Public Health Advisory

Modified operations due to COVID-19:
Parks and trails open with temporary use and distancing rules.
Playgrounds and basketball/volleyball courts closed.
All facilities and offices closed.
Limited reopening beginning in June.

Programs canceled until June 15.
Summer program registration now open.

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Game on!

There’s something special about the smell of a freshly mowed practice field, the taste of oranges at halftime or the feeling of setting your PR time. We totally get that – that’s why we love to provide opportunities for those moments and foster those connections through sports. Our goal is to give everyone in our community the opportunities to develop their skills, engage in their community and – most of all – have fun.

Bend Park & Recreation District offers many youth and adult sports leagues, clinics and tournaments for every age and ability.

Learn more about:

Girls Youth Lacrosse - Volunteer Coach

Let’s Play Ball!

The District is a community leader in youth and adult sports programs. We offer all the traditional sports such as baseball, volleyball, softball, basketball, tennis, flag and tackle football, soccer, pickleball, golf, kickball and lacrosse. We also offer camps and tournaments in many sports.

Schedules & Standings

Sports Team Schedules & Standings

For specific questions and locations, be sure to contact your coach or the Sports Coordinators listed below. If you are already on a team click this link to view current sports team schedules and standings.

Teams

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Practice

Coming soon.

Games

Coming Soon.

Resources for Parents

Parents, here are some additional resources for you and your family regarding sports, sports safety and District guidelines.

Specific Sports Information:

Youth Leagues Registration Deadlines:

WINTER-SPRING 2019 – 20 REGISTRATION: Now Open

Program/League Season Registration Deadline
 Youth Lacrosse League  Apr. – Jun.  March 2
 Girls Softball League  Apr. – Jun. March 11
 Bitty Baseball  Apr. – May March 7
 MS Flag Rugby League  Apr. – May March 26

SUMMER 2020 REGISTRATION: Opens April 20

Program/League Season Registration Deadline
 Youth Fall Soccer League  Aug. – Oct. Early June
 Youth Tackle Football League  Aug. – Oct. Early June
 Youth Flag Football League  Sept. – Nov. Early July
 Kindergarten Soccer League Sept. – Oct. Early August
 6th Grade Volleyball League Sept. – Oct. Mid-August
 Middle School Tennis League Sept. – Oct. Mid-August

FALL 2020 REGISTRATION: Opens Early August

Program/League Season Registration Deadline
 Youth Volleyball League  Oct. – Dec.  September
 Bitty Basketball  Nov. – Dec.  October
 Middle School Basketball – Boys  Nov. – Dec. October
 High School Basketball League  Dec. – Mar.  November
 Youth Basketball League   Jan. – Mar. November
 Middle School Basketball – Girls   Jan. – Mar.  December
 Youth Hockey League   Jan.- Mar. December

 

BPRD Youth Boys Football Volunteer CoachHey Coach!

First of all, thank you for coaching or taking the first step to learning more about coaching with Bend Park and Recreation. Many thanks for sharing your time, talent, energy and compassion to truly make a difference for the children and families who participate as part of their team. We couldn’t do it without you!

Coaches To-Do List

Here is a short of list of what you can expect if you’re interested in coaching at Bend Park and Recreation District and you’re wondering what it takes to be a coach.

  1. Complete the online BPRD volunteer application
  2. Attend the coaches’ orientation meeting. This meeting will outline the responsibilities and benefits of coaching. We’ll cover program philosophy and goals, and league-specific information. You’ll receive your team’s roster, necessary equipment for the season and you’ll choose practice days, time and location. The game schedule may or may not be handed out at this meeting as well.
  3. Complete BPRD online concussion training
  4. Read and familiarize yourself with the content of the coaching manual.
  5. Contact your team’s players and families – via email and phone – to introduce yourself and to give pertinent information (e.g. practice and game information).
  6. Organize and conduct a team meeting at your first practice. Discuss player responsibilities, parent responsibilities, program philosophy, and team goals.
  7. Plan ahead for each practice and each game. Come to each practice and game with a plan.
  8. Have fun with your team!

Looking for more resources, check our Volunteer Coaches page for more information.

Resources for Coaches

Tournaments

Bend Park and Recreation District hosts a number of local, regional and state sports tournaments throughout the year for a variety of sports.

