Youth Programs

Rockingham County Parks & Recreation provides youth athletics, programs and special events. Check our current Activities Guide online or contact our office for registration information and dates.

Tackle Football


Practices are 3 days a week prior to games and then 2 days a week once games begin. Practices will be held throughout the County and all games will be played at Rockingham Park at the Crossroads. County issued helmet and shoulder pads are loaned for the season. Physicals and birth certificates are not required.
For more information from our Department on Rookie Tackle Program: RCPR Rookie Tackle
For more information on USA Football's Rookie Tackle: USA Football Rookie Tackle

Registration & Equipment Fitting:
Monday-Friday | July 8-July 25 | 8am-5pm

Fee $55 | Ages 7-13 (Age as of 9/30/19) | 
A Squad | Junior Tackle | Ages 11-13
B Squad | Rookie Tackle | Ages 9-10
C Squad | Rookie Tackle | Ages 7-8
Season Mid-August–October

RCPR NFL Flag Football


Our NFL Flag Football league is designed to introduce children (ages 5 to 13) to the fundamental elements of football in a fun, instructional and safe environment. From the moment your child steps on the field, our program is designed to assist each player with the advancement of their individual skill level and football knowledge while enhancing their level of play in a fun and structured environment. Our NFL Flag Football League is a proud member of the USA Football Association. Each participant will receive a NFL branded jersey, a flag belt and a USA Football Membership!
Fee $40 | Register By July 19
Ages 5-13 (Age as of 9/30/19)
Season August-October
Flag Football Rules

CHEERLEADING


*NO LATE REGISTRATIONS*
Cheerleaders needing a new uniform must be present at the time of registration; previously purchased RCPR cheer uniforms may be used. Practices will be held 2 week nights and games will be held on Saturday mornings (some week nights if needed). Practices will be held throughout the County and all games will be played at Rockingham Park at the Crossroads.

Registration & Uniform Fitting:
Monday-Friday | May 29-July 10 | 8am-5pm

Fee $30 | $50 Uniform Fee (if needed)
Ages 6-13 (Age as of 9/30/19)
A Squad | Ages 11-13
B Squad | Ages 8-10
C Squad | Ages 5-7
Season Mid-August-October


Girls Basketball


Age groups are 7-8, 9-10, 11-13 and are divided by school districts. Practices and games will be held on one or two weeknights and Saturdays. Night of play varies.
Fee $40 | Register By September 20
Ages 7-13 (Age as of 9/30/19)
Season November-December


B

OYS BASKETBALL


Age groups are 7-8, 9-10, 11-13 and are divided by school districts. Practices and games will be held on one or two weeknights and Saturdays. Night of play varies.
Fee $40 | Register By November 29
Ages 7-18 (Age as of 9/30/19)
Season January-February 

Co-ed Basketball Clinic


This year’s basketball skills clinic for 5 & 6 year olds will have a new exciting format. This year ALL clinics will take place on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (at Yoder Arena) and will be orchestrated by the EMU men’s and women’s basketball programs including their coaches and players. This will increase the quality of instruction, provide a much better player to coach ratio and provide a perfect facility to foster basketball skills development. This will be the only clinic for ages 5-6 offered (no Winter clinic).
Fee $40 | Register By August 16
Ages 5-6 (Age as of 9/30/19) | EMU
Saturday, September 21 | 10:30am-12pm
Saturday, September 28 | 10:30am-1pm
Saturday, October 5 | 9:30-11am
Saturday, October 19 | 10:30am-12pm


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