Selah Centennial Celebration

2019 marks 100 years of Selah’s existence since incorporation in 1919!  You’ll see the Selah Centennial logo around town, on flags, and at city-wide events throughout the year, but 2019 means we also get a NEW EVENT – the Selah Centennial Celebration.  On April 3rd, 2019, Selah will celebrate the birthday of the City’s incorporation.  Join us from 5:30-8:30 for free ice cream from Kings Row, treats from Nana Kates, and an insight to into the history of Selah through photographs, keepsakes, family recipes, and centennial memorabilia.

Event Information:

Date: April 3rd, 2019
Location: Selah Civic Center
Time: 5:30-8:30
Free and open to the public!

For more information, please call 509-698-7301 or email: selahparks@selahwa.gov 

Selah Story Hour

Help us bring Selah’s history to life through in preparations for the Selah Centennial Celebration!  Mark your calendars for February 6th – two sessions: 1:30-3:30pm or 5:30-7:30pm.  Bring family heirlooms, recipes, pictures, videos, keepsakes or artwork to the Selah Civic Center. We will discuss the items and organize their presentation at the Selah Centennial Celebration on April 3rd.  Please note – coming on February 6th does not require your participation in the event on April 3rd, and you are not required to leave your items with us.  You’re welcome to present them yourself on April 3rd, we can photograph the item, or take a copy.

Spread the word!  It’s time to honor our special town!

 

Spring Youth Soccer

Registration week: January 28-February 4, 2019
Register online, over the phone, or in person at the Selah Civic Center

League Information:

Spring soccer in Selah is a great way to get our youth moving after the long, cold winter!  With teams for all ages, this developmental league is an excellent way to learn the sport of soccer, improve health and fitness, and work on technical skills.  Selah Parks and Recreation soccer is a fun, no-pressure environment, working to get all kids active regardless of skill level.  Practices will be during the week starting the week of February 19 (weather pending); games are March-April on Saturdays at Selah Middle School.  All teams are co-ed.

Ages: 5 – 12 years old
Leagues: 6U (for kids 6 and under), 8U (for kids 8 and under), 10U (for kids 10 and under), and 12U (for kids 12 and under).  Children are always allowed to play up one level with parental permission, registration must be done in person or over the phone to do so.  Older children are not allowed to play down a league.  Reduced/free lunch discounts applied for in-person registration only.  Selah Parks and Recreation must have the 2018/19 school year approval form to apply discount.  If you don’t have a copy, please contact Selah Food Services to get a copy.

Practices start the week of February 19 (weather pending).
Game season: March 9-April 27th
Team picture day: date TBD; location: Selah Middle School (same location as the games)

Prices:
$75 for residents
$85 for non-residents
Registration week discount: $5.00 (1/28 – 2/4 only)
Late fee applied the first day of practice.

Registration links:
6U: Click HERE!
8U: Click HERE!
10U: Click HERE!
12U: Click HERE! 

**If you have a friend or coach request, please list the person’s name during registration!

Tiny Tot Soccer:

Soccer for the youngest players, Selah Tiny Tots soccer is an program designed to introduce soccer to the youngest players as we build their confidence and understanding of the game.  Tiny Tots practices on Saturday mornings only as they work on skill development and teamwork.  There are no regular structured games with referees, though we work to build team unity enough to have a game at the end of the season.

Ages: 3-5 year olds, all teams are co-ed

**Please note – Tiny Tots starts March 9th, 2019.

Price: $40 per player, regardless of address location
Registration week discount applies ($5.00 off!) from January 28-February 4, 2019.
Click HERE to register for tiny tot’s soccer!

Season Dates: March 9-Apirl 27, 2019.

Ballroom and Beyond Dance Class:
January 7 – February 11, 2019 

Registration now open!!

Looking for a fun way to get active in the new year? Check out dance class at the Selah Civic Center!

Basic Ballroom and Beyond Dance Classes will teach basic ballroom footwork, framework, spins and turns to music of the 40’s and 50’s. The six week program offers lessons in foxtrot, cha-cha, tango, waltz and more. A dance partner is recommended, but not required.

Registration Link: Click Here!

 

2018/19 Winter Basketball

Are you ready to play some ball?!  Join us this winter for basketball with Selah Parks and Recreation!

Limited spots are still open!  If you haven’t registered, call today to check availability; 509-698-7300

Practice Schedules:
John Campbell Primary: Click Here!
Lince School: Click Here!
Selah Intermediate School: Click Here!

