Girls Place offers a Spring and Fall Volleyball season to girls in 3rd-8th Grade. The girls will learn the fundamentals of volleyball in a energetic and encouraging environment. Click on the tabs above to learn more.
The cost for the 2021 Spring Volleyball season is $110. An active 2022 Girls Place Membership ($20) is also required to participate in all GP programs!
Every season we are able to provide a limited number of scholarship opportunities to our athletes. Priority is given to families experiencing financial hardship and extenuating circumstances that would otherwise limit their ability to participate. Families are required to volunteer in exchange for their participation fees. The administrative staff and the economic status of Girls Place shall determine the amount of members assisted and the level of assistance.
Space is limited to 66 girls this season.
Registration Opens – February 24, 2022
Registration Closes – March 7, 2022
Full Payment Due – March 8, 2022
Evaluations – Monday, March 7 5:45-6:45 OR Tuesday, March 8 5:45-6:45 (parents may not be in the gym)
Teams Announced – Friday, March 11; Girls will be on teams based on grade level: Division 1 (3rd-5th) and Division 2 (6th-8th). 5th graders that are evaluated at a high level by the evaluation team, may be moved up to Division 2. Decisions are solely based on in-person evaluations.
Coaches Meeting – TBA
Practice Begins – Monday, March 14 or Wednesday, March 16 (depending on scheduled practice days)
Games begin – Friday, April 1, 2022
Games – Fridays OR Saturday this season (April 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 and May 6-7, 13-14)
Picture Day – TBA
Championship Week – May 16-20, 2022
**Please look at white board in gym for any schedule changes and the tournament bracket!
During registration you will be able to select your preferred practice days; however, our first priority is equality among teams so this request might not be granted. We cannot accept requests for specific practice times or coaches.
Practices are held on either Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday and will be one hour long.
When will practices start?
Practices will start the Week of March 14. Your will receive an email that will tell you what team your daughter is on with a schedule of practice days and times! NO PRACTICES OR GAMES DURING SPRING BREAK.
All girls MUST participate in evaluations Monday, March 7 OR Tuesday, March 8 from 5:45-6:45. Parents may not be in the gym during evaluations. You will be given the option when you register your daughter. Evaluations are NOT tryouts, everyone who registers will be placed on a team. We use the evaluations to determine skill level so that we can make teams as even and fair as possible.
Our coaches are all volunteers from the community who are passionate about volleyball and giving back to their community. We rely on our volunteer coaches to provide a nurturing and enriching learning environment. We want to teach our girls how to play sports – starting with a solid foundation of the fundamentals while gradually implementing new skills and challenging them throughout the season. If you are interested in coaching this season, please complete our application! All coaches are required to complete to a Level 2 FDLE Background Screen prior to coaching.
**COACHES CLINIC – This season there will be a mandatory coaches meeting. The meeting will comprise of expectations for the season, as well as going over the rules and how GP will be represented. Coaches will also be trained on all of our COVID-19 precautions and procedures for the upcoming season.
COACHES CLINIC – TBA
Each team will play a minimum of one game on the weekends throughout the season. The game schedule will be announced during the first week of practice. An e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address provided during registration with a link to view the game schedule. We will also post a copy of the schedule on the bulletin board in the gymnasium.
Sponsorships and donations are vital to the success of the athletic program. If you are interested in sponsoring a team or the general athletics fund, please complete the sponsorship form and contact us for more information.