Learn more about youth athletic volunteering here. In addition to a link to register yourself as a volunteer, you'll find volunteer coaching resources.
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Children may begin playing up an age level beginning in third grade, but not at levels younger than this threshold. While not common, playing up is occasionally permitted if a player displays exceptional skill.
For Youth Athletics leagues, shirts are provided for all sports unless otherwise noted. Baseball and softball leagues also provide ball caps. Sport-specific gear varies by sport, though players need appropriate footwear for each sport.
Special requests should be made during registration. Toward the end of the registration process you will be prompted to submit special requests. We do our best to honor all requests, but cannot guarantee all requests will be granted. Please do not make special requests in person at the Recreation Center, Miller Activity Complex, on the phone or through email. Housing all special requests within the registration process assists staff in keeping track of all requests.
Registration must be completed within the designated registration period, defined in program descriptions. Early bird discounts and late fees are assessed and noted in program descriptions.
Learn about volunteer coaching in one of the Youth Athletics programs. Interested parties must register on the volunteer platform, VolunteerCastleRock.CRgov.com, then agree to the Coaches Code of Conduct, complete required concussion education training and successfully complete a background check.
Following the volunteer coach registration process, preseason coach meetings are held, at which volunteers are provided information on program philosophy, expectations, rostering, scheduling logistics, and sport-specific practice plans and drills.
No, all coaches are volunteers. We encourage coaches to come forward because they are vested in the program and committed to helping youth. Additionally, as a recreational sports provider, we strive to keep costs low to ensure it's not a barrier.