Fall sports leagues registration begins at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater NWI

Fall sports leagues registration begins at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater NWI
By: Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Last Updated: July 25, 2019

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Fall Sports Leagues registration is open! Leagues offered this upcoming fall season includes volleyball, soccer, and basketball. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s sports leagues offer fun, instructional, and team building opportunities that focus on good sportsmanship and honesty. Information on each league is listed below:

Duneland Club’s Volleyball League:

  • Registration: July 22 – September 6; Early Bird Registration: July 22 – August 16, $5 league fee discount
  • League runs from September 17 – November 16
  • League Divisions Include:
    • 3-4 Grades: Cost is $40 per child; Practices Tuesday evenings and games Saturdays
    • 5-6 Grades: Cost is $40 per child; Practices Wednesday evenings and games Saturdays
    • 7-8 Grades: Cost is $40 per child; Practices Thursday evenings and games Saturdays
  • Skills testing is mandatory with the following schedule:
    • 3-4 Grades: September 10 at 6 pm
    • 5-6 Grades: September 11 at 6 pm
    • 7-8 Grades: September 12 at 6 pm
  • Coaches’ Meeting will take place September 9 at 6 pm at the Duneland Club
  • Schedules and rosters will be posted on website at www.bgcgreaternwi.org/clubs/chesterton-duneland/leagues-chesterton/
  • In addition to league fees, a $35 Club membership is required. Membership assistance is available.
  • For more information, contact Ron Ranta at rranta@bgcgreaternwi.org.

Portage Club’s Indoor Soccer League – This is a semi-competitive League:

  • Registration: August 12 – September 6; Early Bird Registration: August 5 – 9, $5 league fee discount; Late Registration: September 9 – 13; $5 added league fee
  • League runs from September 16 – November 14
  • League Divisions include:
    • Biddy (6 – 7 Year Age Division): Registration Fee is $35; Practices will be held Friday before games
    • Junior (8 – 10 Age Division): Registration fee is $40; Practices will be held Monday evenings and games Wednesdays
    • Senior (11 – 13 Age Division): Registration Fee is $40; Practices will be held Tuesday evenings and games Thursdays
  • Skills testing is mandatory with the following schedule:
    • Biddy: September 11 at 5:30 pm
    • Juniors: September 10 at 5:30 pm
    • Seniors: September 11 at 5:30 pm
  • Schedules and rosters will be available online at www.bgcgreaternwi.org/portage-leagues
  • In addition to league fees, a $35 Club membership is required. Membership assistance is available.
  • For more information, contact Steve Letic at sletic@bgcgreaternwi.org.

South Haven Club’s Indoor Soccer League:

  • Registration: July 22 – September 6
  • League runs from September 21 – November 16
  • League Divisions include:
    • Tiny (4 – 5 Year Age Division) and Biddy (6 – 7 Year Age Division): Registration Fee is $30; Practices are Saturday mornings with games immediately following
    • Junior (8 – 10 Age Division): Registration fee is $40; Practices are Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings and games are late mornings or early afternoons on Saturdays
    • Senior (Age 11 – 14 Age Division): Registration Fee is $40; Practices are Tuesday or Thursday evenings and games on Saturday afternoons
  • There is mandatory skills testing for Junior and Senior Age Divisions only. Skills testing schedule is as follows:
    • Junior Division: September 12 at 6 pm
    • Senior Division: September 13 at 6 pm
  • Schedules and rosters will be available on the Club’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/SouthHavenClub
  • In addition to league fees, a $35 Club membership is required. Membership assistance is available.
  • For more information or interested in coaching, contact Brad Treadway at btreadway@bgcgreaternwi.org or by calling (219) 759-2565, Extension 150

Valparaiso Club’s Volleyball and Soccer Leagues:

Volleyball League:

  • Registration: August 12 – August 30; Early Bird Registration: July 22 – August 11, $5 league fee discount; Late Registration: August 31 and After; $5 added league fee
  • League Runs from September 16 – November 16
  • League Divisions include grades 3-4; 5-6; and 7-8 and the league fee for all age divisions is $35.
  • All practices all held Tuesday evenings at the Club; and all games will take place Saturdays at the Duneland Boys & Girls Club

Basketball League:

  • Registration: August 12 – August 30; Early Bird Registration: July 15 – August 11, $5 league fee discount; Late Registration: August 31 and After; $5 added league fee
  • League Runs from September 16 – November 9
  • League Divisions include:
    • Tiny (4 – 5 Year Age Division) and Biddy (6 – 7 Year Age Division): Registration Fee is $30 without the basketball jersey and $45 if jersey is needed; Practices are Saturday mornings with games immediately following
    • Junior (8 – 10 Age Division): Registration fee is $35 without the basketball jersey and $50 if jersey is needed; Practices are Wednesday evenings and games are late mornings or early afternoons on Saturdays
    • Senior (Two Age Divisions: 10 – 11 and 12 - 14): Registration Fee for 10 – 11 Age Division is $35 without the basketball jersey, $50 if jersey is needed; and Registration Fee for 12 – 14 is $45 or $60 if jersey is needed; Practices are Thursday evenings and games on Saturday afternoons
  • Skills testing is mandatory for Biddy through Senior Age Divisions. It is not mandatory for Tiny Division. Skills testing will take place for Biddy and 10 – 11 Age Divisions on September 6 at 6:30 pm; and for Junior and 12-14 Age Divisions on September 6 at 5:30 pm
  • A Coaches’ meeting will be held at the Club on September 5 at 6:30 pm

For both the Club’s Volleyball and Basketball Leagues, a current Club membership of $35 per year is required. Membership assistance is available. Schedules and rosters will be available online at www.bgcgreaternwi.org/valparaisoleagues. For more information contact Sheila Jefferson at sjefferson@bgcgreaternwi.org, (219) 462-2182, Extension 223 or Savannah Yuhasz at syuhasz@bgcgreaternwi.org, (219) 462-2182, Extension 248.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana enables young people to achieve GREAT futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Ten Club sites and eleven Kidstop locations throughout Lake and Porter Counties serve 10,000 young people annually through Club membership and community outreach. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana provides a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. When school is out, our Clubs are in! Learn more about membership, volunteer opportunities, or how to make a tax deductible gift your local Club at (219) 764-2582, or by visiting bgcgreaternwi.org. Great Futures Start HERE.