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Parks & Club Sports

Indoor Soccer Comes to Valparaiso Family YMCA October 8th

Soccer-ball-grassIndoor Soccer at the Valparaiso Family YMCA this fall promises to be fast paced and exciting for children between the ages of three years through fifth grade. The league focuses on skills such as quickness, agility, and soccer skills such as ball control and passing. Divisions are determined by age and grade. Registration is now through October 10th, go to the YMCA desk or go to Practice begins the week of October 20th. This session runs from October 20th through December 30, 2014.

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Valpo Parks to Host 3-on-3 Youth Soccer Tourney October 4

3-on-3Youth ages 12 and under have another opportunity to play soccer this fall. Valpo Parks is hosting a new one-day 3 on 3 soccer tournament Saturday, October 4 at Fairgrounds Park. Boys and girls age divisions are 12U, 10U, 8U and 6U; ages are as of September 30, 2014. Teams will consist of a minimum of three members, and can have up to five members (2 subs). Teams are guaranteed three games. Price is $90 per team. Register through Monday, September 29 with the Valpo Parks office at 219.462.5144.

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Joy of Youth Sports Spreads Through Northwest Indiana

YSCOllageFew aspects of the community bring more satisfaction to all than youth sports. Parents, coaches and the kids themselves enjoy the ability to take in competition at the most basic level, where the reward is a good time and valuable life lessons in teamwork are etched in the memories of the participants for years to come. Ideas in Motion Media recently wondered about some of the youth programs in Northwest Indiana, some which have been around for quite some time and others fairly new and looking to expand.

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Robbinhurst Golf Club and Driving Range Newsletter, September 15, 2014

rot1IT'S BACK! Our 3rd Annual Chili Open will be October 18th
We are excited to bring back our FUN 4-person scramble to bring our event schedule to an end in 2014. For only a $35 entry fee participants will receive golf, a riding cart, tee gift, chili lunch with coffee, hot chocolate, rolls, and dessert. $20 entry fee for our exclusive golf course members! Golfers will receive 4 mulligans per team to be used by any player for any shot. There are no restrictions on how many drives must be used per player. It's ANYBODY'S GAME! LOTS of prizes to be awarded at the end of the tournament with various local sponsors.

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Volunteer at the Chicago Marathon with the Calumet Region Striders

cal-stridersDo you want to be part of the action at the Chicago Marathon without running? How about volunteering?

Then sign up today to volunteer for the best water stop at the Chicago Marathon.

Be a part of the official Calumet Region Strider Mile 5 water stop! 


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Mutual of Omaha Breakout! Swim Clinic With Olympians Matt McLean & Breeja Larson Hosted by Valparaiso Swim Club

mutual-of-omaha-swim-clubA total-person approach to swimming, a breakout! Swim Clinic can help you bust bad habits, build new skills and uncover hidden talent.

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Fall Sports and Classes- Something for Everyone

Kick off your Fall with Events, Classes and Sports!

ymca-footballThe Valparaiso Family YMCA has a variety of activities, classes, and sports this fall. For families we have the opportunity of walking with us in the Popcorn Parade on Saturday, September 6th and on Sunday, September 28th from 12:30 – 3:30pm is our Family Fall Health Fair with our partner Methodist Hospitals. This fair will have health screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations and fun activities for the kids. Both these events are open to community and are free. R.I.P.P.E.D. for Families is a fun, total body workout which combines cardio activity and light weights, perfect the family who wants to be fit! Saturday: 10-10:45am for Y members – children 7 years and up.

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