Parks & Club Sports
Pickleball is a combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton. The game is played by 2 to 4 people on a badminton-sized court using paddles and a wiffle ball. Pickleball is the new and upcoming most popular program for active adults.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Valparaiso Club’s Winter Indoor Soccer League and new Dodgeball League registration begins November 9, 2015 through December 11, 2015. Interested participants can register online at bgcpoco.org/valparaiso or by visiting the Club located at 354 West Jefferson Street in Valparaiso. Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Valparaiso Club’s sports leagues offer fun, instructional, and team building opportunities that focus on good sportsmanship and honesty. The leagues parameters and age groups are as follows:
No aerification AND Fall Rates! Usually, ‘Fall Rates’ means that you may have to putt over unsightly holes in the green. This fall, you’ll experience our greens at their absolute BEST, the rest of the year! As an added bonus, we’re STILL going to fall rates, effective Monday, October 5th. This is the best time of year to play, especially at Robbinhurst. See you soon!
Golfers love September, and for good reason. Playing conditions are still "prime time," the weather can be absolutely gorgeous, and post-Labor Day specials are a little sweeter. Plus, our flowers and native areas are breathtaking AND we've bumped twilight back to 2pm! Make time this week for a round or two at Valparaiso's hometown gems, Forest Park and Creekside. Golf Valpo for beauty, quality and value!
Approximately 10,000 players, coaches, family members and fans will travel to the South Shore to participate in and enjoy the 2016 National Softball Association Girls Fast Pitch “A” World Series. The tournament will take place the week of July 25 – July 31, with games being held throughout Northwest Indiana.
Labor Day weekend is a time for relaxing with family and friends... firing up the grill and watching the ball game... and of course, playing a round or two of golf! This holiday weekend, indulge your love of the game at Valparaiso's beautiful gems, Forest Park Golf Course and Creekside Golf Course.
The Spring season hosts games for boys and girls in the following divisions: Instructional (ages 3 -6), Denim (ages 7-8), Minors (ages 9-10), Majors (ages 11-12), Juniors (ages 13-14), and Seniors (ages 15-18).
The IU Northest RedHawks Volleyball Team held their first Summer Volleyball Camps the week of July 6, 2015. Youth, Middle School and High School players joined the RedHawks in a fun, but intense three day volleyball experience. Several high school players also took part in a recruiting session, where third year Head Coach Diane White shared her insights about the recruiting process and how to get noticed.
Players will pitch starting with the first game. Teams will compete against Liberty Rec and other Valpo teams. Player/coach request with be allowed. The season will consist of eight games. Weekday games start at 5:15pm, Saturday times vary. A single elimination tournament will conclude the season.
Registration is now open for Preschool Flag Football Sports Academy and Preschool Soccer Sports Academy. Both are open to boys and girls ages 3-5. All practices and games will be held at the Y fields located at Porter Regional Hospital's Care Express.