Thursday August 12th for first year Clinton player
EQUIPMENT FITTING & REGISTRATION: Ericksen Community Center
LATE REGISTRATION & EQUIPMENT FITTINGS: Only if availability permits 
LATE FEE:  $110  (Friday, August 20th)
   
  5th & 6th Grade Tackle Football Schedule    
   
   
   
                                                                                                  SOCCER
 



  LOCATION:                       JURGENSEN FIELD (Behind Home Depot)
DAYS:                                Saturdays and some Tuesdays (Pre-K and K-1)
Registration Period:               
Late Registration Fee:     (only if availability permits)                                             
Ages:                                3 years through 8th grade (2020-2021 school year)
Notification:                    
    

   
   
  Pre-K Schedule  Co-ed           Click here for game schedule                        4th - 5th Girls Schedule               Click here for game schedule     
  K- 1st Schedule Co-ed           Click here for game schedule                         4th - 5th Boys Schedule              Click here for game schedule     
  2nd - 3rd Girls Schedule        Click here for game schedule                         6th - 8th Girls Schedule               Click here for game schedule    
  2nd - 3rd Boys Schedule       Click here for game schedule                         6th - 8th Boys Schedule              Click here for game 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.  All games will be played at the newly renovated Jurgensen Field. (Behind Home Depot) 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.

                                                                     

                                           YOUTH BASKETBALL

                                      Kinderball Girls and Boys 
   


GAME SITE:                                Ericksen Community Center
GAME DAY:                                           Saturdays
LIMIT:                                                     4 teams minimum required.  No more than 6 players per team per 
                                                               school (max 36)
TEAM SELECTION:                              Register by school  site.
AGE:                                                      In Kindergarten
COACHES MEETING:                          
PLAYERS CONTACTED BY COACH:  
FIRST GAME:                                       
LAST GAME:                                         
REGISTRATION PERIOD:                   
FEE:                                                       
LATE REGISTRATION FEE:                 

 


                                                           JUNIOR BASKETBALL
                                                    1ST GRADE THRU 6TH GRADE

Join us for this 6 week junior basketball program featuring league play.  Players will be grouped together based on their school attendance center.  Volunteer coaches will instruct players with fundamentals, skills and plays through practices followed by 6 weeks of live game play.  Game officials will be provided.  Team shirts will be provided.  Team shirts will be provided to both coaches and players.  Boys and Girls play separately.

1st and 2nd
Grade League:
       

3rd and 4th Grade League:        

5th and 6th Grade League:           

PRACTICE SITES:                         Local elementary school gyms and Ericksen Community Center. (Rural community teams may practice in 
                                                        their hometown gyms but abide by their practice allowance per week rule of once or twice a week.
GAME SITE:                                   Ericksen Community Center
LIMIT:                                              4 team minimum required.  No more than 10 players per team per school.
REGISTRATION PERIOD:            
FEE:                                                
LATE REGISTRATION FEE:          

   
   
   
   
                                                                GIRL'S SOFTBALL

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

Registration Deadline:             April 8th, 2021 
Coaches Meeting:                    April 15th, 2021
Practice Begins Tentatively :  Week of April 19th, 2021
Minor (formerly Fillies) 1st and 2nd Grade Schedule    Click here for Game Schedule

Major (formerlyPintos) 3rd and 4th Grade Schedule     Click here for Game Schedule
                   

Junior (formerly 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...)
Paliminos VSE  Tuesday, April 13th, Ericksen Community Center
Pintos       VSE  Wednesday, April 14th, Ericksen Community Center

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:

                                                   

GIRL'S  VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Volleyball Schedule - 


Location:        Ericksen Community Center
Days:             
Dates:         

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):

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