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Youth Programs

Clovis Recreation Youth Programs

The City of Clovis Recreation offers 5 sessions of youth programs. 

  • Youth leagues have regularly scheduled practices during the week and games on the weekends.
  • Youth camps meet once a week and work on the fundamentals of that particular activity.  
  • Youth programs take place at the Clovis Recreation Center – 3495 Clovis Avenue.   
  • All of the youth programs have a mandatory parent meeting prior to the program starting, and all participant registrations are due prior to the parent meeting.  
  • Registrations will only be taken after the parent meeting if spots are available.   

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If you have any questions about any of the youth sports leagues please call, 324-2780.

Future Youth Programs

This youth league is for kids ages 6-12* and teaches fundamental basketball in a league setting.  The 8U group will practice on Monday and Wednesday for one hour each.  The 10U will practice on Tuesday and Thursday for one hour each.  The 12U will practice for two hour on Friday. The practice time will be between 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  Each team will get a  40-minute game on Saturdays.  Every participant is guaranteed a minimum of 20 minutes playing time in each game. All age divisions will play a full court game with qualified referees.  All the teams will play in a end of the season March Madness Tournament.  Your registration fee will get you a full team jersey, a practice tee shirt, a team picture and awards for the end of the season tournament.  This program will not be possible without volunteer coaches.  If you are interested in coaching a team please contact the recreation section at 559-324-2780.  No basketball experience is required to coach a team.

Trying to figure out which age group your child should play in?  The cut-off date for this program is the participants age as of January 1.  The 8U participants will be 6-7 yrs old as of January 1.  The 10U participants will be 8-9 yrs old as of January 1.  The 12U will be 10-11 yrs old as of January 1.  Any child who is 12 must still be in the 6th grade in order to participate.

This girls volleyball league is for girls grades 3rd-4th and 5th-6th and teaches the fundamentals of volleyball in a league setting.  Participants will receive 2-practice session per each week plus a 3 set game on Saturdays. Every participant receives equal playing time each game and all games will have a certified referee. All the teams will play in a season ending Tournament. The fee for this league is $115, each player receives a team uniform, practice shirt, team picture and tournament awards.  This program will not be possible without volunteer coaches.  If you are interested in coaching a team please contact the recreation section at 559-324-2780.  No basketball experience is required to coach a team.

Start Smart Basketball teaches children (ages 3-5) the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents.  The program focuses on teaching children and their parents skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. The cost of this 6 week program is $50, each participant will receive a tee shirt and a completion certificate.

Start Smart baseball is a parent child baseball/softball program for children 3-6 years old.  Each week children will work on the 4 basic fundamentals of baseball/softball, hitting, running, throwing and running the bases. The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment. The cost of this 6 week program is $50, each participant will receive a tee shirt and a completion certificate.

 $80/ Child(Winter Session) – Tiny Dribblers is a 8-week instructional league, which helps 5 year-olds understand and break down the game of basketball.  Participants will have one practice a week in which they will work on the fundamental skills with a volunteer coach.  Modified games will take place on Saturday mornings.  Each participant will receive a team shirt, team picture and a participation ribbon.  This program will not be possible without volunteer coaches.  No basketball experience is required.  If you are interested in coaching a team please contact the recreation section at 559-324-2780. 

The 8 week Indoor Soccer Camp helps participants develop fundamental soccer skills such as shooting, passing, dribbling, and receiving, in a safe and fun environment. Participants will meet once a week and practice progressive drills, with a qualified recreation leader. We will offer two divisions 1st-3rd and 4th – 6th grades. The cost of this 8 week program is $65, each participant will receive a tee shirt, certificate and a soccer ball.

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