Hudsonville Ultimate Club

4-8th Co-ed Team 
High School Co-ed team

HUDSONVILLE  ULTIMATE CLUB exists to provide high level Ultimate Frisbee for anyone 4th-8th grade and High School.

For ANY skill level. No experience required. 

Ultimate is so much more than a sport. It's a community. Ultimate takes the best parts of other sports and make something even better. Give Ultimate a chance. It's worth it.

Summer Season Starts Tue June 15th!

Practices Tuesdays 6-7:30pm

@ Rush Creek Park

Games vs. Forest Hills Ultimate Club, Rockford Ultimate Club, Grand Rapids Ultimate Club, Lowell Ultimate Club, Grandville Ultimate Club, and more! 

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4 Options to play this Summer!

WHO CAN PLAY?
Anyone, boys and girls! We expect most to have never played before - maybe not even know the rules. Or how to throw a disc. As you keep coming you learn the game and how to throw. We work so hard to be welcoming and inclusive. 
The sport lends itself well to being inclusive because it takes EVERYONE to move the disc down the field. 

WHO WILL WE PLAY:

We play in the Zig Zag Ultimate league with some school teams and some club teams. So, we might play West Side Christian, then Grandville Middle School, then Forest Hills Ultimate Frisbee Club. 

WHO IS RUNNING THIS? COACHING?

Hudsonville Ultimate Club, is a branch of Zig Zag Ultimate. Zig Zag Ultimate was started in 2012 and now has 400+ youth playing every year with teams all around West Michigan. ZZU offers leagues for: 4-8th Grade, High School, Adult, College Teams, and a partnered with the Grand Rapids Pro team. 

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Summer Season: 6/15-8/26, $225/person

Includes…

    • Tuesday Practices

    • Wednesday Games

    • 2 Saturday tournaments (3 options)

    • 2 Summer Camps discounted to $25/each  (3 options)

    • T-shirt 

    • 2 Pro game admissions 

    • 2 Clinics with players from the local professional Ultimate Frisbee team.

    • NO Ultimate July 5-9

Register for just one Summer Session, $100/person

  • Summer 1: 6/15-7/29​​

    • NO Ultimate July 5-9

  • Summer 2: 7/20-8/26

  • Includes Tuesday practices, Wednesday Games, and one tournament per session.

Summer Camps, info page

  • 9-1pm every day in Byron Center, MI 

  • 3 camps

    • June 21-24 MON-THURS

    • July 21-24 WED-SAT

      • July 24, 2-6pm + Pro game at 6pm @ GRCHS​

    • Aug 16-19 MON-THURS

Games

  • Wednesdays 5pm @ Rotating location

Tournaments *optional*

  • Saturday July 31, and August 21 9-noon in Grand Rapids

  • One more tbd

Uniforms

  • Jersey $35 (unless you have one from a previous season)

  • Shorts, $35 (optional)

  • Cleats are required (soccer, lacrosse, or football)

    • We have several donated cleats! There is a chance we have your size. ​

  • Disc, $10 (optional)

REGISTRATION INFO

  • Entire Summer $225/player

    • Includes practices, tournaments, discounted Summer camps, 2 pro games, 2 clinics, and t-shirt

  • One Summer Session $100/player​

    • ​Includes practices, games, and 1 tournament

  • Discounts / Scholarships

    • $25 discount (total) if another family member signs up

    • $25 discount for each person recruited for the current season

  • PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN

    • Pay what you can rates available through the Zig Zag Ultimate Foundation. We are working tirelessly to secure donors and sponsors to make Ultimate a reality for anyone who wants to play.

WHAT PARENTS SAY:

  • "This is the first sport my son actually enjoys. We wouldn't let him play football after he got injured."

  • "I like it because my 4th grade son, 7th grade daughter, and 8th grade son can all play at the same time. ONE car trip!"

  • "I was hesitant about the fact that there are no refs, but after the first game I'm surprised at how well it works. They actually talk about disagreements to each other instead of needing a ref." 

  • "I appreciate that I don't have to worry about concussions like when he was doing football. I also love knowing my son will always get a good workout in every single practice and game." 

LET'S PLAY:

Everyone is welcome regardless of experience! We will teach you how to throw, catch, run, and have fun playing Ultimate.

As you progress through our club, you can play in High School, College, professionally with the Grand Rapids Pro Team, or maybe even represent Team USA! 

Questions: email Mike@ZigZagUltimate.com or call/text 616.606.DISC

WHAT IS ULTIMATE FRISBEE:

Combining the nonstop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, a game of Ultimate Frisbee is played two seven-player teams on a field similar to football. The object of the game is to score  points by catching a pass in the opponent’s end zone. A player must stop running while in possession of the disc, but may pivot and pass to any of the other receivers on the field. 
 

Just like basketball, Ultimate Frisbee is a transition game in which players move quickly from offense to defense on  turnovers that occur with a dropped pass, an interception, a pass out of bounds, or when a player is caught holding  the disc for more than ten seconds. Although, Ultimate Frisbee resembles many traditional sports in its basic athletic  requirements, the rules are simpler, which allows the game to be self officiated. The concept of Spirit of the Game is integrated in to the basic philosophy of the sport, it is written in to the rules and is practiced at all levels of the games from local leagues to the World games. 

Several local colleges have teams including GVSU, MSU, Cornerstone, Ferris State, and Calvin College. One day, some of our players may play professionally for the Detroit Mechanix or even for Team USA!