WE MADE IT TO JULY!!
Our Firm Foundation programs and Leagues are up and running at full speed! With only a few weeks left, our athletes have been putting in some major work, and we are having a blast seeing kids build their game and develop skills.
If you missed out on these Summer programs, pay attention to signups for the FALL! We will announce dates/times and open registration as we get closer.
AS ALWAYS, EACH UPCOMING WEEK’S OPEN GYM SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED ON website / facebook / instagram / twitter
Below is our updated schedule and safety guidelines:
These guidelines may vary from event to event based on CDC and Local governing bodies.
Be sure to follow us on Social Media, and use #AYSA2020 for anything AYSA/Dodge Jones Youth Sports Center related.
*We are constantly looking for ways to highlight youth in the community, so if you have an athlete you would like to nominate please CONTACT US *
UPCOMING AYSA EVENTS
SETTER/HITTER VOLLEYBALL CAMP (2) – Boys and Girls 4th-12th Grade
TRIPLE THREAT/FINISHING BASKETBALL CAMP (2) – Boys and Girls 4th-12th Grade
DEFENSE/SERVING VOLLEYBALL CAMP (2) – Boys and Girls 4th-12th Grade
A-TOWN JAMBOREE TOURNAMENT – Boys and Girls 9U-18U
JON SMITH MEMORIAL SHOWCASE TOURNAMENT – 7-12th Grade
ELEVATE VOLLEYBALL CAMP – Boys and Girls 6th-8th Grade
*signups for 2021 WEST TEXAS ALL-YOUTH EXPO vendor space reservations are currently open – contact us for 2021 vendor form.*
HARDIN SIMMONS UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL CAMPS
July 7-9th | $100 | 9AM-12PM
HARDIN SIMMONS UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL CAMPS
July 13-14th | $60 | 9AM-12PM
ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY BASEBALL CAMPS
July 7-10th | $120 | 9AM-12PM
ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL CAMPS
July 21-22nd | $70 | 9AM-12PM
*Pay attention to the ACVB calendar of events*
*Due to COVID-19 Youth Leagues have all been put on a temporary hold and will be until they have been cleared to continue with their seasons. As of May 1st, the City of Abilene Parks and Recreation Department has permitted outdoor recreational sports for four or less people. This includes opening up our basketball courts and tennis courts. Our playgrounds are still closed until further notice, but our parks are still open to the public. Please continue to practice social distancing while visiting parks and during outdoor recreational activities.
League News & Upcoming Season Info
Youth Tennis – Due to the heightened concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus, effective immediately the USTA will suspend all USTA sanctioned products and events, including Adult and Junior Tournaments, League Tennis, Junior Team Tennis, USTA Schools programs, Tennis on Campus, Wheelchair Events and USTA Pro Circuit Events. The health and safety of all players, staff, fans and volunteers are the foremost concern. This suspension is in effect through May 31st. The USTA’s goal will be to reschedule events where possible following this suspension period. Additionally, recognizing the evolving and fast-changing nature of this situation, the USTA will continue to monitor and assess conditions to make future determinations about events and activities taking place after May 31st.
04/27/2020 – Governor Abbott announced during his press conference today the beginnings of reopening for outdoor sports 05/01/2020.
Specifically, tennis was mentioned and is applicable to the following restrictions located on this excerpt under GA-18’s “Minimum Standard Health Protocols: Checklist for Outdoor Sports Participants”. ATA is excited to share this news as the beloved sport of tennis is regaining some normalcy. ATA will keep you updated on how the city officials plan on rolling out official openings & safety procedures. As always, please be safe and cautious when interacting with players/friends outside your immediate circle and exercise good judgement & hygiene and, as always, HAVE FUN!!
Visit abilenetennis.org for more information about registration information and future seasons.
Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regards to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.
Abilene Eastern LL – no July update.
(Lee, Johnston, Bowie, Thomas, Taylor, & ACS)
⚾️ Games start this weekend and we can’t wait to see everyone! ⚾️
Here are a few things you need to know:
* We have taken down the screen from the outfield so that fans can sit all the way around the field to help social distance.
* If you choose to sit in the bleachers please space out.
* There will be hand sanitizer located at the concession stand.
* Bathrooms will be cleaned and stocked twice a week to prevent the spread of germs.
* Concession stand will be open (please keep 6 ft from each person in line)
* There will be hand sanitizer & Lysol spray in each dugout for the players and coaches to use.
* Please do not come to the ball park if you are ill or have been ill in the last 14 days.
* Please do not come to the ball park if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19
If you have any questions please reach out to a board member. Thank you!
(Bassetti, Ward, or Jackson)
Abilene Dixie LL – no July update.
(Austin, Reagan, Bonham, & Dyess)
If any questions about sign ups and age requirements this up coming season please contact Maria Alvarez @ (325) 518-3940. Thanks Northern is looking forward to seeing all the kiddos play baseball.
(Jane Long, Martinez, Ortiz)
Abilene Wylie LL – no July update.
Jim Ned Little League – no July update.
Registrations for Spring 2020: Please check below to see what leagues are saying in regard to their spring seasons. All responses have come directly from their website/Facebook/Email. If you have any questions, please get with your league to get them answered! Please check leagues individual websites for more information about season information, schedules, practices, rosters, and any important information.
Abilene Fast Pitch Softball Association – no July update.
Abilene North Softball– no July update.
Wylie Fast Pitch Softball– no July update.
“We would like to inform everyone that we will NOT be having a softball season this year due to covid19. We are very sorry for the inconvenience but the safety of our players come first. We are already thinking about ways to make next years season amazing so please watch for more information at beginning of 2021. Thank you and stay safe and see you next year.”
Big Country Soccer Association Please see updated information for league play below. If you have any questions, please get in contact the BCSA directly! Check League website for roster, team, and schedule information!
Fall 2020 Recreational Registration is NOW OPEN.
*If you plan to registered for the Fall 2020 season and are brand new to BCSA we will need a copy of your players birth certificate for proof of age. You may email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax a copy to 325-676-1448
Youth Football – no July update.
Abilene Hockey – no July update.