YOUTH SPORTS

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Basketball

Dribble, pass, shoot and score with this instructional basketball program. Participants will learn basic and advanced fundamentals in a fun group setting before moving into game play. Equal participation for everyone. All games will be held in Vinton during the week. Parent/Volunteer Coaches will be needed! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: 1st - 4th  Start month: January


 

Baseball/Softball (1st - 2nd) - 18-19 school year

Participants will be placed on teams and assigned coaches. Boys & girls play together. Parent/Volunteer Coaches are needed to make this program work! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Start month: mid-May


Baseball/Softball (3rd - 4th, 5th - 6th) - 18-19 school year

We will be offering the opportunity to join a traveling baseball & softball team that will play games against other local communities.  Baseball team and softball team! Volunteer coaches are needed for this program. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Start month: May


 

Blastball

This program is a fun introduction to America’s favorite pastime of baseball/softball! Participants will have a BLAST as they learn to bat and field on teams of 4-6 players. No gloves are required since the focus will primarily be on the offensive components of the game. There will be two sessions available. New in 2019: Each child must have a caregiver that will participate with them. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Ages: 4 & 5, not Kindergarten (18-19 school year)   Start Month: June


 

Cheerleading Camp

Kids will learn cheerleading skills and techniques from the Viking cheerleaders during a week in September. They will then perform during the V/S football game on that Friday. This camp is in partnership with the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Cheerleading Squad! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: K - 5th    Start month: September


 

Flag Football

Are you ready for some football? You are invited to participate in this instructional program. Equal participation and fun for everyone. Volunteer Coaches/Parents will be needed! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: K - 6th    Start month: September


 

Golf

Get into the swing of summer with this week long instructional golf program. The fact that participants also get to play the course on the final day continues to keep this program shooting better than par! This program is made possible through VPRD’s partnership with the Vinton Country Club. No membership needed. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: K - 6th    Start month: June


Kiddie Kickers

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing and scoring at our Kindergarten soccer camp! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grade: Kindergarten Start month: April


 

Little Dunkers

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing and shooting at our Kindergarten basketball camp! New in 2019: each child must have a caregiver that will participate with them. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grade: Kindergarten    Start month: Feb


Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet

Let your children race to the finish at our local Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet! Ages 9-14 year olds who finish first places in their event will be able to race at the State Meet. Must pre-register. Date: May 6


 

Mini Golf League

Test out your putting skills in this mini golf league that will meet once a week in the month of July. Each participant will enjoy a complimentary lunch before playing 18 holes of mini golf with friends. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: 1st - 6th (18-19 school year)    Month: July


 

Pee-Wee Mini Sports

Play all the sports the big kids do! This program helps youngsters learn basic motor skills such as throwing, running, kicking, batting, and catching as well as the basic rules of major sports. A parent/caregiver must be present. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Ages: 3 - 5    Start month: January


 

Strider Class

Strider Class is designed for kids 18 months to 3 years.  We will teach the fundamentals of bike riding and give your youngster a feeling of freedom on 2 wheels in a fun environment.  **Helmet is required, VPRD will NOT supply. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Start month: March


 

Summer Camp

Activities include crafts, laughs, games and tons of fun! Three sessions available! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: K - 4th (18-19 school year)    Start month: June


 

Swim Lessons

Please go to the Swimming Lessons page to learn more about our swim lessons! Must pre-register.


 

T-Ball (Kindergarten) - 18-19 school year

A great way to get your child introduced to the game of baseball. Learn the basic skills and be a part of a team. Volunteer Coaches/Parents will be needed! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register.  Start month: June


Track Camp

On your marks…get set…GO! Little speedsters participating in this program will learn valuable track and field skills! This program is in partnership with the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Track Teams! Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: K - 6th    Start month: April


Tot Lot

Romp, stomp and play! We have the setup to meet your children’s activity and social needs this winter. With toddler toys ranging from ball and blocks to tunnels and mats, there is certainly no shortage of action here. Designed specifically for children pre-school age and younger. Start month: November


 

Volleyball

Learn basic skills of volleyball in this fun program. Available only for V/S School District youth. Must pre-register. Grades: 1st - 6th    Start month: September