Youth

Registration for all programs is open!

Per CO state order, participants age 11 and older must wear a mask at all times indoors and when unable to maintain at least 6’ of physical distance outdoors. Younger participants are encouraged to wear a mask.


Registration is a bit different for Fall 2020. Here is what you need to know:

  • Registration is now open!
  • In-person registrations will be taken at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. 
  • Payment may be made using: cash, check or credit.
  • Your registration form must be filled out prior to coming in to the Bob Burger Recreation Center. 
  • Please make sure to adhere to all Covid health guidelines when dropping off your form and payment: masks must be worn inside public facilities, maintain at least 6' of physical distance from others, and only persons with business to conduct may enter the facility - all others should wait outside.
  • If you have any questions regarding our sports programs please contact Mark Fitzgerald, Athletics Coordinator at markfitzgerald.lafayette@gmail.com.
  • Click on this link to download the registration form

Fall Coed Basketball Clinics, grades 3-8

Itching to play ball? We have what you need. Come learn the fundamentals or polish the skills needed to bring your A-game. Under the guidance of veteran coach and former CU basketball player Ralph Gutierrez, you will build upon existing skills and learn techniques to help you continue to improve. Focusing on shooting, dribbling, and tried and true techniques for improving your overall game, this coed clinic will sharpen all of your skills. Each session is open to the first 24 participants to register.


3-4 grade
5-8 grade

Date

Thursday, Oct. 15 - Nov. 19

Time

5:30 - 6:30pm
6:45 - 7:45pm

Activity Code

942100-B
942101-B
Location:BBRC, gym
Fee: $58Res / $68NRes

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Players are required to bring their own basketball and water bottles.
  • Please arrive and depart wearing a face covering.
  • In accordance with the current mask order, all players 11 and older will be required to wear a face covering during all portions of the program. Participants younger than 11 are encouraged to wear a face covering unless it interferes with their activity.

Fall Pee Wee Soccer Skills Camp, ages 4-5

Lace up your soccer shoes and get ready to learn the skills of the game from our veteran soccer coaches. Meeting twice a week on M/W or T/Th, this camp offers 30 minutes of soccer know-how, and skill-building! Camp starts the week of September 14 and will run for 3 weeks. Participants must be 4 years of age by September 14 in order to participate. Each session will be limited to 10-12 players. Additional information will be sent upon signup.

Date

Mon/Wed, Sep 14-30

Time

3:30-4pm
4:10-4:40pm
4:50-5:20pm
5:30-6pm

Activity code

946020-A
946020-B
946020-C
946020-D

Date

Tues/Thur, Sep 15 - Oct 1

Time

3:30-4pm
4:10-4:40pm
4:50-5:20pm
5:30-6pm

Activity Code

946021-A
946021-B
946021-C
946021-D
Location:City Park
Fee:$40Res / $50NRes

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Players are required to bring their own soccer ball and water.
  • Parents need to stay in attendance and physically distance themselves 6ft from others outside of their household, and wear a face covering.
  • Players need to have an understanding of physical distancing and be able to apply this concept during all phases of the program


Youth Fall Soccer League, grades K-8

This soccer league offers individual skill development along with drills, and small side games during practices. Adequate separation of players will be adhered to in order to maintain the current physical distancing restriction in place. Running for 4 weeks, participants will practice once a week with games on Saturdays of the last 3 weeks.  

A maximum of 24 kids will be placed in each boys and girls division. Games will be played between 8am-4pm. Pancho Hansen and Karen Logan will be the main instructors. Want to be part of the fun? Volunteer to help assist during practice sessions!

