GILBERT'S YOUTH FISHING DAY
Date: Saturday, October 18th
Time: 8:00am to Noon
Location: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch Lake
The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch Lake will be hosting a Free Youth Fishing Day Community Event. This is a great opportunity to spend the morning fishing with family. You do not need a Community Fishing License during the event. The Arizona Game & Fish department will be loaning fishing gear and bait to the first 100 participants who do not have gear of their own.
16th Annual Summer Wrestling Camp
Wrestling camp for beginners and experienced wrestlers 5 years-8th grade. Sponsored by the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department and conducted by Coach Russ Kilpatrick. This camp features three days of instruction followed by match day. Participants are grouped by age & weight. Everyone is a winner! 1st and 2nd place ribbons will be awarded on “match day”. A camp T-shirt is included! This camp will take place July 7-10th at Highland High School Mini-Gym located at 4301 E. Guadalupe. The cost for this camp is $41. Full Credit or refund through July 7th. No refunds or credits after July 7th. Registration is available online now at www.GilbertRecreation.com. For more information, please download the registration form or contact the Parks and Recreation Department Office at (480) 503-6200.
Youth Spring Ball Program
The Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department offers a Youth Spring Ball Program for boys and girls ages 4-12. We offer 5 divisions: T-ball boys and girls ages 4-6, Boys Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Boys Baseball ages 10-12, Girls Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Girls Slow Pitch ages 10-12. On-Line & Mail-In Registration begins in January for this program at www.gilbertrecreation.com. The teams begin practices in March and games begin in April and run 6 weeks through May. This is an instructional recreation program that emphasizes fun, skill development, and team unity.
Volunteer coaches needed: Are you looking for one of the most rewarding jobs around? If so, the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department has the one for you! We are currently recruiting volunteer coaches for our upcoming Youth Spring Ball Program. Parents and friends are encouraged to learn ways in which they can contribute to a child's growth through participation in sports. Volunteering to be a coach not only gives you the opportunity to learn more about the sport itself, it also gives you the chance to get involved with your child and his or her friends.
Game Schedule Information
The six week season begins in April and ends in May. Games are usually scheduled Monday-Thursdays at McQueen Park, Freestone, or Discovery Park depending on division. Weekday game times are at 6pm at all sites except McQueen Park. Weekday games played at McQueen Park will have either a 6 or 7:15pm start (does not include T-ball). The T-ball division plays a nine game season and all other divisions have a 12 game season. All divisions will typically have 2 games per week, any day Monday-Thursday.
|T-Ball (ages 4-6)||$56|
|Girls Coach Pitch (ages 7-9)||$64|
|Girls Slow Pitch (ages 10-12)||$64|
|Boys Coach Pitch (ages 7-9)||$64|
|Boys Baseball (ages 10-12)||$64|
2014 Hershey's Track and Field Meet
The Hershey National Track & Field Youth Program promotes physical fitness and encourages participation for the youth of America. The Town of Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department is proud to host a local Hershey's Track and Field Meet for boys and girls ages 7-14 years old, based on participants age as of December 31, 2014.
For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (480) 503-6200.