Welcome to the Westgate Community Center! We are one of 29 centers operated by the Columbus Recreation & Parks Department. We are located at 455 S. Westgate Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43204
We offer youth athletic leagues for boys and girls age 4-15 yr. old. We offer soccer, basketball, and t-ball leagues, along with skills clinics and camps throughout the year. This web site is where you register to play in our leagues. For our skills clinics and camps, please visit our class registration web site, https://apm.activecommunities.com/columbusrecparks
Welcome to the Westgate Recreation Center Youth Soccer Leagues. We are happy to have you as a part of our family and hope you find the leagues fun and enjoyable for your child! Our leagues are recreational, thus, it is a learning experience for your child. We stress teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun in all of our leagues. Please see below for important information regarding you and your child for this upcoming season!
The Westgate United Youth Soccer League consists of 2 seasons. We will play for 6 weeks in the fall of 2017 and 6 weeks in the spring of 2018. The fall season will begin play on Saturday, September 16th and run through Saturday, October 21st, 2017. The spring season will begin play on a date to be determinded and run through Saturday, May 19, 2018. All games are played on Saturday and will be played in all types of weather! In the event of severe weather, games may be postponed or cancelled, with this discretion left to the soccer committee. Each child will be required to have shin guards in order to play!
The cost for the 2017-2018 soccer seasons is: $50 per child.
REGISTRATION: MAY 2 – JUNE 30 (unless a league fills prior to the deadline!) Late Registration is July 1st -31st. All registrations must be completed in person after July 31st if space is available.
Registration is on-line- www.WestgateRecreationCenter.SiPlay.com
Payment is by credit/debit card. This payment is good for both seasons and refunds will not be made after August 1, 2017! The fee is for the child’s uniform (Shirt. Shorts, socks), and games! Practice time is not a part of the fee and cannot be guaranteed! Each coach will set their practice schedule, please work with your coach and remember they are volunteers who are taking their time to work with your child!
Welcome to the 2017-2018 Westgate Youth Basketball Program. We are happy that you have chosen us for your child’s basketball experience! We are excited to get the ball rolling and hope that you find the upcoming season to be rewarding for both you and your child.
Our program has 3 goals; *for the child to have fun *to learn *to want to continue to play.
The Basketball Program at Westgate revolves around these 3 goals for everyone who participates! We encourage and expect everyone to be positive at all practices and games and to cheer for all the players, not just your child or your team. We also expect sportsmanship at all games towards the officials, staff, team members and coaches.
Registration for the upcoming season is Oct. 3rd through Nov. 17th (or until full). Registrations taken after Nov. 17th may or may not be accepted depending on availability of spaces per league. Once a league is full, players will be placed on a wait-list. Wait-listed registrants will be called if space becomes available.
Basketball season begins on Saturday, January 13, 2018 and will end on or before Saturday, February 24, 2018.
We will offer leagues for the following age divisions: (age as of August 1, 2017)
5-6 yr / 7-8 yr / 9-11 yr. / 12-15 yr.
**ALL LEAGUES ARE CO-ED**
Registration is on-line- http://www.WestgateRecreationCenter.SiPlay.com
Payment is by credit/debit card. Refunds will not be made after November 17, 2017! The fee is for the child’s uniform and games! Practice time is not a part of the fee and cannot be guaranteed! Each coach will set their practice schedule, please work with your coach and remember they are volunteers who are taking their time to work with your child!
Staff will assign players to individual teams. We will make efforts to place players on teams based on their request, but please be aware that we cannot guarantee these requests.
Once teams are assigned, we will notify the coaches and they will then begin to contact their players. Practices will begin the week after Thanksgiving and run through December. Once the season begins, practice is not guaranteed, but every effort will be made to have time available for all the teams to practice once each week here at the center.
Thanks for registering your child for our basketball program and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the center staff.
We are always looking for volunteer coaches, so if you are interested in coaching, please contact the center staff for more information.