YCERP hosts a broad selection of athletic events. Pickup games, tournaments, and league sports cover Activity Calendars throughout the year.
League sports include softball, volleyball, and basketball. League Sports Meetings, held in early June, introduce and explain the leagues to interested players and captains. Games begin in June and play through July. Teams from each location play a regular season before the top two teams from each location compete in playoffs or championship tournament. Championship teams receive t-shirts and have their name engraved on the Hall of Fame in the Mammoth Recreation Hall.
3 on 3 volleyball and basketball tournaments are played in June at five locations: Mammoth, Old Faithful, Grant, Lake, and Canyon. The top two teams from each location tournament qualify for the Parkwide Championship hosted in Mammoth. Championship teams receive t-shirts and have their name engraved on the Hall of Fame in the Mammoth Recreation Hall.
Soccer players love the Yellowstone Cup, a one day six on six tournament held every summer on the Lower Mammoth Field. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks provided!
The Colter Classic one-pitch softball tournament is held each July. The first five teams to register can look forward to a day filled with softball and barbecue.
The 4 Person Scramble Golf Tournament gives golf enthusiasts a chance to hit the links and compete for prizes. The 2015 tournament was held on a blue sky day in Big Timber, Montana at Overland Golf Course.
YCERP hosts many other athletic events in the summer months including pickup volleyball, basketball, soccer, dodgeball, kickball, pickleball, ultimate frisbee, flag football, and more.
Check out the 2015 Parkwide Events Calendar for our biggest athletic and other special events of the year.