Jun 18, 2018

Community Invited to Bruin Sports Day

George Fox University athletics and the Chehalem Parks and Recreation Department are excited to announce the fourth annual Bruins Sports Day. Girls and boys entering the second through eighth grades in the fall will have the opportunity to pick one of 10 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!


What you'll get 

  • Learn from and spend time with George Fox athletes

  • Learn from college coaches

  • A chance to play in a college facility at the same location where the Bruins play

  • Meet the George Fox mascot

  • Take pictures and get autographs

  • Learn skills and have fun!



Date: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

Time: 12:30-3 p.m. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at the site of your sport (check-in sites listed below)

Who: Girls and boys entering grades 2-8 in the fall

Cost: FREE; sign up soon because space is limited! Participants may only register for one sport.


Registration Information

Pick one of the following sports to participate in and click the name of the sport to register online. All registration must take place prior to Aug. 22. 


Girl's Soccer

Boy's Soccer


Girl's Tennis

Boy's Tennis



Girl's Lacrosse


You can also register in person at the Chehalem 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 12:30 p.m. at the site of your sport on Aug. 22. 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 12:30 p.m. and must be picked up by a parent/guardian, promptly at 3 p.m. 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 p.m.

Check-In Locations:

Girls & Boys 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

Volleyball: Wheeler Gymnasium (park in lot and walk across the bridge)

1504 Fulton St., Newberg, OR 97132

Girls & Boys Tennis: Outdoor tennis facility (middle of campus)

414 N. Meridian St. Newberg, OR

Softball: Morse Athletic Complex - Softball Field

1101 N. Villa Road, Newberg, OR 97132

Baseball: Morse Athletic Complex - Baseball Field

1504 Fulton St., Newberg, OR 97132

Girl's Lacrosse: "Old Tennis Courts"

409 Carlton Way, Newberg Or 97132 

Cheerleading: Stoffer Family Stadium (in the end zone on scoreboard side)

1150 Fulton St., Newberg, OR 97132

What to Wear

No matter what sport you choose, 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 anyway. See the list below for suggested equipment.

Soccer: Shin guards, socks; no cleats

Football: Athletic clothes; no cleats, no helmets, no shoulder pads

Cheerleading: Athletic shoes

Volleyball: Kneepads

Softball: Glove

Baseball: Glove

Tennis: Racquet

Lacrosse: Athletic shoes


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 participant's 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. 


Please contact the Chehalem Parks and Recreation Department at 503-554-0283.