Youth Sports

Youth sports administered by volunteer organizations
require independent registration forms. Contact the representative
listed below each sport for registration information.

All programs at the Kent County Community Center require a
Facility Access Card for patrons twelve years of age and older.

YOUTH SPORTS EQUIPMENT GRANT

The Kent County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is accepting requests for proposals for youth sports equipment funding. In order to be eligible for this funding, a representative of the youth sports organization that is submitting the proposal must have attended the annual Sports League Presidents meeting hosted by Kent County Parks and Recreation annually.

View the Youth Sports Equipment Grant Program Guidelines here.

Download the Youth Sports Equipment Grant Application here.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.




KENT YOUTH LACROSSE
www.kentyouthlacrosse.com

Ages: Scoopers (K & Under)
1st & 2nd
3rd & 4th

5th & 6th
7th & 8th
Dates: March-May
Days: Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
Cost: $75 (Scoopers)
$160 all other players
*The cost of U.S. Lacrosse Membership is included in our registration fee! You do not need to register with U.S. Lacrosse. U.S. Lacrosse membership numbers will be distributed to players at the start of the season.

Registration for youth lacrosse begins January each year.Registration deadline is March 1. Registration can be completed online at www.KentYouthLacrosse.com.
The cost (subject to change) includes U.S. Lacrosse membership. Boys equipment can be rented for a fee of $40, and requires a $200 deposit.

Contact Liddy Campbell at 410-708-5433 or email kentyouthlacrosse@gmail.com for more information. You can find us on Facebook too.

Equipment required to play:
Girls:
Lacrosse stick, mouth guard, eye goggles, and cleats
Boys: Lacrosse stick, mouth guard, cleats, helmet, shoulder pads, and armpads.

Registration is online only, visit www.kentyouthlacrosse.org/registration/ to register.

KENT COUNTY YOUTH SOFTBALL
An USA Affiliated Youth Softball League

Ages: 8U Coach Pitch (ages 6-8)
10U (ages 9-11)
12U

14U
Dates: April-June
Days: Various
Cost: $75 per player
Per player scale for familes with multiple players

New for 2018 season
Facemask Policy: All players will be required to wear an approved softball facemask while they are actively participating on the field during a game.

Registration for youth softball begins in January each year. Registration deadline is March 2.

All registration forms should be completed and mailed to: Kent County Youth Softball;
P.O. Box 93, Chestertown, MD 21620.

Call Joe Goetz at 410-739-7840 or email kentcountyyouthsoftball@gmail.com for more information.

KENT COUNTY
YOUTH BASEBALL
Find Us On Facebook

Ages: 4-16
Dates: April-June
Days: Various
Cost: $65 for T-Ball/Coach Pitch (6U-8U)
$90 per player Little League
(10U-16U)
*Per player scale for families with multiple players.

Registration for youth baseball begins 1st of January 2019 year. Registration deadline is March 1st.

Call Marion Townsend, Jr. at: 410-708-4332 or e-mail mtownsendjr67@gmail.com for more information.

View the Kent County Youth Basbeball Flyer here for more information.

Please visit us online at: www.kentcountyyouthbaseball.com

KENT COUNTY YOUTH SOCCER

Ages: U6 Little Kickers Co-Ed (ages 4-5)
U8 Co-Ed (ages 6-7)
U10 Co-Ed (ages 8-9)
U12 Co-Ed (ages 10-11)
U14 Boys & Girls Teams (ages 12-14)
Dates: August-October
Days: Various
Cost: $65 until July 17
July 17-August 1- $85

Practices begin at the end of August. Opening Day is Saturday, September 8.

Call Quin Hickman at: 410-708-0222 or Email kentcountyyouthsoccer@yahoo.com for more information.

SHORE STICKS FIELD HOCKEY

Ages: Pee Wee (2nd-4th Grades)
Junior (5th-8th Grades)
Senior (7th-8th Grades)
Dates: August-November
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Saturday games
Cost: $80
Registration Deadline August 1

Registration for girls youth field hockey begins in June each year. Players need stick, mouth guard, and shin guards.

Call Rachel Boyle at 443-350-2868 or email shoresticks@yahoo.com for more information.

KENT JR. WRESTLING
Download Registration Form

Ages: 1st-8th Grades
Dates: November 5 - March
Days:

Tuesday & Thursday (KCCC)
Wednesday (KCHS)
Times: 5 pm-7 pm
Place:

Community Center
Kent County High School
Cost: $50 per wrestler
$60 per wrestler after October 20

The Kent Jr. Wrestling program continues to be a part of a rich history of great wrestling in Kent County. As a member of the Upper Chesapeake Wrestling League, young wrestlers are given the opportunity to compete against some of the best wrestlers in Maryland.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

GIRLS INDOOR FIELD HOCKEY

Ages:
Grades 5-12
Dates:
December 4 - March 4, 2020
Days:
Wednesday
Times:
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Place:
Community Center
Cost:
FREE with Facility Access Card

This program is for all skill levels, from new players to experiened players, to learn and/or develop field hockey techniques and skills. This program is coordinated and led by Trish McGee. Call 410-708-6669 for more information.

