Spring 2016, Pleasant Grove is offering co-ed youth soccer for ages 4-11. Our goal is to have at least one team for each age group (U6, U8, U10, & U12). We will be competing in a league with the YMCA, Franklin Co. Rec, and Madison Co. Rec. The cost to play is $45 per athlete and will include a jersey for each player. Practice will start the week of March 14 and Opening Day will be Saturday, April 2nd. Each player will need to provide their own soccer cleats and shin guards. Baseball, football or softball cleats are not allowed due to the cleat under the front toe. Mouth guards are optional. We will need volunteer coaches for each team, so if you are interested in coaching, please contact Emily King, 706-988-7198.
Spring 2016, Pleasant Grove is offering youth girls lacrosse for ages 7-12; the first of any kind in the area. Our goal is to introduce the fastest growing sport to our local youth. The inaugural year, we will be competing internally and hope to add more games with local teams in the surrounding areas in the upcoming seasons. The Cost to play will be $45 per athlete and will include a jersey for each player. Practice will start March 21st and will be held at Bowman Park in Bowman, Ga. Games will start April 9th and will be held at Bowman Park as well. Each player will need to provide their own cleats, mouth guard and youth girls’ stick. You can get the needed equipment at Dick Sporting Goods & Academy Sports in both Athens and Anderson locations. If you have questions regarding which equipment to buy, please contact Emily King, 706-988-7198
Dicks Sporting Goods:
Stx offers Girls’ Nova Lacrosse Starter Kit $69.97 Includes: stick, bag, and goggles.
Brine Girls’ Dynasty Rise Lacrosse Starter Pack $79.99 Includes: Stick, bag and goggles
Under Armour Girls’ lacrosse stick $39.99
Lax World (online or in Atlanta) Laxworld.com
STX Starter Pack $79.99; Maverik Twist beginner Package $79.00