Holland Township Parks & Recreation: HCT Parks & Rec News

Monday, April 20
Middle School Softball Games Cancelled

The West Ottawa Middle School softball games scheduled for Harbor Lights and at Grandville have been cancelled due to the weather.  Makeup options are being considered and will be announced when available.  Also, no practices tonight for our middle schools teams, too.

Thursday, April 16
Boys & Girls Tball and Coach Pitch Registration Deadline Approaching

Boys and Girls Tball & Coach Pitch registration is currently taking place. The cost for each participant is $25.00 until May 8, 2015. Fee goes up to $30.00 after this date. The registration deadline is Friday, May 15 @ 5:00pm. All participants that sign up before Firday, May 15 @ 5:00pm will be guaranteed a spot on a team. Those that sign up after the deadline will be placed on a wait list with no guarantee of team placement.

Programs Available:
- Boys & Girls Tball League
- Boys 1st Grade Coach Pitch League
- Boys 2nd Grade Coach Pitch League
- Girls 1st - 3rd Grade Coach Pitch League
- Girls 4th - 6th Grade Coach Pitch League

Registration Options:
- Walk in
- Mail in  
- Online

If you have any questions, please contact the Holland Township Recreation Department at 616.395.0178.

Monday, January 19
2015 Winter/Spring Program Info Now Available, 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 have changed our distribution process and listing options. Here is what we have in store for the distribution of our 2015 Winter/Spring 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 second week of January
  • Web Site Listing
    • We will continue to offer a sub-sites listed on our web site for all of our programs. Click on the appropriate sub-site listing for specific information on each program that we offer
      • Little League Baseball, Boys Coach Pitch and Boys T-ball listed under "Boys Baseball & T-ball"
      • Little League Softball , Girls Recreation Softball, Girls Middle School Sofball, and Girls T-ball listed under "Girls Softball & T-ball"
      • Daddy/Daughter Dance and Easter Egg Hunt listed under "Miscellaneous Programs"
      • Hunter Safety & Boater Safety listed under "Safety Classes"
      • Adult Softball listed under "Adult Slow Pitch Softball"
      • Programs from local businesses 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 our program information through our Constant Contact service to email 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

Scholarship Application Information

The 2015 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 2015 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.