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.

CURRENT & UPCOMING YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES

Kidz Love Soccer Summer Clinics:

Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer: Tony Shotwell Life Center
Ages 2-3.5: Introduce yourself and your toddler to the “World’s Most Popular Game”! As you and your child will participate in our fun and age appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor and socialization skills. The fun happens on the field, and with Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer, parents are part of the action for this 8 week class! No Class on 7/6.

Registration Dates
May 6  – June 21

Season Begins
June 22

Days/Times
Saturdays,  5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Tony Shotwell Life Center

Registration Fee
$87 (jersey included)

Tot/Pre-Soccer: Tony Shotwell Life Center
Ages 3.5-5: Enjoy running and kicking just like the big kids! Learn the basic techniques of the game while building self-esteem and learning to follow instructions in a nurturing teaching environment in this 8 week class! Shin guards are required after the first meeting. No Class on 7/6.

Registration Dates
May 6 – June 21

Season Begins
June 22

Days/Times
Saturdays, 6:10 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Location
Tony Shotwell Life Center

Registration Fee
$87 (jersey included)

Soccer 1: Techniques & Teamwork: Tony Shotwell Life Center
Ages: 5-6: Players will learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, & age-specific defense. Fun skill games are played at every session, and every participant will have a ball at his or her feet. Small-sided soccer matches will be introduced gradually. Perfect for first time players while being fun and engaging for kids with some experience.  Join us for this 8 week class! Shin guards are required and soccer cleats optional. No Class on 7/6.

Registration Dates
May 6 – June 21

Season Begins
June 22

Days/Times
Saturdays, 6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location
Tony Shotwell Life Center

Registration Fee
$87 (jersey included)

Soccer 2: Skills & Scrimmages: Tony Shotwell Life Center
Ages 7-10: Have a great time while developing core soccer skills like dribbling, passing and shooting in a team play format.  Each class will include individual skill building and scrimmages to develop teamwork and position play. All levels are welcome to come enjoy the world’s most popular game! Join us for this 8 week class!  Shin guards are required and soccer cleats optional. No Class on 7/6.

Registration Dates
May 6 – June 21

Season Begins
June 22

Days/Times
Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Location
Tony Shotwell Life Center

Registration Fee
$87 (jersey included)

Fall Middle School Baseball League

Ages: 6th -8th Grade: This league is the perfect way to represent your GPISD Middle School. Teams will be formed based on school attended by registered participants. League play will promote sportsmanship, self-confidence and skill development. See you on the diamond!

Registration Dates:
June 1 – September 19

Season Begins:
October 3

Day/Time:
Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -9:00p.m.

Location:
Charley Taylor Baseball Complex

Registration Fee:
$75 per player (Jersey & Hat Included)

Girls Youth Summer Volleyball League

Ages 9-12: The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is providing a youth volleyball league. The league will introduce a strong foundation of volleyball, 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:
May 6 – June 27

Season Begins:
July 13

Day/Time:
Saturdays, 10:00a.m. -1:00p.m.

Location:
Tony Shotwell Life Center

Registration Fee:
$55 per player (jersey included)

Registration Form

Youth Fall Soccer League

Ages U8-U18: 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:
June 1 – August 29th

Season Begins:
September 21

Game Days:
Saturdays. Weeknights possible for rainout games.

Practices:
One practice per week on weeknight determined by coach.

Game and Practice Location:
Mountain Creek Soccer Complex

Registration Fee:
$75 per player (Uniform included)
Birth certificate required upon registration for new players.

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. Coaches with kids who participate will receive their registration fee back in the form of a check at the end of the season.

Call 972-237-7533 for information.

Volunteer Youth Coaches

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

Apply Online

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

Athletics Coordinator
Ryan Garcia
972.237.8109
rpgarcia@GPTX.org

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