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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Youth Programs
Youth Programs
Rockingham County Recreation provides youth athletics, arts and crafts, dance, karate, gymnastics and many other activities. Check our current Activities Guide online or contact our office for registration information and dates.


Tackle Football

*NEW REGISTRATION CHANGES*

Register online or through our office: May 15 – July 7

Equipment fitting dates: July 19 – August 9

NO LATE REGISTRATIONS

NO LATE EQUIPMENT FITTINGS

 

The “B” division will consist of 8-9 year olds (8 year old

minimum weight, 60lbs). The “A” division will consist of 10-12 year olds (13 year old 7th graders will be allowed to participate). Any child in the “B” group over 110 pounds and any child in the “A” group over 135 pounds will be restricted to playing on the line. Practices will start in mid-August and are typically 3 days a week prior to game season and then 2 days a week once games begin in mid-September. Season will end mid/late October. Games will be played at different locations throughout the County. Helmet and shoulder pads will be provided for the season but must be returned after last game or if child decides not to play. Physicals and birth certificates are not required but guardian will need to sign a waiver form allowing permission and verifying age.
Fee $45 per person.  Includes game jersey and use of equipment. 

Ages: 8 – 13  (Age as of 9/30/17)


Flag Football
This is for all youth ages 6-13. The age groups will be 6-7 year olds, 8-10 year olds and 11-13 year olds. Season will start at the end of August and run through the middle of October. Games and practices will be held one week night and Saturday mornings. Night of play varies. All three age groups will be held in the TA, Broadway and Spotswood areas. Includes T-shirt jersey. Fee $35 per person
Register By August 2
  
Boys' Basketball
Open to boys ages 5-18. Age groups are 5/6 (clinic only), 7/8, 9/10, 11-13 and 14-18 and are divided by school districts. The 14-18 year old group must still be enrolled in high school education to participate. Practices will start the second week of January and the season will end late February. Practices and games will be held on one or two weeknights and Saturdays. Night of play varies. Includes T-shirt jersey. Fee $35 per person
Register By November 29


           

Girls' Basketball
Open to girls ages 5-18. Age groups are 5/6 (clinic only), 7/8, 9/10, 11-13 and 14-18 and are divided by school districts. The 14-18 year old group must still be enrolled in high school education to participate. Practices will start in late October and the season will end mid-December. Practices and games will be held on one or two weeknights and Saturdays. Night of play varies. Includes T-shirt jersey.
Fee $35 per person
Register By September 13

Cheerleading
(No online registrations)
*NO LATE REGISTRATIONS*
Registrations (Walk-In Only): May 30 – July 12

Uniforms: Cheerleaders must be present in our office for uniform fitting at the time of registration. Cheerleaders may use previously purchased or used RCPR cheer uniforms. Individual uniform pieces may also be purchased at time of registration.

Ages 6-9 will be placed on B Squad and ages 10-13 will be placed on A Squad. Games will be held throughout the county. Practices are two days a week prior to game season and then 2 days a week and games will be on Saturday mornings (some week nights, if needed).

Season: Mid-August – October (will follow football schedule)

$30 Registration Fee | $50 New Uniform Fee (if needed)


Wrestling Clinics

  • Registrations during winter season TBA
  • Check our current activities guide for dates and locations.
  • Grades: K through 8th (Age as of September 30 of the current school year)

Co-Ed Volleyball Clinics

  • Registrations Spring season (TBA), 
  • Check our current activities guide for dates and locations.
  • Ages: 5 to 13

Co-Ed Soccer

  • Parks & Recreation has now partnered with Shenandoah Valley United Soccer.  All registrations can be completed through their office. Call 540-383-6341 or visit the website at www.shenvalleysoccer.com