HOOP JAM

*Volunteer Coaches Needed*
Download Registration Form

Ages:
5-6
Dates:
November 5-January 16
Days:
Tuesday & Thursday
Times:
5:30 pm-6:15pm
Place:
Community Center
Cost:
$30 per player
$40 player after October 20

*No Registrations will be accepted after November 1.*

Hoop Jam is designed to give boys and girls a solid foundation in the game of basketball while having fun and playing with their friends. This is a great program at an affordable price, so please come out and be a part of the fun!

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information


CO-ED ROOKIES BASKETBALL

*Volunteer Coaches Needed*
Download Registration Form

Ages:
7-8
Dates:
November 11 - Mid February
Days:
Practice days vary and are subject to change once teams are formed.
Games are held on Thursdays.
Place:
Galena, H.H. Garnett and Rock Hall Elementary Schools and some
games at the Community Center
Cost:
$40 per player
$50 per player after October 20

*No Registrations will be accepted after November 1.*

KCPR's Basketball League places an emphasis on fun, skill development, equal participation, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Volunteer coaches will cover the fundamentals of defense, shooting, dribbling, as well as the rules and strategies of the game. Players practice and play games with volunteer coaches officiating.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

Youth Volleyball Clinic
In Partnership with Washington College Women's Volleyball Team

Ages:
6th-8th Grade
Dates:
April 15-18
Days:
Monday-Thursday
Times:
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Place:
Kent County Middle School Gym
Cost:
FREE

Join members of the Washington College Women's volleyball team for a week of exceptional instruction in all aspects of the game, including hitting, blocking, setting, passing and proven competitive strategies for both offense and defense. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced, expert coaching will be geared specifically to each participant's unique level of experience.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information

RAINOUT LINE
410-429-1401

To sign up for alerts or to download the free app on smart devices please visit https://rainoutline.com/search/dnis/4104291401.

A traditional call-in hotline (410-429-1401) is also available. *Text alerts are limited to 140 characters so the full alert may need to be checked using another method.

WANTED!!!
YOUTH BASKETBALL & WRESTLING COACHES

Kent County County Parks & Recreation is seeking volunteers for its youth basketball and wrestling programs. What a wonderful opportunity to be a positive influence in the lives of our impressionable youth population.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org
for more information.

KENT COUNTY SPARTANS
FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING

Ages:
Varies (see below)
Dates:
July-November 23
Days: Weekday evening practices
Saturday games
Cost:
$150 Football
$75 Cheerleading
Team levels are:
Football:
7U, 9U, 11U, 12U, and 13U
Cheerleading: 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, and 18U

This is not a KCPR Program- Spartans Football & Cheer Registration!

Registration for Kent County Spartans' youth football and cheer programs will be held from 10am to 1pm, Saturday March 10th at the Kent County Community Center.

Call Harold Somerville at 410-699-1689 or email kcspartans1@gmail.com for more information.


MLB PITCH, HIT, AND RUN COMPETITION
A Walk-in Registration Event

- Cancelled -

Ages:
7-14 (as of 7/17/2020)
Date:
TBD
Day:
Saturday
Time:
9 am - 11 am
Place:
Worton Park
Cost: Free - Register Onsite!

Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run is an exciting skills event providing boys and girls the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition. Contestants will test their skill in pitching, hitting, and running the bases. Winners will advance to the Sectional Competition and Sectional winners will advance to compete in a Major League Baseball Ballpark.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD with Dennis Herrmann

~Registration Begins April 1~
Download Registration Form

Ages:
7 - 14
Dates:
May 4 - June 17
Days:
Monday and Wednesday
Time:
5:30 pm - 7 pm
Place:
KCHS Trojan Stadium
Cost: $50 per athlete
$60 per athlete if registered after May 6

**No Registration accepted after May 8**

The program emphasizes skill development, sportmanship, equal participation, teamwork, and fun! Running shoes are recommended for the program but are not required.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

GIRLS AND BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL

*Volunteer Coaches Needed*
Download Registration Form

Ages:
9-13
Dates:
November 4 - Early March
Days:
Practice days vary and are subject to change once teams are formed.
Games are held on Friday night.
Place:
Kent County Middle School,
Galena, H.H. Garnet, and Rock Hall Elementary Schools and some
games at the Community Center
Cost:
$50 per player
$60 per player after October 20

*No Registrations will be accepted after November 1.*

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in Kent County! Participants will have the opportunity to learn the game from great coaches while having fun playing with their friends. Fun and skill development is our number one priority in this league.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information


START SMART SPORTS
Download Registration Form

Ages:
3-4
Dates:
November 4 - April 13
Days:
Monday
Times:
5:30 pm-6:15 pm
Place:
Community Center
Cost:
$20 per player per sport or
$60 per player for all 4 sports

*Facility Access Card Required for Adult Attendees.

