BUTTS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF LEISURE SERVICES

STAY UP TO DATE: Register online for all programs or check your youth sport account info. at: https://sports.bluesombrero.com/bcdls (click “Login“). Now available: Payment by credit card & debit card!  Please visit our Facebook page, facebook.com/bcdls, @BCDLS, for news, updates and photographs. Communication: We communicate with parents and coaches through e-mail and our websites, www.facebook.com/bcdls and www.bcdls.org  

Basketball

basketball-4838 2015/2016  Basketball Important Notes: The 5&6 year old Basketball instructional program will be held on Tuesdays at 6pm starting January 5th.  This program will run six weeks finishing up on February 9th.  All instruction will take place in the community center gym.  Participants will receive a shirt and Lil’ Champ ball included with their fee. The 6-8 year old youth league is co-ed.  All games will be held at the Community Center. The 9/10, 11/12, 13 /14, and 15/16 age group teams will compete in house.  In the event, we do not have four teams in a league, we will play in the Henry County League.   Away games will be played in Henry County. Home games will be played at the Community Center or the Jackson High School Competition Gym. Games will be played during the week and Saturdays. Transportation to away games will be the responsibility of the parents (Directions will be provided).  Parent Meetings will be held at each team’s first practice.

NEW THIS SPRING

Spring Soccer: Deadline to register is January 22nd

Spring Age Groups: U8, U10, and U12 Leagues League Registrations will need to be sufficient to have four teams in an age group. If U12 registration is not enough for four teams, we will play in the Henry County League and there will be travel involved. Games will begin in early March and finish in mid-May.  

Youth Baseball & Softball Registration: Deadline to register is February 15th

Register at the Butts County Community Center from 9 am-5 pm or go to bcdls.org and click on the blue sombrero link.

Important: Please stop by the office to check uniform sizes for your player.

Reorders due to incorrect sizing will require an additional fee.

    ***Note: A limited number of scholarships are available for individuals in need of financial assistance. Applications are available at the front desk and will be accepted until February 5th. ***

 

3 & 4 Year Old Blastball (Co-ed): Come and play the game with a honking base! A fast paced game that teaches fundamentals and is ideal for a young person’s attention span. Played with a tee, a foam bat and ball (no glove required). Come have FUN playing blastball! Players will receive a team shirt and hat. Cost is $30

5 & 6 Year Old Pitching Machine League: Learn the fundamentals of the sport and start hitting off a consistent pitch. Participants receive a team shirt, pants, socks, and hat. Cost is $50

 

Baseball Leagues: Age Control Date is May 1, 2016

Softball Leagues: Age Control Date is January 1, 2016

 

7 & 8 year olds $65           11 & 12 year olds $75

9 & 10 year olds $75        13-17 year olds $80

        Note: There is an additional fee of $20 for out of county players.

 

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JuanitaGET FIT WITH ZUMBAGet fit while having big fun with our new Zumba instructor, Juanita White, with classes at 10am on Saturdays,  7pm on Tuesdays, and 7pm Thursdays, all at the Butts County Community Center, 576 Ernest Biles Dr., Jackson.  Only $5 per class  Click HERE for video of our own class with Juanita; click HERE for the official Zumba site, and click HERE for more Zumba video.  For more info., please contact Mitch Bowman, Program Administrator, at mbowman@buttscounty.org.
How It Works: We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective and super fun!                                                                A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, flexibility, and an energy boost.

11001626_10152626361942217_1733590644161746272_oYOUTH TUMBLING & GYMNASTICS –   All Recreational Classes last for approximately one hour and students are separated into groups by age and/or skill level.  Tumbling Classes are offered on Tuesdays at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00pm.  Gymnastics Classes are offered on Thursdays ay 4:00 and 5:00pm.  Class size is limited so please register early.  Participants must be between 4 and 17 years old.  For more information, please contact Mitch Bowman, Program Administrator, at mbowman@buttscounty.org or call (770) 775-8228.

 SENIOR CENTER NEWS: The Senior Center is busy with trips & programs!  The center is open to all county residents 50 years old & older.  Come join in the fun!
 Please contact Chrissy Crabtree, Senior Center Manager, at ccrabtree@buttscounty.org or 770-775-8238 for more information.  Please click herehere, here, here, here and here for stories about the center from the Jackson Progress-Argus newspaper.
 

DSC_0129 TIM KERSEY VOLUNTEER MEMORIAL PAVILION DEDICATION: Click here for photo’s from the pavilion dedication ceremony.

Inclement Weather Hotline

We have contracted with a new recording message server. They have promised NO BUSY SIGNALS even if 100 people call at the same time! This number will be used for rain out and weather-related messages. We will also record weekly announcements of upcoming special events! The new hotline number is 404-369-4242. Please click on this link for new and exciting information: http://www.sportsphonesolutions.com/5029/index.html.