Year-Round Sports

Parks and Recreation sports programs provide fundamental athletic instruction in a non-competitive environment that focuses on participation. 

Youth Basketball
The Parks and Recreation Department and the SLO County YMCA have teamed up to offer basketball for  boys and girls ages 5-12. Children will pick-up basic basketball skills while participating in a positive and fun atmosphere. Leagues are open for. Games begin the first weekend in January.

  • League Information:
    • Practices start January 7th, 2019. Practices are determined by coaches. One practice a week; Monday-Friday.
    • Games start January 19th, 2019. Games will be held every Saturday.
      • January 7, 2019 - March 16, 2019
      • Locations: SLO Area Gyms
      • Ages: K-8th
    • EARLY REGISTRATION: Oct. 1-Oct. 14..........$90
    • REGULAR REGISTRATION: Oct. 15-Nov. 25..........$100
    • LATE REGISTRATION: Nov. 26-Dec. 9..........$125

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Photo by SLO YMCA

Flag Football
The Parks and Recreation Department and the SLO YMCA team up with the NFL to offer organized flag football for local youth 5- 14 years old. Children pick-up basic football skills while participating in a positive, non-contact and continuous action sport. Games are all played at Damon Garcia Sports Fields. League starts in September with Registration beginning in July.

Futsal (Indoor Soccer)
Sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department and the SLO County YMCA, Futsal is played on a small court with five players on each team with a variation of outdoor soccer rules. Open to boys and girls ages 5 -17. Teams will be divided up in grade levels.  Registration begins in early January.  Season begins in April. 


Junior Giants 2018 - Thank you for another great year!

Junior Giants is a non-competitive baseball program that focuses on building confidence, teamwork, integrity and leadership skills. Junior Giants, for boys and girls, uses baseball as a tool to teach and encourage positive character development. All participants and their families must attend the Coaches and Team Parent meeting on Saturday, June 22018 at 9:00 am, followed by a mandatory Orientation Meeting at 10:00 am at the Ludwick Community Center (864 Santa Rosa Street). Practices will be held Mondays and Tuesdays and games will be played on Wednesdays and Fridays – all at Throop Field.  No games on July 4th. Call (805) 781-7305 for more information. Register online at

Throop Field | 525 Cerro Romauldo Ave. 
Registration: 2019 Coming Soon!

2019 Coming Soon!


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