Holland Township Parks & Recreation: HCT Parks & Rec News

Monday, September 15
Punt, Pass, & Kick on Sunday, September 14 - Results Announced

The NFL's local Punt/Pass/Kick competition was held on Sunday, September 14.  The competition begins at 12pm with registration taking place beginning at 11:30am.  This was a Free competition for boys and girls ages 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, and 14-15 as of December 31, 2014.  The event was held at the matt Urban Complexin Holland.

Results have been posted as well as additional information regarding the winners.  To view the results, click the "Miscellaneous Youth Programs" sub site listed belo and then click the "NFL Punt, Pass, & Kick" tab listed to the left of that page.  Winners advance to the Sectional contest to be held at West Ottawa High School on Sunday, October 12, @ 12pm

Friday, September 12
Tiny Tacklers Dates and Sites Announced

The Holland Township "Tiny Tackler" program will begin next week Tuesday, September 16, and will continue for an additional three Tuesdays from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the full sized baseball field at eth Quincy Park Little League & Soccer Complex.  Use the entrance on 144th just north of Quincy St.  You will see the dog park at the main entrance.  Once you enter the park, turn left on the road leading to the playing areas, continue north towards the full size field, cross the bridge, and park in the lot provided.  Once there you will check in with Holland Township staff and then the class will begin at 6:30pm.  Please get there ahead of time to check in.  Remember, the class starts at 6:30pm!  If you have any
questions please contact us!

Tuesday, September 2
2014 Fall/Winter Program Information To Be Released, New Processes Unveiled

Holland Township Recreation has changed the process of our program information distibution process.  For years we have put together a single flyer highlighting our programs.  Due to rising costs as well as the desire to look for alternative ways to get our information out we are changing our distribution process and listing options.  Here is what we have in store for the distribution of our 2014 Fall/Winter program information...

  • Post Cards 
    • Instead of flyers we will be handing out larger-sized post cards featuring our individual program listings, only.  The post cards will be approximately 6"x9".
    • We would also list the registration options and contact information on these cards utilizing both sides.  Our intent is to really focus people on going to our web site for their program information and registration options.  It will be professionally done and we believe it will help make our department more efficient.
    • These cards will delivered to area schools during the first week of September
  • Web Site Listing
    • We will continue to offer a sub-sites listed on our web site for all of our programs.  Click the appropriate sub-site listing for specific information on each program we offer
      • Intro To Basketball, Girls Little Panthers Baskeball, Panther Cubs Basketball, & Girls Panther Pride Basketball listed under "Girls Youth Basketball & Intro To Baskeball"
      • Tiny Tacklers listed under "Miscellaneous Youth Programs"
      • Elementary & Middle School Dance teams listed under "Elementary & Middle School Dance"
      • Snowmobile Safety listed under "Safety Classes"
      • Adult Women's Volleyball listed under "Adult Volleyball"
      • Programs from Fabiano's Karate, The Soccer Stop, & Great Lakes Equestrian are listed under "Local Business Program Options"
  • E-Mail Blasts
    • Each school that we deal with 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 information out through our Constant Contact service to lists 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

Wednesday, August 21
New Michigan Sports Concussion Law

A new concussion law for youth participants, parents, and coaches is now a part of the registration process.  Parnets and participants must sign a concussion information sheet while coaches must now take a mandatory online concussion training test in order to volunteer coach for any youth activity.  For more information on this law please click the "Site Home Page" tab at the top of this page and then click the tab entitled "Sports Concussion Law" for all of the details

Scholarship Application Information

The 2014 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 2014 form 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 coordinated by outside businesses or organizations are not eligible for scholarships. Only (1) one scholarship is required to be completed per participant for the 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.