Recreation Department

Youth Programs

WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO SEND PAPERWORK TO PARENTS THROUGH THE SCHOOL SYSTEM.  YOU CAN SIGN UP IN OUR OFFICE LOCATED AT 137 N F ST., MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 8AM TO 5PM.  WE WILL ALSO BE TAKING SIGN UPS AT STRAW HAT PIZZA ON TUESDAY, MAY 2ND AND 9TH AND WEDNESDAY MAY 3RD AND 10TH FROM 5:30PM-7:30PM. EACH CHILD THAT SIGNS UP AT STRAW HAT PIZZA WILL GET ONE PERSONAL MINI PIZZA FREE. YOU CAN ALSO SEND ME YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AND I WILL EMAIL YOU A FORM.  Lwachter@exetercityhall.com  

4TH OF JULY 10K/2M PREDICTION RACE:

Location:  Start/Finish at the Exeter City Park (Cedar & D Street) 10K = 6.2 miles,     flat and fast through the streets of Exeter. 2 Mile Prediction through downtown and city streets.

T-shirts:   First 100 PAID AND SIGNED REGISTRATION entrants receive free T-shirts

Awards:   10K Run: awards will be given to the first 3 to finish in each division and to the fastest male and female. 2 Mile: awards will be given to top 10 prediction times.

Registration:  10K/2M - $25.00. RACE DAY REGISTRATION $35.00

***Only the first 100 PAID AND SIGNED REGISTRATION entrants will receive a shirt, You ARE NOT guaranteed a shirt on race day.

Register at the office of Exeter Community Services located at 137 North F Street or at City Park on race day.  If you have any questions please call 559.592.5262 or email lwachter@exetercityhall.com

Note: Registration/Check-in starts at 5:30am on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the City Park. Race Time is 7:00am

10K WALKERS MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED AND START AT 6AM.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 6:30am ON RACE DAY.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 20DAYS COOKING CLASSES

SUMMER COOKING CLASSES:

FoodLink and Exeter Community Services have joined forces for "Around the World in 20 Days" cooking classes. "Around the World in 20 days" will be a fun filled exploration of flavors including Middle Eastern/Indian, European, Asian, African and Latino. Your journey will begin on Monday, June 26, 2017. Classes will be held at the FoodLink kitchen site. (It's Top Chef quality) FoodLink is located at 611 2nd St., cross street is Firebaugh.

Mommy/Daddy and Me:  1st-3rd grade (limited to 8 groups)  9:30am-11:30am.  $30.00/week for the pair.  $15.00/additional child.  Each child will make their own meal.Upper Grade:  4th-8th grade (limited to 16 participants)  12:30pm-3:30pm.  $30.00 per week.

For more information you may contact FoodLink at events@foodlinktc.org or Exeter Community Services at 5925262.

Youth Soccer League:  LEAGUE IS FULL

GAMES SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017 HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT THIS WEEK. 

 

 

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Tee Ball Boys and girls who are 3 and 4 years old on or before April 30, 2017 are eligible to participate in this league.  This league is strictly to begin to teach the fundamentals of the game.  A soft baseball will be used for safety purposes.  A game will consist of one half hour of practice and one half hour of a scrimmage against another team.  Fee for Tee Ball is $40.00 on or before February 24, 2017.  After that date the fee will increase to $50.00. Tentative start week is March 28, 2017. Tee Ball will play on Tuesdays at the Dobson Field Complex.

Midget Baseball / Softball  Boys who are 5-6 years old on April 30, 2017 are eligible to participate in Midget Baseball.  Girls ages 5-6 years old on April 30, 2017 are eligible to participate in Midget Softball.  These programs will teach the basic fundamentals of baseball and softball in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere.  Players will learn team play and good sportsmanship. The fee for this program is $40.00, if paid, on or before Febuary 24, 2017.  After February 24, 2017 the fee increases to $50.00.  Tentative start date is the week of March 29, 2017. Midget boys will play Thursdays and Midget girls will play on Wednesdays. All games will be played at the Dobson Field complex.

NEW Intermediate League Baseball/Softball:  Intermediate League is open to boys (baseball) and girls (softball) who are 7-9 years old by April 30, 2017.  This league is to prepare players for more competitive baseball/softball.  Players will be hitting off a pitching machine.  Baseball will play on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Softball will play on Mondays and Wednesdays.  All games will be at the Dobson Field complex. 

