Youth Sports

Get in the game with Bend Park & Recreation District youth sports!

Whether a team or individual sport, traditional or upcoming, our sports program is focused on developing skills and sportsmanship in a fun, positive and encouraging atmosphere.

Click on each sports category to learn more about our offerings.

Baseball & Softball

Check current offerings in:    Baseball           Softball

Start Smart Baseball – Boys & Girls Ages 3 – 5
Get involved with your child in this fun, developmentally appropriate program. We use soft equipment in teaching the basics of throwing, catching, and batting. A parent-child participatory program.

Bitty Baseball – Boys & Girls, Ages 4 & 5 (as of April 1, 2017)
Season Dates: April – June  |  Registration Deadline: March
This is a developmentally appropriate program designed for the player too young to participate in our traditional leagues. Focus is on developing skills, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and games will occur on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Girls ASA Softball – Girls Ages 6 – 14
Season Dates: March – June  |  Registration Deadline: March
Join us for this fast growing girls fast pitch softball program. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices will occur during the week and most games will be played during the week. This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Volunteer coaches are utilized. Details here.

Basketball

Check current offerings in:     Basketball

Start Smart Basketball – Boys & Girls Ages 3 – 5
Get involved with your child in this fun, developmentally appropriate program. Children will learn basic basketball skills that include agility, dribbling, passing, and shooting.  A parent-child participatory program.

Bitty Ball – Boys & Girls, Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2
Season Dates: November – December   |  Registration Deadline: October
This is a developmentally appropriate program designed for the player too young to participate in our traditional leagues. Focus is on developing skills, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and games will occur on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Youth Basketball – Boys & Girls, Grades 3 – 5
Season Dates: January – March  |  Registration Deadline: November
This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices will occur during the week and games will be played on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Middle School Basketball – Boys & Girls, Grades 6 – 8
– Boys: Season Dates: November – December  |  Registration Deadline: October
– Girls: Season Dates: January- March   |  Registration Deadline: December
This is a joint program of the Bend-LaPine School District and the Bend Metro Park and Recreation District.  The program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun.  Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants.  Practices and games will occur during the week.  Volunteer coaches are utilized.

High School Basketball – Freshman/Sophomore Division & Junior/Senior Division
Season Dates: December – March  |  Registration Deadline: September
Open to anyone who is not playing on a high school basketball team. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants with players serving as team captains. Games will be played on Sundays.

Camps

Check current offerings in:     Camps

We offer a wide variety of Youth Sports Camps designed for children of all ability levels. Camps range from basic introductory level instruction all the way to advanced level instruction. If your child is interested in sports, we offer baseball, basketball, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tackle football, track, wrestling and volleyball camp opportunities.

Football

Check current offerings in:      Football

Start Smart Football – Boys & Girls, Ages 5 – 7
Get involved with your child in this fun, developmentally appropriate program. Children will learn basic football skills that include agility, passing, catching, and kicking. A parent-child participation program.

Youth Flag Football – Boys & Girls, Grades 1 – 6
Season Dates: September – November  |  Registration Deadline: August
This program will stress the fun and excitement of flag football. Flag football promotes physical fitness and teaches youngsters valuable lessons about teamwork and fair play.  Kids will learn basic football fundamentals, game play, and good sportsmanship.  Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants.  Practices will occur during the week and games will be played on Sundays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Youth Tackle Football – Boys & Girls, Grades 4 – 6
Season Dates: August – October   |   Registration Deadline: June
This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. All equipment is provided except shoes.  Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants.  Practices will occur during the week and games will be played on Sundays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Golf

Check current offerings in:      Golf

Start Smart Golf – Boys & Girls, Ages 5 – 7
A parent-child participation program for youngsters who have never played or have very little golf experience. Uses positive reinforcement and fun activities while teaching the motor skills necessary to play golf.

