OCPR Update: September brings fall activities

OCPR-logo-redLabor Day weekend is past, which means the Osage City Aquatic Center has closed for the season. But kids shouldn’t think they don’t have anything to do – Osage City Parks and Recreation has plenty of fall activities planned. Upcoming opportunities include a countywide volleyball league, volleyball camp, cheerleader camp, and youth tackle football.


OCHS Cheer Camp

Camp Instructors – Kelsey Giesy and the OCHS Cheer Team

  • September 6: Parent meeting, 6:30 p.m.; practice, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; OCHS Gym.
  • September 11: Practice, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; OCHS Football Field.
  • Camp fee, $20 per person
  • Cheerleaders will learn 3 sideline cheers, one added cheer, the OCHS school song cheer.
  • Each cheerleader receives a camp shirt.
  • Recommended practice clothes – shorts, sneakers, socks, T-shirt, dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Camp performance – September 15; OCHS Football Field.
  • Performance with the OCHS Cheer Team during the first half of the game.

Signup deadline – September 1

Signup forms will be available at Osage City Hall, sent through the Osage City Elementary School, online at www.osagecity.com (click Departments and Parks and Recreation), and in the Photos Section of the Osage City Facebook Page.


Youth Volleyball Camp

Volleyball instructors – Chelsi Gardner and OCHS volleyball players.

  • Open to all 3rd-6th graders in Osage County and the surrounding area.
  • Players will learn floor positioning, passing, serving, setting, and attacking skills
  • All players receive a camp shirt and each 6th grader receives a special OCPR volleyball.
  • Session dates and time –  6-7 p.m. Wednesdays, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11.
  • Location – Osage City School Gyms
  • $25 per person

Signup deadline – September 8

Signup forms will be available at Osage City Hall, sent through the Osage City Elementary School, online at www.osagecity.com (click Departments and Parks and Recreation), and in the Photos Section of the Osage City Facebook Page.


Youth Volleyball League

  • Open to ALL 5th and 6th grade volleyball teams in Osage County and the surrounding area.
  • OCPR is offering a 5th and 6th grade recreational volleyball league for area town teams.
  • Six-team league max.
  • Teams play a minimum of 4 matches; each match session is 3 total game; and rally score for each point.
  • Game #1 and #2 are played to 25 points and Game #3 is played to 15 points.
  • No standings are kept and no awards handed out.
  • OCPR supplies the game ball.
  • League team fee – $50 per team.
  • Location – Osage City School Gyms.
  • League dates and time – 7-8 p.m. Mondays, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4, 11.

Signup deadline – September 8.


Youth Tackle Football Games

3rd/4th Grade

  • September 9, 10 a.m. vs. Rossville Dawgs (4th)
  • September 16, 8 a.m. vs. Topeka Seaman Jr. Vikes (4th)
  • September 20, 6:30 p.m. vs. Burlingame at OCHS Field

5th/6th Grade

  • September 9, 9 a.m. vs. Burlingame
  • September 16, 10:30 a.m. vs. North Lyon County
  • September 20, 7:30 p.m. vs. Santa Fe Trail at OCHS Field

See OCPR online at www.osagecity.com
*Click City Departments, then Parks & Recreation for program information,
printable signup forms, schedules and more!
Also visit Osage City on Facebook.


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