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    Youth Programs


    Start Smart (Pee Wee) Sports

    Call 209-5528 for more information on the Start Smart Sports programs and registrations. Times are subject to change due to the number of participants.

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    Start Smart Baseball

    Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 3-5 years old. The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment. Start Smart Baseball prepares children and their parents for organized baseball and softball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® and Hasbro® is used in teaching throwing, catching, batting, running and agility.

    About the Sessions

    • Age Requirements:
      3-5 years old
    • Fees:
      Resident: $35 / Non-Resident: $45
    • Location:
      Bryan Regional Athletic Complex
    • Days / Times:
      Wednesdays / 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
    • Spring 2020 Session Dates:
    • April 1 – May 6
    • Registration:
      Register Online Here

    Start Smart Soccer

    Start Smart Soccer is a developmentally appropriate introductory soccer program that teaches children the fundamental skills of soccer to prepare them for competitive play. Parents are encouraged to actively participate with their children.

    About the Sessions

    • Age Requirements:
      3-5 years old
    • Fees:
      Resident: $35 / Non-Resident: $45
    • Location:
      Bryan Regional Athletic Complex
    • Days / Times:
      Tuesdays or Thursdays / 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
    • Spring 2020 Session Dates:
    • March 17 – April 21
    • March 19 – April 23
    • Registration:
      Register Online Here


    Neal Recreation Center Programs

    600 N. Randolph, Bryan, Texas 77803
    Phone: (979) 209-5210

    Facilities

    Gymnasium

    The gym is designed for athletic programming and is equipped with a curtain, which allows it to divide in half. New game clock and recently installed wood floors.

    Classrooms

    The Classrooms include an arts and crafts room, multi-media room, and multi-purpose room.

    Fitness Room

    Equipped with updated cardio machines, weight –training circuit, single –station machines and a complete range of free weights, bench press and dumbbells as well as a pull up machine, leg strengthening machines, TV and Radio.

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    Programs

    After School Program  Spring 2020

    Affordable after-school program that provides organized games and activities as well as homework assistance led by Neal Recreation Center staff and volunteers.  Additional opportunities are available to participate in Boys & Girls Club Basketball League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  For ages K – 6.

    • Days / Times:
      January 8 – May 22, 2020   Monday – Friday / 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Program Duration:
      The program start the first day of school until school end. No transportation provided to the site.
    • Fees:
      Whole School Year: $55 / Semester: $27.50

    Big Brothers and Big Sisters

    Texas A&M student mentors work with children on school work, lead games and activities and serve as positive role models for the children at the Neal Recreation Center. Call (979) 209-5210 for more information.

    America Reads and Math Program

    The Neal Recreation Center is host to the America Reads and Math Program that begins in September. This Program was developed to enhance children’s abilities in reading and math skills. Call (979) 209-5210 for more information.


    Camps

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    Camp HERO

    • Age Requirements:
      5-12 years old
    • Location:
      Sam Houston Elementary: 4501 Canterbury Dr., Bryan 77802
    • Dates / Times:
      Monday – Friday, May 26 – August 7
      Drop off – as early as 7:30 a.m. / Pick-up – required by 6 p.m.
    • Fees:
      Program Registration Fee (one-time fee to reserve your place for the summer): $20: one child / $30: family
      Session Fees: Daily: $25 per child / Weekly: $100 for one child, $90 for each additional child

    WEEKSDATESTHEMES

    WEEK 1 May 26 – May 29 Soundtrack to Summer
    WEEK 2 June 1 – June 5 Imagination Station
    WEEK 3 June 8 – June 12 Rockin’ and Rollin’
    WEEK 4 June 15 – June 19 Jumpin’ through Summer
    WEEK 5 June 22 – June 26 Wacky Wildlife
    WEEK 6 June 29 – July 3 Party in the USA
    WEEK 7 July 6 – July 10 Mystery Week
    WEEK 8 July 13 – July 17 Shark Week
    WEEK 9 July 20 – July 24 Rolling with the Times
    WEEK 10 July 27 – July 31 Gold Rush
    WEEK 11 Aug 3 – Aug 7 HERO Games 2020
      • Registration: Register Here
        Or Register In Person: Bryan Parks and Recreation Office, Bryan Aquatic Center,
        Neal Recreation Center, or on-site during camp.

        Note: There are only 300 slots available in this program, so register early.