Youth Golf Lessons – Boys & Girls, Ages 8 – 14
Introduce your child to this lifelong sport. Emphasis is on basic fundamentals including grip, posture, ball position, alignment, and swing mechanics. Golf etiquette will also be covered.  Maximum student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Bring your own clubs or we have a limited number of golf sets to loan.

Ice Sports

Check current offerings in:     Learn to Skate     Ice Hockey   Drop-in skate         

– Season: December – March
– Registration begins Fall 2016

Lacrosse

Check current offerings in:      Lacrosse

Youth Lacrosse – Boys & Girls, Ages 6 – 14
Season Dates: April – June   |  Registration Deadline: March
The exciting fast-paced sport of Lacrosse is sweeping across the nation and quickly becoming a popular activity with today’s youth. This program will emphasize skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and games will occur during the week.  Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Soccer

Check current offerings in:     Soccer

Soccertots – Boys & Girls, Ages 18 Months – 6 Years
This is a child physical development program that uses a variety of fun games to delight and engage kids in physical activity. Classes are professionally designed to develop motor skills, promote physical fitness, and create self confidence. We stress fun above all else.

Start Smart Soccer – Boys & Girls,  Ages 3 – 5
Get involved with your child in this fun, developmentally appropriate program. Children will learn basic soccer skills that include agility, dribbling, kicking, passing, and trapping. This is a parent-child participation program.

Kindergarten Soccer – Boys & Girls, Entering Kindergarten
Season Dates: September – October   |  Registration Deadline: Jul
This is a developmentally appropriate program designed for the player too young to participate in our traditional leagues. Focus is on skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and games will occur on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Youth Fall Soccer – Boys & Girls, Grades 1 – 8
Season Dates: August – October  |  Registration Deadline: June
This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices will occur during the week and games will be played on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Tennis & Pickleball

Check current offerings in:     Tennis     Pickleball

Check Tennis Courts Schedules  or Pickleball Court Schedules

Youth Tennis Lessons – Boys & Girls, Ages 6 – 14
Season Dates: June – August  |  Registration Deadline: March
Join our USPTA trained staff for a summer of tennis fun.  ur professionally trained staff will teach you the basics of the game as well as help you improve your game. We offer a variety of sessions to choose from. USA Tennis I sessions focus on basic playing skills and court positioning. USA Tennis II sessions focus on continued skill development coupled with actual match experiences.

Tournament Training – Boys & Girls, Ages 10 – 17
Season Dates: June – August  |  Registration Deadline: March
Join our energetic USPTA staff to help improve your game. Through advanced drills, strategies, conditioning, and match play, they will get you tournament tough.

Middle School Team Tennis – Boys & Girls, Grades 6 – 8
Season Dates: September – October  |  Registration Deadline: September
This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and matches will occur during the week. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Family Pickleball – Ages 5 & Up
Season Dates: June – August  |  Registration Deadline: March
A great activity for the whole family, pickleball is an exciting and easy-to-learn sport. BPRD offers classes to help everyone learn the basics from rules and scoring to court positioning and equipment. Bring the family out to play!

Volleyball

Check current offerings in:     Volleyball

Youth Volleyball – Boys & Girls, Grades 3 – 5
Season Dates: October – December   |   Registration Deadline: September
This program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun.  Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants.  Practices and games will occur during the week.  Volunteer coaches are utilized.

6th Grade Girls Volleyball – Girls, 6th Grade
Season Dates: September – October  |  Registration Deadline: August
This is a joint program of the Bend-LaPine School District and the Bend Metro Park and Recreation District. The program emphasizes skill development, maximum participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun.  Teams will be created from the pool of registered participants. Practices and games will occur during the week. Volunteer coaches are utilized.

Winter Spring 2018 Playbook

Winter-Spring 2018
is now open!

View the
Winter-Spring 2018 Playbook
(Note: 5 MB pdf file)

BPRD Fall 2017 Playbook

Fall 2017 registration
is open!

View the
Fall 2017 Playbook
(Note: 5 MB pdf file)

Review all programs
and register online.

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