Our focus is on introductory activities such as the Sports Development Program to preschool aged children to help them prepare for participation in local sports programs. We also offer early-age soccer, flag football, Rugby Oregon rugby, gymnastics, youth basketball, and cheerleading.
For information about local sports programs, please contact Dean's Athletic at 541-276-6988 or visit the website of the individual organizations such as Pendleton Youth Soccer Association (PYSA), Pendleton Little League, East Oregon Rugby.
Pendleton Youth Basketball (PYB)
Check our online registration page for current schedule and programming. Our extensive youth basketball programs runs at the end of the year for boys 3rd-6th grades, and at the beginning of the year for girls 3rd-6th and our "Lil Bucks," boys and girls in 1st and 2nd grades. Volunteer coaches are needed for this large program!
Sports Development Program
Runs multiple times per year. The Start Smart Sports Development Program is a developmentally appropriate introductory sports program for children 3-5 years old. The program prepares children for organized sports, in a fun non-threatening environment without the threat of competition or getting hurt. The focus will be on throwing, catching, batting and kicking. Equipment is provided during the program. PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS A MUST!
Coed Indoor Soccer for Ages 5-7
Fairly new program that runs in the early spring. Check our online registration page for current programming. Practices and games are one night per week, typically Mondays, but may vary based on the season. Each evening includes practice time and scrimmage time, mini round-robin tournament style. T-shirts included. Volunteer coaches needed.
Coed Pee Wee Flag Football
Runs one or twice per yer. Check our online registration page for current programming. Looking for just the right activity for your youngster? Try our Pee Wee Flag Football program for boys and girls! Modeled after the tremendous success of our new Youth Indoor Soccer program, this short five week season meets two evenings per week for an hour per evening. It combines fundamentals and practice time followed by the structure of a short game. A team t-shirt is included with your registration fee. Volunteer coaches needed.
Coed Youth Rugby (Rugby Oregon)
Usually runs in the summer. Check our online registration page for current programming. The newest Olympic sport is coming to Pendleton through a joint program between Rugby Oregon and Pendleton Parks and Recreation. Flag Rugby 7's is a fun, fast and inclusive team sport where all players will be running, passing, catching, scoring and working together! Come learn the game and experience playing Rugby 7's!
Take a look at our gymnastics page!
Pump It Up Cheer Squad
Typically starts just after back-to-school. Check our online registration page for current schedule and programming. Let's get loud, jump up and down and cheer for our team at select Pendleton Youth Football games in October, including the league championship Requa Bowl!!! Practices will be held in the Helen McCune Gymnasium at the Pendleton Recreation Center. The registration fee includes poms and a special cheer t-shirt.