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UK International Soccer Camps (ages 4-14)  
UK International Soccer brings you the best of UK soccer.  UKIS coaches will use their INSPIRE curriculum, a methodology to develop the whole player as an athlete and as a person, providing children with the tools/self-belief to reach goals on and off the field.  Daily schedule includes warm-up, skills, fundamentals, small-sided games, technical session and tournaments.  

Youth Sports Program Brochure - May to August

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The goal of Bellevue's Youth Sports & Fitness Programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. We are a program in which opportunity for participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability. We wish to provide youth with a fun learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifetime sports and fitness skills.

NOTICE: If the Bellevue School District is closed due to inclement weather, all Bellevue Parks registered classes and programs are cancelled. However, select facilities may be open for drop-in activities at a modified level. Please call the facility or program area for additional information and weekend.

Youth Sports Soccer Leagues

Youth Soccer League Information
The Youth Sports Soccer League is specially designed to help your child understand the team concept of soccer, enhancing their dribbling, passing, scoring and defense. The values of teamwork and strategy, along with understanding the importance of sportsmanship, create an environment that promotes positive developmental assets amongst our youth.

  • League Structure: The first two weeks are practice, followed by four weeks of games. This league is a one day per week commitment, always the same location and time.  
  • Uniforms: A jersey is included in the registration fee and will be issued on the first game day.
  • Shin guards are required for all soccer leagues.  
  • Inclement Weather Policy: Cancellations due to inclement weather will be made by the Recreation Coordinator at the field. Coaches and players must report to the field. Soccer is an all-weather sport. Come prepared to play in all types of weather!
  • Volunteer Coaches Needed: Call 425-452-4627 for more information and to receive a $20 discount towards your registration fee. To receive this discount, a background check is required, along with attendance at a mandatory coaching clinic.
  • Participants will be assigned to teams based on the following:  
    • Special request for coach
    • Special request for ONE teammate. Additional requests for teammates will not be considered.
    • Age and gender of participant

Please note that there are no guarantees regarding requests for team assignments. All requests must be made before May 1 by email to sgonzales@bellevuewa.gov or by calling 425-452-4627.

  • I've signed up for soccer... now what do I do? You will be contacted by email prior to the league start date. This email will include your team confirmation and parent packet. Team confirmation will be sent no later than May 1.  

MIGHTY MITES SOCCER LEAGUE (ages 5-6)
This 5-6 year-old co-ed league is a great way for your little star to begin team play with emphasis on participation, fun and skill development in an instructional setting. This six-week league will give your child the basic instruction of dribbling, passing, scoring and teamwork! We will begin with two weeks of team practice, followed by four weeks of games. Come and join the fun! Volunteer coaches are needed for this league. Maximum of six players per team.

  • Ages: 5-6 years old
  • Days: Wednesdays, May 8 to June 12
  • Time: 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Location: Robinswood Sports Field
  • Fee: $85/resident and $99/non-resident
  • Register for course 1901862

YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE (ages 7-9)
This 7-9 year-old co-ed instructional league is a great way to further develop and enhance your basic knowledge and skills in soccer. This six-week league will emphasize positive sportsmanship and team play while having fun! We will begin with two weeks of team practice, followed by four weeks of games. Come and join the fun! Volunteer coaches are needed for this league. Maximum of seven players per team.

  • Ages: 7-9 years old
  • Days: Tuesdays, May 7 to June 11
  • Time: 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Location: Robinswood Sports Field
  • Fee: $85/resident and $99/non-resident
  • Register for course 1901863

Bellevue Youth Sports is proud to offer a safe, dynamic and non-competitive environment for beginning young co-ed athletes to discover the fun in playing flag football. Athletes will develop basic skills and techniques necessary to succeed on both offense and defense. This four-week program is designed to introduce players to the sport, with 30 minutes of practice and conditioning followed by 30 minutes of fun game play. No experience necessary.

Pro Baseball - Live Batting Class (ages 8-13)
This class offers quality baseball batting practice and instruction. Located at Robinswood Park, this class taught by Steve Goucher is well-suited for all players, from the aspiring to the elite. Steve is a former professional baseball player and an Atlanta Braves scout who has coached baseball at all levels. Don't miss out on the fun!

  • Ages: 8-13 years old
  • Dates: Wednesdays, May 22 to June 19
  • Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Robinswood Park Sports Field (baseball field)
  • Fee: $119/resident and $129/non-resident
  • Register for course 1901866

TRACK & FIELD (ages 6-13)
This program's main philosophy is for your child to learn, participate, and be introduced to physical fitness through basic track and field events such as running, jumping and throwing. We want children to further increase their knowledge of this sport by learning a variety of techniques and skills needed to understand and play this sport. Practices are held on Thursdays at Odle Middle School, and track meets are held on Fridays in Issaquah on May 17 and 24. A schedule with locations for the track season will be emailed to the parents prior to the first day. Volunteer adult runners are needed for this program!

