Site: All activities are held at the Contra Costa Sports Center, 1210 Sunset Drive, Antioch, CA 94509
Equipment: We provide the balls and net system. You don't need to bring anything extra.
Climate Control: The Contra Costa Sports Complex is cooled with fans and swamp coolers. These coolers can lower the temperature 15-20 degrees from the outside temperature (104 degrees outside/ 89-84 degrees inside). There are Antioch summer days when the temperature is above 100 degrees. We will do all we can to make the players comfortable and give them several water breaks to stay hydrated. PLEASE bring WATER and dress for warm weather.
iPlay Staff/Coaches: Our coaches have planned practices based on the skill levels in the group. Each coach has prior volleyball experience, as well as experience working with kids. Since we provide all the coaching, you don't need to volunteer as a coach!
When to Arrive: On the first day of the session, please arrive at 4:15 pm for check in; the remainder of the time please arrive by 4:25 pm.
What to Wear: We recommend shorts and a t-shirt with athletic shoes with non-marking soles. Knee-pads are optional.
What to Bring: Bring a water bottle and a snack if you will need one during the 90 minute session.
Pick Up After Sessions: Please be inside the Antioch Indoor Sports Center waiting on you player by 5:50 pm each session. One coach will be near the doors with the players waiting for their rides.
During Sessions: We welcome you to stay and watch our child learn skills and play volleyball, however only coaches and players are allowed on the playing surface inside the rink.
Parking: AISC has limited parking in front of the building. Overflow parking to the west of the building and street parking are available.
Personal Warm-ups/Court Set up: AISC hosts hockey and soccer as well as volleyball. Volleyball poles and nets take 8-10 minutes to set up. The coaches will take the court right at 4:30 pm and quickly set up the equipment. During this time the players are allowed to take the court for personal warm up time.
Skills Clinics: The first two practices are designed as Skill Clinics for all the players. Over the two 90 minutes practices the players are taught the basics: serving, hitting, passing, setting and footwork.
Evaluations: On evaluation days the players registered for Rookie/Power will be evaluated on basic skills for their division placement. Prep players are not evaluated.
Divisions: Each division is created to get the best possible learning experience for the players.
• Prep: designed for 2-6th graders with little or no experience with volleyball. The net is a foot lower than regulation, the ball is lighter and the instruction structured for the youngest players.
• Rookie: designed for 5-9th graders with little or no experience with volleyball. The net and ball are regulation, and the instruction is basic.
• Power: designed for 7-12th graders with some previous experience with volleyball. The net and ball are regulation, and the instruction is basic but faster than the other divisions.
T-Shirts: Each player will get an iPlay t-shirt in the 3rd week (forst day during Summer Sessions). The cost of t-shirts are included in the fee.
Questions: Contact Tina Briggs, iPlay Co-Director
Call or Text: (925) 642-1445, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAU Membersip: The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is a sports insurance and promotion organization. AAU membership is required for each player and coach. AAU is the insurance carrier of iPaly Volleyball. AAU will not allow iPlay to include the AAU Membership fee as part of our player fee, therefore it is an additional fee. AAU memberships are for one year (September 1-August 31) and each year you are required to purchase a new membership.
(Sample only, actual Practice plan may be different)
SAMPLE SEASON SCHEDULE
WINTER iPlay Schedule
Day/Date Time Activity
Monday, January 30 4:30-6:00 pm Skills Clinic
Wednesday, February 1 4:30-6:00 pm Skills Clinic
Monday, February 6 4:30-6:00 pm Evaluations
Wednesday, February 8 4:30-6:00 pm Evaluations
Monday, February 13 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, February 15 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Monday, February 20 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, February 22 4:30-6:00 pm Game Day 1
Monday, February 27 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, March 1 4:30-6:00 pm Game Day 2
Monday, March 6 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, March 8 4:30-6:00 pm Game Day 3
Monday, March 13 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, March 15 4:30-6:00 pm Game Day 4
Monday, March 20 4:30-6:00 pm Practices
Wednesday, March 22 4:30-6:00 pm Game Day 5