Winter League Registration Happening at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

BGCPC-Winter-League-Registration-Happening-at-Boys-and-Girls-Clubs-of-Porter-CountyRegistration for Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s winter athletic league season begins soon. Check the Club listing below for specific dates and times. Registration will take place during all three locations’ open hours and also online for Valparaiso Unit’s indoor soccer league. Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County athletic leagues offer fun and instructional play that focuses on good sportsmanship and honesty. The league season dates and age groups are as follows:

Valparaiso Unit’s Indoor Soccer League:
Registration runs November 17 through December 6, 2014 during open hours or online at
Club location is 354 West Jefferson Street, Valparaiso

Indoor Soccer League Divisions and Fees include:
Biddy (5 – 7 Year Old): Registration Fee is $25.
8-9 Year-Old League: Registration fee is $35.
10-12 Year-Old League: Registration Fee is $35.
The indoor soccer league begins in mid-January and runs through mid-March at the Valparaiso Unit’s main gymnasium.
New this season! The 10-12 year old division will have soccer jerseys.
Contact Tommy John, program director, for practice and game schedules – or if you have additional questions. He may be contacted at (219) 462-2182, Extension 233 or via email at

Portage and South Haven Clubs’ Winter Basketball Leagues:
Registration runs November 10 through December 12, 2014 at the Portage Unit. Season runs January 5 through March 2, 2015.
Registration runs November 8 through December 13, 2014 at the South Haven Unit. Season begins in January 5, 2015 and ends March 14, 2015.
Register at Portage Unit during open hours and at the South Haven Unit Monday – Friday from 3:30 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM.

Club locations include:
Forrest L. “Dusty” Rhode Portage Club, 5895 Evergreen Avenue, Portage.
South Haven Club, 723 Longrun Road, Valparaiso.

League Divisions for both Clubs include:
Biddy (5-7 Years Old, South Haven; 6-7 Years Old, Portage): Registration Fee is $30.
Junior League (8-10 Years Old): Registration Fee is $35.
Senior League (11 – 13 Years Old) Registration Fee is $40.

For more information including practice and game schedules – or if you have additional questions:
Steve Letic, unit director, Portage Club, (219) 762-4613 or via email at
Ron Ranta, unit director, South Haven Club, (219) 759-2565 or via email at

All league players must be members of the Club. Annual membership is $35 per child. Membership and league fee assistance is available for those who qualify.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County:
For more than forty years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County ( enables young people to achieve GREAT futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Four Club sites and nine Kidstop locations throughout Porter County serves nearly 5,000 young people annually through Club membership and community outreach. Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County provides a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. When school is out, our Clubs are in! Learn more about membership, volunteer opportunities, or how to make a tax deductible donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County by contacting your local Club at (219) 464-7282, or by visiting,, and Great Futures Start HERE.