Youth Athletics

Baseball & Softball

Tiny T-Ball (Co-Ed) 4 Yrs


Tiny T-Ball is for the smallest of ball players. This instructional program will stress the most basic skills of throwing, catching, hitting and running bases. Parents are encouraged to attend.

Pee Wee T-Ball (Co-Ed) 5-6 Yrs


Pee Wee T-Ball is an instructional program open to boys and girls 5-6 years (determined as of July 31). The program will stress fundamentals with emphasis on fun and participation.

Softpitch (7-8 Yrs)


Softpitch is designed as a co-ed introductory league for those progressing from T-ball into a pitched ball for the first time using a pitching machine.

Baseball/Softball  (9-11 Yrs)


The Baseball/Softball program is an instructional program for boys and girls 9-11 years old who are progressing from softpitch, as well as players not ready for live pitch baseball.

Cheer

Cheerleading


Your cheerleader will love this high energy program taught by the best cheerleading gym in Colorado, located at Cheer Central Sun's brand new gym full of trampolines, a pit and a variety of mats.

Tumbling for Cheer


This class will polish your tumbling skills - from cartwheels and bridges to running passes and back handsprings.

Soccer

Spring Tiny Tyke Soccer

(3 Yrs)
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.

Spring Pee Wee Soccer

(4-5 Yrs)
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

Spring 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.

  • Shin guards are required
  • Practice Locations: Local Lafayette parks
  • Game Locations: City Park and Lamont Does Park with some games held in Louisville
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday March 1
  • Registration Fees and Codes
  • Game Schedule

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. 

Basketball

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.

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