Youth Sports Programs
There are various athletic programs available to our students throughout the year to help them learn more about a sport and better their skills and abilities. Look for registration on this page when the program opens for its season.
Spikers volleyball is a fundamental program for girls in grades 3-6. Girls learn to improve their stance, bumping, setting, spiking and serving.
The program is revamped this year with a targeted focus on participation and development. Spikers games will be timed, but no score will be kept. Teams will be created at random by the Community Ed Department. Games will be 6 v 6 with serves done by rotation. The season is mid-October through early December.
Sharp Shooters is a Girls Basketball League for 4th-8th grades from the same school district. This is not a league for AAU or Area All Star Teams.
The program begins at the end of October and ends mid-December. Everyone who signs up will be put on a team; some grades will be combined depending on registration numbers. Teams play 6 games, typically played on Saturdays.
Registration deadline is Friday, September 15th.
Hoopsters basketball is a developmental program for boys and girls in grades 3-5.
Players get more touches on the ball in this 3 v 3 format. Hoopsters runs December - February. Teams learn fundamentals of basketball and play games against both Otsego and Plainwell teams.
Registration begins in October.
Little Dawgs Basketball
Little Dawgs is a fun, skills-based program for boys and girls in grades K-2. This beginning basketball program emphasizes fundamental skills through drills and mini-games.
This six-week program is a great way for kids to learn about basketball! Little Dawgs takes place on Saturday mornings at Dix Street Elementary gym starting in January.
Registration begins in late November.
BIG DAWG SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
The summer is full of opportunities for kids to get involved with the sports they love or try something new with our Big Dawg Summer Sports Camps! Check out the link below for the full schedule and registration link.
Hitters Youth Softball
Hitters is fun, recreational ball program for kids 5-10 years old. Kids can choose from:
- Coed T-Ball (5/6 year olds)
- Coach Pitch Boys & Girls (7/8 year olds)
- Minor Boys & Girls (9/10 year olds)
Spikers volleyball is a fundamental program for girls in grades 3-6. Teams are comprised of two grades each. The girls learn the fundamentals of volleyball including stance, bumping, setting, spiking and serving. They have practices and games. Signups for this program start in September. The season is mid-October through early December.
Hoopsters basketball is for boys and girls in grades 3-5. Teams learn fundamentals of basketball and play games against both Otsego and Plainwell teams. Registration for this program starts in October.
Little Dawg Basketball
Little Dawg basketball is for our littlest players. This 6-week program is for kids in Kindergarten through 2nd grade to learn the fundamentals of basketball with our varsity coaches and players. This program is on Saturdays and begins in January.
From T-ball to kid pitch, there is an opportunity for kids of all ages to get in the game of baseball or softball. This program begins in June and typically runs seven weeks.
Swimming is an important lesson to learn and we have several opportunities for kids to learn how to swim and enhance their swimming techniques through swim lessons. Most of the classes are offered throughout the summer, but check often for the latest class schedule.
The Otsego Swim Club (OSC) is for kids ages 6-18 who want to better their skills and experience with competitive swimming. Swim Club runs a winter and summer session. OSC is run entirely by parent volunteers. Learn more on the Otsego Swim Club Webpage.
Middle School Tennis
Middle School Tennis is run through Community Education. Open to boys and girls in grades 6th - 8th, they'll learn the fundamentals of the sport through practices three days a week and compete in doubles matches against several local school districts. Look for sign-up information in February. The season begins in March.
If you are unable to access any of the links, please call the Community Education office at 694-7930.