Minor and Major Softball  Girls who are 9-14 years old on or before April 30, 2017 are eligible to participate in this league.  Games will be played on Mondays and Thursdays.  Tentative start week is March 27, 2017. Practices will be determined by the coach.  Fee for both programs is $40.00 if paid on or before February 24, 2017.  After February 24, 2017 the fee increases to $50.00.  

Babe Ruth:  is now accepting registration for the 2017 Babe Ruth season.  This league is open to boys who are between 12 and 15 years old by APRIL 30, 2017.  Any 12 year old can play in the 13-15 Babe Ruth league.  The Babe Ruth Organization has strict boundaries and you must have an Exeter, Three Rivers, Lemon Cove or Woodlake address OR attend classes during the traditional academic year within the boundaries to participate.  Please call the office if you need clarification.  TRAVELING will be involved.  Fee is $70.00.  All first time players must present a birth certificate at time of registration. 

Youth Flag Football: Boys and girls in K through 6th grade are encouraged to participate.  This program will help teach the fundamentals of football, team play and sportsmanship in an organized setting.  Games will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  The season is tentatively set to begin on Saturday, September 24, 2016. All games will be played at the Dobson complex.  Fee for this program is $35.00 if paid by Friday, September 2, 2016.  After Friday, September 2, 2016 the fee will increase to $45.00 and players will only be assigned to a team if vacancies arise.

Youth Volleyball:  Boys and girls in the 2nd-8th grade are eligible to participate in this program.  Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of volleyball in a fun and organized setting.  Games will be held on Thursdays and Saturdays.  League is set to begin on Saturday,September 24, 2016. Location TBA. Fee for this progam is $35.00 if paid by Friday, September 2, 2016.  After Friday, September 2, 2016 the fee will increase to $45.00 and players will be placed as vacancies arise. 

Pumpkin Carving Contest:  The Community Services/Recreation Department will host the 27th Annual Pumpkin Contest on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.  Pumpkin craving begins at 4:30pm at Mixter Park, in downtown Exeter.  Kids ages 12 and under are eligible to participate.  Age divisions are: 5 and under, 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds and 10-12 year olds.  You must bring your own pumpkin. Please bring a plastic bag and newspaper for clean up.  For more information please call 592.5262. 

Lip Sync Contest:  

 

Easter Egg Hunt/Earth Day  The Community Services/Recreation Department will hold the Annual Easter Egg Hunt/Earth Day at City Park, across the street from Lincoln, on Saturday April 15, 2017.  City Park is located on the corner of Chestnut and D St.  Starting at 9am, Exeter 4H will be hosting a FREE Petting Zoo and there will be FREE games for kids to play.  EASTER EGG HUNT START AT 10AM and is opening to kids under the age of 10.

 

X-Men Wrestling  The Recreation Department with Exeter Union High School Wrestling offer a free-style wrestling program.  Sign ups start Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 6pm-7:30pm in the Exeter High School wrestling room. You can sign up any Tuesday, Wednesday ot Thursday from 6pm-7:30pm. Ages 6-18 are eligible to participate.  Sign up packets are in the Community Services office.

Exeter Water Polo  Summer Water Polo.  This program start time TBA.  Practice will be after school, Monday-Wednesday from 6:00pm-7:00pm for youth, 6:00pm-7:30pm for high school and 7:30pm-9:30pm for Masters.  There will be NO PRACTICE scheduled during home Exeter Eels swim meets.  The fee for this program is:   High School Players: $70.00,  Masters: $30.00 (Does Not include tournament fees), Junior High School and below: $30.00 (Dose not include tournament fees)

Youth Basketball  All boys and girls in the K through 8th grade are eligible to participate.  The season will begin on January 14, 2017.  Games will be held on Saturdays and the season will run through March.  Registration begins October 13, 2016. Registration fee (LEAGUE ONLY): $40.00 if paid on or before November 28, 2016.  Registration fee (LEAGUE AND 3 DAY BASKETBALL CAMP): $55.00 if paid on or before November 28, 2016.  ALL fees increase $10.00 after November 28, 2016. LATE LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE PLACED AS VACANCIES ARISE. Basketball Camp ONLY: $25.00 

Basketball Camp: December 27-29 at the EUHS gym.  K-4th grade from 9am-11am. 5th-8th grade 12pm-2pm.

Linda Wachter

City of Exeter

Recreation Supervisor

559.592.5262

lwachter@exetercityhall.com

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