Sports – Winter/Spring 2020 – The Rec

Sports

YOUTH SPORTS

Volleyball

Little Diggers

Residents/ Members $60
Non-Residents/Non-Members $75

Volleyball Directors Kristin King-Winfrey and Mathew Ritz teach Little Diggers the fundamentals of Volleyball in a non-competitive environment. Players learn new skills each week, focusing on teamwork, passing, and serving.

Ages:
Grades 1-4

Times:
Sundays: Jan 19 – Feb 23
1:00pm

Jr. Spikers

Residents/ Members $60
Non-Residents/Non-Members $75

Volleyball Directors Kristin King-Winfrey and Mathew Ritz teach Little Diggers the fundamentals of Volleyball. This class is for any player with a basic understanding of Volleyball and wants to get better at skills in a competitive team environment.

Ages:
Grades 5-8

Times:
Sundays: Jan 19 – Feb 23
2:00pm


Youth Basketball

Itty Bitty Basketball

Residents/ Members $35
Non-Residents/Non-Members $40

This program will introduce boys and girls to the fundamentals of basketball in non-competitive setting. This class will help your child develop social skills such as listening and following directions as well as hand-eye coordination. On a mini court, children will learn the basics using a size appropriate and lowered nets. We will play a scrimmage on the day.

Ages:
4-6

Session 1:
February 4 – March 3
5:00 – 5:45pm

Session 2:
March 17 – April 14
5:00 – 5:45pm

Basketball Skills and Drills

Residents/ Members $35
Non-Residents/Non-Members $40

Come develop your basketball skills!  Children will learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, and dribbling through more advanced skills, drills, and games.  All skill levels are welcome.

Ages:
Grades 1-4

Session 1:
February 4 – March 3
1st & 2nd Grade: 6:00 – 6:45pm
3rd & 4th Grade: 7:00 – 7:45pm

Session 2:
March 17 – April 14
1st & 2nd Grade: 6:00 – 6:45pm
3rd & 4th Grade: 7:00 – 7:45pm

Winter Basketball League

Residents/ Members $55
Non-Residents/Non-Members $65

Fairview Heights Parks and Recreation will be having a basketball league for children that are in grades 1st-4th. The league to both boys and girls. Children will be assigned to teams according to grade. Children will be able to attend 2 practice days before the league begins. Last day to register is December 13th. The League begins January 11th.

Ages:
Grades 1-4

Games:
Saturday Mornings: Jan 11 – March 7

Practices:
Jan 7 & 9

Basketball Shooting Competition

Members/Non-Members $10

Come show us your skills! This will be a one-day event for a 3pt and free throw competition. You will be judged based on how many shots you can make in a certain amount of time.

Ages:
Grades 5-8

Times:
March 10
5:30pm


Youth Baseball

Tee Ball

Residents/ Members $35
Non-Residents/Non-Members $40

Step up to the plate and knock one out the park! You can root on your child as they learn the fundamentals of tee-ball in a non- competitive setting. Your child will be introduced to throwing, catching, and hitting. Your little slugger will love to play on Miracle League Field with you in the stands watching. Classes are held at Moody Park.

Ages:
4 – 6

Times:
April 6 – May 4
5:30 – 6:15pm

Location:
Moody Park Miracle League Field


Youth Programs

Kids Fit Club

Members $40
Non-Members $80

Are you looking for a unique fitness experience for your child like no other? Look no further than the Kids Fit Club at The REC! Participants will be led through different exciting fitness challenges each week. Kids Fit Club members will have challenges all over the building including our indoor aquatics center, gymnasium, Clip ‘N Climb, fitness center, and indoor track. 

Ages:
7-12

Time:
Mondays: Jan 6, 13, 20 & 27  |  Feb 3 & 10
6:30 – 7:30pm

Swim, Run, Climb

Members $20
Non-Members $25

A chance for you to show us what you’ve got! This event will be 3 events in one! You will be competing in swimming, running and climbing. In each event you will be timed and scores will be compared to other participants in your age group.  Participants must be able to swim on their own without the assistance of any flotation devices.

