Youth LEAGUE 2019
Anchorage Ultimate is excited to partner with Anchorage Sports Association and USA Ultimate to offer a league for 5th-8th graders this year! More information here.
Youth Ultimate in Schools
Anchorage Ultimate is currently coordinating with elementary and middle schools in Anchorage to set up after school programs in the spring and the fall to help integrate Ultimate into the Anchorage Community. If you are involved with a school that would be interested in setting up a program, contact us! We can help set up a one time field day or youth game/clinic. We can also help set up a weekly after school program at your school. We work on a volunteer basis and there is no cost to schools.
USA Ultimate is a national organization that promotes the sport of ultimate around the United States. They are putting a strong emphasis on supporting youth programs and specifically working to promote women and girls participation in the sport. Heidi Halverson is the State Outreach Coordinator in Alaska. Feel free to email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about the sport specifically related to youth, check out their webpage here: http://www.usaultimate.org/youtheducation/
Girl Scout encampment
Anchorage Ultimate volunteers put on clinics at the Annual Girl Scout Encampment in Palmer at the State Fair Grounds in 2017. Girls from all over the state had the opportunity to learn about the sport of ultimate and play outside in the sunshine. They participated spirit games, came up with cheers, practiced throwing and then got to play some 'real' games. Everyone had an amazing time and we look forward to next year!
After School Programs
Several Anchorage elementary schools have been offering after school programs in the fall and spring.
"The kids at Inlet View LOVED working with Anchorage Ultimate super stars – Brian, Jacob, and Heidi. Our 4th through 6th graders had a blast learning the basics of Ultimate during a six week session of PLAY! Our frisbee club was open to boys, girls, and all skill levels, and I can honestly say that EVERYONE HAD FUN!"
- Nancy (Parent/Volunteer)
Family Health & Safety Day
Anchorage Ultimate has an annual booth at the August Family Health and Safety Day to share the sport of Ultimate with the community.
We host a community game for youth and families and have a blast playing on the park strip.
Part of our booth involved a raffle. Here's a photo from our raffle winner Ivon and his daughter who won an Anchorage Ultimate disc! Thanks for stopping by our booth!