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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. 

GHT Basketball Spring Break Camp

This fun spring break camp covers key fundamentals, character and the values necessary to achieve your goals in sports and life. Whether you are trying to make your junior high team, high school team, or just learning how to compete in basketball, this is the camp for you. GHT Camp is also geared to teach each athlete life skills utilizing sports one individual at a time.

WHO: Youth, 6 – 14 yrs.
WHEN: Monday – Thursday
604083 Section #1 4/2 – 4/5
TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Alf Sorensen Community Center
COST: $72 / $60 Resident Discount

NNJ Volleyball

NNJ Volleyball – Spring Break Bump, set, spike! Have fun during your Spring Break with volleyball. Intensive instruction, lots of fun drills, and quality skill instruction.

WHO: Youth, 4 – 18 yrs.
603311 Section #1 3/26 – 3/28
603311 Section #2 4/2 – 4/4
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE: NNJ facility, 1575 Linda Way #101
COST: $119 / $99 Resident Discount



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
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

Tennis our U.S. Professional Tennis Association certified instructors have a fun lineup of summer programs planned! Learn more about the instructors here. 

Little Tennis
Give your little ones an introduction to tennis! Short racquets are used to insure success and fun. Students will develop eye hand coordination skills and footwork. They will also learn how to listen and take verbal direction from a coach, and work with a partner.
WHO: Youth, 3 – 6 yrs.
WHEN: Thursdays
603313 Section #1 3/8 – 3/29
TIME: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Burgess Park Tennis Courts, 1605 Pyramid Way
COST: $42 / $35 Resident Discount

ASRS Spring Break Tennis Camp
This tennis program provided by All Seasons Racquet Sports, is a great way to give your child an introduction to a challenging but highly rewarding lifetime sport while making 
new friends. Tennis skills will be developed through games and drills. Short racquets are used to insure success.

WHO: Youth, 7 – 16 yrs.
WHEN: Monday – Thursday
604315 Section #1 4/2 – 4/5
TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Burgess Park Tennis Courts, 1605 Pyramid Way
COST: $144 / $120 Resident Discount

Spring Break Tennis Camp by Mark Humes
Mark Humes, our tennis professional, will be offering an exciting spring break tennis camp for youth. Humes received his U.S.P.T.A. certification in 1985 and specializes in teaching children. He has more than 20 years of experience.

WHO: Youth, 6 – 12 yrs.
WHEN: Monday – Thursday, April 2 – 5
604312 Section #1 6 – 8 yrs. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
604312 Section #2 9 – 12 yrs. 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Shelly Park Tennis Courts, 2901 N. Truckee Lane
COST: $38 / $32 Resident Discount


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
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.
WHERE: Recreation Park
COST: $42 / $35 Resident Discount

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.