Youth Sports

We offer a variety of youth athletic league programs for both boys and girls. On this page you will find information on all our youth leagues.

Have questions? Check out our Youth Sports FAQ or call 757-382-6411 for information.

For daily game cancellation information, call the Athletic Hotline at 757-382-6400 after 4:30 p.m.

League Information

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  1. 2022 / 2023 Winter Basketball (Boys & Girls)

2022/2023 Winter Basketball - Boys ages 5 to 18 and Girls ages 5 to 13 (age as of December 31, 2022)

Fee: $60 ($80 non-resident)

Registration Opens: September 8, 2022

Registration Deadline: October 21, 2022

Practice: Begins early December (see note)

Season: January 7 to mid-March 2023 (see note)

Evaluation Dates for ages U10+: Between November 1 and 14, 2022

Equipment Provided to Players: Game jersey, practice and game balls

Recommended Equipment for Players to Bring: Basketball shorts without pockets, basketball shoes

Note: Coaches set the practice schedules. Once coaches receive their team assignments, they will contact their players and provide practice schedules to parents. Game schedules will be posted online prior to the beginning of the season.

  1. 2023 Spring Soccer (Coed)
  1. 2023 Spring Coed Flag 7-on-7 Football (Individual and Team)
  1. 2023 Summer Volleyball (Coed)
  1. 2023 Fall Soccer (Coed)
  1. 2023 Fall Volleyball (Coed)
  1. 2023 Fall Cheering (Girls)

2023 Fall Flag and Tackle Football (Coed) - Flag ages 5 to 8, Tackle ages 9 to 13 (age as of July 31, 2023)

Fee: 

  • Flag: $60 ($80 non-resident)
  • Tackle: $85 ($105 non-resident)

Registration Opens: June 5, 2023

Registration Note: Registration for Tackle football can be completed either in person or online but due to weight requirements, player must be weighed in person. For in-person registration, parent/guardian and child must be present at registration and weigh-in, and for online registration, player will need to be weighed in person (accompanied by parent/guardian) on a date determined by Parks, Recreation and Tourism Athletic Department staff. See age and weight eligibility chart and policies (PDF).

Registration Deadline: July 17, 2023

Registration/Weigh-in Locations:

Practice: Begins in August (see note)

Season: Mid-September through mid-November (see note)

Equipment Provided to Players: 

  • Tackle - Shoulder, 7-piece pad set, helmet, game jersey
  • Flag - Game jersey/shirt

Required Equipment for Players to Bring: Tackle - mouth guard

Recommended Equipment for Players to Bring: 

  • Tackle - Practice jersey large enough to accommodate pads, white football pants, football cleats
  • Flag - Pants or shorts without pockets TBD by coach, football cleats or athletic shoes, mouth guard

Note: Coaches set the practice schedules. Once coaches receive their team assignments, they will contact their players and provide practice schedules to parents. Game schedules will be posted online prior to the beginning of the season.

Registration Information

Online Registration

Go to our registration main page and either select Activities in the top bar on the left-hand side to find the sport, or select the search icon on the right-hand side to search by sport name.

Registration for Tackle football can be completed either in person or online but due to weight requirements, player must be weighed in person. For in-person registration, parent/guardian and child must be present at registration and weigh-in, and for online registration, player will need to be weighed in person (and accompanied by parent/guardian) on a date determined by Parks, Recreation and Tourism Athletic Department staff. See age and weight eligibility chart and policies (PDF).

In-Person Registration Form

Download a copy of the youth league registration form (PDF) 

  1. Parks, Recreation & Tourism


    Physical Address
    1224 Progressive Drive
    Chesapeake Visitor Center
    Chesapeake, VA 23320

    Phone: : 757-382-6411

  1. Camelot Community Center

    Physical Address
    948 King Arthur Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : Phone: 757-485-7400

  1. Deep Creek Community Center

    Physical Address
    2901 Margaret Booker Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-487-8841

  1. Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Community Center

    Physical Address
    2019 Windy Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-648-8549

  1. Great Bridge Community Center

    Physical Address
    212 Holt Drive
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-382-6292

  1. Indian River Community Center

    Physical Address
    2250 Old Greenbrier Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-424-4238

  1. River Crest Community Center

    Physical Address
    1001 River Walk Parkway
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-436-3100

  1. South Norfolk Community Center

    Physical Address
    1217 Godwin Avenue
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-543-5721

  1. Western Branch Community Center

    Physical Address
    4437 Portsmouth Boulevard
    Chesapeake, VA 23322

    Phone: : 757-465-021

Evaluations, Practices, Games

Once registration ends, athletic staff must coordinate evaluation sessions, put teams together and assign coaches.

Evaluation and game schedules - evaluation schedules will be posted online prior to assignment of teams and beginning of practices. Game schedules will be posted online prior to the beginning of the season. Coaches set their own practice schedules. Once coaches receive their team assignments, they will contact their players and provide practice schedules to parents.

Other Youth Sports & Recreation Resources

For non-city-sponsored Youth Sports Associations, see our list of associations and their contacts.

Financial Assistance

If you are in need of financial assistance, you can learn more about our Youth Recreation Scholarships to see if you qualify.