2019 BASKETBALL GAME SCHEDULES POSTED! ***Teams are listed by TEAM NAME, not coaches name
1 Grade: 2018-2019 Game Schedule JCP
2 Grade: 2018-2019 Game Schedule JCP
3/4 Girls: 2018-2019 Game Schedule SIS
3/4 Boys: 2018-2019 Game Schedule SIS
5/6 Girls: 2018-2019 Game Schedule SMS
5/6 Boys: 2018-2019 Game Schedule SMS

***GAME SCHEDULE REMINDER: Please note that game are played at THREE DIFFERENT GYMS this year.  All 5/6 grade games will be played at Selah Middle School.  Please also note there are a few leagues with games on Tuesday nights.  If you have any questions, please call your coach.

Please check for your coaches name, gyms are filled based on availability, not necessarily by grade.  If you don’t see your coach on one schedule, check another!  If you don’t know your coaches name, please give us a call or email: selahparks@selahwa.gov

Registration: Now closed
Enroll during registration week and receive a $5.00 discount!
Three ways to register: Call: 509-698-7300 or 509-698-7301 | Click: see online registration links below | Visit: 216 S. 1st Street, Selah, WA 98942

Practices start December 3rd (specific date/time depends on team and will be decided by November 26th).
First Game: January 12th

Do you have a coach or buddy request?  Or a preference of nights for practice? Let us know!
You can enter requests during the online registration process.  We will do our best to accommodate all requests.
Please note, listing coach or buddy requests will not guarantee your spot on a team.  Teams are filled by date and time stamp of the registration through a first come-first served basis.

Youth Basketball Prices:

Little Dribblers: $45.00
League Basketball: $85.00
Selah Resident Discount: $10.00
Free/Reduced Lunch Discount available for those who qualify.  Must have proof of qualification for the ’18/’19 school year.  Must call or enroll in person to apply discount.  Discount available until the first day of practice (December 3rd), after which, full price will be required.   
Late fee will apply to all registration fees after December 3rd, 2018.  

Little Dribblers: 3 – 5 year olds.  Season: January 7 – February 25th.  This is an introductory program for the youngest players where coaches will introduce the basic skills of the game, teach kids about teamwork, and foster a love for the game.  Practices will be one night a week – usually on Mondays (exact day depends on number of registrations).

Do you have a kindergartner?  Your child can play in either little dribbler’s or the 1st grade league, the choice is yours!  Just let us know when you register, or click the level you want when you register online!

League Basketball: With teams for all grades, League Basketball helps your player build their knowledge and skills of the game, improves sportsmanship and team work, and prepares them for school ball.  Register for the grade your child is currently in – but please call or register in person to do so.  All players can play up one level (older kids are not allowed to play down).

1 Grade: (Co-Ed) (Jersey color will be: Hunter Green/Silver)
2 Grade: (Co-Ed) (Jersey color will be: Royal Blue/Silver)
3/4 Grade Boys (Jersey color will be: Black/Silver)
3/4 Grade Girls (Jersey color will be: Black/Silver)
5/6 Grade Boys (Jersey color will be: Burgundy/Silver)
5/6 Grade Girls (Jerseys will be Burgundy/Silver)

Inclement Weather Policy: Weather/Smoke Policy

Refund Policy: Youth Sports Refund Policy
2018/2019 Basketball Game/League Rules: Youth Basketball Rules

2018 Fall Soccer

Thanks for a great season!  There are big changes coming for the 2019 season. 

 

2018 Senior Softball

Thanks for the best season yet!  Check back in May for 2019 registration!

 

 

Interested in coaching?? 

None of this would be possible without the countless hours provided by our volunteer coaches.  Their service allows all of the kids in Parks and Rec programs to be active and healthy – a critical component in youth development.

Are you interested in coaching??

The Selah Parks and Recreation Department is continuously accepting volunteers to coach our youth leagues. Please read the concussion training, fill out the Youth Sports Coaching Packet and coach’s profile and return it to the Civic Center or e-mail it to selahparks@selahwa.gov.

Please check out our WinterSpringNewsletter2018 for detailed information on current activities and classes.

 

Instructor Openings for Independent Instructors:

The City of Selah is looking for independent instructors in the following areas/classes:

The City of Selah provides rooms, marketing and registration services for instructors. Instructors will be paid 70% of total revenue for classes. If interested, please print and fill out the application below. The application can be turned in at the Civic Center or e-mailed to selahparks@selahwa.gov.

Instructor Application

 

OUR MISSION:

To plan, implement and develop affordable recreation services, programs and facilities while meeting the present and future recreational needs of the Selah Parks and Recreation community in conjunction with the county, school district, Selah Parks and Recreation Service Area, Selah Parks Foundation and other entities dedicated to improving the quality of life.

We offer a diverse year round schedule of activities for all ages.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Treesa MoralesParks and Recreation Manager

(509) 698-7301, treesa.morales@selahwa.gov

Zack Schab, Recreation Coordinator

(509) 698-7300, zack.schab@selahwa.gov