Due to construction in the K-8 public gym, we will continue outdoor adult sports in Buck Park until Mid-October. Drop In volleyball and basketball will startup indoors the week of Oct. 20th. Please let us know the best times and days for your sport and we will do our best to meet the players schedule.

bouncing-soccer-ball-clip-artThe Orcas Park and Rec Fall Soccer season starts Tuesday, September 16.

We have both youth and pee wee soccer again this year.

The times and dates are:

Practices:  Youth (ages 7 – 13) – Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30 – 5:00, on the lower fields of Buck Park (Sept 16– Oct 25)

Pee Wee (ages 4 – 6) – Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30 – 4:30, on the lower fields of Buck Park (Sept 16 – Oct 25)

Games:

Pee Wee will organize games during the weekly practice times.

Youth Soccer games are played on the two ballfields of Buck Park on: Saturdays: Game Time – 10:00 – 11:30

Game Dates for Youth are Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, and Oct. 25

Signup online at big green registration button on the right of the screen. Registration is $70 for Youth and $40 for Pee Wee. Registration includes a team T-Shirt.

SCHOLARSHIPS available, check with the Park & Rec office.

Cleats and shin guards are required. Bring a soccer ball if you have one. We offer trade in shoes as well. Please bring any out grown shoes and shin guards to add to our grab bag.

We also REALLY need coaches and assistant coaches.  We need two coaches per team. Coach’s children play fee as a thank you for your time and talent. No experience required.  Let us know if you can help out. We will be having a coach’s meeting on Sept. 4th at 6:30 at the Funhouse and a coach’s clinic on Saturday, Sept. 20th from 10:00 – 12:00 at Buck Park.

Call 376-7275 or come into our office in the Funhouse if you have any questions.

We are looking forward to seeing you on the fields.

2014 Summer Spike volleyball tournament was a great day in the sun in Buck Park.

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Eight teams turned out for the play including 30 players.

The teams and spectators enjoyed watching three grass courts of games.

Many thanks to Hank Date for organizing the event and bring in players from as far as Olympia.

Hope to see even more teams next summer and that local players join us in the park through Mid Oct. for Sunday and Wednesday games.

 

challenger sports logoChallenger Soccer Camps are bringing their British Soccer Camp and TetraBrazil Soccer Programs to Buck Park, July 28th – August 1st. Offerings include:

First Kicks (ages 3-4) offers young players an introduction to game basics through fundamental activities, games and fun soccer challenges. One hour a day for 5 days. Parents are encouraged to join in. $80 (includes free t-shirt and ball).

Minisoccer (ages 4-6) includes fun games, competitions, and skill-building activities designed to develop budding players. One and a half hours a day for 5 days. $88 (includes free t-shirt and ball).

TetraBrazil Soccer Academy has been designed by professional coaches to provide teams, coaches and players with the same expert level training received by the top youth players in Brazil. Camps on Orcas include:  Half Day (ages 6-10) $149, Half Day (ages 10-16) $149, and Full Day (ages 8-16). $199.

SIGN UP ONLINE at Challenger Sports. WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR HOST FAMILIES FOR THE COACHES.

Questions? Contact Marcia West, Director at Orcas Parks and Recreation Dept., 360-376-7275 or by email.

Summer 2014 Activity Guide

May 2, 2014

The Orcas Park and Rec Summer 2014 Activity Guide is out! Click on the guide on the right side of the page to learn about offerings through Orcas Park and Rec and other Orcas Island organizations. The programs are now open for registration, use the big green button on the right of your screen. Please let […]

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2nd Annual March Mayhem Basketball Tournament

January 30, 2014

Orcas Island Park and Rec and Booster Club is hosting a Men’s 5 on 5 basketball tournament on March 22nd.  Click Here for more details for team registration, click on the big green button on the right side of the page.  Hope to see you there!

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Special Events this Spring

December 24, 2013

We are pleased to sponsor the Kiwanis Paper Airplane Contest in the High School Gym on March 1, 2014. Come out and test your design and flying skills. This is a fun event for both young and old. We have partnered with San Juan Island – Island Rec – to bring you: Mariners Vs Texas Rangers – Charter Trip […]

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Mid-Winter Activities

December 23, 2013

Get ready for winter 2014. The new activities for Mid-Winter are ready to go and we hope to see you in the gym. Youth sports activities are limited due to gym space but we will have basketball and running club in Feb., Boys SWISH starting in Jan., and Saturday Indoor Soccer. Adult evening sports are […]

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