Activities Guide

 

2018 ACTIVITIES GUIDE

COEUR D’ALENE RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Activity                                   Registration

K/1/2 Youth Basketball - - - - - January 1 – 11

 

Adult Softball Team - - - - - - -          February 26-April (See inside)

 

Youth Volleyball Camp - - - - -  February 1 - 16

 

Mens Spring Basketball - - - -           February 12

 

Spring Youth Soccer - - - - - - - March 1 - 13

 

Girls Softball/Boys Baseball - -           May 1 - 25

                  

Co-ed Softball – Age 13-15 --- May 1 – 25

 

Youth Tennis - - - - - - - - - - - June 1 - 8

 

Kids Golf - - - - - - - - - - - - -           June 1 – 8

 

Youth Fishing Derby - - - - - - -          June 2

 

Kids Parade - - - - - - - - - - - - July 3

 

Fall Youth Soccer - - - - - - - - August 1 - 15

 

Flag Football - - - - - - - - - - - August 1 - 24

 

Coed & Mens Fall Softball - - - August 10

 

3rd – 5th Youth Basketball - - - -          October 1 - 12

 

6th – 8th Youth Basketball - - - -          October 15 - 19

 

Mens Basketball - - - - - - - - -  October 12

 

Womens Basketball - - - - - - - November 26

 

High School Basketball-------     December 3-14

 
 Coed Basketball - - - - - - -      December 12

 

 Youth Wrestling - - - - - - - - - December 3– 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 YOUTH SPONSORS

As the 2017 year has come to a close, on behalf of the Coeur d’Alene Recreation Department we would like to thank all of the sponsors that make our programs so successful. Without these sponsors we would not be able to provide affordable recreation programs to people in this community. Many sponsor numerous teams and/or activities. We encourage you to frequent these businesses to show your appreciation for their support.

                                                                                               

A.C.I.                                                       Allegra                                                     Architects West       

Armstrong Tax Solutions                         Bakery by the Lake

Beau Monde Exchange                           Bedrock Masonry                                    Biicycle Sales & Service                          

Blacks Seamless Raingutters                  Blacks Chimney                                       Bloom Hair Studio

Bluebird Tree Care                                 Bonsai Bistro                           ‘               Bullet Tools

Cannon Hill Industries                             Castaway Fly Fishing Shop                     Cd’A Bowmen 

Coeur d' Alene Paving                                  Crickets Restaurant                 Custom Den

Cd’A Disc Golf Association                       Cd’A Eagles Auxiliary FOE 486              Cd’A Eagles Aerie                  

Cd’A Elks                                                 Cd’A Family Dentistry                              Cd’A Firefighters Association  

Cd’A Foot & Ankle Clinic                          Cd’A Kiwanis Club                                   Cd’A Oddfellows                     

Cd’A Press                                              Cd’A Sting Soccer Club                           Cd’A Tribe                              

Chiropractic Therapeutics                       Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller                Coldwell Banker – Scott Carr Compass Property Management             

Dennys                                                    Dr. Chaffee Orthodontics                        Drechsel Bros. Farms            

Element Dental                                        Eversons Jewelry                                    Family Promise of North Idaho

Gemstone Homes                                   Green Idaho Foundation                         Griffitts Facial & Oral Surgery 

Hagadone Directories                            Hawaiian Sun                                          Helbling Benefits                     

Heritage Health                                       Hippo Car Wash                                      Idaho Fence                           

Idaho Forest Group                                Inland Northwest Bank                            Inland Northwest Anesthesia

Inland Northwest Foot & Ankle                Integrated Personnel                               Ironman Foundation               

Ironman Safe                                          JL Design Build                                        Jaeger Orthodontics               

Jamms Frozen Yogurt                             Jitterz Espresso                                       Joe Rosen-Keller Williams      

Jump for Joy                                            Jump N 2 Fun                                         JTM Industries

Kaiju Sushi & Spirits                 Knudtsen Chevrolet                 Kootenai Clinic Orthopedics

Kootenai Title                                          Lake City Booster Club                            Lake City Electric                    

Lake City Rental                                      Lakeside Oral Surgery                             Landmark Storage                 

Lean Bean Coffee                                   Legends Sports Photography                  McDonalds                             

Mckenzie River Pizza                               MJ’s Painting                                           Meltz Xtreme Grilled Cheese

Midtown Salon                                         North Idaho Business Journal                 North Idaho College               

North Idaho Eye Institute                         Northwest Building Composites              Northwest Realty Group         

