Sports & Athletics

Saturday Sports with Courage League Sports

Date
April 20 (all day)
Location
Westridge Elementary School: 5500 EP True Parkway
Event For
ages 7 and older
Cost
$45 for 4-week session
Organization
Courage League Sports
Contact
Porshia Perkins
Phone
515-421-4022
Information
Courage League Sports is gearing up for another session of soccer. We will offer Team Sports and Chaamps on Saturday mornings starting March 30. This session will be held at Westridge Elementary in West Des Moines.

Courage League Sports Spring 2019 Programming

Date
April 30 (all day)
Location
Valley Community Center
Event For
all ages
Cost
$45 for 4-week session
Organization
Courage League Sports
Contact
Porshia Perkins
Phone
515-421-4022
Information
CLS is expanding our reach. We are coming to your neighborhood! Starting the week of April 1, we will be offering programming on Thursday nights at Valley Community Center. Check out our spring opportunities!

Tom Karpan Relays

Date
May 16 - 5:00 p.m.
Location
Valley High School, 3650 Woodland Ave.
Event For
ages 5-14
Cost
Free
Organization
West Des Moines Parks and Recreation
Contact
Kevin Fitzgerald
Phone
515-222-3444
Information
Free track meet! Participants can qualify for State Track and Field Meet in Marshalltown.

Valley High School Girls’ Basketball Summer Camp

Date
June 1 (all day)
Location
Valley Fieldhouse
Event For
Grades 9-12
Cost
$100
Organization
Valley Girls' Basketball
Contact
Joe Sigrist
Information
This camp ensures prospective Valley High School players are fine-tuning skills that will allow them to grow as players and prepare them for the basketball season. Team camp is 8-10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in June. Attendees can also go to the Creighton Camp on June 21-23 and the Simpson Camp on June 25.

Des Moines Social Club Summer Camp

Date
June 3 (all day)
Location
Des Moines Social Club
Event For
grades K-8
Cost
$175-280
Organization
Des Moines Social Club
Contact
Monica Dreasher
Phone
515-369-3672
Information
We’re always coming up with new things at DMSC! Join us this summer for some old favorites and new experiences for either a full-day or half-day weekly summer camp. Once you’ve registered, please complete a 2019 Summer Camp Registration Packet and email it to monica@desmoinessocialcamp.org

Menace Camps

Date
June 3 (all day)
Location
Menace Practice Fields - West end of SE 11th St, Grimes
Event For
ages 3-14
Cost
$49-150
Organization
Des Moines Menace
Contact
Evan Janssen
Phone
515-457-6367
Information
This is a fun, fast-paced environment for kids who are interested in learning how to play soccer in a safe environment.

Valley Wrestling Summer Camp

Date
June 3 - 8:00 a.m.
Location
Valley High School wrestling room
Event For
Grades 2-12
Cost
$55
Organization
Valley Wrestling
Contact
Travis Young
Information
This camp will introduce a series of techniques that when followed will allow a wrestler great opportunity to succeed. Techniques that will be covered include: stance, motion, penetration, singles, doubles, fireman’s carries, rides, reversals, and pinning combinations. Other facets of wrestling that will be discussed include: weight lifting, conditioning, and live wrestling.

Valley Girls’ Basketball Youth Summer Camps

Date
June 10 - 8:00 a.m.
Location
Valley Southwoods
Event For
Grades 3-8
Cost
$85
Organization
Valley Girls' Basketball
Contact
Joe Sigrist
Information
Future Tiger basketball camps will provide a fun atmosphere for campers to learn the fundamentals of basketball. Campers will participate in games, drills, and friendly competitions throughout the week

Gary Swenson Tiger Football Camp—Elementary and Junior High

Date
June 10 - 10:00 a.m.
Location
Valley Field
Event For
Grades 4-8
Cost
$90
Organization
Valley High School Football
Contact
Brad Rose
Information
This is a non-contact skills camp that teaches the fundamentals of football. The camp is June 10-13 from 10 a.m. to noon at Tiger Field.