Date

Mondays
Mondays
Tuesdays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays

Time

3:45pm
5pm
3:45pm
5pm
3:45pm
5pm
5pm

Activity Code

K-1 Girls, 946108-A
K-1 Boys, 946108-B
2nd/3rd Girls, 946108-C
2nd/3rd Boys, 946108-D
4th/5th Girls, 946108-E
4th/5th Boys, 946108-F
6th/8th Boys & Girls, 946108-G
October 5-31
Location:City Park, Field 4
Fee:$63Res / $73NRes

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Players are required to bring their own soccer ball and water.
  • Players need to have an understanding of physical distancing and be able to apply this concept during all phases of the program.
  • Parents are encouraged to drop off participants and return for pick-up after practices have concluded. Anyone not able to drop off and pick will need to stay in their vehicles or physically distance themselves 6ft from others outside of their household with a face covering required.
  • All participants ages 11 and older need to arrive and depart with a face covering, and are required to wear unless it interferes with their personal activity.
  • During games, only one parent or guardian per participant will be allowed to attend. Spectators must adhere to the mask wearing and physical distancing health guidelines at all times.
  • 24 maximum participants will be accepted per group. Smaller groups will be formed for program activities.


Youth Tennis Lessons, ages 4-14

Are you ready to channel your inner tennis player? Come try out our tennis lessons that run on 3-week intervals. Participants are required to bring their own racquet and water. Lessons are held on Mondays and Wednesdays at Whitetail Park. Each session is open to the first 8 registrations.

Date

Mon/Wed, Sep 14-30

Time

3:34-4:35pm
4:45-5:35pm
5:45-6:35pm

Activity Code

946070-A, Tiny (4-6)
946070-B, Youth (7-14)
946070-C, Youth (7-14)
Location: Whitetail Park, east courts
Fee:$55Res / $65NRes

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Players are required to bring their own racquets and water.
  • Tennis balls will be supplied by the City, and will be sanitized after every session.
  • Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes of your scheduled time.
  • Players and parents will wait outside of the fenced area until the earlier lessons have concluded.
  • Only players and instructors inside the tennis court. Parents will need the approval of the instructor to stay inside the court.


Lil’ Fierce Ninjas, ages 3-6

Hya! This six week, high energy class is sure to bring out your child’s inner Ninja. They will be challenged with obstacle courses/ tumbling and create a special Ninja identity.

Date

Monday, Sep 28- Nov 2

Time

4-4:45pm

Location

Cheer Central Sun

Activity Code

946610-D

Fee

$80Res / $90NRes


Preschool Dance Pom Team, ages 3-5

This new class is designed for our little ones to dance/cheer their little hearts out with pom poms. This class is designed to help your child learn motions, dance and tumbling. A fun filled high energy class with obstacle courses while learning front rolls, handstands etc. Practicing body control and improving strength, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Date

Monday, Sep 28-Nov 2

Time

3-3:45pm

Location

Cheer Central Sun

Activity Code

946613-D

Fee

$80Res / $90NRes


Cheer Central Suns Performance Cheer & Tumbling, ages 5-11

This high energy recreational cheerleading team is designed to help you learn jumps, motions, stunts, dance and tumbling through sportsmanship and teamwork. Each session our cheer team will be performing in house or at a Community event. Poms provided.  $15 cheer shirt fee.

Date

Monday, Sep 28-Nov 2

Time

5- 5:55pm

Location

Cheer Central Sun

Activity Code

946627-D

Fee

$80Res / $90NRes

Youth athletics is one of Lafayette Recreation's largest and most varied program offerings. We have an activity for your school-aged child to participate in all year round no matter what their interests are.

We are always looking for Volunteer Coaches for our youth athletics programs. If you are interested in coaching, please fill out the interest form by clicking this link.

Baseball/Softball/Teeball

"Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical." - Yogi Berra
Learn the fundamentals with emphasis on fun and participation. From the smallest of players in our Tiny Tee Ball League to those ready to transition to live-pitch softball or baseball, we have a league for all levels of skill development for Baseball and Softball.
Find upcoming sessions of Baseball/Softball/Teeball

Basketball

Did you know the the first basketball hoops were peach baskets with the bottom intact? