Contact Us

  • Phone: (620) 331-0260

  • Fax: (620) 331-3495

  • Address: 1501 North 10th ST, Independence, Kansas 67301

Welcome to the Independence Recreation Commission website!!!

Current Registrations

Summer swim team, swim lessons, and tennis lesson registrations are now being accepted. Come by the Ash Youth Center to register!!!

Register online or come by the Ash Youth Center

 

Independence Pickleball Tournament - May 2021

With interest and participation in pickleball rapidly growing in southeast Kansas, we are excited for our third tournament to be held on Saturday, May 22nd at the Ash Youth Center.
  • High School and Up Participants.
  • 3 match guarantee (games to 11, 11, & 7).
  • Men's, Women's, and Mixed divisions with enough participating teams.
  • $20 per player ($15 per player if member of the IRC Pickleball Program).
Here is a link to our facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2922072138030219
To register your team or for more information, call us at (620) 331-0260 or come by the Ash Youth Center (1501 N 10th ST). Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 19th. Good Luck!!!

2021 Independence 6v6 Soccer League

Registration for the Independence 6v6 (High School and Up) Soccer League have begun!!! The league is available to anyone in high school and older. It is a co-ed league and for developmental and recreational purposes. Teams will be formed through a draft system (players traveling from out of town may be placed together for travel convenience) and the cost is $30 per player. This cost includes a team shirt and an 8+ game season depending upon the number of teams and advancement in the playoffs.
League games will be played on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. Scheduling preferences are welcome.
Come by the Ash Youth Center or call (620) 331-0260 to register. The last day to register is Thursday, May 20th. The season will begin on Friday, June 4th.

2021 Men's Slow-Pitch League

The Men’s Summer SlowPitch Softball League meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1st at 5:30pm in the meeting room of the Ash Youth Center.  The sponsor fee of $100 will be due at the meeting and a $20 participant fee for all players will be due before your first game.  Each team needs to have a representative at the meeting or contact IRC prior to the meeting.  If you do not have a representative at the meeting there is no guarantee you will be allowed in the league.  We are planning on playing the games on Tuesday and Thursday nights starting on June 22nd. If you have questions or concerns, please call IRC at 620.331.0260.

2021 Women's Slow-Pitch League

The Women’s Softball League meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1st at 5:00pm in the meeting room of the Ash Youth Center.  The sponsor fee of $100 will be due at the meeting and a $20 participant fee for each player listed on your roster is due before they play their first game.  Each team needs to have a representative at the meeting or contact IRC prior to the meeting.  We are planning on playing games on Monday and Wednesday evenings starting on June 21st. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Independence Recreation Commission at (620)331-0260.

Ash Center Memberships

Register online or come by the Ash Youth Center

 

Upcoming Events

Cancellations

 

In case of inclement weather, game cancellations will be posted here and our Facebook page. On weekdays, a decision will be made by 4pm as to whether or not games will be played. On weekends, at least one hour prior to the start of games.