Volleyball (Grades 4-12)

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July 30th, 31st, and August 1st (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday)

Camp is outdoors at Wilshire Park, 4116 NE 33rd Ave., Portland

3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades - 6:00pm to 7:10pm

7th, 8th, and high school grades - 7:20pm - 8:35pm

Register for volleyball camp at https://form.jotform.com/PDXVB/ppr-volleyball-camps


Registration for the spring 2024 co-ed volleyball season opens March 11th and closes April 5th.  Practices begin Wednesday, April 3rd, and game play begins Saturday, April 13th and continues through May 18th.  

Independent Player Registration

  • Independent player fee: $125 (scholarships available).
  • Independent players practice once a week, form teams, and play games on Saturdays.
  • Registration closed.  Program capacity has been reached.

​​​​Team Registration (Scholarships available)

  • Team fee: 
    • Team of 4 to 7 players - $150
    • Team of 8 to 11 players - $250
    • Team of 12 or more players - $350
  • A coach or chaperone is required for team registration.
  • Teams are responsible for securing their own practice space.
  • Player jerseys with 4" - 6” number on center front suggested.
  • Teams can be comprised of single gender or co-ed.
  • Submit completed registration forms to blaine.rethmeier@portlandoregon.gov.

League Play and Practice 

The Saturday youth volleyball league transitioned to a 4v4 game format.  

This change provides each player more opportunities to play, touch the ball, and develop their volleyball skills in a game environment.  This game format also teaches players to work together, become better teammates, have fun, and to truly enjoy the game of volleyball.

Practices begin Wednesday, April 3rd.  

The practice site is Beverly Cleary - Fernwood Middle School.  The school is located at 1315 NE 33rd Ave.  Please access the east gym from the parking lot along NE 33rd Ave.  

Practice times may vary depending on coach's availability.  The grade grouping may change dependent on registration levels. 

  • 3rd through 6th grades: 6:00pm – 7:10pm
  • 7th through high school grades: 7:30pm – 8:40pm

*Independent players practice one day per week.


Games are played at Beverly Cleary - Fernwood Middle School (1915 NE 33rd Ave. Portland) beginning Saturday, April 13th and continue through Saturday, May 18th.         

Weekly game schedules are posted each Thursday.


  • Maximum of 4 court players per team during games.  Substitutes are allowed to rotate into play.
  • Smaller Court – 25 ft. wide and 25 ft. deep.
  • Short Games are 10 minutes long.  
  • 4 to 6 games every Saturday.
  • Teams face a new opponent team every game.
  • Player Rotation - Independent players form new teams each game.
  • Scorekeeping – none.  Mini games are 10 minutes in length.
  • Referee – Games are monitored by a referee.
  • Coaches – Coaching allowed before and after games, not during game play.

Volleyball Resources

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