Latest news and updates for Courage League Sports.

  • Halfway Point!

    Halfway Point!

    We have reached the halfway point of our May Session of the Special Recreation Programs of Greater Des Moines. Are you interested in signing up for a June session? Visit the link to register and learn more! https://www.courageleaguesports.com/clinics-camps/

  • Needs Assessment Listening Table

    Needs Assessment Listening Table

    Goodwill is starting some great groundbreaking work for our special kids prior to reaching adulthood. Take time to share your needs as your kids grow and what you want for them and their futures. We have programming going on during these two meetings, let your kids play while you are in the meeting. RSVP’s are… Read more »

  • Batter Up! Baseball is Around The Corner!

    Batter Up! Baseball is Around The Corner!

    Baseball season is in full swing! Our session of Team Sports and ChAAMPS baseball is right around the corner! We will provide approximately 30 minutes of skillwork and spend the remainder playing America’s favorite pastime! #everyBODYdeservestoPLAY! #baseball

  • Summer Break Camps!

    Summer Break Camps!

    Our Summer camps are right around the corner! Find one of our summer camps near you by clicking the link below! https://www.courageleaguesports.com/progr…/schoolbreakcamps/

  • Adult Program Schedule for June

    Adult Program Schedule for June

    A reminder to our daytime adult participants that we are moving our programming to Franklin Junior High starting on June 1st! Here is our daytime adult program calendar for the month of June. #everyBODYdeservestoPLAY!

  • Community Needs Assessment Listening Table

    Community Needs Assessment Listening Table

    Courage League is excited to share this opportunity with our families. Goodwill is starting some great groundbreaking work for our special kids prior to reaching adulthood. Take time to share your needs as your kids grow and what you want for them and their futures. We have programming going on during these two meetings, let… Read more »

  • June Adult Program Schedule
  • Exciting New Partnership Ahead with Franklin Junior High

    Exciting New Partnership Ahead with Franklin Junior High

    Exciting New Partnership Ahead with Franklin Junior High Courage League is proud to announce a new partnership for programming in Des Moines! We are proud to collaborate with our friends at Franklin Jr. High (48th & Franklin). Recently, this old Des Moines Jr. High was purchased to preserve history while creating community within its walls…. Read more »

  • Welcome Ben Butzke to the CLS Board of Directors

    Welcome Ben Butzke to the CLS Board of Directors

    Ben Butzke grew up in Urbandale, Iowa and graduated from Urbandale High School in 2006. Following graduation, Ben attended Iowa State University where he attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing. Ben is the Director of Business Development for Ball Team Construction in Urbandale and he and his wife, Jacque, own Inspiring Dance in Grimes,… Read more »

  • Updated Summer Camps!

    Updated Summer Camps!

    We have update our summer camp listing with updated locations and an additional Ankeny Summer Camp! Register Here! https://www.courageleaguesports.com/programs/schoolbreakcamps/  

  • Looking to Volunteer?

    Looking to Volunteer?

    Do you enjoy helping others and having the opportunity to play at the same time? Volunteering to be a teammate for our participants may be just what you are looking for! You will assist participants and staff during programs to help ensure that our programs provide a fun and engaging experience for all. To learn… Read more »

  • We have reached the halfway point!

    We have reached the halfway point!

    We have reached the halfway point of our first session of the Special Recreation Programs of Greater Des Moines. Our Next Session begins on April 20th! We hope you will continue to join us each week to play. To find a session in your area visit the link below or call 515-421-4021 to learn more.

  • Contact us for Adult Opportunities

    Contact us for Adult Opportunities

    Our vision is that “EveryBODY Deserves to PLAY!” and the need for play does not diminish after childhood. Play is important even after our formative years and provides a wealth of benefits physically, socially and emotionally. We offer fun and engaging programs for adults for this very reason! Do you have a loved one who… Read more »

  • Swimming Lessons Start in May!

    Swimming Lessons Start in May!

    We are taking registrations for our upcoming sessions of Special Swimmers starting in May! If you are interested in lessons for your special swimmer please call 515-421-4021 to learn more and to reserve your time.

  • Summer Camp Registrations are Open!

    Summer Camp Registrations are Open!

    Are you starting to plan for you child’s summer break? We have summer camp opportunities to keep your child active and moving while school is out. Sports, fitness, music and more are offered with our camps as well as the opportunity to make new friends and socialize! Visit the link to find a camp near… Read more »

  • Next Session of Saturday Soccer Starts April 27th

    Next Session of Saturday Soccer Starts April 27th

    We are halfway done with our first session of Saturday Sports in West Des Moines. Don’t worry, we have another session lined up! Starting April 27th we will offer Team Sports and ChAAMPS Soccer in Urbandale and Indianola! To learn more about these programs and to register visit the link below or call 515-421-4021. https://www.courageleaguesports.com/programs/saturdaysports/

  • Our First Week is in the Books!

    Our First Week is in the Books!

    We are wrapping up our first week of the Special Recreation Programs of Greater Des Moines! We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all of our families and supporters who joined us this week to kick off our new endeavor! We wouldn’t be here without you! Our vision is that EveryBODY Deserves to… Read more »

  • West Des Moines! Today is YOUR Day!

    West Des Moines! Today is YOUR Day!

    West Des Moines! Are you ready to PLAY!? We will be at the Valley Community Center all day! Feel Free to stop by and say help while also learning more about our programs! Our Adult program starts at 10AM and Youth programs at 4:30pm and 5:30pm. We hope to see you soon! https://www.courageleaguesports.com/our-lo…/west-des-moines/

  • We Are Rolling Into Grimes Today!

    We Are Rolling Into Grimes Today!

    GRIMES! Today is your day! We will be stationed at The U for our morning and afternoon programs before rolling over to the Grimes Community Center to kick off our evening youth programs in Grimes. We will also host our Active Adults Dance Team from 6:15-7PM. During this time we will practice some fun dances,… Read more »

  • Des Moines! Come see what CLS is about!

    Des Moines! Come see what CLS is about!

    We are rolling into Des Moines for our second day of programming. We have opportunities for everyBODY! We will be stationed at the Pioneer Columbus Community Recreation Center all day today! Stop by and say hello this afternoon to learn more about the programs we are offering in Des Moines and surrounding communities! You can… Read more »