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Sports & Athletics

Featured Programs

Youth Try-athlon

This new program is geared toward being a fun non-competitive introduction to triathlons.  The emphasis is completion over competition.  All finishers will receive an event medal. There will be two age groups for this event, ages 5-9 and ages 10-14. This event will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting in Westover Park. The swim portion will take place in Westover Pool (5-9 swim 50 meters, 10-14 swim 100 meters); the run and bike portion will take place in Westover Park and the surrounding neighborhood.  Maps of the run and bike course will be below.  $20 per child.  Additional details and registration information will be available at a later date.  Call 540-433-2474 or email Matthew.Little@harrisonburgva.gov

Image file[759KB] 0.5 Mile Run (Ages 5-9)

Image file[855KB] 1 Mile Bike (Ages 5-9)

Image file[810KB] 1 Mile Run (Ages 10-14)

Image file[959KB] 2.5 Mile Bike (Ages 10-14)


Hershey Track and FieldLocal Hershey Track and Field Games

Registration is now open for this year's event.  Come out to Thomas Harrison Middle School on May 17 to participate in this year's Hershey Track and Field Games. Check-in will begin at 2:30pm and the event will start at 3:30pm. Registration forms will be delivered to schools in April; pre-registration is required. This is open to ages 9-14, Harrisonburg City residents only.  For additional information contact Matt Little or Dan Fudala at 540-433-2474 or Matthew.Little@harrisonburgva.gov

PDF[1.2MB] Hershey Track and Field Registration Form




HockeyOpen Play Street Hockey

Starting March 9th, the the street hockey rink on Willow Street will be open for pickup games on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00pm and on Saturdays at 1:00pm.  All ages and skill levels are welcome, equipment not necessary, and sticks can be provided. For additional information call 540-438-8643. The rink closes in November. 



Summer Athletic Camps 

We offer a variety of camps throughout the summer months.  If your child's interest is anything from baseball to skateboarding, there may be a camp for you.  The camp list may be updated as the summer approaches and additional camps and dates are determined, so check back periodically for updates. 

PDF[536KB] Summer Athletic Camp


Additional Forms

PDF[268KB] Volunteer Form

PDF[345KB] Youth Coaching Application

PDF[488KB] Youth and Parent Code of Conduct


Associated Organizations:

  • Shenandoah Valley United Soccer Club - For information on local boy's and girl's soccer in the area check out the Shenandoah Valley United Soccer Club website.
  • Harrisonburg Little League Association - For more information contact 540-280-1976 or visit the Harrisonburg Little League Association website.
  • Massanutten District Lacrosse Club - The Massanutten District Lacrosse Club is an athletic program offered to the youth of the Rockingham/Harrisonburg area from ages 6-18. The Massanutten District Lacrosse Club promotes the sport of lacrosse to boys and girls by teaching the fundamental skills and strategies of the game through experienced, caring, fair coaches to result in a positive learning environment and rewarding experience for all involved.  Massanutten District Lacrosse Club website.
  • Harrisonburg Rugby Football Club - An adult men’s rugby team competing in the Virginia Rugby Union Division III. Harrisonburg Rugby Football Club website.





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