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Sports & Athletics

Featured Programs


Coach ClinicHigh Performance Coaching Clinic presented by the Challace J. McMillin Center for Sports Psychology 

On Monday, February 8 from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Duke Club Room at the Convocation Center at JMU we will hold this free educational clinic for recreational youth, high school, and collegiate sport league coaches and parents.  This presentation features a keynote speaker, Mickey Dean, JMU Softball Head Coach, Optimal Routines, Leadership Training, Providing Feedback, Autonomy of Supportive Coaching, and much more.  To register visit sites.jmu.edu/sportpsychology, click on "High Performance Coaching Clinic", click RSVP or simply email sportpsych@jmu.edu.  All Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation youth coaches and instructors are strongly encouraged to attend.  For additional information contact Robert Harmison at 540-568-2876.  

PDF[272KB] High Performance Coaching Clinic Brochure




Spring Youth Volleyball Clinic 

This is a beginner clinic for players who want to learn and improve their skills. The skills introduced will included 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 take place starting February 13-April 2 at the Community Activities Center from 9:30am-11:00am. The Clinic will not meet March 19. This is open to grades 4-8 and there is no fee. For additional information contact Erik Dart at 540-433-9168 or Erik.Dart@harrisonburgva.gov.

PDF[65KB] Spring Youth Volleyball Clinic Registration Form





Spring Co-ed Adult Cornhole League

Grab some friends and make a team for a weekly night of cornhole fun!  This league has a maximum of 12 teams.  The last week will include a tournament championship.  Games will be played on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the National Guard Armory. Deadline for registration is April 6.  $45/team, and must be 18 years old or older. For more information or to register contact Tommy Thomas at 540-433-9168 or Tommy.Thomas@harrisonburgva.gov.  





Adult Softball Leagues 

Registration opens for both the Men's League and Co-ed League on January 4.  Both leagues can take a maximum of 16 teams.  Games will be played at the Ramblewood Athletic Complex on Monday and Tuesday evenings.  $300 per team, and the registration deadline is March 25 or when the 16 team maximum is reached.  Additional information can be found on our Softball page. 




Additional Forms

PDF[268KB] Volunteer Form

PDF[345KB] Youth Coaching Application

PDF[488KB] Youth and Parent Code of Conduct

PDF[369KB] Youth Sports League Concussion Protocol

PDF[299KB] Youth Sports League Suspected Concussion Report


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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