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Youth Baseball Youth Softball
T-Ball Pee Wee Baseball
Preschool T-Ball Youth Football
Youth Basketball Track & Field
  Youth Volleyball
Wooden Bat League Adult Softball
Adult Basketball Field Information
Gym Rentals Gymnastics
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Youth Softball and Baseball

The DIXIE youth softball and baseball program emphasizes teaching the fundamentals, participation, having fun and good sportsmanship. A skills review session will be held for new players in each league. Each participant should wear comfortable clothing and shoes and bring a glove to perform skills such as catching, throwing, hitting, fielding and running. New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration.
Registration Dates & Site:

Parks and Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) February 6th - 24th , 8:00am – 5:00 pm

Fees:
$50.00 per child for county resident
$65.00 per child for non-county resident 

$25.00 per child for county resident (6 and Under)
$40.00 per child for non-county resident (6and Under)

Age Distribution:
Boy’s T-Ball/baseball ages are determined as of May 1, 2017
Girl’s T-Ball/softball ages are determined as of January 1, 2017

T-Ball & Baseball
Ages 5-6   T-Ball
Ages  7-8 Coach Pitch League
Ages 9-10 Player Pitch League
Ages 11-12 Player Pitch League
Ages 13-14 Player Pitch League

T-Ball & Softball (Fast pitch)
Ages 4-6      Sweeties (Coach Pitch T-Ball)
Ages 7-8      Darlings
Ages 9-10    Angels
Ages 11-12  Ponytails
Ages 13-15  Bells

 T-Ball

 

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For a child just starting out in sports, these programs are instructional and teach the basic fundamentals of baseball. Emphasis is placed on fun, participation, sportsmanship and skill development. New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. Team shirts will be provided before or on opening day.
Program Dates: 
T-BALL HAS MOVED FROM SUMMER TO SPRING
Registration Dates & Site:

Parks and Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) February  1st - April 7th,  8:00am – 5:00 pm

Fees:
$25.00 per child for county resident
$40.00 per child for non-county resident

Age Distribution:
T-Ball -  Ages 5 & 6 (Boys)
Sweeties -  Ages 4-6 (Girls)
Boy’s T-Ball/baseball ages are determined as of May 1, 2017
Girl’s T-Ball/softball ages are determined as of January 1, 2017

Preschool T-Ball

The preschool program is for first time  players and their parents.  Emphasis is placed on fun, participation, and sportsmanship with minimal teaching and coaching.  Parents will be required to participate with their child.  All kids will receive a shirt before first game for participation.  Birth Certificates are required to register. 

Program Dates:   Month of May
 PRESCHOOL T-BALL HAS MOVED FROM SUMMER TO SPRING

RegistrationDates & Site:
Parks and Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) February 1st thru 19th,  8:00am – 5:00 pm

Fees:
$25.00 per child for county resident
$40.00 per child for non-county resident

Age Distribution:
Ages 3 & 4 year olds (Boys & Girls)
Ages are determined as of May 1, 2017


Youth Pee Wee & Midget Football

The Lee County Parks and Recreation Youth Football program is designed to provide learning and growing experience for participants while they have fun. It stresses participation, sportsmanship, and skill development. . New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. A skill review session will be held for new players in each league. Each player should wear comfortable clothing and shoes to perform skills such as passing, catching and running. Complete football uniform is provided except shoes. Parents/guardians are required to sign a contract of responsibility for participant’s football equipment.  Some games maybe played outside of Lee County.
Program Dates:
August - November
Registration Dates & Site:

Parks & Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) July 17 -  August 4th, 8:00am – 5:00 pm

Pee Wee & Midget Football Fees:
$50.00 per child for county resident
$65.00 per child for non-county resident

Flag Football Fees:
$25.00 per child for county resident
$40.00 per child for non-county resident

Age Distribution:
Flag Football League     Ages 5-7
Mites League                   Ages 7-8
Pee Wee League            Ages 8-10
Midget League                 Ages 11-12
Ages are determined as of November 1, 2017

YOUTH BASKETBALL

These leagues promote the sport of basketball on an organized basis to both boys and girls. Emphasis is placed on skill development, sportsmanship, participation, and most importantly having fun. Practices will begin in early December and games begin in January. Co-ed teams begin practicing after Christmas and games will begin in February. New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. A skills review session will be held for new participants in each league. Each participant should wear comfortable clothing and shoes to perform skills such as shooting, passing, dribbling and running. Team shirts will be provided before games or on opening day.
Program Dates:
December–March, Boys 9-17
December–March, Girls 9-17
January-March, Boys 5 & 6
January-March, Boys 7 & 8
January-March, Girls 5-8
Registration Dates & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) October 2nd - 20th, 8:00am–5:00 pm

