A variety of youth sports opportunities exists in Spartanburg County. Spartanburg Parks is involved with many of these programs by directly coordinating operations, supporting league commissioners, facilitating games and practices, maintaining ball fields and facilities, and certifying coaches and officials.
USTA Jr. Team Tennis emphasizes fun, fitness and friends. It is a multi-week program of team practice and match play for boys and girls, ages 6 to 18. They compete against other teams from Spartanburg in one of five league divisions: 8 & under, 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under or 18 & under. Visit sctennis.com/spartanburgjtt for more information or to register for the spring season.
Youth Sports Associations
Spartanburg Parks co-sponsors many youth sports association leagues in the area throughout the year. Please read more for information on local youth baseball, softball, soccer, football, and other leagues.Click here to read more.
NAYS Coaches Training
The National Alliance For Youth Sports (NAYS) is America's leading advocate for positive and safe sports and activities for children. NAYS offers programs and services for everyone involved in youth sports experiences, including professional administrators, volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, officials, parents and young athletes. The goal of the National Alliance For Youth Sports is to make sports and activities safe and positive by providing programs and services that add value to youth sports.
Every volunteer that coaches in programs operated on SCPRC's facilities must have current certification through National Alliance for Youth Sports Association (NYSCA).
Carolina Miracle League
"The Miracle League" is a charitable organization that provides children with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league. The Miracle League gives these children the opportunity to get out in the sunshine and enjoy playing the game of baseball in its purest form. Miracle Park, home to the Carolina Miracle League is located at SPC's North Spartanburg Park.
Go to carolinamiracleleague.com for more information.