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Youth Sports

Youth sports are one of the fastest growing recreation programs nationwide – and the same holds true for the City of Sparks. The Sparks Parks and Recreation Department has built a solid program through the years with a variety of leagues, clinics and camps designed to promote good sportsmanship, teamwork and skill development for children of all ages and abilities. Here are some programs coming up:

Baseball

BLASTBALL!® The Game to Save Baseball 
Have you ever watched a tee ball game and been bored to tears? Well, so were the kids! BlastBall!® is a totally new concept for teaching the fundamentals of baseball and softball at the entry level of play, for an exciting and rewarding experience. Each participant receives a Blastball® T-shirt and picture.

WHO: Youth, 4 – 7 yrs.
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays
ACTIVITY#/SECTION# DATES
604070 Section #1 4/17 – 5/17
TIME: 5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. (Each game/practice is 45 minutes long)
WHERE: Recreation Park
COST: $42 / $35 Resident Discount

Soccer

Just for Kicks Soccer Camp
Learn the basics of soccer while having FUN! The camp covers stretching, exercise, skills and games. Each participant will receive a JUST FOR KICKS T–shirt. Instructors will emphasize teamwork, attention skills, and enjoyment of the sport. So come sign up – it will be a kick! Space is limited.

WHO: Youth, 3 – 6 yrs.
WHEN: Saturdays, April 14 – May 12 OR Tuesdays/Thursdays, June 12 – 28
ACTIVITY#/SECTION# TIME
604292 Section #1 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
604292 Section #2 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
604292 Section #3 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
JUNE
606292 Section #1 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
WHERE: Recreation Park
COST: $42 / $35 Resident Discount

Volleyball

All Skills Clinics 
Highly qualified coaches and seasoned players teach the skills of passing, setting, serving and hitting using technical skill progressions in a fun, yet disciplined atmosphere.

WHO: Youth, 7 – 14 yrs.
WHEN: Mondays and Wednesdays
ACTIVITY#/SECTION# DATES
604310 Section #2 4/9 – 5/2
605310 Section #2 5/7 – 5/23
TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: NNJ facility, 1575 Linda Way #101
COST: $126 / $105 Resident Discount (April) $98 / $82 Resident Discount (May)

NNJ Kidz Court 
Don’t miss this great opportunity for children to get their first experience with volleyball! The program introduces the concepts of volleyball and other athletic skills. Drills work to improve hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, motor skill development, and muscle strength, as well as doing it all in a fun social atmosphere.

WHO: Youth, 3 – 6 yrs.
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays
ACTIVITY#/SECTION# DATES
604310 Section #1 4/10 – 5/3
605310 Section #1 5/8 – 5/24
TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: NNJ facility, 1575 Linda Way #101
COST: $74 / $62 Resident Discount (April) $65 / $54 Resident Discount (May)

Golf

Mixed Child/Adult Golf Lessons
Lessons are designed for beginner to intermediate golfers and are taught by certified PGA professionals. With this mixed child/adult class option, children can learn how to play golf with their parents! Beginners will learn the grip, basic swing components, putting, chipping, etc. Intermediate will concentrate on swing improvement and fine tuning the game. Bring your own clubs if you have them, or they can be provided for you. Class size is limited for maximum individual attention.

WHO: Adults, 16 yrs. & Older; Youth, 7 – 15 yrs.
WHEN: Tuesdays
ACTIVITY#/SECTION# DATES
705131 Section #2 5/8 – 6/12
706131 Section #2 6/19 – 7/24
TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Wildcreek Golf Course, 3500 Sullivan Lane
COST: $192 / $160 Resident Discount
NOTE: Classes are one hour.

 

VIEW MORE PROGRAMS TO COME THIS SUMMER AND FALL!

 

To Register! Try our convenient 24-hour online registration system! All you need is your household I.D. number and a VISA, MASTERCARD or DISCOVER with expiration date. To obtain your I.D. number, e-mail recinfo@cityofsparks.us or  call (775) 353-2385. Be prepared to provide the first/last name of each member in your household, their respective birth dates, address, and phone number. Once you have an I.D. number, you can register online. Use of  mobile devices/tablets not recommended for this system.

Online Registration Link

Please note: Financial assistance to help with registration fees is available for children, seniors and people with disabilities who cannot otherwise afford to take part in our programs.