Northwest Generators                             Northwest Specialty Hospital                   Oakland Plumbing & Heating

Orban Family Dental                               O’Shays                                                   Papa Murphys                        

Paul Bunyan Pak Out                              Pediatric Dental Center                           Perfection Tire                        

Periwinkle Childrens Therapy                  Pita Pit                                                     Polin Construction Group       

Ponderosa Springs Golf Course              Priebe Chiropractic                                  Ramsden,Marfice,Ealy,& Harris

Range NW                                              Riverstone Orthodontics                         Runge Furniture                     

Schaffers Towing                                    Skyhawks                                                Sowastrong Industries LLC    

Specialty Tree Service                             Sports Cellar                                           Steel Structures America

Strength Workx                                       STG Interior Trim                                    St. Josephs Ear, Nose, & Throat

Sunset Animal Hospital                            Tamarack                                                Thorco                    

Trancreative                                            Underground Expressions                       VFW Post 889                        

VFW Ladies Auxiliary                               Washington Auto Collision                       The Wellness Bar                   

West Star Industries                                Wild West Rustic Furniture                      Willamette Valley Bank

Windermere                                            Wise Choice Home Inspections               Yates Funeral Home              

 

An additional thank you goes out to all those coaches that have volunteered this past year and in previous years.  

                                               

 

 

 

 

                                CD’A RECREATION DEPT ACTIVITIES GUIDE

 

This is our 32nd annual Activities Guide.  Inside you will find information on programs, sports, special events, and classes available for your participation.

 

Feel free to call us with any questions on Recreation Department activities. Our office number is 769-2250.

 

WEBSITE

 

This guide along with upcoming activities and new programs can be found on the city’s web site at recreation.cdaid.org.   

 

YOUTH SPORTS SPONSORSHIP

 

All Coeur d’Alene Recreation Department youth sport teams are sponsored by local businesses or organizations. We are always in need of new sponsors.  If you would like to sponsor a team please contact Paula at 769-2250 or stop by our office located in Cd’A City Hall at 710 Mullan Ave.

 

COACHES

 

We rely almost 100% on parent volunteers to coach our youth teams and are always in need. We welcome any responsible adult or teenager to volunteer to coach in youth programs such as soccer, baseball, softball, flag football, and basketball.

 

INSURANCE COVERAGE

 

THE COEUR D’ALENE RECREATION DEPARTMENT DOES NOT CARRY ACCIDENT INSURANCE FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. THE COST WOULD MAKE THE PROGRAM FEES PROHIBITIVE.  PLEASE REVIEW YOUR OWN PERSONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN TO BE CERTAIN THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HAVE THE PROPER COVERAGE.

 

REFUND POLICY

 

If an activity is cancelled we will give you a full refund. If you withdraw from an instructor led program prior to the first class you can apply the registration fee for a full credit towards any future activity.  If you withdraw from a sports league prior to the first game then you can apply the registration fee for a full credit towards any future activity.

Otherwise, we do not issue refunds.

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

 

A partial waiver of fees may be available for youth sports league programs offered in our activity guide. Requests are evaluated based on need and available funds.  Funds are limited and come via public donations.  To apply or donate, please contact our office.

SKYHAWKS SPORTS CAMP

 

The Coeur d’Alene Recreation Department co-sponsors sports camps with the Skyhawks. These are week long summer sports camps for kids ages 3-12 here in Coeur d’Alene.  They offer half day and full day camps for soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, and football.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COEUR D’ALENE TENNIS ASSOCIATION

 

If you like to play tennis with people of similar ability on a regular basis, the Coeur d’Alene Tennis Association’s Adult and Junior USA Team tennis leagues offer a great way for individuals and families to enjoy tennis once a week during the summer.

 

Players of all levels are welcome, but basic knowledge of the game and rules is required.

For more information please contact cdatennis.org.

 

K / 1S T/ 2ND GRADE BASKETBALL

 

Registration is January 1-11. League play will begin in mid February.  Games are played Mon–Thurs and on Saturdays.  We use 8 foot baskets.  Fee: $30 res. $35 Non-resident.

 

 

 

MENS SPRING BASKETBALL

 

We will offer a Men’s spring basketball league. League play begins week of February 19.   Team entry fee is $385.00.  Entry deadline is Monday February 12.

 

Recreational League – Mon & Wed.   Competitive League – Tue & Thurs.

Teams choose game night. Teams play a 7 game schedule.

 

 

YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP

 

Registration is Feb 1 – 16 for grades 1-8.  This camp is held at Woodland M.S.

