Fall and Winter Offerings with Valpo Parks

valpo-parksYouth Volleyball for 2nd – 5th graders
New coed sports league for the winter time where kids have fun while learning volleyball. Teams will practice once a week on Wednesday or Thursday. Games will be on Saturday afternoons. All practices and games will be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Valparaiso (354 Jefferson St.). Registration runs from November 5 - December 21 with the season starting January 7 - March 2; first game is January 26. Price is $55/$65 which include a Boys & Girls Club annual membership. Boys & Girls Club Members receive $25 off at registration with current Club ID. Register at the Valpo Parks office at 3210 N Campbell St, Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.

Discovery Cottage Classes for 3 to 12 year olds
Themed sessions like Fuel Up for Learning, Harvest Time and Thanksgiving Traditions are offered by Valpo Parks at Discovery Cottage located at 1155 Harrison Boulevard. Kids will discover crafts, science, art, dance and more. With so much to choose from, there is something for everyone. Log on to www.valpoparks.org and click on Programs or call 219.462.5144 for details.

$1 Baseball and Softball Youth Skills Sessions
Valpo Parks youth programming teams up with Valpo University Men’s Baseball & Women’s Softball to offer new youth Winter Skills Sessions. Players from the VU teams & volunteer coaches from Valpo Parks will help instruct the one hour Sunday sessions. Each session reinforces the fundamentals of the game. Price is only one dollar per session. No registration required. Kids can come to as many sessions as desired from November 4 to January 20. Log on to www.valpoparks.org and click on Programs for the topics, dates and times or call 219.462.5144 for details.

Junior Golf for 3 to 18 year olds
Several different golf sessions are available for ages 3 to 18 years on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in November. Check out the Junior 101 and 202 classes, Li’l Tigers & Linksters Academies and LPGA Girls Golf. Youngsters can attend one session or all of them, each session incorporating different aspects of the game of golf. Prices range from $10 to $30 per class plus range balls. Valpo Parks has instructional opportunities for juniors of all skill levels, instructed by Nancy Bender, LPGA teaching professional at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center 2355 Clifford Road in Valparaiso. Programs are offered every month throughout the year. For complete details and information on monthly golf instruction programs, log on to www.nancybender.com or contact Nancy Bender at 219.531.PUTT (7888).