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Volleyball leagues forming in New Castle

The New Castle Recreation Department will offer competitive sand leagues on the lighted sand court at Burning Mountain Bowl.

League play begins the week of June 11 with men's doubles on Tuesday evenings, women's doubles on Wednesdays and coed doubles on Thursdays. League fees are $50 per team by June 1 and $60 after.

Preregistration is required, and can be done online at, or by phone at 984-3352.

Grass volleyball leagues will play Monday evenings for youth (ages 8-14) and adults at Grand River Park. Individual (free agent) registration is encouraged.

A recreational coed youth grass league will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., June 18 through July 30 (no play on July 2).

This league will include skill instruction along with scrimmage games each week. Registration fee $40 by June 1, $50 after.

An adult mixed quads league is for recreational and competitive teams. Teams are required to have at least one female on the court at all times and this league is self-officiated. League play begins on June 18 and continues through early August. Registration fees $100 per team by June 1 $120 after. Free agent registration $30 per person.

Preregistration is required for these leagues and can be done in person at the community center, online at, or by phone at 984-3352.

Three grass volleyball tournaments for youth and adults will also be held this summer. Tournament formats will be pool play in the mornings with all teams advancing to playoff brackets in the afternoons. Current USA Volleyball rules will apply with some local exceptions. Free agents looking for players to play with should contact our office to be put on an interest list.

The SpikeFest Coed Quads Rotating Pairs Tournament will take place Saturday, June 23. Players register as doubles teams and are paired with other doubles teams throughout pool play before being seeded into a playoff tournament. Registration fee for doubles teams is $40 by June 15, $50 after.

The Burning Mountain Blast Mixed Quads Tournament will be held Saturday, July 21, and all four person teams must include at least one female player on the court at all times. Registration fee $80 per team by July 13 and $100 after.

The Hot August Days Mixed Triples Tournament will take place Saturday, Aug. 18, and we'll battle it out until we determine the best three-person team in the area. Registration fee $60 per team by Aug. 10 and $75 after.

Preregistration in encouraged, and can be done online at, or by phone at 984-3352.

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