  • Ages: 6-13
  • Practice Dates: Thursdays, April 25 to May 23
  • Track Meets: Fridays
  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fees: $60/resident and $70/non-resident
  • Register here for course 1902499

KENDO

Intermediate Kendo (ages 8 and older)
(Prerequisite - completed Beginning Kendo class or equivalent)
Intermediate Kendo is a continuation of kendo, where the students progress to actual striking of live targets. Once students have progressed in skill, they will be able to move into wearing armor and engaging in bouts with other students. Students will remain in Intermediate until they have transitioned to armor. During intermediate kendo, students generally purchase uniforms which are required for advanced kendo. All students in armor are in the Advanced Class.
 

  • Ages: Ages 8 and older
  • Fees: $84/resident and $100/non-resident
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Dates: Fridays, May 24 to August 17
  • Register here for course 1902501

Advanced Kendo (ages 8 and older)
(Prerequisite - Intermediate Kendo class or permission from instructors)
Advanced Kendo is for those students who have completed beginning and intermediate kendo and are in armor (bogu). Individuals with previous experience must contact the teacher for approval to enroll in advanced kendo.

  • Ages: Ages 8 and older
  • Fees: $84/resident and $100/non-resident
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Dates: Fridays, May 24 to August 17
  • Register for course 1902500

SELF-DEFENSE/HAPKIDO

Self-Defense/Hapkido - Beginning (ages 6 to 12)
This coed course helps young people develop coordination, balance, focus, strength, self-esteem, group interaction, communication skills and discipline, while teaching personal safety/self-defense in a safe, friendly environment. In additional to lots of conditioning exercises, students will learn basic kicks, strikes, throws, evasions, and grappling. A uniform is required and will be available at class for a fee. Association membership is required for promotion testing.

Self-Defense/Hapkido - Intermediate/Advanced (ages 13 and older)
Pre-requisite: Graduation from the beginning class, or age 13 and above.
This coed course builds on skills introduced in the beginning class and helps young people and adults successfully face physically confronting issues. With a blend of traditional and real-world scenarios, students learn to identify, avoid and de-escalate potentially dangerous situations. While refining skills learned in the beginning class, students will start learning joint locks, pressure points (adults only) and weapons. Student rank certificates will be certified and signed by the president of the World Hapkido Association, www.worldhapkido.com. Instructor permission is required to attend.

Dream Team Cheer Squad (ages 7-18)
Be a part of the Bellevue Parks beginning-to-intermediate level cheer squad! You'll learn dances, cheers and beginning tumbling. There will be opportunities to perform, too. Dream Team has performed at halftime for the Seattle Storm and University of Washington basketball games, and numerous community events. Previous experience is not required - contact the instructor with questions. Dream Team is offered on either Wednesday or Friday. Some extra uniform costs may be incurred for this class.

  • Ages: 7-18
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Fee: $51/resident and $61/non-resident
  • Times:4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Dates: Fridays, June 28 to July 19
  • Register for course 1902657

Power Squad (ages 7-18)
Pre-requisite - concurrent registration on Dream Team. No instructor permission is required for summer session.
This intermediate-level cheer class is for those who want a more intense program without being on a competitive team. This team focuses on beginning stunting and tumbling. Some extra uniform costs may be incurred for this class.

  • Ages: 7-18
  • Fees: $41/resident and $51/non-resident
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Dates: Fridays, June 28 to July 19
  • Time: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Register for course 1902651

YOUTH SPORTS SUMMER DAY CAMPS (ages 8-13)
Bored of the same ol' TV re-runs and video games? Looking for something fun and new to do this summer? Sign up for one (or all) of our Summer Day Camps! Our sports camps are designed for your children's growth and entertainment. Your children will be introduced to a variety of sports, including all their favorites like soccer, baseball and basketball while also exploring new activities (such as hiking, lacrosse, dodgeball). Coaches provide an incredibly fun and educational environment. Campers will have the opportunity to make new life-long friends, become physically fit, and explore new and exciting places. All camps will participate in a weekly field trip to local attractions. These trips may include outings to local beaches, swimming pools, Wild Waves, movie theaters or other fun events! No matter what your child's interest may be, we have the right camp.

This information applies to the list of camps below:

  • Ages: 8-13
  • Camp hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Weekly camp fees: $220/resident and $250/non-resident
  • Extended care hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Extended care fees:
    • Weekly rate: $50/resident and $60/non-resident
    • Daily rate: $10/resident and $12/non-resident
  • Location: Tyee Community Gym

Water, Water & More Water
Come splash into summer with this fun-filled water week! Enjoy a week of trips to local beaches, Wild Waves and fun water games you won't be able to get enough of. Sign up today because this camp always fills to capacity quickly! Enjoy field trips to Enatai Beach Park on July 9, and Wild Waves/Enchanted Village on July 11.

