Last Updated: August 2, 2016 
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FALL REGISTRATION BEGINS ONLINE AFTER 6PM ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3RD AND FOR PHONE REGISTRATION AFTER 8:30AM ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4TH.

WE WILL UPDATE PRACTICE LOCATIONS, DAYS, AND TIMES ON THE WEBSITE AND SEND OUT AN EMAIL ONCE CONFIRMED. (THEY ARE NOT CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR AS WE ARE WAITING ON COACHES AVAILABILITY AND PERMITS FROM SCHOOLS) I LISTED TENTATIVE SITES BELOW, SO DURING REGISTRATION YOU CAN SIMPLY NOTE YOUR PREFERENCES.  

  • RP5950.201        4-8 yrs        Clinic                 $75           Nov 14
  • RP5950.211        6-15 yrs       Recreational       $150           Nov 14
  • RP5950.221        7-16 yrs      Travel                   $175        Nov 2  

DURING REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE ASKED THE QUESTIONS BELOW, SO PLEASE BE PREPARED

  • Clinic, Rec, Travel Questions…
  1. Apparel Size:  Shirt Size, Short Size  (Sizes tend to run a little small)
  2. Estimated Weight, height and experience:  Please list
  3. Volunteer Coach:  Are you interested in being a volunteer coach?  Yes/No

                 If yes please list full name, phone number, email address

  • Rec Wrestling Question for Team Selection…
  1. Tentative Practice Locations First Preference:
  2. Tentative Practice Locations Second Preference:

 

 

MORE SPECIFIC DETAILS

  • Clinic -  
      • 4 to 8 year olds
      • Beginner, non- competitive
      • Practice one night a week
      • Basic Skills, fun and games
      • 1 to 2 events and a match at the end of the year
      • Season runs from - Nov 14-Feb 28
      • Practice Locations Last Year (NOT CONFIRMED FOR THIS YEAR): Atholton HS, Howard HS
  • Recreational –
    • 6 to 15 year olds
    • Beginner and Intermediate, semi-competitive
    • Practice 2 nights a week
    • 6 to 8 teams – geographically
    • Feed into area high schools
    • Coaches meet once a week to determine fair match-ups
    • Season runs from - Nov 14-Feb 28
    • Meets/ tournaments are held on Saturdays
    • Tentative Practice Locations for this year:   Atholton HS, Glenelg HS, Hammond HS, Howard HS, Long Reach HS, Marriott’s Ridge HS, Oakland Mills HS, Reservoir HS, Wild Lake HS
  • Travel –
    • 7 to 16 year olds
    • Advanced, very competitive
    • Practice 3 nights week
    • Half the events are team events (dual meets or dual meet tournaments) and half the events are individual tournaments. 
    • They travel out of state to PA, DE, VA
    • Meets/ tournaments are held on Saturdays or Sundays
    • Season Runs from November 2-March 13

 For more information or details:

Please contact Amy Patton at apatton@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-4718.  

Registering for programs

Please visit our website at www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP and click on ‘Register Now!’. You will need to create an online account which can take up to 24 hours to be approved. Once approved, you will be able to register online for Howard County Recreation & Parks programs.

Or you can call and register over the phone at 410-313-7275.

 

 

 

 

Vipers Crush - Off-Season Wrestling 

Update as of 8/1/16

Viper’s Crush off season wrestling has ended for the summer.  It will re-open in early September at Oakland Mills HS and Hammond HS.  Details are below. 

 Minimum age:  6

Max age:  18

Cost:  $75

Description:  Learn valuable skills and techniques while participating in the Vipers Crush – Off Season Wrestling.   This program offers an opportunity for beginner and intermediate wrestlers to participate and get ready for next season.  Practices go until the end of the school year and then resume again on September 1st. Practices follow the Howard County Schools Calendar, so if schools are closed, there is no practice.

Once you enroll for either location you will be able to attend either site on any night, which gives parents the flexibility they may need.

  •  Mondays and Thursdays at Oakland Mills HS – Auxiliary Gym
  • Start:  9/1/16
  • 7:00-8:15pm
  • Head Coach – Brad Howell & Bobby Farace

 

  • Wednesdays at Hammond HS – Wrestling Room
  • Start:  9/7/16
  • 7:00-8:15pm
  • Head Coach – Will Yeo

 

 

Coaches Needed

Interested in coaching youth wrestling? This is an opportunity to get involved and make a difference in your community.  Contact Todd DelTufo for questions and details about coaching at 410-961-3942 or tdeltufo@verizon.net. You can also contact Amy Patton with Howard County Recreation and Parks, and she will walk you through the steps needed to get certified. Amy can be reached at 410-313-4718 or apatton@howardcountymd.gov.

Inclement Weather Line

Inclement weather line for Howard County Parks and Recs programs (and all HCW events)is 410-313-4451. Call this number if you have questions about practice or a match/tournament being cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gary Author Community Center at Glenwood inclement weather line is 410-313-4452. If event is at Glenwood Community Center, call this number to make sure gym is open. We can't wrestle if the facility is closed.