2018 SUMMER LEAGUES
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
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.
T-Ball / Coach-Pitch / Player-Pitch
The mission of all Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports 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
through March 20th. Any registrations received after March 20th
will incur a $10 late fee. No registrations accepted after March
27th without prior approval from Bob Schmidt.
Registration Form and Fees
for registration form with fee schedule. Click here for online
registration instructions. To begin the online
registration process, click
on the link below.
The player's current grade
determines the league they are eligible to participate. Pre-K
(going into kindergarten fall 2018) and kindergarteners will play
T-Ball. 1st and 2nd graders will play Coach-Pitch. 3rd,
4th, and 5th graders will play Player-Pitch.
Teams will play a six-game, round robin schedule. (Player-Pitch
teams will play 8+ games.) Practices for player-pitch teams will
begin in late April. All other teams will begin practice in early
May with games beginning the week following Memorial Day weekend.
Games generally conclude by the end of June. All games are
at Hackberry Park. Game days are listed below.
**Pre-K and Kindergarten
1st and 2nd
3rd, 4th, 5th
**Must be entering kindergarten in fall 2018.
Each team is provided equipment for practices and games. All
players will need their own baseball glove, pants, and hat. While
acceptable, pants are recommended given the abrasive nature of the
playing surface. Metal cleats are not allowed.
Tennis shoes or shoes with soft rubber or molded cleats may be
issues are always a concern and it is recommended that each player is
equipped with their own batting helmet. Please note: All batting helmets
brought by players participating in coach-pitch or player-pitch
must have a
Youth participating in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports need
to have two
uniform t-shirts, one red and one blue. The playing schedule
dictates which color shirt to wear for each game. These shirts
are used for all youth sport programs and are available in a
of youth and adult sizes and can be purchased at the Civic Center for
Rosters for all teams are formed via random selection. Parents
may request their son be placed on a team with one other child
for carpooling purposes only. Some carpooling requests may not
occur. This information needs to be
indicated on the registration form (no exceptions). Once teams
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.
Playing schedules will be available after the coach’s clinic at the
Civic Center or on this website.
Participants and their parents/guardians should be aware that there is
a risk of injury during participation in Wahoo Parks and Recreation
due to the inherent nature of the activities. Individuals
participate in Parks and Recreation youth sports at their own risk.
Contact Bob Schmidt at the Civic Center at 443-4174 during normal
business hours. To register online or find out more about Wahoo
Parks and Recreation programs and events, visit our web site at
Wahoo Parks and Recreation
310 N. Linden St.
Wahoo, Nebraska 68066
Fax: (402) 443-4179