Galaxy Beach 2024

BELOW IS EVERYTHING GALAXY IS RUNNING OUTDOORS STARTING APRIL 2024 INTO SEPTEMBER 2024. EVENTS WILL BE REMOVED ONCE COMPLETED TO FREE UP THE PAGE SCROLL.

EVERYTHING BELOW IS OPEN TO EVERYONE (NOT JUST GALAXY PLAYERS). NO TRYOUTS. NO CUTS. EVERYONE PLAYS AND PARTICIPATES.

SAND MIX AND MATCHES WILL BE POPPING UP THIS SPRING, SUMMER, AND FALL AT THIRSTY SOCIAL OR NEW HOPE SANDBOX SO KEEP CHECKING THIS PAGE AND OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ALWAYS!


BEACH VOLLEYBALL *BEGINNER* *INTERMEDIATE* *ADVANCED* PRIVATE AND/OR GROUP SESSIONS JUNE 3RD – JUNE 28TH

4328 S New Hope Rd. Gastonia, NC 28056

  • We can run these sessions Monday – Friday during the mornings only 9 AM – 11 AM on our 2 private sand courts at the house
  • Skill – Beginner participants have never played beach volleyball before
  • Skill – Intermediate participants have previously played beach volleyball and understand the basic rules
  • Skill – Advanced participants have previously played beach volleyball and understand the rules at a competitive level.
  • The instructors are Ryann Sloan and Mark Timmons. Ryann has just completed her freshman collegiate beach volleyball season at Webber International University in Babson Park, FL. WIU has won back-to-back Conference Championships & AVCA Small College Championships. Mark is a graduate student at Belmont Abby where he played indoor on the NCAA D1 men’s team and has played very high-level beach volleyball since high school.
  • The cost is $35 per hour for a private session, $20 per hour for a group of 2, and $10 per hour for groups of 4 players and over *recommended*
  • To maximize player/instructor attention and ball reps, we are capping sessions at 12 players (6 per court).
  • We are making this as flexible as possible for those interested
  • If you are interested please Email todd.sloan@gastongalaxy.com
  • In the Email, please put how many players are attending, their skills, and the dates/times you would like the lessons/sessions, and we will start filling the courts/calendar. Some examples of the Email:

Player(s): Sally Smith, Kayla Withers
Skill: Advanced
Dates: Monday and Wednesday June 10th and 12th, June 17th and 19th

Player(s): Kelly Allen, Nancy Owens, Kerry Johnson, Tonya Young
Skill: Beginner
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday June 11th and 13th

Player(s): Amber Young
Skill: Intermediate
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday June 4th and 6th, June 10th and 12th, June 17th and 19th


JUNIORS 2V2 GRASS LEAGUES AT CITY CHURCH – TUESDAY NIGHTS JUNE 11 – JULY 16

3100 City Church St. Gastonia, NC 28056

  • Register below, registration opens Monday, May 6th!
  • Open to all rising 6th grade to 8th grade (middle school division). Open to all rising 9th grade to 12th grade (high school division). Teams must consist of 2 girls or 2 boys. This is not COED. Matches are played at City Church soccer fields every Tuesday night.
  • League starts Tuesday, June 11, and ends July 16 (no volleyball the week of July 4th)
  • The registration fee is $80 per team ($40 per player)
  • League will run 5 weeks with a playoff/bracket at the end with prizes for 1st and 2nd per division
  • We can cap this at 48 teams
  • After completing the registration form below, please Venmo @gastongalaxy or Cash App $gastongalaxy to reserve your spot. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. YOUR SPOT WILL NOT BE SECURE UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.

*REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED*

Middle School Schedule

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Qxh7wKmtCdPTcKWva4wB6Z8VqBZq6niWPdQwNPQ7yNw/edit?usp=sharing

High School Schedule

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/17RaJR__X4ks7qWz3bDocGZfc-c1w3awudJwCP2n52_k/edit?usp=sharing


GALAXY GRASS 5 DOLLAR OPEN NETS – THURSDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, STARTING JUNE 13

3100 City Church St. Gastonia, NC 28056

  • No registration, come and go as you, please
  • Open to ALL rising middle school – high school students, 5th-grade – seniors, AND freshman college students. 5 dollar open nets are played at City Church soccer fields every Thursday night from 7:00 – 9:30 PM.
  • Open nets start Thursday night, June 13, and ends July 18 (no volleyball the week of July 4th)
  • The price is $5 cash per player

