Cherokee Recreation Director Dave Ellis has announced his department's fall recreation programs.
Adult Volleyball Leagues will start play on October 26 (Women's League) and October 27 (Co-Ed League). Each league will meet one night a week, and registration is $130/team. Contact the Recreation Office at 225-2715 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. The registration deadline is October 14.
Tuesday evenings at the Cherokee Community Center, there will be "lifetime activities" for all ages, with Doubles Badminton Nov. 1 - Dec. 13; Doubles Pickle Ball Jan. 3 - Feb. 7; and Doubles Speedminton Feb. 21-Mar. 27, All equipment will be provided, and you may register for one, two or all three activities, at a cost of $10 for each activity or all three for $25. (Those fees are per player). There will be two age divisions - Under 45 and Over 45, and registration can be done by either of the two methods mentioned in the preceding paragraph. If you are curious about what each of these activities looks like, call the Recreation Department office and they will give you a "youtube" link to view.
Basketball season is just down the road, too, and the Cherokee Recreation Department has offerings for both youth and adult basketball.
The Youth Basketball Program services will be provided by WHS basketball coaches Bob Lee and Heath Hagberg. The program is for girls and boys in Grades 3 - 6, and the cost is $20 plus a shirt deposit. You may register online or watch for a flier in your child's backpack. Games will be held from November 5 - December 3.
Adult Basketball games will be held on Mondays, from Jan. 15 - Mar. 18, with games starting at 7 p.m. The cost for a team to register is $150/ team. Registration deadline is January 6, 2012. and team registration forms can be found online at www.cherokeeiowa.net/parks,htm.