Youth Athletics


Fall Tiny Tyke Soccer

(3 Yrs - age determined as of October 30)
Having trouble keeping the 3-year-old on the sideline? Here is your chance to turn them loose and use some of that abundant energy. This league will be instructed by Pancho Hansen and Karen Logan, teaching the very basics of the sport of soccer. A guardian must be present at all times.

Fall Pee Wee Soccer

(4-5 Yrs - age determined as of October 30)
Pee Wee Soccer is open to boys and girls ages 4-5 years who are looking for a non-competitive activity. The program will stress the instruction of soccer fundamentals with the emphasis on FUN and participation. The season is based on a sic-week and three-game schedule. Instructors: Pancho Hansen & Karen Logan

Fall Boys/Girls Soccer (Grades K-8)

New Grade Format This Year!

Stressing participation, development of skills and enjoyment, boys and girls in grades K-8 are encouraged to get involved. Practices will be twice per week, games on Saturdays.

NOTE: This is a change from a previous brochure.

Youth Indoor Futsal Clinic (Grades K-5)

One night of learning soccer fundamentals with Pancho Hansen, followed by one night of games. This new format allows kids to stay sharp and improve skills during the offseason. Clinic is co-ed with different teams formed on game nights, allowing kids to demonstrate new skills. Clinics on Tuesdays, games on Friday evenings.

Flag Football

Youth Flag Football (Grades 1-8)

Play in this recreational flag football league run in cooperation with Louisville. Practices will begin the week of August 22 and will be held locally. Games will begin September 9 and some travel to Louisville for games will be required. 


Tiny Tyke Basketball (Kindergarten)

Tiny Tyke basketball is an introduction for boys and girls who just can't wait. This program revolves around fun, participation and basic fundamentals in a team environment. Sign up for times on a first come, first serve basis. Fee includes T-shirt.

Pee-Wee Basketball (1st-2nd Grade)

This six week program will stress fundamentals with emphasis on FUN, participation and physical fitness. Games will be played on the last three Fridays of the season. Sign up for practice games days and times on a first come, first serve basis.

Youth Basketball (Grades 3-8)

This is an opportunity for young people to participate with an emphasis on FUN and PARTICPATION. This program is open to boys and girls in the 3rd-8th grades. There will be two weekday, one-hour practices at local schools. Games will be held at the Recreation Center on Saturday mornings. There may be some travel for games. NEW! This year we are partnering with the Jr. Nuggets program. Each participant will receive a Jr. Nuggets reversible jersey and 2 tickets to a Denver Nuggets game.

Fall Basketball Clinic and League (Grades 3-8)

Learn basketball fundamentals and prepare for the upcoming season under the guidance of veteran coach Ralph Gutierrez and Lafayette staff. Clinic will be co-ed and work on shooting, dribbling and other related techniques to improve your overall game.

High School Recreational Basketball (Grades 9-12)

This recreational program is for high school students not currently on a school team, but would like to continue playing. There is no practice, games only. Travel will be required with games around the North Denver Metro Area. Uniform will be provided. Number of games dependent upon team participating. 

Racquet Sports

Fall Youth Tennis Lessons (4-15 years old)

All youth tennis lessons participant must bring a racquet, water and a can of balls to the first lesson. Class sizes will range from four to eight participants and all sessions are conducted in three-week intervals.

Racquetball Lessons (9-15 years old)

Learn the fundamentals of racquetball through this instructional program. Basic skills and rules will be the focus, along with light competition through games. Each participant must supply eye protection and racquet. These group lessons will include instruction for both beginning and intermediate levels, depending on interest. Maximum four players per group. Minimum two players per group.
Please Note: Registration divisions for Fall 2016 Flag Football and Soccer have changed from age to grade. Please consult updated registration information before registering your child. Contact Kris Kron with any questions.

The Lafayette Recreation Department is committed to offering quality, equitable sports programs you can rely on to provide an enjoyable experience for your children