Camp begins in March. Cost is $35 for 6 hours of instruction.

 

SPRING YOUTH SOCCER

 

We coordinate a youth soccer program for boys and girls in grades K-8.                          K and 1st grades play micro soccer 3 on 3.  2nd – 8th play is 7 on 7.

 

You must be currently enrolled in K or be 5 years of age to be eligible for the Kindergarten league.

 

Registration will be held at our office March 1 – 13. Games will begin in mid-April.

Fee is $15 for city residents and $25 for non-city residents.

 

MINI KICKERS SOCCER

 

In conjunction with Sting Soccer Club we will offer a camp style soccer activity for         3 and 4 year olds.  Registration is March 1 – 13.  

 

This consists of 4 one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings. Sting Soccer Club will facilitate each Saturday session with parent participation encouraged.

 

There are no practices. Players MUST bring a size 3 soccer ball.

 

You must be at least 3 years old on April 20. Cost is $35.

 

 

 

ADULT SOFTBALL

 

We will begin taking team registration for the 2018 summer season beginning February 26. Teams must pay the full sponsor fee with a roster before a league position is reserved. As a courtesy to other teams we cannot take partial payment, hold checks, or hold spots.  A managers meeting will be held prior to the start of the season.

We can take a maximum of 44 teams per night.

   

                       

 

Team Registration fees and entry deadlines:

                                                                                                                PRESEASON DEADLINE      LEAGUE DEADLINE

Men’s                                                   $685 (13 games)                        April 6th                            April 18th

Women’s                                            $685 (13 games)                        April 6th                             April 11th

Coed                                                     $685 (13 games)                        March 30th                       April 11th        

Men’s Church                                    $685 (13 games)                       April 6th                            April 18th

Coed Church/Short Coed             $540 (10 games)                                                                  May 4th                                

Seniors                                                 $540 (10 games)                                                                    April 18th

 

Preseason tournament fee-$90 (in addition to league registration fee)

Payment information: We accept cash, check(payable to CDA Recreation) or charge(subject to 2.5% fee). Please note that in the case of a refund request, the charge convenience fee cannot be refunded.                                                                

Teams will receive 4 game balls at the time of registration. Additional game balls are to be purchased at the team’s expense. Game balls must be a legal USA SOFTBALL approved ball. Men’s softballs are to be 52/300 and Women’s are to be 44/375.

 

GAME NIGHTS FOR LEAGUE PLAY:                                           PRESEASON        LEAGUE PLAY BEGINS

COED                                       MONDAY/TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY         APRIL 13-15            APRIL 23RD

MEN’S                                     TUESDAY/THURSDAY (no choice)          APRIL20-22             MAY 1ST OR 3RD      

WOMEN                                 MONDAY                                                 APRIL 20-22            APRIL 23RD

MEN’S CHURCH                     FRIDAY                                                    APRIL 20-22            MAY 4TH

COED CHURCH                       WEDNESDAY OR FRIDAY                                                        MAY 23RD

COED SHORT                          WEDNESDAY                                                                           MAY 23RD

SENIORS                                 WEDNESDAY                                                                           MAY 2ND

 

GAME SHEDULES:

All game schedules will be emailed to the contact person/manager listed on the roster. Please make all contact information legible at the top of the roster form.

               

 

 

 

 

 

13 – 15 YEAR OLD COED SOFTBALL

  The CdA Recreation Department will offer for the first time a 13 – 15 year old coed softball league.  Registration will   be held May 1 - 25.   Our office is located at 710 Mullan Avenue in the lower level of the city hall. 

  The league will start in mid-June and run through the first of August.   Registration fees is $20.  Games will be playedMonday – Thursday evenings.   

 

 

YOUTH BASEBALL / SOFTBALL

 

Boys and girls ages 5-13 may register May 1 – 25 for our summer baseball and softball program.  League play begins around July 2 and lasts for 5 weeks.  Age deadline in all divisions will be July 20, 2018. Fee is $15 for city residents and $25 for non-city .

 

GIRLS

 

BUNNY:       Ages 5, 6       (T-Ball)             Game day:     Mon./ Wed

BANTAM:      Ages 7, 8       (Pitch machine)  Game day:    Mon./Wed.

LASSIE:         Ages 9, 10     (Player pitch)     Game day:     Tues/Thur.

