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About the Girls Academy: Sportsplex West is proud to present the SPORTSPLEX WEST GIRLS ACADEMY for girls program logo 3motivated, sport-loving girls in the Central Iowa area.  The Academy is designed for girls who wish to excel in their current sport or have a desire to try a new sport.  There will be classes for different levels of players from college bound athletes, to younger athletes trying a new sport and everything in between.   Nowhere else will the young female athlete have the instructors, facilities and programming that will be found in the SPW Girls Academy.  It is designed to be flexible to fit the athletes’ and parents’ busy schedules, and provide the absolute best instruction available for the young athlete.  Sessions will be offered from Early June – Mid/Late August.  If you have a female athlete, and she has the desire to become better in her sport, or try a new sport, The SPORTSPLEX WEST GIRLS ACADEMY is for your athlete. In addition – if you have a small group of players that would be interested in scheduling academy sessions separately with one of our instructors – please email the sport contact (click here) or the Girls Academy Director (click here)

Girls link 4How does it work?  The Academy will offer 100’s of 1 hour training sessions  in a number of different sports over a 3 month period.  The concept is simple – register for a pack of sessions for your athlete and enroll her for the sport, level and age that best suits her goals. These sessions are broken out by sport, skill, and level to ensure the most competitive, productive learning environment of similarly skilled players. Click here to learn about sports offered, classes and levels.

The primary sports being offered are Basketball, Softball, Volleyball and LAX with the possibility of additional secondary sports being added.  Athletes register online and purchase a number of sessions (1, 5, 10, 20, 30, 50) and register for the sessions that they would like to attend and is convenient to their schedules.  They can choose to use their sessions for just one sport, or use them for multiple sport offerings.  Girls link 5

These sessions are designed to advance your athlete from her current level to a higher level of competitive play.  One of the more unique aspects of the Academy is that it allows you to give your athlete a personalized program based on her needs and goals inside of a small group format. Click here to learn see examples of how to customize your athlete’s Academy.

The sessions are offered at numerous times and dates throughout the summer to be convenient and accessible for the athlete and our outstanding instructors.  These instructors are the best at what they do and focused on player development.  Our instructors have an unparalleled amount of experience in coaching and playing and have a passion for helping players to get better.  Click here to see Instructor Bios/Contacts/Questions

Quick Help –  How to Register/How to View List of All Girls Academy Sessions  List: 

  1.  Click: LESSONS, SMALL GROUP TRAINING, SURFACE/FIELD RENTAL box on the website or click this button where every you see it on the Girls Academy PagesGirls link 5
  2. Enter Username and password (Create new one if necessary)
  3. Buy a package of sessions (1, 5, 10, 20, 30, 50)
  4. Search the schedule for “Girls Academy” sessions, and book your athlete into as many of 100’s of Sessions you want her to attend.
    • Use the filters for trainers/venue to help find specific sports
      1. Court 1 – Basketball
      2. Court 3 – Volleyball
      3. South Field Half – Softball
      4. Waukee HS Practice Fields  – Lacrosse
  5. Continue to check back to the Girls Academy Session List as many new sessions will be added through the Spring and Summer. NOTE: Sessions need to be used by August, 31 – sessions do not carry over

Free Trial for Girls Academy: D1 Des Moines is offering 1 FREE WEEK of athletic enhancement to any members of the Girls Academy.  D1 Des Moines is located inside Sportsplex West at 890 SE Olson Dr. Waukee, IA

  • Email D1 GM Garrison McLagan to recive your 1 FREE WEEK to members of the Girls Academy
  •  D1 LogoAdditional Options for D1
    • Full year long memberships (ONLY $99 per month)
    • Summer Unlimited Membership – June 1-August 30 ($275)
    • 20 Pack Punch Card – $360
    • Visit D1 Des Moines Website to register or additional information