Youth

Great Bend RecYouth Sports & Leagues

Great Bend Rec promotes active lifestyles by offering sports and leagues for youth. Explore what we have to offer for all ages of youth! Download our activity guide to learn more.

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The Activity Guide Is Now Available!

Download the Activity Guide to view all Great Bend Rec Youth Sports & Leagues.

Great Bend RecFeatured Youth Sports & Leagues

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured State Baseball
Sunflower State Baseball League

(8 yrs - 14 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Blast Ball
Blast Ball League

(3 yrs - 4 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured T Ball
T Ball League

(5 yrs - 6 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Softball
Softball Leagues

(Rookie League 1st - 2nd grade, Sox League 3rd - 4th grade, Shortstop League 5th - 6th grade, Ponytail League 7th - 8th grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Baseball
Baseball Leagues

(Rookie League 1st - 2nd grade, Midget League 3rd – 4th grade, Mickey Mantle League 5th- 6th grade, Ralph Terry 7th - 8th grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Soccer Outdoor
Outdoor Soccer

Leagues (2nd - 3rd grade, 4th - 6th grade, 7th - 8th grade)
Instructional (Kindergarten, 1st Grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Soccer Indoor
Indoor Soccer

Leagues (2nd - 3rd grade, 4th - 6th grade, 7th - 8th grade)
Instructional (Kindergarten, 1st Grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Flag Football
Flag Football

(Kindergarten to 1st grade, 2nd - 3rd grade, 4th - 6th grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Volleyball
Volleyball

Leagues (3rd - 4th grade, 5th - 6th grade)
Instructional (1st - 2nd grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Basketball
Basketball

Leagues (3rd - 4th, 5th - 6th)
Instructional (1st grade, 2nd grade)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Rope Jumpers
Rope Jumpers

(7-12 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Tennis Lessons
Tennis Lessons

(6-10 yrs, 11-15 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Disc Golf
Disc Golf 101

(9-14 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Jr Golf Lessons
Jr. Golf Lessons

(8-12 yrs, 10-16 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Bubble Bump Soccer
Bubble Bump Soccer

(9-14 yrs)

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Featured Bowling
Bowling

(8+ years)

Youth Sports & Leagues Resources

General

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Parents Guide for Youth Sports
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Coaches Guide for Youth Sports
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Baseball

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Rookie League Rules
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Ralph Terry Rules
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Midget League Rules
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Mickey Mantle League Rules
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Mickey Mantle League Schedule
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Midget League Schedule
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Ponytail League Schedule
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Ralph Terry League Schedule
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Rookie League Boys Schedule
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Rookie League Girls Schedule
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Shortstop League Schedule
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Sunflower Baseball League 8U
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Sunflower Baseball League 12U
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Basketball

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Basketball Boys 3 and 4 League Schedule
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Basketball Boys 5 and 6 League Schedule
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Basketball Girls 3 and 4 League Schedule
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Basketball Girls 5 and 6 League Schedule
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Blast Ball

Flag Football

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Flag football K and 1 League Schedule
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Flag Football 2 and 3 League Schedule
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Flag Football 4 through 6 League Schedule
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Soccer

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Indoor Soccer Boys 2 and 3 League Schedule
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Indoor Soccer Boys 4 through 6 League Schedule
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Indoor Soccer Boys 7 and 8 League Schedule
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Indoor Soccer Girls 2 and 3 League Schedule
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Indoor Soccer Girls 4 through 6 League Schedule
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Indoor Soccer Girls 7 and 8 League Schedule
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Youth Outdoor Soccer 2 and 3 League Schedule
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Outdoor Soccer Boys 4 through 5 League Schedule
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Youth Outdoor Soccer 6 and 8 League Schedule
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Softball

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Sox Rules
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Shortstop Rules
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Ponytail Rules
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T-Ball

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T Ball Rules
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T Ball Boys League Schedule
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T Ball Girls League Schedule
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Volleyball

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Youth Volleyball 3 and 4 League Schedule
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Youth Volleyball 5 and 6 League Schedule
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Youth Sports & LeaguesPolicies & Info

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General Sports Policies
  • Facilities may be used only by Great Bend Rec/USD 428/City of Great Bend and affiliated groups or organizations for scheduled activities and practices.
  • Team coolers are permitted inside the GB Sports Complex. Individual coolers are not allowed inside the complex. There is a concession stand available at the main building.
  • Alcohol is not permitted in the sports facility.
  • Grills or cookers are not permitted.
  • Pets are not permitted within facilities.
  • Smoking is not permitted within facilities.
  • Soliciting is not permitted.
  • Foul language is not permitted by players, coaches, or spectators. If you are found breaking this policy, you may be asked to leave the facility and/or banned from the tournament or league temporarily or permanently.
  • No food or drink allowed on gym floors. (only bottled water)
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Weather Related Cancellations or Postponements

Updates: All field closures and game cancellations can be found on our website or our Facebook page.

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Questions about Youth sports or leagues?

Questions about adult sports or leagues? Contact one of the appropriate staff members or submit an online form through our Contact page.

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Youth Sports & LeaguesAssociated Organizations

Sports Leagues Youth Great Bend Rec Associations NAYS
National Alliance for Youth Sports
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Youth Sports & LeaguesMeet the Staff

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Chris Umphres
Assistant Superintendent & Sports Director
  • image description (620) 793-3755, Ext. 114
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Paul Zamarripa
Assistant Sports Director
  • image description (620) 793-3755, Ext. 117
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Katelyn Henning-Sigler
Athletic Sports Supervisor
  • image description (620) 793-3755, Ext. 118
  • image description ksigler@gbrec.net

Youth Sports & LeaguesFrequently Asked Questions

How do I become a recreation official or scorekeeper?

You need to have a desire to learn the basic skills required to work youth or adult sports. Training will be provided. Complete a job application to get started.

How do I reserve a ball field or gym court for practice or games?

Please call the Great Bend Rec office at (620) 793-3755. Online reservations will be available soon.

How do I become a Great Bend Rec coach?

There is a coaching application and background check that will be required before coaching. Coaching can really impact the youth in our community and is critical to the success of any youth sports program.

How do I apply for a scholarship?

There is an application process that needs to be completed prior to enrolling. Please stop by the enrollment desk to start the process.

Are the Rec Leagues sanctioned?

No. The Rec Leagues are not sanctioned. The only sanctioned sports leagues are the youth tournaments and the Sunflower State Baseball League.

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Register Today for a Youth Sport or League

Follow the link below to register and enroll in a sport or league.