By Elean Gersack
It is time to think about registering kids for sports leagues and activities. Here is a quick reference guide to some of the most popular leagues and recreational activities around.
Castle Pines Athletics
Stay in the community and play at home with Castle Pines Athletics. Register now for soccer (boys and girls ages four to fourth grade), and NFL flag football (six to 10-year-olds only); the seasons run March 28 to May 21. Soccer Tots, just for 3-year-olds, is back again this spring too. The deadline to register and avoid a late fee is February 15. Spots fill quickly so sign up early! Learn more at www.castlepinesathletics.com.
Castle Rock Recreation Center / Miller Activity Center (MAC)
The Castle Rock Recreation Center and the new Miller Activity Center (MAC) offer a variety of sports and activities. For more information and to register, visit www.crgov.com and click on “Services” then on “Programs” and then on “Athletics.” There are a host of spring programs for children.
Colorado Athletic Club Youth Tennis
The next session for youth tennis starts February 9 at Colorado Athletic Club. Programs are available for children of all ages who want to develop a new skill or advance to the next level. Visit www.wellbridge.com/colorado-athletic-club/inverness and click on “tennis” and then on “youth” to learn more.
Colorado Storm of Castle Rock
Colorado Storm is currently accepting registrations for U4 through U18 recreational youth soccer. The first games will be late March and the season will run though mid-May with practices starting about two weeks prior to the season start. For more information or to register, visit www.coloradostorm.com/castlerock.
Registration for spring lacrosse is underway. The season starts in late February and runs through May. Register by February 29 for boys lacrosse (U7 - U15) and girls lacrosse (U9 - U15). Visit www.cougarslax.com for more information.
DC Dolphins offers many youth programs. Baseball teams are now looking for players ages five to 14 to complete rosters for the spring season. Learn about all of the DC Dolphin programs and their multi-sport indoor facility the Dolphin Tank at www.dc-dolphins.org.
Grid Iron Flag Football and Grid Iron Cheer
Teams are now forming for five-on-five flag football for boys and girls ages five to 14 in the Highlands Ranch league for this national flag football program. Registration is also underway for Iron Girls Cheer. The spring season runs eight Saturdays, April 2 through May 21. Visit https://gridironflag.com/colorado/highlandsranch to learn more.
Is Rugby your calling? Adults wanting to get in on the camaraderie of this long-standing sport can learn more at ww.harlequins.org. Work hard and play hard on and off the field and give back to the community.
No Limits Volleyball
Sharpen your skills and take your game to the next level. No Limits Volleyball offers clinics, camps, league play and more for youth and adults. Registration for spring youth competitive leagues is now underway. For more information and to register, visit www.nolimitsvolleyball.org.
Real Colorado offers youth recreational and competitive soccer leagues. The season will begin in mid-March and run through mid-May. Visit www.realcolorado.net for more information or to register.
Safe Splash Swim School
Safe Splash Swim School is a year-round warm water swim school located in Parker next to The Wildlife Experience. Lessons are available for babies and children ages six months and older. Parent/tot lessons are available, too. For information and to register for lessons, visit www.safesplash.com.
South Suburban Parks & Recreation
South Suburban Parks & Recreation is accepting registrations now for spring volleyball and boys and girls lacrosse. Learn more and register by visiting www.sspr.org.