Drake Football Camps

Date
June 10 - 1:30 p.m.
Location
Drake Stadium
Event For
Grades 7-12
Cost
$145 (before June 1); $165 (after June 1)
Organization
239-839-5378
Contact
Joshua D. Nash
Phone
239-839-5378
Information
Our goal is to have a lot of fun while teaching the fundamental skills at multiple positions and playing games. Our staff and players are high energy and we have a blast.

2019 Valley Volleyball Summer Camps

Date
June 17 (all day)
Location
Valley Fieldhouse
Event For
Grades 3-12
Cost
$90-$150
Organization
Valley Volleyball
Contact
Brad Rose
Information
A series of skills and competition camps hosted by the Valley High School volleyball program.

2019 Valley Tigers Boys’ Soccer Camp

Date
June 17 - 9:00 a.m.
Location
Tiger Field
Event For
Ages 6-16
Cost
Ages 6-8: $75; Ages 9-16: $90
Organization
Valley High School Boys' Soccer
Contact
Brad Rose
Information
The camp will focus on the basics and foundations of the game. SESSION 1: June 17-21 SESSION 2: July 8-12 TIMES: Ages 6-8 at 9-10:30 a.m.; Ages 9-16 at 9 a.m. to noon.

Valley Tigers Boys’ Basketball Youth Summer Camp

Date
June 17 - 9:00 a.m.
Location
Valley Fieldhouse
Event For
Grades 2-5
Cost
$85
Organization
Valley Boys' Basketball
Contact
B.J. Windhorst
Information
Learn the new “Valley Way” of basketball in a fun and positive environment, which emphasizes fundamentals, teamwork, and individual improvement! Camp runs June 17-20.

Tiger Tough Strength and Conditioning Camp—Summer 2019

Date
June 17 - 10:00 a.m.
Location
Valley High School
Event For
Grades 7-8
Cost
$60
Organization
Indian Hills and Stilwell junior highs
Contact
Zac Sinram
Phone
515-633-4703
Information
Tiger Tough Strength and Conditioning Summer Camp for lasts June 17-July 25. The camp is offering two sessions—Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays—and meets 10-11 a.m. in Valley High School's weight room and Tiger Field. This strength and conditioning camp focuses on age-appropriate exercises.

Valley Boys’ Tennis Summer Camp

Date
June 24 - 9:00 a.m.
Location
Valley Southwoods Tennis Courts
Event For
Grades PK-8
Cost
Below 1st Grade: $30; Grades 1-4: $60; Grades 5-8: $90
Organization
Valley Boys' Tennis
Contact
T.J. Cox
Information
This camp focuses on the basics of tennis, stroke technique, scoring, and fun!

Valley Girls’ Soccer Summer Camp

Date
July 15 - 8:00 a.m.
Location
Tiger Field
Event For
Grades K-12
Cost
K-5; $65; 6-12: $85
Organization
Valley Girls' Soccer
Contact
Rob Chapman
Information
This camp focuses on the technical, tactical, cognitive, and physical abilities in the game of soccer. Campers will have a balance of games, drills, and fun.

Valley Tigers Boys’ Basketball Grades 6-8 Summer Camp

Date
July 29 - 9:00 a.m.
Location
Valley Fieldhouse
Event For
Grades 6-8
Cost
$85
Organization
Valley Boys' Basketball
Contact
B.J. Windhorst
Information
Learn the new “Valley Way” of basketball in a fun and positive environment, which emphasizes fundamentals, teamwork, and individual improvement! Camp runs July 29-Aug. 1.

Gary Swenson Tiger Football Camp—High School

Date
July 29 - 11:30 a.m.
Location
Valley Field
Event For
Grades 9-12
Cost
$90
Organization
Valley High School Football
Contact
Brad Rose
Information
This is a non-contact skills camp that teaches the fundamentals of football. This camp is July 29-August 1 from 4-6 p.m. at Valley Field.

Courage League Sports 2019 Summer Camp

Date
August 9 (all day)
Location
JC Park Shelter, West Des Moines
Cost
$30 per session
Organization
Courage League Sports
Contact
Porshia Perkins
Phone
515-421-4022
Information
Over the course of the summer, CLS will offer a wide variety of summer camp opportunities for kids of all ages!