Holland Township Parks & Recreation: Welcome

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Welcome to the Holland Township Parks & Recreation web site.  This site features information and updates on parks, programs and so much more!  For specific program information please click the appropriate program options listed below.  For Registration Options see the instructions listed below.  For web site directions please continue reading below...

  • Home Page...the official Home Page of the Holland Charter Township Recreation Department
  • Staff...Contact Information for the Holland Township Parks & Recreation Staff
  • HCT Parks & Rec News...Department News and Announcements
  • Calendar...Local Program & Special Event listings (See specific program sub-sites for more detailed calendars)
  • Locations...Google directions to all of our local program and area-wide sites
  • Forms, Flyers, & Policies...View and/or download various forms & programs, and event flyers
  • Registration Options...Mail-In, Online, and Walk-In registration option instructions
  • Links...listings of Community Partners
  • State & National Champions...listing of various state and national championship teams and players from HCT Rec.
  • Sports Concussion Law...information on the new Michigan concussion law

Holland Township Parks & Recreation Programs
Adult Slow Pitch Softball     Adult Volleyball    
Boys Baseball & T-Ball     Elementary & Middle School Dance    
Girls Lakeshore Area Little League     Girls Softball & T-Ball    
Girls' Youth Basketball & Intro To Basketball     Hall Of Fame    
Holland Community Aquatic Center     Lakeshore Area Youth Basketball League    
Local Business Program Options     Miscellaneous Youth Programs    
Safety Classes     Soccer Field Schedules - Spring 2016    
Youth Football & Youth Cheer    

Monday, November 28
Girls Middle School Area League Updates Remaining Schedule

The Lakeshore Girls Middle School Basketball League has updated he remaining three weeks of the schedule.  To view the schedule as well as go to the league web site please click the following...

  • http://www.eteamz.com/HollandTownship/index.cfm?subsite=5937088

Monday, November 28
Little Panthers Girls Basketball Games at Great Lakes and WOHS North

The games for Girls Little Panthers basketball on December 3 are scheduled as follows...

  • Saturday, December 3
  • 9:45am for all games
  • 4th & 5th graders at West Ottawa High School NORTH Building 
  • 2nd & 3rd graders at Great Lakes Elementary

Click the "Locations" tab for directions to this site, if necessary

Thursday, December 1
Girls 5th and 6th Little Panthers Basketball Part II

Holland Township Recreation and West Ottawa Public Schools are working together for the eighth year in a row in offering another opportunity for current 5th & 6th grade girls to play in an area-wide basketball league. This league features teams from Holland, Hamilton, Saugatuck, Fennville, Allegan, and Zeeland. This isa recreation, yetmore competitive program in which teams will have home and away games. Scores and standings will be kept.  

This league is an excellent opportunity to play against other local programs with just a minimum amount of travel required. Team practices will be on weeknights (Monday andThursday) with all games being played on Saturday mornings beginning Saturday, January 14 and concluding on Saturday, February 25. Game times will be 9am, 10am, 11am, & 12pm.

Please note that teams will be made up of 10 players ONLY!! We would like to have teams made up of strictly 5th & 6th graders only. However, if we do have a waiting list with enough players for a team(s) we will combine 5th & 6th graders but will need to play in the 6th grade league.

The cost for the program is $55.00 and includes a reversible jersey for 5th graders & a short sleeve shooting shirt for 6th graders. The deadline is Monday, December 5 at 5pm

Registration Options include the following:

WALK-IN-Register at the Holland Charter Township Offices (353 North 120thAvenue * Holland * MI * 49424) from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

MAIL-IN-Fill out the mail-in form and mail tothe address listed above.



Monday, November 28
West Ottawa's London Bateman Places 3rd in State Punt, Pass & Kick Finals

Congratulations to London Bateman who finished in third place for the 6-7 year old division of the NFL's Punt, Pass, & Kick State Finals that took place at Ford Field during the Detroit Lions/Jacksonville Jaguars game on November 20.  London won both the local and regional contests hosted by Holland Township and earned a trip to the state finals as one of the top four finishers in his age group.  London is a student at West Ottawa's Lakewood Elementary School.  Way to go, London Bateman!


2016 Fall & Winter Programs Announced - Registration Available Immediately

Holland Township Recreation Fall & Winter Programs are now available for registration!! Postcards were sent out through the schools on the Northside of Holland during the week of September 19th. Below are ways that you may find out more program information & details for our upcoming fall and winter programs... 

  • Large -Sized Post Cards 
    • These post cards feature program listings, contact information, and our local business partners. Our intent with these post cards is to get parents and participants to go to our website for more program & registration information.
  • Web Site Listing
    • We will continue to offer a sub-sites listed on our web site for all programs that we offer. Click on the appropriate sub-site on our website for specific information on each program that we offer
      • Girls Youth Basketball (Little Panthers Part I) & Intro to Basketball
      • Elementary & Middle School Dance
      • Adult Women's Volleyball
      • Girls Lakeshore Area Basketball League (Little Panthers Part II)
      • Miscellaneous Programs - Intro to basketball and Punt, Pass, & Kick
      • Holland Community Aquatic Center
      • Programs from local businesses including the Storm Training Center, BAM, USA, Soccer Stop Sportsplex, Great Lakes Equestrian, and Fabiano's Karate are listed under the sub-site "Local Business Program Options"
  • E-Mail Blasts
    • Each school that receives postcards from Holland Township Recreation will receive an e-mail from us that we hope they will pass on to their students' parents, via e-mail. We will also e-mail our program information through our Constant Contact service to emails that we have on file
  • Detailed Flyer
    • A more detailed flyer will also be listed on the web site, however, whatever is listed there will also be on each sub-site listing, too.  Click the "Forms,Flyers, & Policies" tab to view and/or download a brochure  

Scholarship Application Information

The 2016 Holland Charter Township Recreation Scholarship Application is available on the Holland Township Recreation web site.  In order to obtain a scholarship for recreation programs you will need to review and fill out the 2016 application completely as well as supply the necessary documentation to support the application. 

The scholarship program now features the possibility of a 25% to 75% reduction in recreation fees, if you qualify. The scholarship program is for Holland Township residents, ONLY!!! Programs that are coordinated by outside businesses or organizations are not eligible for scholarships. 

Only (1) one scholarship application is required to be completed per participant for the calendar year. Only (1) scholarship is available per participant per calendar year. Download a copy of the Holland Township Recreation Scholarship form by clicking the "Forms, Flyers, & Policies" tab listed to the left of the Home Page.


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