2018 RIVER RUN

Get Active! Stay Active!  Registration for the Heritage Days River Run is now open and available at  www.taprc.org.   Active individuals and families can now register for the 5K run or walk or 10K run being held in downtown Middleville on Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 am. This race has been held annually in conjunction with Middleville Heritage Days. The route takes in the scenic beauty of the Paul Henry Thornapple Trail as an "out and back" course staying on the paved trail making the route very flat and fast. Water stops are at the 5K and 10K turnarounds. Early registration is now open for $20.00 until August 17.  Late registration is available on the morning of the event for $25.00 at the gazebo in Stagecoach Park from 6:30 am to 7:45 am.   Register early to be guaranteed a race shirt.
Raffle prizes are back again this year by popular demand!  Every runner has the chance to win something fun to take home!
Timing is being provided by the Thornapple Kellogg Cross Country coaches and team members. Overall event winners receive a trophy while age group winners receive a medal. Email Race Director, Tom Ackerman at tackerman124@gmail.com with questions. Hope to see you out there!

FLAG FOOTBALL REGISTRATION

Register by August 25

Season: First week in September-October

1st-6th Grade:  Teams practices 1-2 times per week starting early September.  One game per week starting mid-September.  Games are on Mondays evenings for 1st/2nd grade, Wednesdays evenings for 3rd/4th grade and  Saturday mornings for 5th/6th grade.  Practice days vary as determined by coaches.  NFL Flag Football reversible jerseys, flag belt and mouthpiece provided.  Teams may travel to Wayland, Hastings, and/or Caledonia depending on number of teams participating.  Cost: $55.  REGISTER NOW FOR THIS DIVISION

Young 5's/Kindergarten:  Players must be at least 5 years old on December 1, 2018 to participate.  Players meet 1 hour a week for 7 weeks for SKILLS NIGHTS.  Coaches lead skills sessions followed by scrimmages.  Teams will be determined by number of players present each night.  Emphasis will be on fun and skill development.  NFL Flag Football reversible jerseys, flag belts and mouthpiece provided.  Cost: $40.  REGISTER NOW FOR THIS DIVISION

TBALL - 5 & 6 year olds REGISTRATION CLOSED. TBALL CLINIC CANCELLED - APRIL 21.

Tball introduces our youngest players to the basics of the game in a fun setting.  Shorter practices and games are designed for this level of play.  The season starts the middle of May with games on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings beginning in late May through June.  Co-ed teams.

MACHINE PITCH - 7 & 8 year olds REGISTRATION CLOSED. MP CLINIC CANCELLED FOR APRIL 21.

TAPRC's machine pitch division continues to develop players fundamental skills while maintaining the focus on teamwork and having FUN.  The season runs May-June with games on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. Co-ed teams.

SENIOR DIVISION (13-15) REGISTER BY MAY 12. 9-12 YEAR OLDS CLOSED.

Players 9-15 participate in the Tri-Comm League. This league includes teams from Wayland, Hastings, Dorr, Martin, Allegan, and Hopkins.  Baseball and Softball age divisions include Minors (9&10), Majors (11&12), and Seniors (13-15) baseball and softball.  All ages are determined by age on April 30th of current year.   Minor and Major Division runs April - June.  Senior division starts mid May through July.

SENIOR DIVISION (13-15) REGISTER BY MAY 12. 9-12 YEAR OLDS CLOSED.

Players 9-15 participate in the Tri-Comm League. This league includes teams from Wayland, Hastings, Dorr, Martin, Allegan, and Hopkins.  Baseball and Softball age divisions include Minors (9&10), Majors (11&12), and Seniors (13-15) baseball and softball.  All ages are determined by age on April 30th of current year.  Minor and Major Division runs April - June.  Senior division starts mid May through July.

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