Recreation & Fitness

Youth Recreation

Youth Recreation has always been important to Gillam-Grant.  Getting out and enjoying a friendly sport with friends is important for youth development. Recreation is a great way for youth to gain the experience of working on a team. Registration going forward will be part of our online registration system. Below is a typical offering of our leagues

Summer Co-Ed Youth Soccer League (Non-Traveling)

Please note that age divisions have changed for the 2019 season.  Please consult the chart below to determine your child’s division.

Looking for a fun time? Youth soccer not only helps with a player’s skills and player development but also assists players through team building. So it does not matter if your child has a lot of experience or none at all, the youth soccer league has a spot in the program for them.   Multiple divisions are available for your player based on skill and age. Divisions are available for ages 3 to 10.  All divisions start in May.  Divisions include:

  • 4 Years Old – Little Kickers
    Is open to ages 3 & 4. Appropriate for children that have turned 3 years of age by April 1 of the current year and will not turn 5 before April 1. Little Kickers practices will take place on Tuesday and Thursdays
  • Under 6 Division
    This program is open to ages 4 & 5.  Players must be 4 by December 1 of the past year & not 7 before December 31st of the current year. Practices will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • Under 8 Division
    This program is open to ages 6 and 7. Players must not be 8 by December 31st of the current year.  Practices will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • Under 10 Division
    This program is open to ages 8 and 9. Players must not be 10 by December 31st of the current year. Practices will take place for Girls on Tuesdays & Thursdays and for Boys on Mondays & Wednesdays.

Summer Youth Baseball League
Our youth baseball program provides opportunities for all ages to participate in one of America’s favorite past times.  There are several divisions available for ages 4 to 12. Practices start in May. Those divisions include:

  • T-Ball:  ages 4 to 6 (must be 4 by November 30 of the previous year)
    Practices will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
  • T-Shirt:  ages 7 & 8 (must be 7 by May 1 of the current year)
    Practices will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Little League Minors: ages 9 & 10 (Must be 9 by May 1 of the current year)
    Practices will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Little League Majors: ages 11 & 12 (Must be 11 by May 1 of the current year)
    Practices will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Summer Youth Softball League
Our youth softball program is open to all children between the ages of 7 and 18.  The divisions that we offer include:

  • Youth Softball:  ages 7 to 9 (Must not be 10 by July 1 of the current year)
  • Youth Softball:  ages 10 to 12 (Must not be 13 by July 1 of the current year)
  • Jr./Sr. Softball:  ages 13 to 15 (Must not be 16 by July 1 of current year)
  • JV/Varsity Softball:  ages 16 to 18 (Must not be 19 by July 1 of current year)

Winter Youth Basketball League
This league is open to boys and girls between the grades 3 to 8, with dates and times to be determined by individual coaches. The divisions that we have available include:

  • 3rd & 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • 6th grade
  • 7th & 8th grade   (Boy’s Fall League)

Byron-Bergen Sting Travel Soccer Team
Travel soccer teams for boys and girls ages 8 and above.


Isshin Ryu – Martial Arts Program

Karate, a martial art, promotes physical fitness and gives improved coordination. It builds confidence and self-esteem. The program includes conditioning exercises for stamina and strength. Karate promotes discipline and mental focus and is a fun activity for the whole family.  Open to students ages 5 and older, teens and adults. At the B-B Elementary School Gym and Cafetorium. Supervised and instructed by Hanshi Cyndy Jones. Class times are listed below:


Adult Fitness Programs

Our adult fitness programs are available for anyone over the age of 18. Our programs are always changing and improving,  please check out our newsletter for our latest offering. Listed below are the current fitness programs that are being offered.

  • Tuesday and Thursday Mixed Yoga – Yoga is designed to increase flexibility, build strength, and melt away tension. Yoga is a great way to exercise, linking breathing with movement. All ages & levels of experience and fitness welcome. Certified Instructor: Kathy Merritt, RYTl.
  • PiYo Live!MAKE A POWER MOVE. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-strengthening benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga movements.  You’ll perform a series of high-intensity, low-impact moves that will work every single muscle. No weights. No jumps. Just hardcore results! Bring a mat, water bottle,  and towel.

  • Indoor CyclingWHY CYCLING?? You will define and lean out your legs. Go at your own pace so beginners are welcome. It’s indoors so you can go all year round. It’s weather proof so no excuses! And the icing on the cake? You will enhance your cardiovascular fitness and burn a large amount of calories in one class. Weak joints? No problem, these classes are low impact! Bring a towel and water bottle.
  • SilverSneakers® Through the SilverSneakers® group exercise classes you will have access to programs that not only help you stay on track with your health and fitness goals but also provides programs that fit your needs. These classes are taught by a certified instructor, provided by Leroy Physical Therapy, is specifically trained to address your needs and goals while advancing your fitness level. The classes are designed with older adults in mind and are a great start to getting healthy and staying healthy. Classes are available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 10am when the center is open.
 

Program Registration Policy

Register online or by phone (494-1621) or in-person at Gillam-Grant Community Center. Registration and payment with GGCC is required one week prior to the program, unless otherwise indicated. GGCC reserves the right to cancel programs for any reason including lack of participation. Decisions to cancel classes due to low enrollment are made one week prior to the start date. If a class within a given program is cancelled, Gillam-Grant will make every effort to reschedule the class on a similar day, at a similar time. If this is not possible, the class may need to be made up on a different day and/or time. Gillam-Grant adheres to a no-refund policy unless otherwise indicated specific to a program.  Gillam-Grant reserves the right to charge a $40 returned check fee.