2018 SPRING 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
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 February 23rd. Any registrations received after February
23rd will incur a $10 late fee and will be accepted only on an 'as
Registration Form and Fees
Click here for
registration form and fee schedule. Click here for online
begin the online
registration process, click
on the link below.
League games will be played on Saturday mornings and Monday evenings if needed. All
teams will play a round robin schedule
and are guaranteed a minimum of six games. Depending upon weather, league play may
begin as early as mid-March (an announcement regarding this will be made by March 8th). More than likely,
teams will be coed (boys & girls together), however separate boys
and girls teams may be formed if sufficient registration numbers
exist. The league will have some conflicts with youth volleyball. Please note on your registration form if
your child is also playing volleyball.
Leagues Note: The following is subject to change dependent upon enrollment numbers and volunteer coaches.
Pre-K & Kindergarten Instructional League: Participants must
be 4 years old by March 1, 2018. Games are played 5 vs. 5 with
approximately 8-9 players on a team. A size 3 ball is used.
No goalie is used and no game scores or league standings are
kept. The fundamentals of the game such as dribbling, passing,
throw-ins, and teamwork will be emphasized. Volunteer parent
coaches will lead a 20-30 minute practice followed by an informal
scrimmage. No practices will be held outside of the scheduled
& 2nd Grade Micro
Soccer: Games are played 5 vs. 5 with approximately 8-9 players on a team. A size 4 ball is used.
No goalie is used and no game scores or league standings are kept. The
of the game
such as dribbling, passing, throw-ins, and teamwork will be
3rd through 5th Grade Soccer: Games are played 7 vs.
7 with approximately 10-11 players on a team. A size 5
ball is used. Goalies will be used. The level of
play is more aggressive while focusing on fundamentals.
Shin guards are required. Soft rubber spiked shoes only.
No hard plastic or metal cleats are allowed! Tennis shoes are
acceptable. Soccer balls will be provided. Shin guards and
shoes are player’s responsibility.
Youth participating in
Wahoo Parks and Recreation youth sports need
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. They are available for purchase at the
Rosters for all teams are formed via random selection. Parents
may request their child be placed on a team with one
carpooling reasons. 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
principles as well as sport-specific information will be discussed.
An announcement regarding specific start date and release of schedules will be made on
this web page by March 8th. We intend to start the league
in mid-March. The specific start date and schedule release
date may be adjusted due to weather and/or field conditions.
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