Charlotte, NC–- Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites parents with children interested in playing soccer
, ages 4-6, 7-8 and 9-10, or flag football
, ages 4-6, and 7-8 to register now through July 31 for the upcoming fall coed recreation season. Space is limited so register early! Birth certificates are required for proof of age determined as of August 1, 2011.
Registration fee is $65 which includes league play and uniform. League play runs September to October with practices beginning in mid-August.
Games will be played at the following locations:
Teams interested in registering must do so by Wednesday, July 20. Team registration fee is $400. Groups that register as a team must provide their own uniforms and secure their own practice sites.
To register, click on E-Parks
and select the appropriate age group to see league offerings. You may also call 311 or go to your nearest recreation center
and staff can assist you.
All Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation coaches are trained and certified through the National Youth Sports Coaches Association and undergo a background check by the department. If interested in being a volunteer coach, please contact the recreation center closest to you or Lori.Saylor
, Volunteer Coordinator, at 704-353-0504.
Among the benefits of participation in the department's youth leagues are increased physical fitness, positive socialization, and learning the fundamentals of the sport in a safe and fun environment. About 4,000 youth participate in Park and Recreation organized youth athletic leagues annually.