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Registration Now Open for Summer Youth Sports and Activities in Minneapolis Parks

Youth Sports

Register your child for fall sports in Minneapolis Parks! Check out the links below to find a league that works for your family:


Ages 9-14, March-May
Available through Armatage, Audubon and Lake Nokomis Recreation Centers

RBI Baseball

Ages 8-18, May-August

RBI Softball

Ages 8-18, May-August

Slow Pitch: 10U Girls and 18U Co-Ed
Fast Pitch: 12U, 14U and 18U

Track and Field

Ages 9-18, May-July

Umpires Needed!

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is always looking to hire baseball or softball umpires! Earn extra cash and stay involved in the game!

To apply or learn more information please contact Anthony DiBella at or 612-230-6546.

Activities and Classes

If your child is not into sports, please browse the hundreds of activities and classes linked below:


Art, Crafts, Dance, Drama, Music and Theater

Computers and Technology

Film, Tech Academy, Video Games

Cooking and Nutrition

Cooking, Baking and Kid's Night Out programs

Health and Fitness

Acrobatics, Boxing, Dance, Martial Arts, Indoor Playgrounds, Yoga and more!

Hobbies, Clubs and Games

Archery, Biking, Billiards, Board Games, Books, Movies and dozens of Summer Camps!

Language and Culture

African Culture Camp, East Phillips Culture Connection, Spanish Language Lessons

Mentoring and Development

Building values and self-esteem to develop tomorrow's leaders

Nature and Environment

Archery, Canoeing, Day Trips, Fishing, Gardening, Junior Naturalists, Nature Nuts and many different Outdoor Summer Camps


Kindergarten prep programs and camps available at recreation centers across the city

Water Activities

Swimming Lessons at Lake Nokomis, Lupient Water Park and Wirth Beach; Log Rolling, Sailing and Swim Camp

Recreation Fee Assistance

Minneapolis residents who cannot afford instructional fees because of economic need may apply for fee assistance through the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Fee Assistance Program.

Questions? Contact your local recreation center (Recreation Center List) or the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board information line at 612-230-6400 or

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