NEWS CHARITY SOFTBALL GAME AT PRINCIPAL PARK TO BENEFIT AREA YOUTH Tavian Banks and Jennie Baranczyk To Serve as Celebrity Coaches CLIVE, Iowa – Opportunity on Deck, a non-profit that offers free sporting opportunities to elementary-aged kids, will hold the second annual Game for Good fundraiser to take
NEWS Spring Soccer was A Success This spring Opportunity on Deck had 302 participate at one of three soccer programs at Crestview, Hillside or Waukee. Between the three locations we welcomed 50 volunteers who spent a total of 45 hours teaching participants about soccer, teamwork, healthy living, good character and
NEWS Summer Program Kicks off with Baseball The 2019 Opportunity on Deck summer programming kicked off May 30th with baseball at Linnan Park in Clive. Boys and girls in grades first through sixth will learning baseball skills from area role models each Tuesday and Thursday through July 2. Our athletes
NEWS Organizations Come Together to Host Track and Field Clinic in Drake Stadium with Student-Athlete Coaches Drake University will partner with Opportunity on Deck to host a college visit and a track and field clinic at Drake Stadium (2719 Forrest Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50311) on Saturday, April 20th from
OPPORTUNITY ON DECK NEWS Session 1 Programming A Success Opportunity on Deck completed four clinics in the first session of 2019, including basketball and dance in both Ankeny and Clive. In total approximately 75 kids and 25 volunteers took part across the four clinics. Each of the dance locations
OPPORTUNITY ON DECK NEWS Iowa Wild and SCHEELS Teach OOD Kids Floor Hockey The Iowa Wild, in partnership with SCHEELS and Opportunity on Deck, offered a free floor hockey clinic to boys and girls in third and fourth grade. The event was held Wednesday, March 6 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
OPPORTUNITY ON DECK NEWS OOD Forms New Partnership to Provide Meals Opportunity on Deck recently partnered with the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Central Iowa Shelter and Services to provide complete, nutritious meals after each sports clinic, beginning with soccer this spring. "Opportunity on Deck wants to
OOD Receives Van Donation Opportunity on Deck, along with Oakridge Neighborhood Services and Children and Families of Iowa recently received retired RideShare vans through DART's van donation program. "We are grateful to DART for this generous donation. This donation will allow us to provide a new service to families who might have transportation