Fees For Ages 9-17:
$45.00 per child for county resident
$60.00 per child for non-county resident

Fees For Ages (Co-ed) Ages 5-8:
$25.00 per child for county resident
$40.00 per child for non-county resident

Age Distribution:
Ages are determined as of January 1, 2018

Co-Ed (Boys & Girls)
Ages 5 & 6
Ages 7 & 8
Boys Basketball
Ages 9-10
Ages 11-12
Ages 13-15
Girls Basketball
Ages 9-10
Ages 11-12
Ages 13-17

Track & Field 

The purpose of our Youth Track & Field program is to promote physical fitness and to emphasize fun, participation and sportsmanship.  Lee County Parks & Recreation will partner up with Hershey's Track & Field to keep this program at a very basic level for eliginle participants.  This is in no way to be considered an all-star prgram for chosen individuals.

Registration Date & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) Starting  January 1st, 8:00am–5:00 pm
                                         
Fee:              $20 per participant - In County
                       $35 - Out of County
Ages:            Boys & Girls 7-14
Age Distribution:
Ages are determined as of December 31, 2017

 

Youth Volleyball

The objective of the youth volleyball league is to provide enjoyment and instruction in the game of volleyball.Good sportsmanship, participation and comradery are stressed.This program is a wonderful opportunity for beginners and advanced volleyball players. New players are required to bring a copy of their birth certificate to registration. A skills review session (try-outs) will be held for all new players in each league. Participants should dress in athletic clothing and tennis shoes so that they may perform skills such as passing, setting, and serving. Team shirts will be provided before games begin. School players are encouraged to register.
Program Dates:
September - November
Registration Dates & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F) July 10th  - July 21st, 8:00am – 5:00 pm

Fees:
$45.00 per child for county resident
$60.00 per child for non-county resident

Age Distribution:
Ages 7 - 9 for girls
Ages 10 – 12 for girls
Ages 13 – 16 for girls
Ages are determined as of December 1, 2017

Adult Softball (Spring Season)

The adult softball league is designed to enhance physical and mental well being and promote community involvement. Participation in the adult softball league is a great way to meet new people and build relationships. Registration packets will be available beginning February 1st.
Leagues
offered for this program are:
Men's Open     Men’s Industrial - Adult Church    and Women’s
Program Dates:
March - July
Registration Dates & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
Old McKinney House
2303 Tramway Road
(M-F)  February 13th - 17th  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Team Entry Fee:
February 13th -17th
Deadline--Will not accept teams after Friday, March 24th.

Participation Fees Deadline:
March 25th

Fees:
Team Entry:
$325.00 for county residents
$650.00 for non-county residents
Participation:
$15.00 for county residents
$20.00 for non-county residents
Participation fee due before 3/24/17

Age Distribution:
Adults, Ages 18+
If you are interested in participating in this program, but do not have a team, please call the Lee County Parks & Recreation Office at 919-775-2107 ext. 4252 to be added to the interest list. Teams are given the list at the beginning of the season.



Adult Softball (Fall Season)

The adult fall softball program is specifically designed for those adults who cannot get enough softball. The league is open to anyone over the age of 18 that is interested in having fun, meeting people and enjoying the game of softball. If you are interested in participating in this program, but do not have a team, please call the Lee County Parks & Recreation Office at 919-775-2107 ext 4252 to be added to the interest list. Teams are given the list at the beginning of the season. Registration packets will be available beginning June 13th.
Leagues offered for this program are:
Men’s Open & Church
Program Dates:
August - October
Registration Dates & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
Old McKinney House
2303 Tramway Road
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Team Entry:
June 26th- July 7th
Participation
July 26th
Fees:
Team Entry:
$325.00 for county residents
$650.00 for non-county residents
Participation:
$15.00 for county residents
$20.00 for non-county residents
Participation fee due before 7/26/17

Age Distribution:
Adults, Ages 18+
IF YOU COACHED AN ADULT TEAM LAST YEAR, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CONTACTED.

