VOLLEYBALL - Spring 2021
Team Rosters Now Posted!
Note: The tentative start date for the leagues is March 20th...and concluding by April 17th. Doubleheaders will be utilized. League schedules will be released by March 11th.
The mission of all Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sport programs is to promote a fun, yet challenging environment in which participants are introduced to and taught the basics of a given sport. The program is strictly recreational in nature and emphasizes equal opportunity for involvement and participation.
Now through February 9th. Any registrations received after February 9th will incur a $10 late fee. Registrations received after February 9th will only be accepted 'as needed'. Note: Teams will be formed via school affiliation unless a lack of numbers from your school exist to form a 'school team'.
Registration Form and Fees
2nd Grade, 3rd & 4th Grade, and 5th & 6th Grade leagues will be offered. All league matches will be played on Saturdays and Monday evenings if needed. League play will begin in mid-March. All teams will play a round robin schedule and are guaranteed a minimum of six matches. All matches are played 6 vs. 6. All children receive equal playing time. Doubleheaders may be scheduled to reduce travel time and help avoid schedule conflicts. Game schedules specific to a communities' needs will be developed to avoid basketball and softball. If you are a coach, please inform Bob of these potential conflicts so they can be avoided!
OUT-OF-TOWN TEAMS OR CLUB ORGANIZATIONS - ROSTERS: All kids in each community and school are able to play on your team. If a child is interested and not asked, WP&R reserves the right to place them on your roster if not enough children remain to create another team from the community/school. Communities and organizations with multiple teams must divide those team rosters as evenly as possible via grade and skill (unless otherwise approved).
OUT-OF-TOWN TEAMS OR CLUB ORGANIZATIONS - DISCOUNT: Any organization that can agree to the above and follow the uniform policy while also sponsoring three or more teams is eligible to receive a $10 discount per player. All players on your team must be paid with ONE check! Coaches are to gather all registrations, staple together, and mail/drop off forms in an envelope with full payment to Wahoo Parks and Rec Attn: Bob Schmidt, 310 North Linden Wahoo NE 68066.
With the current COVID-related environment, an email will be sent to participants/families which will outline any specific protocols for practices and games.
All players must wear tennis shoes with non-marking soles. Volleyballs are provided. Kneepads are recommended.
Youth participating in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports are required to wear WP&R approved uniform t-shirts (primarily the blue & red WP&R shirts). Community teams and organizations will need to wear a shirt approved via Bob Schmidt.
Teams are formed via school affiliation and by the league director. All rosters, including out-of-town rosters, must be approved by Bob Schmidt. Parents may request their child be placed on a team with one other child for legitimate carpooling purposes. Some car pooling requests may not occur. This information needs to be indicated on the registration form (no exceptions). Once teams are formed, coaches are responsible for contacting players on their rosters to set up practices and distribute information.
Wahoo Parks and Recreation utilizes volunteer coaches for all youth sport programs. All head coaches are required to attend the coaches meeting or meet with the league director. Instruction on general coaching philosophy and principles as well as sport specific information will be discussed.
An announcement regarding schedules will be posted by March 4th on this web page.
Refunds will only be issued if a child is unable to play due to injury. Any requests for refunds should be directed to Bob Schmidt.
Participants and their parents/guardians should be aware that there is a risk of injury during participation in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports due to the inherent nature of the activities. Individuals participate in Parks and Recreation youth sports programs at their own risk.
In compliance with the Nebraska Concussion Awareness Act (LB 260), the Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department has adopted a policy regarding concussions, head injury, and concussed athletes. Coaches and parents should familiarize themselves with the policy. Click here to view and download the policy.
Coaches, players, and parents should also visit the DHHS concussion page to view information regarding concussions including approved training, videos, fact sheets, and other resources. Visit here for more information.
Contact Bob Schmidt at (402) 443-4174 or email here.