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Youth Sports


Need to speak with one of our staff? Call 483-4039
Lifetime Sports Weather Line: 483-4255

To register online, click here.
  

Sport Jersey Policy

All youth participants are required to purchase and wear a Lansing Parks & Recreation reversible jersey at the cost of $15 per jersey. Jerseys will be used for all sports and all ages until jersey is lost, severely damaged, or outgrown.


Soccer (Grades K-6th):  Spring and Fall Program

The perfect outdoor sport for youth in grades K-6. Participants will be placed on a team in their grade division with a volunteer coach.  School based teams can be formed - so please contact your child's school to see if they have a team. Shin guards are mandatory and not included in the fee.  Look for the Soccer registration flyers at your child's Lansing Public School. Games are played Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays at Davis Park and Hope Soccer Complex.

Visit the Youth Soccer League Web Site for player entry forms, deadlines, fees, and schedules.  


Little Sluggers Pre-School T-Ball (Ages 3-4):  Summer

Little Sluggers is a great way to introduce your 3 and 4 year old to the sport of baseball. This clinic style program will introduce easy and fun was to learn the basic skills of throwing, batting, fielding and base-running. This is a 4-week clinic played on Saturday mornings for 1-hour each age division starting in early June.  Contact the Lifetime Sports office for a player entry form, or register online and save $5.00.


T-Ball (Ages 5-6):  Summer

The Wildcat T-Ball Program is designed for boys and girls 5 to 6 years old. This league will help introduce your child to the basics of baseball and softball in a fun way. Games are played Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday beginning in June. Participants must play in their respective age division based on the league's age determination date.

Baseball Ages (7-14):  Summer

The Wildcat Baseball program is a fun and fit way to get your child introduced to America's pastime. Leagues are designed for youth ages 7 - 14, with special emphasis on skill development through games and practices. Individual registrations and school/team based registrations available. Fees vary based upon age. League play begins in June, and runs through the end of July.

Leagues offered include Machine Pitch (Ages 7-8), Player/Coach Pitch (Ages 9-10), and two divisions of Jr. Baseball (Ages 11-12 and Ages 13-14).  Participants must play in their respective age division based on the league's age determination date.

Girls Softball (Ages 9-12):  Summer

The Lifetime Sports office is pleaed to offer a developmental fast pitch softball league for girls ages 9-12. Special emphasis on softball skill development through games and practices. Individual and school/team based registrations available. League play begins in June, and runs through the end of July.

Visit the Wildcat Baseball/Softball League Web Site for player entry forms, deadlines, fees, and schedules.


Girls High School Fast Pitch Softball:  Summer

Area High School teams enter their Varsity and Junior Varsity girls fast pitch teams.  No roster limits, however graduated seniors cannot play.  The purpose of the league is for player and team development.  Games are played Monday - Thursday at Ranney and Westside Parks.

Visit the Girls High School Fast Pitch League Web Site for team entry forms, deadlines, fees, standings, and schedules.


NFL Flag Football (Grades K-6):  Fall

Youth NFL Flag Football, the NFL'S official youth league for boys and girls in grades K-6. Divisions of play include K/1, 2/3, 4/5/6.  All divisions are coed. NFL Flag provides the opportunity for kids and families to become involved in football through participation early in life. It also helps develop the first phase of player and coach development by teaching football skills at the earliest age, while focusing games on speed and agility, not size and strength. Games are played one weekday evening and Saturdays beginning in September.  Registration fee includes an NFL replica jersey.

Visit the Youth NFL Flag League Web Site for player entry forms, deadlines, fees and schedules.


Basketball (Grades 1-4):  Winter

Divisions include 1st/2nd grade and 3rd/4th grade. Children will be placed on a team in their grade division with a volunteer coach. School based teams will be formed; so please contact your child's school to see if they have a team.  Look for the basketball registration flyers at your child's Lansing Public School. Games are played Saturdays at Gier Community Center.  League play starts in early to mid January.


Basketball (Grades 5-6):  Lansing School District's (Winter)

The Lifetime Sports Office manages the league on behalf of the school district. Regional pods of schools compete at their own schools. Teams are formed and coached by the school itself.

Visit the Lansing School District 4/5/6 Grade Basketball League Web Site for schedules and teams.


Floor Hockey (Ages 5-14):  Winter

The Youth Floor Hockey program is a fun and fit way to get your child introduced to a non-traditional sport similar to ice hockey and soccer. Leagues are designed for youth ages 5 - 14, with special emphasis on skill development through games and practices. Floor hockey is a team registration program. League play begins in January, and runs through the end of February with games on the weekends.  Divisions offered include:  5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 year olds. Participants must play in their respective age division based on the league's age determination date.

Visit the Youth City League Floor Hockey Web Site for team entry forms, deadlines, fees, and schedules.

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Brett Kaschinske
Parks & Recreation Dept.
Contact
200 North Foster Street
2nd Floor
Lansing, MI 48912
517-483-4277


Here at Lansing Parks and Recreation we strive to provide all of the Lansing community with quality recreational opportunities. One way we do this is through our youth scholarship program. In the economic climate of today we are finding more families in need of this financial assistance. Your donation will help us ensure we are able to offer scholarships to Lansing youth who request assistance.

www.gofundme.com/lansingpr

Please visit the site above or click on our Facebook Site to link to the Go Fund Site