    Spring Break Camp

    • Age Requirements:
      Ages K – 6
    • Location:
      Neal Recreation Center
    • Dates / Times:
      M- F / March 9 – 13 / 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Fees:
      Resident: $5 per day / Non-resident: $7 per day  No meals provided

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    Summer Parks Program

    Want a fun and safe way to spend your summer? Summer Parks Program offers a place for your child to come play, meet new friends, and enjoy the outdoors. From exciting swim days to kickball tournaments and arts and crafts, your child will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of fun outdoor activities.

    • Age Requirements:
      5-12 years old
    • Locations:
      Bonham Park, Haswell Park, Tanglewood Park, and Villa West Park
    • Dates / Times:
      June 1 – July 10 / 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Fees:
      Free
    • Registration:
      Registration on your first day of camp at the park of your choice. If your child is a walker, please send a completed registration form with your child. Lunch provided by the Bryan ISD Summer Lunch Program.

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    Neal Recreation Center Summer Session No. 1

    A full day of camp, with organized games and supervised field trips. Breakfast and lunch is provided.

    • Age Requirements:
      5-14 years old
    • Location:
      Neal Recreation Center
    • Dates / Times:
      Monday – Friday, May 26 – June 26 / 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Fees:
      $40 individual / $35 for each additional family member

      Note: There are only 200 slots available in this program, so register early.

    Neal Recreation Center Summer Session No. 2

    A full day of camp, with organized games and supervised field trips. Breakfast and lunch is provided.

    • Age Requirements:
      5-14 years old
    • Location:
      Neal Recreation Center
    • Dates / Times:
      Monday – Friday, July 6 – Aug. 7 / 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Fees:
      $40 individual / $35 for each additional family member

      Note: There are only 200 slots available in this program, so register early.

    *These programs and camps are not licensed child-care programs


    Youth Sports Leagues and Clubs

    Bryan Thunderbolts Track Club Hurdles

    Bryan Thunderbolts Track Club

    The Bryan Thunderbolts Track Club is a youth program for all levels of experience with track and field events and distance running. Athletes will be provided the opportunity to reach his/her full potential by developing speed, agility, strength and endurance.

    • Age Requirements: 5-18 years old
    • Fees: $35
    • Location: Merrill Green Stadium at Bryan High School
    • Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
    • Times: Ages 12 and under: 5:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. | Ages: 13-18: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | View PDF Calendar
    • Session Dates: June 8 – July 11 (All Athletes) | July 20 – August 2 (Athletes who qualify for Games of Texas)
    • For More Information: Raymond Bradley: (979) 209-5203
    • Registration: Register Online Here

    Middle School Sports Academy

    By joining the Bryan Parks and Recreation Middle School Sports Academy, you are taking a huge step towards your future in athletics. This Academy will offer you one-on-one coaching with some of the most experienced coaches in the Brazos Valley.

    Each day, camp will be split into 2 gyms by skill level. Learn what it takes to become a champion with team exercises, character development, specific position work, and conditioning. With this Academy we aim to provide a club-level experience without the hassle of traveling all over the state.

    Do you play Volleyball or Basketball? Want to be a starter? It starts here in this Academy!

    Volleyball

    Ages: Incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls

    Dates and time: June 15 – July 14
    (Mondays and Tuesdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

    Location: Stephen F. Austin Middle School Gymnasium
    800 S. Coulter Dr., Bryan, TX 77803

    Cost: $125

    Register Online: Click Here to Register
    Register in Person: Download Registration Form
    Parks and Recreation Office
    1309 E. Martin Luther King
    (979) 209-5528

    Bryan Aquatic Center
    3101 Oakridge Drive
    (979) 209-5222

    Neal Recreation Center
    600 N. Randolph
    (979) 209-5210

    Basketball

    Ages: Incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls

    Dates and time: June 17 – July 16
    (Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

    Location: Stephen F. Austin Middle School Gymnasium
    800 S. Coulter Dr., Bryan, TX 77803

    Cost: $125

    Register Online: Click Here to Register
    Register in Person: Download Registration Form
    Parks and Recreation Office
    1309 E. Martin Luther King
    (979) 209-5528

    Bryan Aquatic Center
    3101 Oakridge Drive
    (979) 209-5222

    Neal Recreation Center
    600 N. Randolph
    (979) 209-5210

    Baseball/Softball

    Not sure which league is yours? Search by the player’s home or school address at littleleague.org.

    (Click here for league boundaries map)

    Football

    Soccer

    Basketball

    Archery

    USA Swim Teams

    Wrestling

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