JUNIOR:        Ages 11-13  (Player pitch)     Game day:     Tues./Thur

 

BOYS

 

THUMPER:    Ages 5, 6        (T-Ball)              Game day:    Mon / Wed

PEEWEE:       Ages 7, 8        (Pitch machine)  Game day:    Tues / Thurs

MIDGET:       Ages 9, 10      (Player pitch)      Game day:    Tues / Thurs

JUNIOR:        Ages 11-13     (Player pitch)      Game day:    Mon / Wed

 

KIDS GOLF LESSONS

 

Two sessions of golf classes are offered. Registration is June 1-8.  There is limited registration so register early.  The first session begins week of June 11. Second session begins week of July 9.  Cost is $45.

 

 

YOUTH FISHING DERBY

 

Youngsters 5 – 16 years of age are invited to test their fishing skills and win valuable prizes at the Fins & Feathers Fishing Derby from 8:00am – 12:00pm on June 2 at Fernan Lake. Pre-registration will occur at Fins & Feathers May 2 – May 27.  You can also register the day of the derby at 7:30am at Fernan Lake boat ramp.

 

Several prizes will be presented with special awards for the biggest fish and largest stringer in all age groups. A parent or guardian must accompany all participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH TENNIS CLASSES

 

We offer two sessions of tennis lessons during the summer. The first session will begin the week of  June 11.  The second session will begin the week of  July 9.  Registration will be held June 1-8 or until classes fill.  Classes are held two times a week for four weeks.  Each person must provide their own tennis racket and 3 tennis balls.  Cost is $35 for city residents and $40 for non-city residents.  There is limited registration so register early.

 

 

ANNUAL KID’S PARADE

 

The annual Kid’s Parade begins the 4th of July celebration here in Coeur d’Alene. This year’s parade will be held on Tuesday, July 3. This crowd favorite begins at 10:00 am at 10th & Sherman and continues to Independence Point.  The theme for this year’s parade will be “A Salute to Dr. Suess”

 

There are four categories to choose from:

  • Wheels 2)  Floats  3)  Pets  4)  Costumes

 

FALL YOUTH SOCCER

 

We coordinate a youth soccer program for boys and girls in grades K-8.                           K and 1st grades play micro soccer 3 on 3.  2nd – 8th play is 7 on 7.

 

You must be currently enrolled in K or be 5 years of age to be eligible for the Kindergarten league. Fee is $15 for city residents and $25 for non-city residents.

 

Registration will be held at our office August 1 – 15.                                               Games will begin in mid-September.

 

WE DO NEED VOLUNTEERS TO COACH SOCCER. PLEASE SIGN UP.

 

FLAG FOOTBALL

 

Flag football is offered for 2nd & 3rd graders.  Registration will be held from Aug 1 – 24.

Fee is $15 for city residents and $25 for non-city residents.

 

The City of Coeur d’Alene does not offer tackle football. Cd’A Jr. Tackle, which is a private organization, does offer tackle football for grades 3 – 8.  Registration information and contact phone numbers can be accessed on their website at cdajrtackle.org.

 

COED & MENS FALL SOFTBALL

 

The Recreation Department in conjunction with Cd’A Softball Association will offer a fall coed & men’s league.

 

Team entry fee is $525. Team entry deadline is Friday August 10.  League play begins the week of August 22. Coed teams may select the Mon/Wed recreational league or the Thurs competitive doubleheader league. Men’s teams play Tuesday doubleheaders.

 

YOUTH BASKETBALL

 

We offer a youth basketball league for all 3rd – 8th graders.

Registration for 3rd – 5th graders is October 1 – 12.

Registration for 6th – 8th graders is October 15 - 19.                                                  

 

Players are placed on teams by our staff and according to grade level and school.      Games will be played on weeknights and Saturdays.                                                     Cost is $30 for residents and $35 for non-residents.

 

MENS BASKETBALL

 

Our department offers a Men’s basketball league during the winter months.

 

Team entry fee is $550. Team entry deadline is Friday October 12.

A complete information memo along with a team roster can be found on our web page.

 

League is offered for ‘C & D’ divisions with games beginning Sunday November 4.

 

 

WOMENS BASKETBALL

 

A women’s basketball league is offered during the winter months.

 

Team entry fee is $385.00. Team entry deadline is November 26.

 

A complete information memo along with a team roster can be found on our web page.

 

COED BASKETBALL

 

Team entry fee is $385.00. Team entry deadline is December 12.

 

A team roster can be found on our web page.

 

 

 

 

OPEN GYM

 

Each year over Christmas break we have open gym for grades 3-8 at Woodland M.S. Contact us in December for times or check our webpage where we will post gym hours.

