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 The City of Hercules Recreation Department is proud to offer sports and other positive leisure activities for patrons of all ages. Our recreational programs help promote a healthy lifestyle, while providing an environment in which people can enjoy themselves. Whether it is recreation team sports you are seeking, or an individual leisure activity/hobby, the City of Hercules is proud to offer it.

Become an Instructor
If you are interested in teaching a hobby or class and becoming an Instructor with the City of Hercules, please view and complete our Instructor Packet and return to Andrea Mendez, Recreation Supervisor, at 2001 Refugio Valley Road or via e-mail at amendez@ci.hercules.ca.us.

Little Dragons 1 (Ages 3.5-4.5)
This class is aimed for our 3.5-4.5 year old friends who are excited to learn about martial arts! Through early exposure of basic Karate, we hope to foster good listening skills, instructional discipline, self confidence and technique. We will introduce the fundamentals through practice, play, games, and songs. Class will focus on providing exercises for the students to hone in on their own body awareness, strength building, individual and group interaction and prepare them for the next level in their Karate career.
To sign up use our online registration.

Little Dragons 2 (Ages 4.5-6)
This class is aimed for our 4.5-6 year old friends who are excited to learn about martial arts! Through early exposure of basic Karate, we hope to foster good listening skills, instructional discipline, self confidence and technique. We will introduce the fundamentals through practice, play, games, and repetition. Class will focus on providing exercises for the students to be perceptive of their body and strength, flexibility and strength training, individual and group interaction and prepare them for the next level in their Karate career.
To sign up use our online registration.

Softball League (Ages 18+)
Our Adult Softball Leagues are designed for adults 18 and over; our league is sanctioned by USSSA rules and regulations.  League fees will include staff, two rounds of league games, playoffs, umpires, and awards for the first place teams. There must be a minimum of four (4) teams to run the league with a maximum of eight (6) teams allowed. 
Fill out our softball league registration forms to get registered for the Fall 2014 league!

Junior Golf Lessons (Ages 7-10)
Junior Golf Lessons are a great way to provide junior golfers with instructional golf tips. This is a great way for kids to learn how to play golf with lessons offered from our PGA professional which includes full swing, short game, and even some putting.
To sign up use our online registration.

Golf League (Ages 18+)
A minimum of (8) - 2 player teams and a maximum of (16) - 2 player teams per night, using a modified Stableford system. A Round Robin format will be utilized to establish weekly opponents. The length of the league will be determined by the number of teams that register.
Fill out our golf league registration form to get registered for the Spring 2015 league!

Pee Wee Basketball League (Ages 7-9)
This league is open to both boys and girls ages 7-9 years of age. This league runs twice a year with one beginning in April and the second league beginning in October. Players will vary from beginner to advanced skill levels.  Participants will learn and improve in all aspects of the game of basketball.  From offense/defense to sportsmanship and teamwork, this is a great opportunity to introduce the sport at an early age. Practices will either be M/W or T/TH; games will be held on Fridays between 4:45pm and 8pm.
To sign up use our online registration.

Elementary Basketball League (Ages 10-13)
Our elementary basketball league is designed for boys and girls between the ages 10-13 from beginner to advanced playing level. This league runs twice a year with one beginning in January and the seond league beginning in July. Each team will practice twice a week on either M/W or T/TH focusing on sportsmanship and team work, the rules of the game, basic fundamentals to advanced game situations, offense and defense, dribbling, passing, and many more basketball skills.
To sign up use our online registration.

Table Tennis (Ages 16+)
This program is designed to provide competitive table tennis action for youths/adults who want to improve their knowledge and skills of the game. The program follows U.S.T.T.A. and the International Table Tennis Federation. Please bring your own table tennis paddle and wear comfortable clothing; please no black soled shoes. Come and participate in this exciting program; all playing levels welcome!
To sign up use our online registration.

Open Gym Basketball & Volleyball
Open gym periods are ongoing. Players, beginning to advanced, are encouraged to drop in. Come on down for an energetic game of Basketball or Volleyball.
Location: Community/Swim Center
Drop in Fees:

RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
Youth (Ages 10-17)/Seniors (55+) $4.00 $5.00
Adult (Ages 18+) $5.00 $6.00

program     days times
Basketball Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Volleyball Tuesday/Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm

Open gym programs not available during league or camp programs and all times subject to change.

Open Gym Passes
The great thing about our open gym program is that our passes are valid throughout the year and never expire. Our open gym passes are valid at any of our open gym time frames, and can be used for either volleyball or basketball. Our passes are a great way of saving money for those individuals looking to participate in our open gym programs on an ongoing basis. Purchase our passes for a family member or friend, they are great gift ideas.

TYPE OF PASS RESIDENT: NON-RESIDENT:
Dynamite (10 Visit pass) Adult Resident-$40.00 Adult Non-Resident-$50.00
Youth Resident-$30.00 Youth Non-Resident-$40.00
Avid (25 Visit pass) Adult Resident-$100.00 Adult Non-Resident-$125.00
Youth Resident-$75.00 Youth Non-Resident-$100.00

Mini-Hawk Camp (Ages 4-6)
This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. Baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment filled with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun! Through games and activities, campers explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. All participants receive a t-shirt, ball and player evaluation. Participant-to-coach ratio is 8:1.
To sign up use our online registration.

Multi-Sport Camp (Ages 6-12)
We combine soccer, baseball and basketball into one fun-filled week; allowing young athletes to discover and develop a passion for a variety of sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the essential rules, strategies and skills of each sport, along with vital life lessons such as teamwork and sportsmanship. All participants receive a t-shirt, sports ball and a merit award. Participant-to-coach ratio is 12:1.
To sign up use our online registration.

Tiny Tot Sports (Ages 2.5-5)
This new Tot-Sports program includes 3 weeks of Soccer, 3 weeks of Basketball and 3 weeks of Baseball. Participants learn balance, body movement, coordination, teamwork, sportsmanship and skill development through a series of sport-specific games and activities tailored to their attention spans. Our trained staff and progressive curriculum allows kids to develop at their own pace in a fun and safe environment with lots of encouragement. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. Participant-to-coach ratio is 6:1.
To sign up use our online registration.

Volleyball Program (Ages 6-13)
The fundamental skills of volleyball are taught through game-speed drills and daily scrimmages that focus on passing, setting, hitting, and serving. This co-ed program is designed for the beginning and intermediate player. All participants receive a t-shirt, volleyball and player evaluation. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 10:1.
To sign up use our online registration.

Fall Sports Fun (Ages 6-11)
Skyhawks has taken your favorite games from the playground and combined them into an action packed camp!  Each day your young athlete will play variations of Kickball, Dodgeball and Capture the Flag.  Participants will learn sportsmanship, teamwork and strategy in addition to the rules of the game.  Bring your friends or come make new ones.  All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award.  Participant-to-coach ratio is 12:1
To sign up use our online registration.

Last updated: 9/10/2014 5:10:08 PM