Private Community
Youth Clubs
*Not operated by the
Grand Forks Park District

Youth Archery

Youth NASP Archery

Location: Red River Archery Indoor Range, 2001 N 42nd St., Grand Forks, ND, 58208

For more info, visit: redriverarchers.org

Youth Baseball

Cal Ripken Baseball

  • Registration: TBD | 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Gambucci Arena
  • Register online at: www.gfbaseballsoftball.com
  • Age Groups: 9-10 years & 11-12 years (*age as of April 30, 2017)

Babe Ruth Baseball

  • Registration: TBD | 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Gambucci Arena
  • Register online at: www.gfbaseballsoftball.com
  • Age Groups: 13 – 15 years (*age as of April 30, 2017)

For more information, visit: gfbaseballsoftball.com

Youth Basketball

Fastbreak Basketball League

Fall Leagues

  • Boys & Girls | Grades 3-4 & 5-8

Winter Traveling Teams

  • Boys & Girls | Grades 3-6

Spring Swish Season

  • Boys & Girls | Grades 7-11
  • Contact: Matt | 218-791-2259

For more info, visit: gffastbreak.com

Youth BMX Racing

BMX Racing Club

Join the Red River BMX Racing Club and hit the track on Wednesday nights!

Where: West track on Highway 2 (just west of the Grand Forks Gun Club)

Contact: Ron Martin, 701.740.1206 or Chad Swendseid, 218.791.2204

For more info, visit: The RedRiverBMX Facebook page

Youth Curling

Junior Curling Program

Junior Curling is for beginning and novice curlers 10 years of age and up. This program will focus on skill development as well as advancement in the USCA youth curling program.

Location: GF Curling Club | 1124 7th Avenue South

Contact: Dan Lindgren for info & registration

Youth Football

Fall Tackle Football League

The youth football league was established to promote football by teaching area youth the game’s proper fundamentals while fostering teamwork and sportsmanship. The GF Park District does not run GF Youth Football. For all program and registration information, visit: www.gfyouthfootball.com

Teams: All players will play on teams consisting of players from their grade level. *Rural teams made up of players in both 5th and 6th grade will play in the 6th grade division.

When: July – October

Where: Williamson Fields (next to Purpur Arena)

Registration: Register at gfyouthfootball.com

Parents: All coordinators and coaches for the league are volunteers. The league needs coaches. Please volunteer.

Youth Football

Fellowship of Christian Athletes & YMCA Youth Flag Football

Faith based flag football limited to 110 players (10 teams).

Who: Boys & Girls, Grade 1-4

When: July

Where: Cushman Field 

Registration: Register at grandforksflagfootball.com

Girl Scouts

Dakota Horizons Girl Scouts

Dakota Horizons has many Pathways for girls to be involved. You can join a troop and meet new friends. Girls can also participate in recreational programs or travel to a variety of destinations! Find out how Girl Scouts can be a part of exploring your interests.

Location: 2525 Demers Ave. Grand Forks, ND

Registration: For more info & to register, visit: gsdakotahorizons.org

Contact: Rebecca Holmes

Youth Gymnastics

Red River Valley Gymnastics

Come & join the fun at Red River Valley Gymnastics! We are a local non-profit, offering programming for preschool, recreational, performance teams, cheer, men’s & women’s competitive teams.

Contact: 701-746-2797

Registration: www.rrvg.org

Visit us on Facebook: RRVG

Youth Hockey

Grand Forks Youth Hockey Association

GF Youth Hockey Association | Not operated by the GF Park District

  • Squirt Travel – (A&B) and Girls 10U
  • Squirt In-House
  • Mites, Termites, and Girls 8U
  • Peewee Travel & Girls 12U
  • Bantams & Girls 14U

CONTACT:

Jessie Close
Youth Hockey Assoc. – All other Hockey Leagues
p: 701.787.0316

Steve Johnson
Youth Hockey Assoc. – All other Hockey Leagues
p: 701.787.0315

Private Youth Hockey Leagues

Junior Gold Hockey / GF Stallions: The league is for players age 15 – 18 years old. You must be currently enrolled full time in high school. Players will compete in the North Dakota Jr. Gold Hockey League. Tryouts will be held in the fall.

CONTACT: 

  • Brenda Haugen, 218.791.1513
  • Lee A. Haugen, 701.775.8028

Youth Lacrosse

Grand Cities Lacrosse (GCLA)

 There is a club lacrosse team in Grand Forks called the Grand Cities Predators. This club includes multiple teams spanning from the U9 (1st/2nd graders) up to and including the Varsity team (High School).

Lacrosse season typically runs from April through June and there are also many summer/fall traveling season opportunities if you would like to play lacrosse year-round.

For more information and to register, visit grandcitieslacrosse.org.

Youth Outdoor Adventure-Based Activities

Ground Up Adventures

Interested in non-traditional sports? Then get outside to discover the adventurous Grand Forks. Ground Up Adventures, a local non-profit, offers area youth of all ages the opportunity to develop skills and participate in outdoor adventure-based activities.

For more information, visit: groundupadventures.com

Junior Clay & Trap Shooting

Junior Sporting Clays Shooting (Ages 10 – 18)

Weekly league sporting clays target shooting. Improve your shotgun shooting skills at one of the most challenging shotgun sports.

Where: The Dakota Hunting Club & Kennel – Sporting Clays Range 

Ages: 10 – 18 years

Contact: Mike Collings, 701.213.2405 or 701.772.8789

Junior Trap Shooting (Ages 9 – 18)

Improve your shooting skills while having fun at this weekly trap shooting league for youth.

Where: The Grand Forks Gun Club

Ages: 9 – 18 years

Contact: GF Gun Club, 701.772.1551 or 701.215.2055 or email jonsecord@msn.com

Youth Skating

Border Blades Private Skating Club

Border Blades Figure Skating Club is affiliated with United States Figure Skating (USFS). Membership in the club enables youth skaters to compete in skating competitions and test according to USFS rules. Any level of skater may join.

For more information on all programs:

Youth Softball

Girls Fastpitch Softball

Grand Forks Competitive Girls Fastpitch was started in 2005 with one 18 & under team and has since grown to include 14 different teams. The program’s main focus is to teach players the basics of the game of fastpitch softball and give every girl involved the best opportunity to improve her skills as a player and as person.

AGE GROUPS:

  • 10u League (girls currently in grades 3 and 4)
  • 12u League (girls currently in grades 5 and 6)
  • 14u League (girls currently in grades 7 and 8)
  • 16u and 18u League (girls currently in grades 9 – 12)

For more information, visit: gfbaseballsoftball.com

Contact: Brenda Keitzman, GF Fastpitch Coordinator | Email

Youth Volleyball

Stars Athletics Volleyball Club (Grades 5 – 12)

Stars Athletics offers an encouraging environment where young athletes can develop their volleyball skills and knowledge to their highest ability.

For more info & registration, contact: starsathletics@hotmail.com