Tournaments and Sports Field Rentals

Bend Park and Recreation District hosts a number of local, regional and state softball and baseball tournaments throughout the year. Learn more about hosting a tournament and field rentals.

Becky Young
Sports Program & Athletic Facilities Coordinator

Email Becky Young

Bend Showdown ASA Fast Pitch Softball Tournament

Join us in June for a fastpitch showdown at Pine Nursery Park and Skyline Park Sports Complexes.

For more information, contact:

Greg Brady
Sports Program Coordinator

Email Greg Brady

Tournament Calendar

May 26, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    May 26, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved for Practice

    May 26, 2020  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend High Softball (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Big Sky - Field #3 - Reserved for Practice

    May 26, 2020  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Big Sky Sports Complex, 21690 NE Neff Road, Bend, OR 97701

    BNLL Softball (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 40

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

May 27, 2020
  • Pine Nursery - Field #4 (Yellow) - Reserved for Game

    May 27, 2020  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend Masters Softball League (Game) - Expected Attendance: 24

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    May 27, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved for Practice

    May 27, 2020  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend High Softball (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

May 28, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    May 28, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved for Practice

    May 28, 2020  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend High Softball (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

May 29, 2020
  • Harmon - South Field - Reserved for Practice

    May 29, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Harmon Park, 1100 NW Harmon Road, Bend, OR 97701

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 30

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved for Practice

    May 29, 2020  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend High Softball (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 1, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 1, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 2, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 2, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 3, 2020
  • Pine Nursery - Field #4 (Yellow) - Reserved for Game

    June 3, 2020  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend Masters Softball League (Game) - Expected Attendance: 24

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 3, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 4, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 4, 2020  3:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Pine Nursery - Field #5 (Black) - Reserved for Practice

    June 4, 2020  3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 30

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 7, 2020
  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved

    June 7, 2020  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    Expected Attendance: 75

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 8, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 8, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 9, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 9, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 10, 2020
  • Pine Nursery - Field #4 (Yellow) - Reserved for Game

    June 10, 2020  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend Masters Softball League (Game) - Expected Attendance: 24

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 10, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 11, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 11, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 12, 2020
  • Stover Ball Field - Reserved for Practice

    June 12, 2020  3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Stover Park, 1650 NE Watson Drive, Bend, OR 97702

    BPRD Girls Softball League (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

June 15, 2020
  • Skyline - Taylor Field (Yellow) - Reserved for Sports Use

    June 15, 2020  8:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Skyline Sports Park, 19617 Mountaineer Way, Bend, OR 97702

    Skyhawks Sports Camp (Program) - Expected Attendance: 30

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Skyline - Robinson Field (Blue) - Reserved for Sports Use

    June 15, 2020  8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Skyline Sports Park, 19617 Mountaineer Way, Bend, OR 97702

    Jordan Kent Skill Camp (Program) - Expected Attendance: 15

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Skyline - Scanlon Field (Red) - Reserved for Sports Use

    June 15, 2020  8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Skyline Sports Park, 19617 Mountaineer Way, Bend, OR 97702

    Jordan Kent Skill Camp (Program) - Expected Attendance: 15

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Skyline - Lundgren Field (Green) - Reserved for Sports Use

    June 15, 2020  8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Skyline Sports Park, 19617 Mountaineer Way, Bend, OR 97702

    Jordan Kent Skill Camp (Program) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Pine Nursery - Field #4 (Yellow) - Reserved for Practice

    June 15, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    Bend Senior and Masters Softball Practice (Practice) - Expected Attendance: 20

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Pine Nursery - Field #3 (Green) - Reserved for Game

    June 15, 2020  5:15 pm - 8:45 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    BPRD Adult Rec Softball League Games (Game) - Expected Attendance: 120

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Pine Nursery - Field #4 (Yellow) - Reserved for Game

    June 15, 2020  5:15 pm - 8:45 pm
    Pine Nursery Park, 3750 Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR 97701

    BPRD Adult Rec Softball League Games (Game) - Expected Attendance: 120

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

  • Hal Puddy Field at Ponderosa Park - Reserved for Game

    June 15, 2020  5:15 pm - 8:45 pm
    Ponderosa Park, 225 SE 15th Street, Bend, OR 97701

    BPRD Adult Rec Softball League (Game) - Expected Attendance: 50

    See more details
    Add to Google Calendar

Great call!

