Youth Sports and Dance

Willamalane’s individual and team sports focus on building skills and sportsmanship in a positive environment. Activities are available for preschoolers, grade schoolers, and middle schoolers, and are great for building athletic and social skills to last a lifetime.

We’re hiring coaches! Part-time coaches help young athletes build the sports skills they need to succeed in Willamalane programs and on-site at Springfield Public Schools. Interested? Apply here or check out our other jobs.

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My First Sports

Ages 4-6. Run, jump, dribble, toss, and bat alongside your little athlete! My First Sports creates a bonding experience like no other. Fall sports include Soccer, Basketball, and Indoor Track & Field. Parent participation is required in these introductions to athletics. Each participant receives a medal!

After-School All-Stars 
After-School All-Stars provides a variety of athletic and recreational clinics for K-5th Grade students, conveniently located at each local Elementary school. Kids will learn fundamentals and basic skills and develop the desire to continue with athletics. 

  • Centennial, Douglas Gardens, Guy Lee, Maple, Mt. Vernon, Page, Ridgeview, Riverbend, Thurston, Two Rivers, Walterville, Yolanda 
  • $49
  • See upcoming sessions


Kids can get started early with Minis Cheer and develop their spirit, skills, and sportsmanship throughout grade school and middle school.

Minis Cheer
Ages 5-7. Minis Cheer offers young kids a taste of the cheerleading world as they build basic skills. Participants will have opportunities to perform at local games during the season.

Youth/Junior Cheer Competition Team
Ages 8-14. Stunt, tumble, and jump! Build a solid foundation of cheer skills in this introductory group. Junior Cheerleaders will have multiple opportunities to perform and will train with the goal of competing and performing at a local competition and/or athletic events. 


Free Youth Pickleball Clinics

Entering grades K-12.  Willamalane is partnering with Emerald Valley Pickleball Club to run FREE pickleball clinics to teach the youth in our community the basics of this fast-growing sport.  We will be raffling off two sets of pickleball paddles each class!

  • Meadow Park
  • Free
  • Thursdays in August, 12:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Register here

Middle School Sports

Grades 6-8. Your middle schooler will develop athletic skills, teamwork, and sports mastery in the convenience of their school gym. Fall sports include Cross Country, Flag Football, Volleyball, and Basketball. These recreational leagues are a partnership with Springfield Public Schools and are open to all kids, regardless of skill level or ability. Scholarships are available.

6th Grade Girls Basketball

6th Grade Boys Basketball 

Cross Country

Flag Football


Sports Camps

Middle School Basketball Skills Camp

Grades 6-8. Get ready for the next Middle School Sports Season! Middle schoolers can join this skills-based camp and improve their fundamental basketball skills through essential drills on dribbling, passing, shooting, and game experience. Coaches will help young athletes build confidence, self-esteem, and passion for the game. 

  • Monday, Dec. 19-Friday, Dec. 23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Bob Keefer Center
  • $75 in-district, $90 out-of-district
  • Register here

Looking for team options for your kid? Check out KidSports, Springfield AYSO, and Kick City.

One-on-One Coaching

Ages 5-18. Willamalane’s experienced coaches will provide one-on-one private lessons in basketball, soccer, and volleyball. These lessons are designed for any youth with any ability. Students will be learning fundamentals and strategy as well as great life skills. Pre-registration is required for all lessons.

  • Bob Keefer Center
  • One student: $35 in-district, $42 out-of-district an hour.
  • Two students: $45 in-district, $54 out-of-district an hour.
  • Please call the athletics team at 541-736-4516 to set up your next lesson.



Willamalane has scholarships available for these programs! Learn more.
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