2017 FALL 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.
League Schedules: Girls:
Team Rosters: Girls:
The mission of all Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports programs is
to promote a fun, yet challenging environment in which participants are
and taught the basics of a given sport. The program is strictly
recreational in nature and emphasizes equal opportunity for involvement
Registration Period (for 3rd through 6th grade)
Now through October 3rd.
All registrations received after October 3rd will incur a $10
late fee. Late registrations will be accepted on an "as needed"
basis (not all late registrations may be accepted). Late
registrations will need approval from Bob Schmidt.
Contact Bob Schmidt at 443-4174 or the local youth sport
representative from your community if you are unsure whether your
school/town team will be participating. WP&R will have final approval
on all team rosters.
Registration Form and Fees
for the registration form. Click here
for online registration instructions. To begin the online
registration process, click
on the link below.
are played on Saturday’s beginning at 8am. If necessary, Wahoo
area teams may be scheduled to play on weeknights. Teams will
play a six-game, round robin schedule. Games are officiated with
scores kept. Teams will begin practicing in mid-October.
League play will begin either October 28th or November 4th with a
completion date prior to Christmas. Games will NOT be played on
weekend. Games will be held primarily in Wahoo. Mead,
Weston, or other neighboring community gyms may also be used to
aid in allowing all games to be completed by 1pm (whenever possible).
The 3rd & 4th grade girl’s league plays on lower rims. All other
leagues play on 10’ rims. Teams will not be allowed to practice
on Wednesdays or Sundays. 1st & 2nd Grade basketball
information will be released in January on our website.
Equipment: All players must wear tennis shoes with non-marking soles. Basketballs will be provided.
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
variety of youth and adult sizes and can be purchased at the Civic
Center for $6 each. Some communities have approval to wear a shirt
that features the WP&R logo. Please visit with your sport
community leaders and/or Bob Schmidt if you have questions about this.
Team rosters are formed via coach’s draft and/or superintendent
formation. Wahoo teams will be formed via school affiliation. All rosters, including out of town rosters, must be
approved by Bob Schmidt. Parents may request their son/daughter
be placed on a team with one other child for carpooling purposes.
The request must be made by both parties (not all requests may be
honored). This information needs to be indicated on the
registration form. Once teams are formed, coaches are responsible
for contacting players on their rosters to set up practices and
Wahoo Parks and Recreation utilizes volunteer coaches for all youth
sport programs. All head coaches are required to attend the
Instruction on general coaching philosophy and principles as well as
sport-specific information will be discussed.
League schedules will be formed after meetings are held with coaches and will be
available on our website or at the Civic Center. Coaches will be
contacted via email in early October (after the deadline) about the coaches meeting.
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 at their
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