Spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time to hit the field with spring youth sports in Gilbert. Here are just a couple of ways your kids can get involved in team sports in spring of 2016.
Spring Ball – Gilbert Parks and Recreation
Participating in America’s pastime is a cherished memory for many adults. Sign up your youngsters for spring baseball and softball put on by the City of Gilbert. Registration is now open for Gilbert Parks & Recreation’s Spring Ball program for boys and girls aged 4-12. The program features 5 divisions; T-ball boys and girls ages 4-6, Boys Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Boys Baseball ages 10-12, Girls Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Girls Slow Pitch ages 10-12. Parents can register their children at www.gilbertrecreation.com with practices beginning in March and games in March, April and May.
Gilbert Youth Football
With the Big Game just around the corner chances are your kids will want to get on the gridiron like their favorite football stars. There are two Youth Football programs starting soon; tackle and NFL Flag. The Gilbert Youth Football tackle season starts in late March with games running through May. Practice begins in late February. NFL Flag football is geared towards younger kids who still want to play but without the heavy contact of tackle football. NFL Flag football games begin on March 5th and last until May 21st. Parents can register online by visiting www.gilbertyouthfootballleague.com.
Gilbert Youth Soccer
There are just a couple of days left to register for Gilbert Youth Soccer’s Spring 2016 season. The GYSA offers recreational soccer programs for children under 4 all the way up to high school aged teenagers. There are varying practice schedules depending on your child’s age. The GYSA puts an emphasis on building strong teams and fun for athletes of all experience levels. Parents can register online at www.azgysa.com but hurry now because registration ends at the end of the month for the Spring season.