Land & Water Summer Day Camp
Make sure you don't miss this week full of water parks, water games and sports. This is a terrific way to spend your hot summer days! Enjoy field trips to a Tacoma Rainiers game on July 16, and Wild Waves/Enchanted Village on July 18.

Sports FANatics
Are you a sports fan, or are you a Sports FANatic? Join us for a fun-filled week celebrating the wide world of sports by learning playing new games and competing in round-robin tournaments and challenge contests. Come learn a new sport, get better at an old one, recruit some new players for an old team, or just come make some new friends. Whatever it is that you're looking for, you will find it in this camp! Enjoy field trips to watch the Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers on July 24, and Lucky Strike Bellevue on July 26.

Gamer's Delight
No matter what the sport or game may be, we'll teach you how to play it better! Don't know any good games? We'll teach you how to create them! Ever played Super Mario's Power-Up Home Run Derby? How about the Angry Bird's Obstacle Course? Whether you want to learn a new game or just get better at something familiar like flag football and soccer, this camp is awesome, and it's just what you're looking for! Enjoy a bowling, video game and pizza party at Lucky Strike Bellevue on August 2.

Wet n' Wild
Celebrate the sunny weather by getting outside playing games and activities, enjoying the sunshine and playing in the water! Spend a day at the water park, explore a local beach, and soak your camp counselors in the dunk tank. Who wouldn't want to be a part of that? Sign up today because this camp always fills to capacity quickly!

Bellevue Parks & Community Services will again team up with Soccer Tech, Inc. for their 15th summer to offer youth soccer camps. Each day, participants will focus on the techniques of dribbling, passing and scoring goals. Participants will also open the session and close the session with fun small-sided soccer games. Campers will be divided into groups according to age and ability level. Approximately 1:10 ratio of staff to participants.

Location: Hidden Valley Sports Park

Location: Robinswood Community Park

TetraBrazil Soccer Academy offers unique programs of technical development that challenge each player to raise their game to new heights. The TetraBrazil Soccer Academy will teach your child more than just techniques and tactics. Each member of the TetraBrazil coaching staff will bring an authentic taste of the flair, passion, and creativity of Brazilian soccer to our summer camps. Typical sessions include: Brazilian warm ups, fast footwork, individual skills, combination plays, Brazilian moves, 1 v 1 attaching, speed training, crossing and shooting.

UK International Soccer brings you the best of UK soccer. UKIS coaches will use their INSPIRE curriculum, a methodology to develop the whole player as an athlete and as a person, providing children with the tools/self-belief to reach goals on/off the field. Daily schedule includes warm-up, skills, fundamentals, small-sided games, technical session and tournaments. View flyer

Junior Kendo Camp
Pre-requisite - Intermediate Kendo Class or permission from instructors)
Kendo camp is for those students who have completed beginning kendo and are in either intermediate or advanced kendo. Individuals with previous experience from other programs must contact the teacher for approval to enroll in the kendo camp.

  • Ages: 8-18
  • Fees: $100/resident and $120/non-resident
  • Dates: Aug 5 to Aug 9
  • Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Register for course 1901638

PRO BASEBALL SUMMER CAMP
This camp offers quality baseball instruction - hitting, throwing, fielding, games, and scrimmages. Located at Hidden Valley Park, this camp, taught by Steve Goucher and his staff, is well-suited for all players, from the aspiring to the elite. Steve is a former professional baseball play and an Atlanta Braves scout who has coached baseball at all levels. Don't miss out on the fun! View Flyer

PRO BASEBALL FRIDAY NIGHT CAMP
This evening baseball camp will keep players cool and out of the summer heat. Camp offers quality baseball instruction - hitting, throwing, fielding, games, and scrimmages. Located at Robinswood Park (ballfield), this camp, taught by Steve Goucher and his staff, is well-suited for all players, from the aspiring to the elite. Steve is a former professional baseball play and an Atlanta Braves scout who has coached baseball at all levels. Don't miss out on the fun! View flyer

Ultimate Frisbee is an exciting, non-contact team sport that mixes elements from sports such as soccer, basketball, and American football into one high-energy game. Top-level Ultimate players required an unmatched degree of speed, stamina and agility, yet the simplicity of the rules means it is easy and fun for newcomers to pick up. The sport is also self-refereed, emphasizing mutual respect between players. The camp will be coached by veteran coaches from the Seattle area. DiscNW camps host over a thousand kids each summer in the Seattle area, and we're bringing it to the Eastside. Campers will receive a camp disc and jersey as a part of their registration fee.

