Verona students and parents have a long history of being active in a wide variety of sports programs as players, coaches, cheerleaders and advisers. In addition to the many sports programs that are run by the Board of Education, there are quite a few independent programs available. Listed below are some of the sports organizations in town that all depend on adult volunteers to make their programs run successfully.
Verona High School Sports Boosters
The Verona High School Sports Boosters are a volunteer group of parents dedicated to raising funds to benefit Verona High School sports teams.
All parents are welcome to join. Fundraising activities include sales of a fall sports booklet, stadium blankets, seat cushions, Verona flags and commemorative bricks at Verona High School.
For more information, please call 973-239-4841
Verona Baseball & Softball League
The objective of this organization is to provide a healthy, enjoyable outlet for the energy and exuberance of the youth of Verona. It is also an aim of this organization to help these young people discover the joys and benefits of sportsmanship, acquire the habit of responsibility, and understand the advantages of teamwork, through supervised programs of instructional and competitive baseball games. The organization also carries on other activities necessary to support the programs of instructional and competitive baseball.
Verona Lacrosse League
Verona Lacrosse is a volunteer run organization that’s primary goal is to promote youth lacrosse to both boys and girls.
The program is open to those in grades K through 8, with the season running from March to early June. The month of March primarily consists of practices, with games generally beginning in early April. The season is completed by the first week of June and is closely followed by a season-ending Jamboree.
For all children in grades K, 1, and 2, a clinic format is available.
The clinic is held on Saturday afternoons for 1 hour.
Third and fourth graders have separate girls and boys teams that typically play 8 to 10 modified games against teams from nearby towns, and practice about twice a week.
Competitive teams for those in grades 5 and 6, as well as 7 and 8 (also gender specific) typically participate in 12 to 14 games against teams from nearby towns; practices are usually 2 or 3 times a week.
The Verona Youth lacrosse program is run by a volunteer Board, and is coached for the most part by volunteers. Volunteers are needed and are welcome to assist in coaching and general organizational duties. No previous lacrosse experience is required. Any community member interested in getting involved in the program is welcome.
Verona Junior Wrestling
Verona Junior Wrestling is a program for Verona students in 2nd through 8th grade. Wrestlers are matched by age, weight and experience.
Verona Junior Wrestling solicits volunteers from the parents of the children who are involved in the organization. Parent volunteers are needed in the areas of administration, fundraising and photography of events.
For more information, please send an e-mail to Sam Zamloot: firstname.lastname@example.org