Speaking of a variety of sports, have you read Rec & Ed’s blog post “Does Early Sports Specialization Hurt Kids?”. I had the opportunity to try a number of sports through my elementary and middle school years…t-ball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming, cross-country, and track at a rec level. I really enjoyed getting to try the different sports and seeing which were better fits for my minimal skill levels. My daughter has played Rec & Ed soccer for the last 4 seasons (plus one indoor soccer season) and is looking forward to a fifth season. I have tried to encourage my daughter to branch out, but she is committed to soccer. She’s only entering third grade, so she still has time to branch out.
For each sport offered, there is a Priority Registration deadline. Priority Registration offers a $10 discount and priority team placement based on school and attendance area. Standard or Primary Registration that will yield a better chance of being placed on a team for your child’s school. As long as space is available on teams, you can still register your child up until the time the season begins and your child will be added to a team.
Soccer is offered with both girls leagues and boys leagues for each grade from K-8. Priority Registration ends at 4:30p on Friday, July 11. The Standard Registration Deadline is July 16 at 4:30p. Priority Registration is $105 for residents and $115 for non-residents. Standard Registration is $115 resident/$125 non-resident.
|Rec & Ed Soccer Game Fall 2013|
Update 7/10/2014 – The Priority deadline for soccer has been extended to 5p Wednesday, July 16 for In Person, Mailed, and Drop-Box Applications. The online priority registration will still end at 5p on Friday, July 11.
Field Hockey is offered for 3rd-6th graders with two leagues a 3rd/4th grade and a 5th/6th grade league. Both leagues are co-ed. Priority Registration ends at 4:30p on Friday, July 11. The Priority Registration is $108 for residents of Ann Arbor School District and $118 for non-residents. Standard Registration is $118 resident/$128 non-resident.
Lacrosse is offered for 3rd-8th graders with the option of 5 leagues. For boys, there are 3rd/4th grade, 5th/6th grade, and 7th/8th grade leagues. For girls, there is a 3rd-5th grade league and a 6th-8th grade league. Priority Registration ends at 4:30p on August 8th. Primary Registration ends at 4:30p on August 12. Lacrosse is $89/resident and $99/non-resident during priority registration and $99/$109 during primary registration.
Basketball is offered for 2nd-5th grades. The season will begin the week of October 6. Pirority registration ends on August 22 at 5p. Primary Registration costs $96/resident and $106/non-resident.. Primary Registration runs through September 9 and costs $106/$116.
Volleyball is offered for grades 4-9. The season will begin with practices the week of September 29. All leagues will be coed with a 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th/7th grade, and 8th/9th grade leagues. Priority Registration runs through August 22 at 5p and costs $98 for residents and $108 for non-residents. Standard Registration runs through September 9 and is $108/resident, $118/non-resident.
Registration is available online, by mail, or in person at the Rec & Ed office