Spring sports registration for Castle Pines parks
By Elean Gersack
Now is the time to get registered for spring sports and activities. Below is a quick reference guide to some of the most popular leagues and recreational activities around.
Castle Pines Athletics
Spring soccer begins in late March and runs through May 19. The co-ed recreational program is available for children ages four to third grade. Soccer Tots, a program designed for three-year-olds, is back again this year, too. All practices and games are held at the four neighborhood parks in Castle Pines. Registration begins in early January and runs through February 15. Visit www.castlepinesathletics.com.
Castle Rock Recreation Center
Castle Rock Recreation Center offers a variety of sports and activities. For more information and to register, visit www.crgov.com and click on “program details and registration”.
Colorado Storm of Castle Rock
Colorado Storm is currently registering U6 through U14 recreational boys and girls soccer. The season begins on March 10. Visit http://www.coloradostorm.com/castlerock for more information or to register.
The Cougars Lacrosse mission is to give kids a chance to play the most exciting sport on earth while emphasizing proper fundamentals, good sportsmanship and teamwork. Cougars Lacrosse organizes teams for boys in second through eighth grades and teams for girls in third through eighth grades. The season starts in late February and runs through May. Teams may elect to participate in post-season tournaments, which usually occur in early June. Registration is available through January 15. Visit www.cougarslax.com for more information.
DC Dolphins Youth Athletics offers a host of youth sports. Volleyball registration runs through January 20 and practices will begin in late February. Baseball registration runs through February 5 with practices beginning in March. Fall cheerleading registration opens in February with evaluations planned for April. Football registration will open April 1. Softball registration will open May 1. Visit www.dc-dolphins.org or e-mail.
Lone Tree Recreation Center
Lone Tree Recreation Center offers a number of youth and adult activities and sports. For more information and to register, visit www.sspr.org and click on “registration & programs”.
Real Colorado offers youth recreational and competitive soccer leagues, as well as adult soccer leagues. Spring soccer early bird registration runs through January 20. Returning players must register by this date to receive priority for returning to former team and to receive the discounted fee. Visit www.realcolorado.net for more information or to register.
Safe Splash Swim School
Get ready for summer! Safe Splash Swim School is a year-round warm water swim school for ages six months and older. Parent-tot lessons are available, too. For information and to register for lessons, visit www.safesplash.com.
South Metro Volleyball
Registration is open for the winter session of South Metro Volleyball’s competitive youth league for all ages. Many practices and games now take place here in Castle Pines at American Academy. Winter session officially starts January 23 and runs through March 9. For more information on the winter session and future sessions, visit www.southmetrovball.com.