  • Ages: 8-14
  • Fee: $290
  • Location: Big Picture School
  • Days/Time: Mondays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Dates:
    • July 9-13
    • July 16-20
    • July 23-27
  • Register through DiscNW's web site

JET'S GYMNASTICS EXPRESS SUMMER CAMP - BIG FLIPS (ages 6-12)
Learn gymnastics or improve your current gymnastics skills. Our grade school camp provides basic to intermediate gymnastics training. Gymnastics builds strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and confidence, a valuable athletic foundation to excel in a variety of sports. Each student will experience gymnastics, including tumbling, bars, beam and vault, progressing at his or her own level. Classes are non-competitive and focus on general fitness, self-esteem and fun. We accommodate all skill levels in our camps and teach to the ability of each boy or girl.

  • Ages: 6-12
  • Fees: $180/resident and $200/non-resident
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Dates/Time: Aug 5-9, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Register for course 1901633

SUMMER CHEER CAMP (ages 5-14)
Learn to be a cheerleader! This cheer camp is designed for those who want to cheer, jump and dance. It's a fun five-day camp where participants will learn to perform cheers and dance routines, and even do some beginning stunting and tumbling. All cheerleaders will receive a camp T-shirt and megaphone. Please bring a sack lunch, a snack, and a water bottle. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

CHEERLEADING - CHEER/STUNT/TUMBLING CAMP (ages 8-18)
Come to cheer camp! This camp offers a challenge to both beginning- and advanced-level youth, with no prior cheerleading experience required. The focus will be on fundamentals of cheerleading, including tumbling, stunts, motions, dance strength and flexibility.

  • Ages: 8-18
  • Fees: $155/resident and $181/non-resident
  • Location: Ringdall Middle School
  • Days: Monday to Thursday
  • Dates/Time: July 29-Aug 1, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Register for course 1901636

CHEER CAMP - INTRO TO CHEER (ages 5-14)
Learn to be a cheerleader! This cheer camp is designed for those who want to cheer, jump and dance. It's a fun, four-day camp where participants will learn to perform cheers and dance routines. All cheerleaders will receive a camp gift! Please bring a snack and a water bottle. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

  • Ages: 5-14
  • Fees: $75/resident and $85/non-resident
  • Location: Highland Community Center
  • Days: Monday to Thursday
  • Dates/Time: June 24-27, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Register for course 1901637

Bellevue's Youth Sports and Fitness programs seek to make the sports experience safe, fun and healthy for all children. In addition, these programs promote the value and importance of sports and physical activities in the emotional, physical, social and mental development of youth. Participation in sports and activities develops important character traits and lifelong values. Participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability.

  • Get active: Programs are held year-round and city-wide for youth ages 3 to 12 years. Clinics and Leagues are held during the school year, and a full spectrum of day camps and clinics are held during school breaks and the summer.
  • Sports and Fitness = Fun! Youth have a FUN learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifelong sports and fitness skills.

The goal of Bellevue's Youth Sports and Fitness programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. This program serves all youth, regardless of skill and ability, and provides fun learning experiences with the opportunity to develop lifetime sports and fitness skills.

Some of the programs offered include:

  • Traditional/Seasonal Sports Leagues: basketball, soccer, baseball, and track and field
  • School Break Youth Sports Day Camps
  • Youth Martial Arts
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Special Events
  • Fitness/Self Improvement
  • Skateboard Park

Bellevue's sports leagues are generously supported by Land o'Frost Lunch Meats. See sponsor website for special savings for youth sports league participants.

Land O'Frost logo - youth sports

This law was passed in Washington state in 2009. It prohibits youth athletes suspected of sustaining a concussion from returning to play without a licensed healthcare provider's approval. The law will directly affect youth sports, head injury policies and future City of Bellevue youth participants.

To help parents and children stay informed, Bellevue will help distribute information about this new law. Before any child is allowed to participate in a City of Bellevue Youth Sports program, the documents listed below must be read, signed and turned in prior to participation. These documents are also included in the informational packets for parents and coaches.

Call 425-452-4627 before travelling to a Youth Sports program to ensure the facility is open.

In the event of inclement weather, the Parks & Community Services Department will make every effort to communicate the status of facilities and programs, special events and rentals. Administration will decide whether to cancel a program or close a facility based upon the safety of participants and employees and the ability to appropriately staff programs and facilities.

As a general rule, if the Bellevue School District is closed due to a weather event, Parks & Community Services Department classes and programs will be cancelled for the entire day. If the Bellevue School District is on a delayed schedule, call the facility for an updated status report. Select facilities may be open for drop-in activities at a modified level. If you are unable to reach the facility, call the Parks & Community Services Department's general information number at 425-452-6885. Inclement weather can affect park use and trail conditions. Please use caution when visiting park sites during poor weather, as trails and other park facilities may become wet and slippery. Park trails may be closed.

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