Manhattan Parks & Recreation offers a variety of youth sports throughout the year for kids of all ages and skill levels.
Youth Sports are listed by season of competition.
Click here to register for youth sports.
City League Soccer
Youth soccer is a popular choice for kids who want to be active and learn to develop their skills as a soccer player. Registration closes February 16.
Twice a week kids will participate in fitness and conditioning activities and team sports. Registration closes January 20.
A program designed to teach kids the fundamental skills of basketball, in addition to skills regarding teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect for others. Registration closes December 15.
An hour of fun practices, games, and friendly competition. Learn the game, make some friends, and practice skills. Registration opens January 2.
Mini Racers Track & Field Clinic
A new program focused on introducing basic track and field events to children ages 4-7. This is a 3-week clinic that takes place in conjunction with the Manhattan Track Club practices. Registration opens January 2.
My First Soccer
My First Soccer is a 4-week introductory soccer program for ages. Participants will be introduced to drills and scrimmage situations. Parent participation is required. Registration opens January 2.
Age 2-1st grade
Tiny Tumblers is a 4-week introductory gymnastics program led by certified coach Tiffany Cook. Registration opens in January.
Volleyball Clinic (Session 2)
This clinic is to help develop basic volleyball fundamentals for 3rd-6th grade students. The focus will be on passing, setting, attacking, serving, and communication as a team. Registration closes March 25.
Wildcat League Baseball
Is designed for competitive baseball teams from Manhattan and surrounding areas. Registration opens January 2.
City League Baseball
Baseball is a popular choice for kids who want to be active and learn to develop their skills as a baseball player. Registration opens in February.
City League Softball
Softball is a popular choice for kids who want to be active and learn to develop their skills as a softball player. Registration opens in February.
Little Volley Academy
Kids can learn the basic volleyball skills taught by Annie Cook, former Virginia Tech volleyball player. Registration opens in March.
Manhattan High School Boys Basketball Camp
This 4-day camp will help kids focus on fundamentals, skills, and techniques of basketball. Registration opens in March.
Manhattan High School Volleyball Camp
This 4-day camp will help kids focus on fundamentals, skills, and techniques of volleyball. Registration opens in March.
My First T-Ball
My First T-Ball is a 4-week introductory T-Ball program. Participants will be introduced to drills, scrimmages, and skills. Parent participation is required. Registration opens in March.
Is for children enrolled in Kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year or for children who turned 5 prior to August 31, 2019. Registration opens in February.
This is a great way for children to get an introduction or continued development through USTA Quick Start Tennis. This clinic is instructed by Body First. Registration opens in March.
Registration for all fall youth sports opens in May, deadlines vary by sport.
Youth cheerleading is a recreational cheer program with squads practicing and cheering at flag football games.
Participants in Flag Football will learn the basic skills in all aspects of the game including offense, defense, and basic plays. Mouthpieces are recommended and pants or shorts without pockets are required. Teams will play 7 games and days may vary.
Twice a week kids will participate in fitness and conditioning activities and team sports.
Youth Soccer encourages young children to be active and develop basic soccer skills. Games will be played Monday - Thursday at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Locations and practice times will vary. Teams will get at least 7 games.
Ages 2-1st grade
Tiny Tumblers is a 4-week introductory gymnastics program led by certified coach Tiffany Cook.
Learn to serve, bump, set, spike, and proper footwork. Knee pads are required. Games are played on Sunday afternoons at Manhattan High School.
Learn the fundamentals of bowling taught by two USBC certified coaches and students of the high school bowling team. Registration closes January 6.
City League Basketball
Kids concentrate and practice the basic passing, shooting, defense/offense drills and rebounding of the game. Registration closed for 3rd-6th grade. 7th/8th grade deadline is December 15.
My First Basketball
Teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organized sports while they spend quality time working one-on-one with their parents. The program focuses on teaching children and their parents basic sports mechanics and the basics of in-game play, in a controlled environment. Registration closed.
Volleyball Clinic (Session 1)
This clinic is to help develop basic volleyball fundamentals. The focus will be on passing, setting, attacking, serving, and communication as a team. Registration closes January 29.
Wildcat League Basketball
Is designed for competitive basketball teams from Manhattan and the surrounding areas. High school rules will apply. Registration closed.