Battle Creek Recreation Department offers three unique volleyball experiences. Our Mini Spikers program ages 3-5 preps participants for our youth volleyball program. Mini Spikers is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of volleyball through skills and drills. Mini Spikers is a parent / child participation course, a parent / guardian is required to participate at each session.
Youth Volleyball (Ages 6-14) Our Youth Volleyball program is designed for youth ages 6-14 and is taught by the coaching staff of St. Philip High School along with current and former players. Instruction is focused on skill development and a general understanding of the game. The program includes game play in a competitive setting.
Mini Spikers Volleyball Mini Spikers Volleyball (Ages 5-6) prepares your child for our youth volleyball program. This starter course is designed to teach your child the fundamentals of volleyball using exciting drills, skills, and fun! This is a parent/child participation course, a parent/guardian is required to participate at each session.
Summer Volleyball Camp (Grades 2nd - 12th) Battle Creek Parks Recreation Department also offers a volleyball camp each year in July for a week featuring coach Vicki Groat, a 20-year coaching veteran with eight state volleyball championships under her belt. This advance camp offers specific skill development and game experience. The goal of this camp is to develop individual skills: serving, setting, attacking and defense. Participants will learn the importance of teamwork through drills and games. Knee pads are required!