BELMONT PARKS AND REC INDOOR VOLLEYBALL CAMPS JUNE 17 – JUNE 27

New Belmont CityRec Center (1315 E Catawba St. Belmont NC 28012)

June 17-20 Girls Volleyball Camp Ages 10-15

June 24-27 Girls Volleyball Camp Ages 7-9


GRASS 2V2 TOURNAMENT – 2ND ANNUAL COACH PATRICK RED WHITE AND BOOM JUNE 28

3110 Hickory Grove Rd, Gastonia, NC 28056

  • Friday night JUNE 28TH
  • NORTH BELMONT PARK SOCCER FIELDS NIGHT UNDER LIGHTS
  • 6:00 PM (check-in at 5:30 PM)
  • Middle School Division (rising 6th-8th)
  • High School Division (rising 9th-12th)
  • Price $40 per team
  • Please Venmo @Pete-14 to secure your spot

    Middle School teams registered:

    Claire DeYoung / Blakely Leathernan

    Jade Froneberger / Haylee Patton

    Landry McDaniel / Masey McDaniel

    Virginia Ernst / Ella Aschmann

    Brooke Stokes / Addison Spurling

    Lillie Nesheim / Kendall Westmoreland

    Lilyanna Crawford / Avery Thomas

    High School teams registered:

    Maddie Potter / Olivia Easton

    Olivia Horneman / Morgan Styles

    Halle Bartlett / Emma Watson

    Sara Pawlish / Mallory Hall

    Emma Horneman / Peyton Safrit

    Lily Cochcroft / AG Roberson

    Hannah Massey / Sophia Bolton

    Hannah Martin / Ava Tobin


    AVP AMERICA VOLLEYBUMS – JUNIOR DOUBLES GRASS JUNE 30

    Columbia, SC

    Register here


    CRAMERTON PARKS AND REC INDOOR VOLLEYBALL CAMPS WITH EMMA AND ARDYN THORNBURG JULY 8 – JULY 25

    Town of Cramerton C.B. Huss Recreation Center (8 Julian St, Cramerton, NC 28032)

    July 8-11 Girls Volleyball Camp Ages 7-9

    July 15-18 Girls Volleyball Camp Ages 10-12

    July 22-25 Girls Volleyball Camp Ages 13-15

    More information here


    GRASS 2V2 TOURNAMENT – THIRD ANNUAL ABBY’S GRASS DOUBLES TOURNAMENT ON SATURDAY, JULY 27 AT CITY CHURCH

    3100 City Church St. Gastonia, NC 28056

    • SATURDAY NIGHT JULY 27TH 6 PM-MIDNIGHT
    • CITY CHURCH SOCCER FIELDS
    • Girls 12U, Girls 14U, Girls 16U, Girls 18U, COED 18U
    • The price is $60 per team, and all proceeds will go towards the Walker Hayes Foundation
    • More information, current teams, and registration are coming soon!

    GRASS 2V2 TOURNAMENT – 3RD COACH PATRICK BACK TO SCHOOL BASH AUGUST 17

    3110 Hickory Grove Rd, Gastonia, NC 28056

    • Saturday night AUGUST 17TH
    • NORTH BELMONT PARK SOCCER FIELDS NIGHT UNDER LIGHTS
    • 6:00 PM (check-in at 5:30 PM)
    • Middle School Division (rising 6th-8th)
    • High School Division (rising 9th-12th)
    • Price $40 per team
    • Please Venmo @Pete-14 to secure your spot

      Middle School teams registered:

      High School teams registered:

      A.G. Roberson / Lily Cochcroft

      Maddie Potter / Olivia Easton


      Past events:

      2024 – USAV BNQ tournament results

      2024 – Spring Middle School Sand 4v4 league results

      2024 – Spring High School Sand 2v2 league results

      2023 – Summer Middle School Sand 2v2 league results

      2020 – June-July doubles league results

      2023 – NCHSSVA CHARLOTTE/WESTERN NC April-May results

      2023 – Spring Middle School Sand 4v4 league results

      2022 – June-July doubles league results

      2022 – NCHSSVA CHARLOTTE/WESTERN NC April-May results

      2021 – April-May and May-June doubles league results

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