Pendleton Parks & Recreation Update

Girls PYB Basketball and Lil Bucks Basketball

Location: Sunridge Middle School (and various practice locations in Pendleton)

Lil Bucks $28 per athlete; Girls 3rd-6th $38 per athlete

This recreational league will focus on team work, ball handling, rules of the game, pass and cut, give and go and basic defensive strategy. Registration now open. Register by Jan 2 to be guaranteed placement on a team. Teams will be formed at this time based on total kids registered and number of available coaches. Registration after this date is on a space available basis only. Please help us run a quality program and register EARLY! Teams practice twice per week at various gyms around town.

Volunteer coaches, assistant coaches and team parents needed.  Training and equipment provided.

CONCUSSION POLICY: On an annual basis prior to participation, for each participant under 12, at least one parent or legal guardian of the student must sign the Concussion Informed Consent form acknowledging the receipt of information regarding symptoms and warning signs of concussions. You will be provided access to the document during the registration process. Return it to the Parks Office prior to the registration deadline or bring it with you on skill assessment day.


Location: Gymnastics Studio in the Vert Little Theater

Meets Mondays from Jan 7-March 4 (8 weeks); times vary based on level

$63-71 per gymnast, depending on level

Coed; Ages 15 months to 7 years old

Four levels are offered: Partners in Play, Partners in Tumbling, Tiny Tumblers, and Tumblers. The first two levels are interactive parent-child levels, while the other two are independent. Pendleton Parks and Recreation is proud to offer a low-cost option for gymnastics, which is a program that has been growing over the last several years and provides excellent health and social benefits including coordination and balance, flexibility, strength, a sense of accomplishment, increased concentration and motor skills, goal setting, and general health and social benefits. For more information about what skills are taught at each level, please see our website at

Sports Development Program

Location: Helen McCune Gym at the Pendleton Rec Center

Meets Sundays, Jan 13 to Feb 10 from 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Cost: $30 per kiddo

Ages: 3-5

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. The program meets for a program orientation on Wednesday, January 9 at the Rec Center at 6 p.m. (parents only) and then continues for 5 one-hour Sunday sessions. Equipment is provided during the program. Register by Wednesday, January 8. PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS A MUST!

Adult Coed Volleyball

Location: Helen McCune Gym at the Pendleton Rec Center

Meets Jan 21-April 8from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $80 per team

Ages 16 and up

This league is a ref your own league for people out to have fun and exercise. Teams are required to come up with a name and submit a roster. We offer two types: rec and power. If you're looking for a low pressure style of play, then rec is your league. If you’re looking for something more competitive, then power is your league.

January No School Open Gym

Location: Helen McCune Gym at the Pendleton Rec Center

January 21 from 9 a.m.- Noon           

Cost: $5

Ages 7-11

Get your kiddo some gym time during those days off from school. We play a lot of dodgeball and basketball. Be prepared for lots of physical activity. We also spend time in the loft with foosball, pool and ping pong and are introducing some new cup stacking contests. Registration preferred, or drop in fee at the door.

NEW! Doubles Cornhole League

Location: Helen McCune Gym at the Pendleton Rec Center

Meets Thursdays Jan 24-April 11

Cost: $40 per team

Ages 16 and up

Cornhole is a game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, while one on the platform scores 1 point. Play continues until a team reaches (or exceeds) the score of 21. This league will consist of a team of 2 with one possible alternate. Matches will consist of best of 3 games. Teams play 2 matches per night.

For further information, please contact Pendleton Parks and Recreation at 541-276-8100 or visiting our website at You may also visit the Parks Office at 865 Tutuilla Road (next to Olney Cemetery). The office is open Monday – Friday from 7 am – 4 pm. You may also now enjoy the convenience of our online registration system at  For the most up-to-the-minute information “Like” us on Facebook.