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Sports & Recreation

We aim to enrich individuals & encourage community.

Sports & Recreation Image

Sports & Recreation

We aim to enrich individuals & encourage community.

Sports Recreation Image

Sports Recreation

We aim to enrich individuals & encourage community.

Our sports programs are intended to introduce individuals to athletic competition in an environment that is safe, supportive, and more concerned with experiences than the final score. Our programs focus on developing sportsmanship, self-esteem, integrity, and teamwork. In keeping with The Salvation Army’s mission, our programs strive to inspire individuals to realize their potential through experiences that may transform lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kroc Kids

Sports & Recreation programs for children ages 2 & up

Basketball Clinics

September 25
Grades 3–5: 9–11 AM
Grades 6-8: 11:30 AM –2 PM

Free, sign-up required.

Register

Smallball

November 6–December 18, 9–10 AM
Ages 3–5

Practices: Saturdays
Cost: $15
Ages 6–8
Practices: Weekday TBD
Cost: $30

This instructional program introduces ages 3–8 to the game of basketball through activities and games, emphasizing skills such as passing, ball-handling, and shooting. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to participate.

Register

Indoor Soccer

January 15–February 19 (Registration: October 2–January 2)
Ages 2–5

Practices: Saturdays
Cost: $15
Ages 6–8
Practices: Weekday TBD
Cost: $30

Welcome, soccer players who want to work on fundamentals during the winter. Learn new skills and practice to get ready for the summer season. Make some new friends while improving your game.

Register

Kroc Kids Elite

Our elite programs are geared to the individual who is seeking a more advanced level of play and teaching of the game. These programs are by tryouts only and are picked by our coaching staff. These programs involve travel to games and tournaments. 

ELITE SOCCER

Dayton Kroc Soccer Club

Season: Fall 2021

The girls' teams are still looking for members! G2009, G2010, G2011 (ages 10–12). Please contact Erin May.

Practices: TBD

This soccer team competes in the MVYSA. Players will receive uniforms and high-quality instruction while completing in the league and tournaments around the area.

Try-outs are free! Register below. You will need to make an account if you don't already have one. Then select Elite Program Tryout and choose your sport.

Register

Elite Basketball

Grades 3–6
Try-outs: October 19 & 21

Boys: 5:30–7 PM
Girls: 7–8:30 PM

Season: October 23–June
Practices: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30–8:30
Saturdays through November 13, 9–11 AM
Parents’ Meetings: October 19 & 21, 6:30 PM

Players receive uniforms and high quality instruction while participating in tournaments in the Dayton, Columbus, & Cincinnati areas.

Cost: $150 (scholarships are available)

Try-outs are free! Register below. You will need to make an account if you don't already have one. Then select Elite Program Tryout and choose your sport.

Register

Elite Volleyball

Girls, grades 4–6
Try-outs: late October/early November

Season: Fall–Spring
Practices: Mondays & Wednesdays, possibly Saturdays
Parents’ Meeting: November 15, 6:30 PM

Cost: $100 (Scholarships are available.)

Try-outs are free! Register below. You will need to make an account if you don't already have one. Then select Elite Program Tryout and choose your sport.

Register

Have Questions?

For questions concerning Sports & Recreation, please contact our Fitness and Recreation Manager, Erin May.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pickleball

Pickleball Open Play

Kroc Park Courts
May 1–September 30
Monday–Friday, 8 AM-noon
Saturday, 8 AM-noon

Pickleball Lessons

Lessons are taught by a PPR certified instructor. All lessons are to be scheduled through the Kroc Center’s Pickleball Coordinator, John Grimley.

Email John Grimley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts

A day of excitement and knowledge as every girl will have choices in a variety of programs to obtain a bounty of badges. 
One low registration price covers all expenses.

Coming April 2022!

Kroc Park

Please check in at the welcome desk for access to Kroc Park.

Kroc Park features a state-of-the-art turf soccer/lacrosse field, with stadium seating, outdoor pickleball courts, auxiliary fields, and a paved walking path. It is used by the Recreation department at the Kroc Center hosts multiple sports leagues and events.

 

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