There are many opportunities for summer youth sports this summer.
Enrollment for Summer Swimming Lessons at the West Branch Recreation & Aquatic Center (Delhi Town Pool) has begun. The registration form can be found at townofdelhiny.com/department/pool. Pre registration is required and space is limited. The children of Delhi and Meredith will receive one free three week session. We will have 2 sessions this summer. The first session will begin on June 28 and go through July 16. The deadline to register is Wednesday, June 23. The second session will begin on July 19 and go through August 6. The deadline to register is Wednesday, July 14. Each class is 30 minutes long and will be held Monday through Friday between 8:15 a.m. and noon. Email John Kolodziej at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. All registration forms must be returned to the Delhi Town Clerk for Delhi.
A Little League and Softball league will begin on Tuesday, June 8 with team assignments and the first game will be held June 23. Games will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the season ending on July 22 and all games will be held in Delhi. Sign-ups are for grades kindergarten through sixth. A donation of $10 or more is appreciated. For more information and to volunteer to coach, contact Jerry Cheshire at (607) 221-2638 or JerryCheshire@hotmail.com.
Summer Youth Basketball is right around the corner. The program will run from June 14 through July 21 for children going into third through 9th grades at the Village of Delhi Outdoor basketball court in Hoyt Park behind Part Plus. A donation of $10 per child would be greatly appreciated. Only checks made out to the VIllage of Delhi will be accepted. The program is designed to have children learn skills and play different games. If you need more information, contact Jerry Cheshire at (607) 221-2638 or JerryCheshire@hotmail.com or follow Delhi Youth Summer Basketball on Facebook.
Delhi Summer Youth Volleyball will be held for children ages 6-18. The program will run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 22 through July 14 at 5 p.m. in the Middle School gym for Elementary school children and 6 p.m. for Middle and High school students. If you are interested in playing or have questions, contact Savannah Wake at email@example.com or call 267-0054. Registration forms will be completed on the first night. Weather permitting, play will occasionally be held on the outdoor sand court.
The College Golf Course at Delhi is offering the popular Junior Golf program for the 2021 season with special planning for health & safety precautions. The program is open to new and experienced junior golfers ages 6 to 16 and will include one-hour weekly group lessons based on age, ability, etc. The staff will place students into groups. 5 year-olds may be accepted based on availability. Instruction is provided by Head Golf Professional Dave Arehart PGA, Instructor Jim Lees PGA, and Assistant Golf Professional Joe Burgin. Registration required and limited on a first-come, first-served basis. The registration form and additional information can be found at golfcourse.delhi.edu/junior-golf. The program will take place every Thursday in July, the 1,8, 15, 22, and 29. Groups will be assigned a time and play a set number of holes based on ability. The most experienced junior golfers will check-in at 7:45 a.m. and play 5 or 9 holes. Junior golfers with some experience will check-in at 8:30 a.m. and play 3 holes. The least experienced junior golfers will check-in at 9:30 a.m. and play 1 or 2 holes and hit on the range. All groups play for about an hour and 15 minutes each week. The cost is $40 for the entire five-week program. Families can register siblings from the same family for $40 for the first child, then $25 per additional child. Equipment can be provided if necessary. Parents and guardians are welcome to stay on the property but are asked to remain on the clubhouse patio. Parents or guardians of our youngest junior golfers (ages 5-10) must stay on the property the entire time of the lesson. The program will end with a brief, socially distanced awards ceremony held at 11 a.m. on July 29. Volunteers or donations are welcome. Contact Bobbi Burgin at 607-832-4857 for more information. Mail or drop off completed registration form with payment to the pro shop. Payment must be received with registration prior to the first day of the program. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-746-4653 with any questions.
Delhi Village Tennis lessons will start on Tuesday, July 6, and run through Friday, August 6 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Delaware Academy Tennis Courts. Participants should bring a tennis racket, one new can of balls, a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes. For more information, and to register email Eileen Kline at email@example.com or call the Village Hall at 746-2258. There is a $15 fee payable to the Village of Delhi.
Planning has begun for the 2021 Pee Wee Football season. Once again this year they will be participating in the Quad County Football League with games being held on Saturday and Sunday, both home and away. Practice will tentatively begin on August 16, and the season will kick off on the second weekend in September. Find more info on Facebook in the group Delhi Pee Wee Football. All players must be at least 4 years old on or before November 1, 2021 and cannot be 13 on or before November 1, 2021. Players ages four, five and six may play flag football. Players seven, eight, and nine years of age shall be assigned to the Junior Division. Players ten, eleven and twelve years of age shall be assigned to the Senior Division. If you have any questions please give Chris Maney a call at 607-746-2964 after 5:00 pm.
All necessary COVID protocols will be in place for all programs.