 

YOUTH WRESTLING CAMP

 

We will again co-sponsor a youth wrestling camp with the North Idaho College wrestling team.  The program is for children in K - 6th grade.

 

Registration will occur December 3 – 31. Cost is $35.00.  All participants receive a free t-shirt and 5 sessions of some of the best wrestling instruction in Idaho.  The camp is held in January with a post-season tournament.  Enrollment is limited.

 

YEAR ROUND PROGRAMS

 

Our department offers several programs that run continually throughout the year. . Registration and contact information is listed below.  Updates on the most current registration are posted on our web page.

 

Lokahi Dance – Offering Classes for ages 3 and above

www.lokahidance.com

Creative Ballet

Little ones are introduced to the exciting world of dance! Join Miss Bria for an

upbeat warm up, basic ballet technique, traveling moves across the floor, and

learn a fun dance routine we will perform for parents. Ballet tights, leotard and

slippers required.

Jazz & Hip Hop

Learn basic Jazz & Hip Hop dance vocabulary and choreography from an

experienced instructor. This class will emphasize coordination, technique and

style! Dress in comfortable clothing. Dance sneakers or Jazz shoes

recommended.

Jazz Funk

A fusion of Jazz and Hip Hop dance with added Funk. Learn a variety of tricks,

leaps, turns, and choreography while emphasizing technique, musicality, and a lot of style. Dress in comfortable clothing. Dance sneakers or Jazz shoes

recommended.

Contemporary

An blend of Jazz, Ballet, and Modern dance technique. Students will learn how to

express the emotion in music with powerful fluid movement. Bare feet or dance

paws recommended.

 

 
                   

 

 

INDOOR SWIM LESSONS

 

One of our most popular programs is swim lessons for boys and girls ages 3 and above. Classes are held at the McGrane Center located in the Kootenai Medical Center complex.   

 

The fee is $37 for six weeks of instruction. Classes are offered year round during the evening after 5:00pm.  Registration dates vary so call  769-2250 or check our web page for the most current posting.

 

OPEN PICKLEBALL

 

Offered seasonally indoor October through May at Venture High School, 1619 N. 9th St.     Friday 6-9 p.m, or Sunday 2-5 pm.  This drop in activity is easy to learn and great exercise.  Come join the fun in the fastest growing sport in the area.  Cost is $2 per evening. For more information on local events and tournaments visit  www.nipba.org.

 

 

YOUTH SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS

 

Many competitive youth sports in our area are run by private volunteer groups.

Baseball:          cdalittleleague.org or haydenlittleleague.org

Football:          cdajrtackle.org            Grades 3 – 8

Soccer:                        cdasting.com               664-5518

Softball:          eteamz.com/kgsa        771-1006

                        crushsoftball.org

northwestwildfire.com

 

 

SPECIAL NEEDS PROGRAMS

 

The Coeur d’Alene Recreation Department in conjunction with Special Needs Recreation of Kootenai County offers various recreation programs for special needs children who have problems participating in other programs because of a learning disability, sensory impairment, mental, emotional, or physical handicap.

 

Programs will include a summer day camp, swimming, bowling, overnight campouts, field trips, and special events with specially trained staff. For a separate brochure please call 755-6781.  Our web page can be found at www.snr.bz.

 

 

THE JEWETT HOUSE SENIOR AND EVENT CENTER

 

This elegant three-story house, built in 1917 by the Rutledge family, is nestled against a pine-covered hillside at 1501 East Lakeshore. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with flowerbeds, a grape arbor, shrubs, and shade trees of many varieties.

 

The Potlatch Corporation gave this beautiful residence to the City of Coeur d’Alene for the enjoyment of its senior citizens.  Scheduled activities include pinochle, bridge, quilting, and club meetings for senior groups.

 

The house is also available for other uses such as weddings, arts and crafts, family reunions, meetings, and study groups. To schedule the Jewett House, call 208-667-5194.

 

 

 

 

CURRENT RECREATION DEPARTMENT STAFF

                                    Bill Greenwood…………………… Director

 

                                    Paula Austin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Superintendent

 

                                    Adam Rouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             Program Coordinator

 

                                    Jerry Ryen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rec. Monitor

 

                                    Jordan Anderson ………………….   Rec. Monitor

 

 

 

 

PARK & RECREATION COMMISSION

 

                                    Scott Cranston – Chair                       Bridget Hill

 

                                    Ginny Tate                                          Jim Lien

 

Mike McDowell                                  Christy Wood