 

Adult Basketball

Lee County Parks & Recreation’s Adult Basketball program is for anyone over the age of 18 interested in enjoying the sport of basketball. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun are stressed to all participants. All adults are encouraged to play.
Registration packets will be available October 3th.
Leagues offered for this program are:
Men’s Industrial and Men’s Open
Program Dates:
December - April
Registration Dates & Site:
Parks & Recreation Office
Old McKinney House
2303 Tramway Road
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Team Entry:
October 16th - 20th
Participation
Fees:
Team Entry:
$375.00 for county residents
$750.00 for non-county residents
Participation:
$15.00 for county residents
$20.00 for non-county residents

Age Distribution:
Ages 18+


Athletic Field Information

Fields at American Legion, Dalrymple, Horton, Buchanan, Sloan, Temple, and Tramway Road Parks are available for rent.  Fields must be reserved at least one week prior to the day desired, and payment received 24 hours in advance. Lee County Parks and Recreation maintains the option to use the fields year round for the department-sponsored programs. For availability and rental information, contact the Parks and Recreation office 919-775-2107.

Rental Fees:
Without lights-$10.00 per hour
With lights-Additional $10.00 per hour

Gymnasiums & Basketball Courts Information

The Bob E. Hales Center (Old Armory-147 McIver Street), Wicker Gym (806 Vance Street)  may be rented by contacting the Lee County Parks and Recreation office 24 hours in advance. All fees must be paid by 3:00 p.m. prior to the day of rental. Friday - Monday rental fees must be paid before 3:00 p.m. Thursday. Gyms will be available only for time specified. Rental fees are non-refundable.  For availability and rental information, contact Parks and Recreation at 919-775-2107 Ext. 4252.
Gymnasium Rental Fees:

Rental Fees:

$45.00 for 2 hours min. (county)
$35.00 per hour (non-county)

Outdoor basketball courts are available on a first-come-first serve basis at Dalrymple Park, Horton Park, and at Lee County Arts and Community Center.

Basketball Party

Book your child's party today!  The Hales Center or Wicker Gym is available to book for birthday parties.  The children may play basketball and then celebrate their birthday.  The Hales Center has a room for you to provide refreshments.  The gym rents for $45 for 2 hour min. for county residents - $35/hour for non-county residents.  PLUS $25/per event for party room rental set-up (limit 20 people).  Call 919-775-2107 Ext. 4252.

GYMNASTICS

  

RECREATIONAL & COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS

Philosophy of the program is to introduce the sport of gymnastics in a fun and safe learning environment. Classes are offered to boys and girls (toddlers - up).  A GYMNASTICS SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN YOU REGISTER.
Registration:
Lee County Gymnastics
221 Commercial Court (Behind Sagebrush)
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Registration Dates:
Spring:        March 2nd & 3rd (Thursday & Friday)
Summer:     May 25th & 26th  (Thursday & Friday)
Fall:             August 23rd - 25th (Wednesday - Friday)
Winter:        November 16th & 17th (Thursday - Friday)
Fees:
$80.00 per session* – 1 hour per week
$95.00 per session – 1 ½ hours per week
$35.00 per session – ½ hour per week (Me & My Folks Class)
*A Session = 12 weeks

An additional $15.00 fee applies per session for out-of-county participants.

Program Dates:
Subject to change if school calendar changes!
Spring:        Begins February 29, 2016
Summer:     Begins May 31st
Fall:             Begins August 29th
Winter:        Begins November 21st
Ages:
Toddlers to 3 Years - Me & My Folks
Boys & Girls Ages 3 & up
Registration will remain open until all classes are filled.

Lee County Gymnastics Booster Club offers additional support to our county based program.

Gymnastics Party

Book your child's birthday party at the Gymnastics facility
(221 Commercial Court - behind Sagebrush)
Parties are booked on Saturday & Sunday afternoons 1 pm - 6 pm in 2 hour increments
Fees are:                   $100 for 2 hours - 15 children
                                    $10/child - over 15 children
                                    (Requires an additional instructor)
                    Additional $25 party fee for non-county residents

The party consists of 1 hour for tumbling and games and 1 hour for the party. 
Call 919-774-6445 to book your party today.                   
 

Photo Gallery

Be prepared to travel down memory lane when viewing the vintage photos that have been generously supplied to us by previous coaches and participants.

 


 




ATHLETICS


2303 Tramway Road
PO Box 1968
Sanford, NC  27331

Phone (919)775-2107

Inclement Weather Hotline
919-774-7999 - Hit #5

Immediately at the beginning of greeting

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

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