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Fall youth sports celebration and registration
By: Lily King-Cisneros
08/7/13 4:34 PM

Aug. 7, 2013
Parks, Recreation & Commercial Facilities
Contact: Lily King-Cisneros
Tel. 480-644-4119
Lily.King-Cisneros@mesaaz.gov
 
 
 
Mesa, AZ – With summer ending, that means it’s time for fall sports! Mesa Parks and Recreation is holding a night of free fun for the whole family. The Fall Youth Sports kick-off celebration will be held on Friday, Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fitch Park, 651 N. Center St. The kick-off celebration will have games, door prizes, vendors, food and the opportunity to register for fall youth sports programs. Youth ages six to 15 will have the chance to compete in the NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick program at the celebration. Bring your blankets for a free movie in the park featuring “The Sandlot” (rated PG).  
           
The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick (PPK) program is a national skills competition for boys and girls to compete separately against their peers. Girls and boys will compete in five separate age divisions from six 15. To register online, visit: www.nflppk.com or at the event from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Online registration ends Wednesday, Sept. 11.
 
The following youth programs will be offered this fall:
 
Lacrosse: Co-ed, Grades 1-6
Youth Sports is providing all equipment, including pads, helmets and sticks. The clinics are at Quail Run Soccer Complex, field #4, 4155 E. Virginia St.  

Beginner level clinics:
- Oct. 3-Nov 21
- Grades 1-3, 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
- Grades 4-6, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Cost is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents

Intermediate level clinics:
- Oct. 2-Nov. 21,
- Grades 1-3, 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents
- Grades 4-6,6:30 p.m. – 8:30p.m. $45 for residents, $52 for non-residents
Registration deadline is Sept. 25 at 8 a.m.
 
 
Volleyball: Co-ed, Grades 3-6
The Arizona Region of USA Volleyball will be conducting two hour instructional clinics for youth held at the Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Road. 

Oct. 26 & Dec. 14
Grades 3-4, 8 a.m.- 10 a.m.
Grades 5-6, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost $5 for residents, $6 for non-residents.
Registration deadline is before Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. and Dec. 11 at 8 a.m.
 
Touch Rugby: Co-ed, Grades 1-6
The clinics are at Quail Run Soccer Complex, field #4, 4155 E. Virginia St.

 Beginner level clinics:
- Sept. 23-Nov. 4, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
- Cost is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents

Intermediate level clinics:
- Sept. 23-Nov. 4, 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
- Grades 1-3, $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents
- Grades 4-6, $45 for residents, $52 for non-residents
Registration deadline is Sept. 18 at 8 a.m. 
 
Flag Football: Co-ed, Grades K-6
Practice and games are held weekly.  Volunteer coaches are needed.

Kindergarten flag football clinic
-       Oct. 19-Nov. 23, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
-       Quail Run Soccer Complex, field #4, 4155 E. Virginia St.
-       $35 for residents, $42 for non-residents.
-       Registration deadline is Oct. 14 at 8 a.m.

Flag Football League for grades 1-6.
-       Oct. 19-Dec. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
-       Quail Run Soccer Complex, field #4, 4155 E. Virginia St.
-       $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents.
-       Registration deadline is Sept. 16 at 5 p.m.
 
Soccer: Co-ed, K-6
Practice and games are held weekly. Volunteer coaches needed.

Oct. 15-Nov. 19 with single elimination tournament on Nov. 23.
Hohokam Fields, 1235 N. Center St.
Escobedo Park, 215 S. Sixth St.
Game times are between 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Kindergarten, $40 for residents, $48 for non-residents
Grades 1-6, $50 for residents, $60 for non-residents
The tournament will be held at Quail Run Soccer Complex, 4155 E. Virginia St.
 
Learn more about these programs or to register online visit, www.mesaaz.gov/youthsports or call (480) 644-3040.  You can also follow us on Facebook @MesaYouthSports.
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