2018 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.
The mission of all Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports programs is
to promote a fun, yet challenging environment in which participants are
to and taught the basics of a given sport. The program is
recreational in nature and emphasizes equal opportunity for involvement
through July 10th. Any registrations received after July 10th
will incur a $10 late fee and will only be accepted on 'as needed'.
Registration Form and Fees
Click here for
NFL Flag (5th & 6th Grade)
registration form and fee schedule. Click here for 1st & 2nd and 3rd & 4th Grade
form and fee schedule. Click here for online
registration instructions. To begin the online
registration process, click
on the link below.
All league games will be played on Saturdays and Monday evenings (only
Wahoo, RC, or Mead teams would be scheduled for Monday nights if
needed). Note: Game times may coincide with Husker
football. All teams will play a round robin schedule and are
a minimum of six games. League play will begin in late
1st & 2nd Grade: Games
are played 7 vs. 7
with a coach or a
designated adult as the quarterback. No
game scores or league standings are kept. All children will have
the opportunity to play all the positions
on both offense
3rd & 4th Grade:
Games are played 7 vs.
7. No game scores or
league standings are kept. All
children will have the opportunity to play all
positions on both offense and defense.
NFL Flag (5th & 6th
Games are played 7 vs.
7. Game scores are
kept but no league standings.
Coaches will begin to develop players for specific
positions while still giving them the opportunity to play all positions.
Tennis shoes or football shoes with molded rubber cleats can
by the players. No metal or hard plastic cleats! Footballs,
flag belts, and kicking tees will be provided. One mouth guard
for each player will also be provided.
Flag (5th & 6th Grade) Participants: Each participant
receive an authentic NFL Flag Football reversible jersey! Whether
your child plays for the Cowboys, Steelers, Chiefs, Patriots, etc, they
get to keep the jersey of the NFL team they are playing for! The
NFL jersey is included in the registration fee.
1st & 2nd and 3rd & 4th Grade
Youth participating in Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports are
required to have and wear WP&R approved attire (primarily blue/red
Wahoo Parks and Rec shirts). Participating
organizations/communities will need to have an approved shirt via
Wahoo team rosters are formed via school when
necessary and possible with the intent of breaking up teams as evenly
as possible. Parents may request
their child be placed on a team with one other child for
purposes. Some car pooling requests may not occur. This
information needs to be indicated on
the registration form (no exceptions). Once teams are formed,
responsible for contacting players on their rosters to set up practices
and distribute information. Participating
organizations/communities will also need to split teams as evenly as
possible. All rosters are subject to league director approval.
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 available by August 16th on this
Participants and their parents/guardians should be aware that there is
a risk of injury during participation in Wahoo Parks and Recreation
sports due to the inherent nature of the activities. Individuals
participate in Parks and Recreation youth sports programs at their own
will only be allowed if a child is unable to play due to injury.
Any requests for refunds should be directed to Bob Schmidt.
Contact Bob Schmidt at the Civic Center at 443-4174 during normal
business hours. To register online or find
more about Wahoo Parks and Recreation programs and events, visit our
website at www.wahoociviccenter.com.