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    Youth Sports and Activities

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    The Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of leagues and activities for children ages toddler to 18:

    Spring/Summer - View the program guide now!

    • Tee Ball
    • Blast Ball
    • Kiwanis Miracle League
    • Swimming/aquatic centers
    • Softball
    • Sand Volleyball
    • Volleyball
    • Tae Kwon Do
    • Soccer
    • Flag Football
    • Kids Fishing Derby
    • Parkour
    • Triathlon Prep
    • Youth Triathlon
    • Skateboarding
    • Ballet
    • Parent/Child Music Program
    • Cooking class
    • Babysitting Basics
    • Baton
    • Cheer
    • Tumbling
    • Cartooning
    • Magic
    • Art
    • Technology
    • Fishing (view map of public fishing holes)
    • And more! Register now.


    • Tiny Tot Indoor Soccer
    • Itty Bitty Indoor Soccer
    • Youth Basketball Leagues
    • Little Dunkers Basketball
    • Hoop Stars Winter Break Basketball Camp
    • Ready, Set, Go March Madness program
    • All-Day Athlete Lock-in
    • Parent/Child Volleyball Basics
    • Youth Volleyball Clinic
    • Youth Rugby Basics
    • Start Smart Lacrosse Parent/Child Program
    • TOT - Teams of Tomorrow
    • Little Athletes program
    • Adaptive Sports
    • Chaamps Sports
    • Adaptive Soccer
    • Adaptive Basketball
    • Friday Fun Nights
    • Babysitting Basics
    • Martial Arts
      • Lil' Ninjas
      • Tae Kwon Do
    • Snow Day Ski Trip
    • Mother vs. Son Sports Night
    • Start Smart Parent/Child Program
    • Rocking Robotics
    • Super Structures
    • Parkour
    • Tumble Tots
    • Twinkle Toes
    • Little Chefs
    • Family Meal Prep Cooking Class
    • Magicamp
    • Cartooning Workshop
    • Little Artists
    • Kids Create Classes
      • Critter Art Class
      • Insect Art Class
      • Reptiles Art Class
      • Peter Rabbit Class
    • Creative Geniuses programs
      • Pre-K Art Play
      • Drawing & Painting
      • Sculpture