Spring is not far off; at least that is what the groundhog has told us, so let us check out what great programs are on the horizon.
Spring Coed Flag Football League – Ages 6-8 & 9-11.
This is a new collaboration between Fairview Park, Bay Village, North Olmsted and Bay Village. This Spring Coed Flag Football league will play its games at Fairview Park High School’s beautiful turfed field on Sundays. The season will run from late March till early May. Teams will get to play on the turf and each team will also play at least one game under the lights. For residents of Bay Village, North Olmsted and Fairview Park, please contact your Recreation Department for more information and to register.
Westlake residents can register with the Westlake Recreation Department. Teams from Westlake will practice on Saturdays in Westlake and then play games in Fairview Park. Volunteer coaches are needed for all teams. The recreation department will provide jerseys, flag equipment and mouth guards. Deadline to register in Westlake is March 1st.
March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments – Grade 3-8.
The Westlake Recreation Department’s annual 3 on 3 March Madness Tournament is now open for registration. The Girls tournament will be held on Thursday March 19th. The boy’s tournament will be held on Saturday March 21st. All games will held in the Recreation Center gym. Registration packets are available online or in person at the Westlake Recreation Center. Deadline to register teams is March 15th. Cost is $60 for Member teams (at least 2 Rec Center members) or $70 for Non Member teams.
Baseline Concussion Info Night – Tuesday March 3rd.
Are you hearing about all the concussion issues in youth sports? Do you have questions and concerns? Now is the time to find out. Tuesday March 3rd, the Westlake Recreation Department will host an informational session concerning concussions and baseline testing. Sessions will be held at both 6 & 7:00 PM in Community Room A of the Westlake Recreation Center. Representatives from Performance Evaluation Group will be on hand to answer questions and present information about baseline testing. This 45 minute presentation is free and open to the public. If you would like to register in advance you may do so by going to the following website: www.performanceevaluationgroup.com.
More information regarding all of these programs and more can be found at our website at http://www.wlrec.org or by stopping by the Recreation Center at 28955 Hilliard Blvd, call us at 440-808-5700 or by picking up our new Rec Gazette.