Youth Stay Active with Fall and Winter Offerings through Valpo Parks

By: Valpo Parks Last Updated: November 27, 2012

Valpo-Parks-Baseball-SoftballYouth Volleyball for 2nd – 5th graders
New coed sports league for the winter time where kids have fun while learning volleyball. Registration runs from November 5 - December 21 with the season starting January 7 - March 2; first game is January 26. 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.). 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 Christmas Art Workshop, Fuel Up for Learning, Holiday Baking, Winter Wonderland, and more 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 and click on Programs or call 219.462.5144 for details.

$1 Baseball and Softball Youth Skills Sessions
Valpo Parks youth programming had its first session of “dollar” baseball/softball skills clinics. Don’t miss the next one on Sunday, December 2. 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 $1 per session. No registration required. Kids can come to as many sessions as desired though January 20. Softball meets 3:30 -4:30 PM. Baseball meets 6:30-7:30 PM. Log on to and click on Programs for the topics, dates and times or call 219.462.5144 for details.