CURRENT & UPCOMING YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES

The Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department offers many sports leagues, clinics, and classes that focus on fundamentals, principals, rules, and sportsmanship.

Sports are a great way for youth to learn teamwork, and develop a healthy sense of competitiveness. Not to mention sports give youth the opportunity to strengthen their bodies, and develop into healthy young men and women.

Check Game Schedules

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Esports Tournament

  • Join The EPIC and Grand Prairies Parks, Arts and Recreation Department Athletics for a Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament at the EPIC!
  • Date: Saturday, August 14th.
  • Time: All players must check in by 9:30am.
  • Location: The EPIC Teen Room (Second Floor).
  • Cost: $5 per player. Each registrant must bring their own Nintendo Switch Controller. Players who can bring their own Switch to use during the tournament, and/or additional controllers, or copy of game with all characters unlocked will have their entry fee waived.
  • Registration: Now till Wednesday, August 11th.
  • Format: 1v1 Double Elimination Bracket. Matches will be best of 3 games. 3 Stock. 6 Minutes. No items. Approved stages. Switch Pro and GameCube controllers allowed.
  • Winner: Top finishers will receive prizes!
  • Contact Andrew Byrd at 972-237-8390 or abyrd@gptx.org for questions or more info.
Register Online

Youth Fall Middle School Baseball

Fall Middle School Baseball League – Danny Boykin Baseball Fields
Grand Prairie Middle School Grades 6th – 8th: This baseball league will be comprised of Grand Prairie Middle Schools. Players will sign up individually, and be placed on the school they attend. The league will introduce a strong foundation of baseball, while developing fundamental skills, and promoting self-confidence, team cooperation and sportsmanship. This is a great opportunity for your child to play a great game in a fun environment.

Registration Dates:
July 6 – September 8

Season Begins:
September 23

Game Days:
Thursdays 6:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.

Location:
Danny Boykin Baseball Fields

Registration Fee:
$75 per player (jersey included)

REGISTRATION FORM

Kidz Love Soccer Fall Clinics:

Kidz Love Soccer
Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to teaching children the world’s most popular sport within a nurturing, recreational environment. A typical session experience includes age appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, and fun games.

Upcoming session information will be posted once available. For more information please call 972-237-7533.

Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer
Ages 2 – 3.5: Here is your chance to join in your toddler’s introduction to the world’s most popular sport. You’ll participate in fun, age-appropriate activities, and help your child to develop their motor and socialization skills. Each week the coach introduces and demonstrates several soccer-themed games over Zoom. Adult participation is required.

Tot-Soccer
Ages 3.5 – 4: Learn core skills and develop a soccer foundation, while playing at home with an adult while we coach over Zoom. Our time-tested, age specific curriculum builds confidence and promotes physical development. Tot-Soccer focuses on helping kids develop their large motor skills through demonstrations and entertaining games like Rainbow Quest! Adult participation is required.

Pre-Soccer
Ages 4-5: Learn core skills and develop a soccer foundation, while playing at home with an adult while we coach over Zoom. Our time-tested, age specific curriculum builds confidence and promotes physical development. Pre-Soccer focuses on helping kids develop their large motor skills through demonstrations and entertaining games like Downtown Traffic! Adult participation is required.

Soccer 1
Ages: 5-6: Learn dribbling, passing, defense and shooting goals! Fun skill games are played at every session, working with our coaches online over Zoom. Concepts of small-sided soccer matches will be introduced gradually. Perfect for first time players while being fun and engaging for kids with some experience. Parents are invited to play along.

Soccer 2
Ages 7-10: Learn dribbling, passing, defense and shooting goals! Fun skill games are played at every session, working with our coaches online over Zoom. Concepts of soccer matches will be introduced. Perfect for first time players while being fun and engaging for kids with some experience. Parents are invited to play along.

KLS class status hotline (888) 372-5803
Receive cancellation notifications on your smartphone using the free Kidz Love Soccer mobile app!

Youth Fall Soccer League 2021 - Ages 3-5

Ages 3-5: This soccer league is a great environment for your child to learn and develop soccer skills. The league will promote sportsmanship, teamwork and basic skill development in an active and safe learning environment. See you on the field!

Registration Dates:
July 6 – August 16

Season:
Practices begin August 30
Games begin September 11
Teams will play 6 games.

Game Days:
Saturdays. Game start times range 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Weeknights possible for rain-out games.

Practices:
One practice per week on weeknight determined by coach. Practices begin the week of August 30.

Game and Practice Location:
Mountain Creek Soccer Complex

Registration Fee:
$65 per player: Fee includes jersey and trophy.

Registration Form

Youth Fall Soccer League 2021 - Ages 6-16

Ages 6-16: This soccer league is a great environment for your child to learn and develop soccer skills. The league will promote sportsmanship, self-confidence and skill development in an active and safe learning environment. See you on the field!

Registration Dates:
July 1 – August 21

Season:
Practices begin August 30
Games begin September 11

Teams will play 8 games.

Game Days:
Saturdays. Game start times range 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Weeknights possible for rain-out games.

Practices:
One practice per week on weeknight determined by coach. Practices begin the week of August 30.

Game and Practice Location:
Mountain Creek Soccer Complex

Registration Fee:
$75 per player: Fee includes uniform.

Online Registration

Youth Fall Volleyball 2021

Ages: 9-12
Registration: August 2 – September 22
Season Starts: October 2
Fee: $60/player includes jersey
All Games Played at Tony Shotwell Life Center

For more information or to register Contact – Ryan Garcia 972-237-7533 or email rpgarcia@gptx.org
Registration fee can be made by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard, or Mail Check to:
Tony Shotwell Life Center
Attn: Ryan Garcia
2750 Graham St
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Make checks payable to: City of Grand Prairie

Registration Form

Breakpoint Volleyball Clinic

Ages 9-13
Registration: Ongoing
Start Date: August 28
Fee: $25 One Day Clinic
Day/Time: Saturdays/ 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tony Shotwell Life Center

For more information or to register Contact – Rod Hayes 972-237-7532 or email rhayes@gptx.org
Registration fee can be made by cash, check, Visa or MasterCard, or Mail Check to:
Tony Shotwell Life Center
Attn: Rod Hayes
2750 Graham St
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Make checks payable to: City of Grand Prairie

Registration Form

COACHES & INSTRUCTORS

Youth coaches and instructors are needed!
Coaches with expertise needed in one of our many youth sport leagues. Help make a difference in a child’s life. Head coaches will receive a coaches discount when they register their child.

Call 972-237-7533 for information.

Volunteer Youth Coaches
*background checks and drug tests are completed on all applicants.

Apply Online

CONTACT US

Athletics Coordinator
Ryan Garcia
972.237.8109
rpgarcia@GPTX.org

Athletics Coordinator
Andrew Byrd
972.237.8390
abyrd@GPTX.org

YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

Many of the sports leagues in the city are organized and run through Sports Associations. If you would like to sign your child up for one of their sports leagues, please contact them directly.

Boys Baseball
972-266-0801www.gpbbi.org
Youth Football
972-237-5919www.gpyfa.net
Cheerleading
972-602-0877www.gpyfa.net
Girl’s Softball
469-767-9107www.gpgirlssoftball.com