Jul 21, 2016

Bruins Sports Day

NEWBERG, Ore. --- George Fox University Athletics and the Chehalem Park and Recreation District are excited to announce the second annual Bruin Sports Day. Girls and boys entering the second through eighth grade in the fall will have the opportunity to pick one of five sports to participate in an afternoon clinic, free of charge.

The afternoon will be spent learning basic skills from members of the George Fox athletic teams and coaching staff. Come and enjoy a fun-filled day on the beautiful campus of George Fox University.

Here's what to look forward to:
  • Spending time with George Fox athletes
  • Learning from college coaches
  • A chance to play in a college facility, same location where the Bruins play
  • Meet the George Fox Mascot
  • Take pictures and get autographs
  • Learn skills and have fun

August 24th, 2016, 12:30-3:00pm

Girls and Boys entering 2nd-8th grade in the fall

Check in begins at 12:30pm at the site of your sport

FREE-- sign up soon because space is limited

Participants may only register for one sport

Register in advance

Registration Information:

Pick one of the following sports to participate in. Click the link below the sport to register online.

All registration needs to take place before Aug. 24. You can register online by clicking on one of the links listed above or in person at the Aquatic and Fitness Center.

1802 Haworth Ave, Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-7454, (503) 537-2909
Fax: (503) 538-6397

Participants may only select one sport and must stay with that sport for the entirety of the event. Limited spots are available for each sport but if space runs out, it is likely that another sport may have openings.

Check In Information:

Check in will begin at 12:30pm at the site of your sport on August 24th, 2016. You should receive confirmation after you register; it is always a good idea to bring a copy of that confirmation.

Participants should not arrive earlier than 12:30pm and must be picked up by a parent/guardian, promptly at 3:00pm.  George Fox student athletes and coaches will begin their practices immediately following Sports Day and will not have the ability to provide supervision after 3:00pm.

Check In Locations:
  • Women's & Men's Soccer – Austin Sports Complex – 2200 N Center St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Football – Stoffer Family Stadium (in the end zone opposite scoreboard) – 1150 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Cross Country – Stoffer Family Stadium (in end zone under the scoreboard) – 1150 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Volleyball – Wheeler Gymnasium (park in lot and walk across the bridge) – 1504 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Women's & Men's Tennis – George Fox Tennis Courts (park in lot and walk toward the large football scoreboard) – 1150 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Women's & Men's Golf – Chehalem Glenn Golf Course – 4501 E Fernwood Rd, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Softball – Morse Athletic Complex (located behind baseball field) – 1504 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
  • Baseball – Morse Athletic Complex – 1504 Fulton St, Newberg, OR 97132
What to Wear:

No matter what sport you chose, come ready to run around and have fun! Participants should wear athletic shoes and clothes that they feel comfortable running and being active in.  If the sport requires extra gear or equipment, please bring it (see the list below), but make sure it is marked with the participant's initials. If you do not own the gear or equipment for your sport, that's ok! Come anyways. See the list below for suggested equipment:

  • Soccer: shin guards, socks – no cleats
  • Football: athletic clothes – no cleats, no helmets, no shoulder pads
  • Cross Country: running shoes
  • Volleyball: kneepads
  • Softball: glove
  • Baseball: glove
  • Tennis: racquet

Participants who wear cleats or spikes will not be allowed on the turf, grass, or track surfaces. Normal athletic shoes will work great for the day. 

What to Bring:
  • Please arrive ready to participate in physical activity. Wear clothes and shoes that you can run in and will be weather appropriate. It could be very warm, or it could be raining.
  • Water bottle with participants initials
  • Do not bring your own ball. We will provide footballs, soccer balls, baseballs, softballs and volleyballs.
  • Softball and baseball participants should bring their own glove if they have one, if not, extras will be provided.
  • Tennis participants should bring their own racquet if they have one, if not, extras will be provided. 

If you have any questions please contact Chehalem Parks and Rec at (503) 554-0283.