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Spring Programs

The Spring season is always a highlight here. It's the beginning of the warm weather season and every spring sport starts here at Northshire Civic Center.  Our turf season is the host of many different sports, camps and clinics.

Below you will find the different opportunities to get on the turf. If you have any questions please reach out to us at 802-362-0150, or jferguson@nccvermont.com

Youth Sports

Equinox Lacrosse

One of the top youth lacrosse programs in the state, Equinox Lacrosse starts their season on our turf. Equinox Lacrosse offers both girls and boys lacrosse from 1st through 8th grade.

Visit their website here.

Manchester Youth Baseball

Like lacrosse, the first baseballs are thrown and hit here on the turf. Every year the community's kids come out to practice their fundamental skills of throwing, catching and hitting.  

Visit their website here.

 

Pre-K and Kindergarten Soccer

Pre-K and Kindergarten Soccer is a youth soccer program at Riley Rink. The program is 5 weeks long beginning on April 27th and ending on May 25th and will get your little soccer player started in their soccer career. All players will receive a soccer ball and t-shirt for participating. Practices are 9-10 AM on Saturdays.

We are looking for parent volunteers to help coach these young athletes. Please reach out to Joe Ferguson with questions or to volunteer: jferguson@nccvermont.com

Sign up here

Oma's Field Hockey League

Oma's Field Hockey League is named after a long time field hockey coach Lynne Sanders. Coach Oma has been an inspiration to many youth, high school and collegiate field hockey players who have passed through the youth and high school programs here in the Northshire. Her dedication, her passion and her love for the game will live on. Coach Oma has recently moved away to be closer to her grand kids, but her love of field hockey will be here forever. 

Our field hockey league is named after Oma, and it is home to 11 different high school aged teams who play games and practice their skills every Sunday here on our turf.  More information will be posted about this program in February (schedule, how to sign up, etc.) .

Fusion Soccer

Vermont Fusion Soccer is the southern Vermont's Premier soccer club. Fusion offers both travel and local spring and summer opportunities and they all start here. 

To learn more about Vermont Fusion Soccer, please click here to go to their website.

Batting Cage Rental

Our newly installed batting cage can be rented for 30 minutes or by the hour. This cage allows for any aged player to get in and practice one of the most important skills to be a great baseball player. 

To book your batting cage spot, sign in to your (or create your) Northshire Civic Center account by clicking here. Once you're in your account, click on "book" on the left hand side and choose the date and time you would like to reserve. Afterwards follow the prompts to pay online. If there are times available, it means that the cage is closed for the day or week.

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Joe, at k802-362-0150 ext 3, or at jferguson@nccvermont.com.

Adult Sports

Women's Pick Up Lacrosse

Women's pick up lacrosse is going into its 3rd year, and each year we have picked up more players. with various levels of ability and experience they blend into fun and competitive lacrosse nights. You can be a beginner or have played your entire life and join this fun group. 

More information will be posted in February, so check back in!

Men's Lacrosse

Men's lacrosse is also going into its 4th year and has steadily grown into a 4 team box lacrosse league. This group, like the women's group has a good mix of new and experienced players. This league is fast paced and games are played 5 v 5 with a box lacrosse goalie who is fully padded. 

This group plays on Sunday nights. Sign up for the 2024 season here.

Women's Soccer

Women's soccer plays one to two soccer games a week. Like the rest of our adult sports, this group has a healthy mix of ability and skill levels. Depending on how many registers we have hosted 2- 4 teams. 

Sign up for the 2024 season here.

Co-ed Adult Soccer

Co-ed soccer offers a wide range of ability levels, with the majority of players having played Varsity high school or collegiate soccer. This group typically has 8 teams, and each team plays twice a week. 

Spots fill up quickly, so check back in for more information in February.