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girls racing relay at Hershey Games

Sports Events and Schedules

Bend Park & Recreation hosts many different sporting events throughout the year. Check here for schedules and registration information.

For sports field events such as sports tournaments, please contact Kevin Collier, Sport Program Coordinator at (541) 706-6123 or kevin@bendparksandrec.org

Sports Team Schedules

If you are already on a team click this link to view current sports team schedules.

Bend Youth Track & Field Meet - FREE

Previously held as Hershey's Track & Field Games

  • Wednesday, May 27th
  • Location: Bend Senior High School
  • Field Events begin at 4:00 pm
  • Running Event begin at 5:30 pm

  • Click here for 2015 Meet Results - GIRLS
  • Click here for 2015 Meet Results - BOYS
  • Lots and lots of event and participant photos available on Flickr at - CLICK HERE
    (Note: personal downloads and use only. No commercial use allowed.)

Celebrating the spirit of track and field competition, the Bend Park & Recreation District is hosting the Bend Youth Track and Field Meet on Wednesday, May 27th at the Bend Senior High School track.

Previously held as the Hershey’s Track and Field Games, the event is open to boys and girls born in 2001 through 2008 and free to all participants. The meet features 50, 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes, 800 and 1500 meter runs, the standing long jump and the turbo javelin.

Held each spring for thirty-eight years, the event has hosted thousands of local children, even Olympic gold medal decathlete, Ashton Eaton.

Participants compete against their own gender in four age groups:

  • 2001-2002
  • 2003-2004
  • 2005-2006
  • 2007-2008.

Competitors may pre-register at the district office now through Tuesday, May 26th or register on-site at the event from 4:00 - 5:15 pm on May 27th. A birth certificate is required at the time of registration.

Field events (long jump and turbo javelin) begin at 4:00 pm and running events begin at 5:30 pm. Participants may compete in up to three different events of their choice and can combine field and running events.

Track spikes and/or shoes designed for spikes are not allowed.

For additional information, contact Rich Ekman, BPRD Sports Coordinator at rich@bendparksandrec.org or (541) 706-6126.

Softball Tournaments

ASA Fast Pitch Bend Showdown - Summer 2015:

Schedule and entry form - to be posted soon

For more information, contact Greg Brady, greg@bendparksandrec.org or 541-706-6124.

Check the tournament schedule above to learn where and when softball tournaments are.

 

Fishing Events

Free Youth Fishing Event

  • Ages 17 and under
  • Location: Pine Nursery Park
  • Saturday, May 16th
  • Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bend Park and Recreation District for this FREE youth fishing event. ODFW staff and volunteers will be on hand to help young anglers learn to bait a hook, cast a rod and land their catch. Loaner rods, reels and tackle available. The pond will be stocked with rainbow trout before the event.

Annual Jason Freiboth Fish Day

  • Ages: 5 - 10
  • Location: Shevlin Park, 18920 Shevlin Park Rd
  • Wednesday, May 20th
  • Time: 6:15 - 8:00 pm
  • This clinic includes instruction, equipment, and FUN! The pond at Shevlin Park will be stocked with trout andvolunteers will be on hand with donated equipment to help the kids and their families learn about fishing. A parent or other adult must attend and participate with the child.
  • Fee: $4 in-district / $5 out-of-district / Program: 203620

Fly Fishing Camp

  • Monday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 17: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Shevlin Park
  • Ages: 10 - 14
  • The Central Oregon Fly Fishers Club will teach various fly casts, techniques and strategies, fly tying and safe wading. Fee: $49 in-district, $59 out-of-district / Program: 203625.

Fly Casting for Beginners

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, May 18 – June 3: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Sunday, June 7: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Hollinshead Barn, Pine Nursery Park & Upper Deschutes River
  • Ages: All Adults
  • Designed for novice fly casters. Includes knots, entomology, fly selection, learning to read water and casting practice. If needed, equipment will be provided.
  • Fee: $72 in-district, $86 out-of-district / Program: 208939

2015 Summer Tennis Tournaments

  • Collier Cup - Junior, Champ and Challenger, to be announced
  • Collier Cup - Adult, to be announced

For more information, contact Kevin Collier, kevin@bendparksandrec.org or 541-706-6123. Additional information available at US Tennis Association website links above.