The Start Smart Sports development program is an exciting and innovative approach to helping children as young as three years old learn and develop basic motor skills - like throwing, catching, kicking, and hitting - with their parents! This is a great way to help children to learn skills and build confidence as well as develop friendships and parental relationships. Each sport meets for 5 sessions over a 5 week period:

Soccer:
November 4 - December 2
Basketball:
January 6 - February 3
Baseball:
February 10 - March 9
Football:
March 16 - April 13

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.


INDOOR BATTING CAGE

For sport leagues and individuals who want to keep their skills sharp throughout the winter months, the batting cage is sure to attract many users. Helmets, balls, and pitching machine provided. Availability of batting cage will be limited due to high interest so don’t delay in securing your rental dates. A private rental of Gym B at the Community Center is required.

Download the Rental Reservation Application here.

View the Batting Cage-Pitching Machine Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines here.

Call 410-778-1948 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

PLATFORM TENNIS AT WORTON PARK

Platform Tennis, often referred to as Paddle Tennis, is an American racquet sport enjoyed by thousands of people of all ages. It is the only racquet sport that players can enjoy outdoors in cold weather. This unique appeal attracts people who desire fresh air, competition, and social engagement-all on a chilly winter's day or night. Newly relocated at Worton Park, the sport will be played at both highly competitive and purely recreational levels. And because it is easy to learn, it is enjoyed by players as young as eight and as old as old bones allow. Secure your rental dates now! Equipment rental packages are also available for a nominal fee.

Annual Membership Reservations/Fees

Individuals who wish to purchase an annual membership (November-October) may do so at a cost of $84 per person. The annual membership incudes (2), two hour reservations per week for up to 52 weeks. All members must make payment and sign the Permission, Release, and Waiver Form to guarantee a reservation for a group. Although the Platform Tennis season officially begins November 1, member reservations may be reserved beginning July 1 each year for the upcoming season (November-October). Refunds will not be issued for "No Play" periods or unused or cancelled reservation time for Annual Membership Reservations. If there is an open time slot that has not been reserved on the reservation board located at the courts, members may play a third day and time in a week, in the open time slot, without making an additional reservation. Please keep in mind that this is "show up at your own risk".

Early Bird Discount Rate: $72 if Paid July-October

$84 if Fee Paid November-December
$70 if Fee Paid January-February*

$56 if Fee Paid March-April
$42 if Fee Paid May-June

Pay Per Play

Want to play Platform Tennis from time to time without the commitment of a membership? No worries! You can make reservations to play at your leisure through KCPR. The cost is $5 per person for a group of four or $10 per person for two individuals. Reservations and payment may only be made Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Don't have your own equipment to play, no problem! KCPR has three rental packages available. All facility users must sign a Permission, Release, and Waiver Form before participation.

Download the Platform Tennis Policies & Forms & Waiver here.

Download Platform Tennis Equipment Rental Agreement here.

Please call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

TROJAN PRIDE DROP-IN BASKETBALL CLINICS
**Dates Subject to Change**

Ages:
9 - 13
Dates:
January 4, 11, 18, & 25
Days:
Saturday
Times:
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Place:
KCHS Gymnasium
Cost:
FREE

Led by Sobaye Scott, Head Coach of the Kent County High School Boys Varsity Basketball program, this clinic will focus on learning the fundamentals of the game and having fun with games and contests. Athletes will work on shooting, dribbling, defensive and offensive drills and passing.

Contact Sobaye Scott at 410-725-4100 for more information.

YOUTH SPORT PROGRAM VOLUNTEER AND COACH BACKGROUND SEARCH INFORMATION

All Kent County Parks and Recreation youth sport program volunteers and coaches are required to complete a Volunteer Employee Application Packet, as well as, consent to criminal records history searches. Background search guidelines are followed as recommended by the National Recreation and Parks Association.

View the Background Search Guidelines here.

Download the Volunteer Employee Application Packet here.

Call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

KENT COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION GOOD SPORTS AWARD

Kent County Park and Recreation is a member of The Mid-Atlantic Recreation & Parks Sports Alliance. Each year MARPSA recognizes one administrator, one official, one coach, and one athlete from each participating region for “not only good sporting behavior, but also actions made on and off the field that put athletes first, assuring a positive sporting environment”.

If you would like to nominate an administrator, coach, official, or athlete you feel is deserving, call 410-778-1957 or email info@KentParksAndRec.org for more information.

Download the Youth Athlete Nomination Form here.

Download the Youth Sports Coach/Administrator Nomination Form here.

Download the Volunteer Nomination Form here.

Download the Youth Sports Official's Nomination Form here.

 

 

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