Looking for a fun and fulfilling job? Be a sports official with Bend Park and Recreation District and help provide an active and enriching experience in the lives of kids and adults in the community.

Learn more about current job opportunities, job interest cards and joining our team.

Sports Official Jobs with BPRD

Youth Basketball League Ages: Boy & Girls 3rd-5th grade

Season Dates: Games on Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, mid-January thru mid-March
Training: Mandatory classroom and on court training in early January
Pay Rate: $12 per game

Youth Lacrosse League Ages Boys & Girls 1st-8th grade

Season Dates: Games at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30, Monday thru Friday, April & May
Training: Mandatory classroom training in early April
Pay Rate: $15 to $20 per game depending on age level officiating

Youth Soccer

League Ages: Boys & Girls 1st-8th grade
Season Dates: Games on Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, September & October
Training: Mandatory classroom training in late August
Pay Rate: $12 to $19 per game depending on age level officiating

Youth Flag Football

League Ages: Boys & Girls 1st-8th grade
Season Dates: Games on Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, September & October
Training: Mandatory classroom training in early September
Pay Rate: $12 to $18 per game depending on age level officiating

Youth Volleyball

League Ages: Boys & Girls 3rd-6th grade
Season Dates: Games on Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, October-December
Training: Mandatory classroom training in early September
Pay Rate: $15-$25 per game depending on age level officiating

Sports Official Job Description

General Statement of Duties: Provide officiating services to specific sports competitions. BPRD Sports Officials are responsible for providing an atmosphere of fun in a competitive, yet safe, environment.

Example of Duties (may include but are not limited to):

  • Enforce/implement BPRD sports policies and playing rules in order to maintain an appropriate level of control, fairness and players safety.
  • Handle emergency situations as needed.
  • Complete required reports/paperwork.
  • Be aware of facility safety hazards and deal with them as quickly and efficiently as possible. If necessary, report safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with coaches, participants, parent/guardians and district staff.
  • Attend officials training clinics.
  • Annually complete concussion training.
  • Complete mandatory reporting training.
  • Perform job related duties as assigned.

Considerable Knowledge of:  Playing rules and regulations of specific sport required to do the job and safety guidelines related to assignment.

Ability and skill to:  Apply and enforce playing rules of specific sport; exercise strong initiative and significant independent decision making; demonstrate strong leadership and problem solving skills; communicate effectively in both verbal and written form; interact with a variety of patrons/participants; establish and maintain positive, respectful and cooperative relationships with all contacts.

Experience and Training:

  1. At least 15 years old; AND
  2. Interest in sports

Working Conditions:

Depending on program, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include working in extreme weather conditions. Work schedule is varied and may require evenings, weekends and holidays. Hours vary depending on specific sports program needs. The flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention much or all of the time.

Physical exertion includes frequent use of hand signals, walking/running/jogging, bending and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling and kneeling in order to deliver equipment and supplies. Job stress may include dealing with crowds, uncooperative participants, difficult individuals, exposure to illness and periods of continuous demand.

Supervision Exercised: Supervision is not normally a function of this position.

Supervision Received: Work under the direct supervision of Sports Coordinator staff. Receive routine game day direction from Sports Program Assistant and Sports Facility Supervisors staff.

For more information on sports programs, contact:

Rich Ekman
Sports Program Coordinator
Email Rich Ekman

Girls Lacrosse Training Video

Training Video

Volunteers Make A Difference!

Be a coach! Volunteers are an essential part of BPRD youth sports programs. Volunteer coaches are valuable teachers, mentors and friends for the children on their teams and support the District in keeping programs affordable so that everyone can play!

Volunteer coaches teach the skills needed for the sport, but even more important, they teach and model important life lessons like good sportsmanship and responsibility and help foster self-confidence.

Learn more.

Questions?

For more information on sports programs, contact:

For more information, contact:

Becky Young
Sports Program & Athletic Facilities Coordinator
Email Becky Young

For more information, contact:

Greg Brady
Sports Program Coordinator
Email Greg Brady

For more information, contact:

Kevin Collier
Recreation Center Supervisor
Email Kevin Collier

For more information, contact:

Rich Ekman
Sports Program Coordinator
Email Rich Ekman