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Sports & Athletics

Featured Programs

Try-athlonYouth 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, registration deadline is August 1, 2014. Call 540-433-2474 or email Matthew.Little@harrisonburgva.gov

PDF[654KB] Youth Try-athlon Event Details

PDF[234KB] Youth Try-athlon Registration Form

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)




Youth Volleyball Clinic

This is a beginner clinic for players grades 4-8 who want to learn and improve their skills. The skills introduced will include underhand/overhand serving, forearm passing, setting, hitting, digging, and diving. There will also be instruction in serve receiving with transitions of offense and defense. This clinic will meet for 7 Saturdays between September 13-October 18 from 10:00am-11:30am at the Community Activities Center.  No Fee.  

pdf.png[82KB] Volleyball Clinic Registration Form



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[538KB] Summer Athletic Camp List


FootballYouth Football Registration

Registration for all youth football leagues including Flag (ages 5 and 6), Pee Wee (ages 7-9), and Junior (ages 10-12) is currently taking place.  The weight limit for Pee Wee will be 125 lbs. and Junior will be 155 lbs.  Registration forms will be delivered to schools in May.  The deadline for Flag Football is August 29, and the deadline for Pee Wee and Junior League Football is September 5.  

PDF[463KB] Youth Flag Football Registration Form

PDF[480KB] Pee Wee and Junior League Football Registration Form

PDF[227KB] Physical Form for Pee Wee and Junior Participants


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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