Ages:
7-14

Time:
March 19
5:30pm

Soccer

Come learn to play soccer at The Rec! We have a wide array of soccer programming for kids and adults. The little ones ages 3-5 will get started off right with our Feet First Class. 
The Pro Academy Soccer league is for PreK-4th grade and is ideal next step in your child’s soccer development. 

Feet First

Members $60
Non-Members $75

Pre-School children ages 3-5 years will be introduced to the basic body mechanics and technical skills of soccer. Led by REC Athletics Manager Herb Schuler, our Feet First curriculum uses engaging activities that teach foundational concepts and foot skills while promoting balance, coordination, and spatial awareness.

Ages:
3-5

Session 1:
Wednesdays: Jan 8 – Feb 12
5:15-6:00PM

Saturdays: Jan 4 – Feb 9
9:00-9:45PM

Session 2:
Wednesdays: Feb 19 – March 25
5:15-6:00PM

Saturdays: Feb 15 – March 21
9:00 – 9:45am

New Soccer League Structure

Fairview Heights will be launching a new structure for recreational soccer. The FH Recreational Soccer league will become a sanctioned league recognized by Illinois Youth Soccer Association. Full teams and individuals will be accepted. The league will be open for K-8th grade boys and girls. Individuals that sign up will be put on house teams. These house teams will be trained by Soccer Director Herb Schuler and staff. Games will be coached by a parent volunteer coach. All practices will be in Fairview Heights. Teams in the FH Rec league will play home games at The REC and away games at Belle Clair and Collinsville Area Soccer Association. If you are interested in more information please contact Herb Schuler by calling the REC or Herb.Schuler@COFH.org.

RECreational Soccer Training and Games

Come join us for Recreational Soccer Training at The REC! This class will be led by Athletics Manager Herb Schuler and the Fairview Futsal Academy licensed staff. Participants will be taught soccer fundamentals including dribbling, passing, scoring, and teamwork in a fun environment. Each session will conclude with a scrimmage game to work on that evenings skills.   

Members $60;  Non members $75

Grades K – 2nd

Wednesdays: Feb 5 – March 11
6:00 – 7:00pm

Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesdays: Feb 5 – March 11
7:00 – 8:00pm

Christmas Break Soccer Camp

Residents/ Members $60
Non-Residents/Non-Members $95

Come join us for Winter Break Soccer Camp at The REC! Camp will be led by Athletic Manager Herb Schuler and the Fairview Futsal Academy licensed staff. Staff will be comprised of current and former college soccer coaches. Participants will work on dribbling, passing, scoring, and teamwork in a fun environment. Campers will bring their own lunch and snacks. Full Details below. 

Daily Camp Outlook: The morning session will focus on technical skill development with individual and small group activities/games. In the afternoon, players will be exposed to new concepts using various small and large sided games. Campers will also participate in team scrimmages and soccer tennis daily.

Ages:
Grades 1-8

Times:
December 30  |  January 2 & 3
9:00am – 3:00pm

Futsal

 

Men’s Futsal League

Members/Non-Members $350 per team

Looking for a fun, recreational sports league to join? Men’s Futsal at the REC is FOR YOU! Our league meets on Wednesday nights and is 5v5 matchup’s with different divisions. Each team is allowed to roster at maximum 10 players. The court is smaller so there is less running then normal soccer and the ball is a bit heavier so it doesn’t bounce as much. For more information on adult leagues contact REC Athletics Manager Herb Schuler Herb.Schuler@COFH.org.

Ages:
Men: 18 and older

Time:
Wednesday Evenings: Jan 8 – Feb 26
6:30 – 7:30pm

To register a team or for more information contact Herb.Schuler@COFH.org 

High School Boys Futsal League

Members/Non-Members $350 per team

Is your squad ready to compete against other local high school teams for bragging rights? The High School Boys Futsal league at the REC is FOR YOU! Our league meets on Saturday nights and is 5v5 matchup’s with different divisions. Each team is allowed to roster at maximum 10 players. The court is smaller so there is less running then normal soccer and the ball is a bit heavier so it doesn’t bounce as much. For more information on high school leagues contact REC Athletics Manager Herb Schuler Herb.Schuler@COFH.org.

Ages:
Grades 9-12

Time:
Saturday Evenings: Jan 11 – Feb 29
6:30 – 7:30pm

To register a team or for more information contact Herb.Schuler@COFH.org 

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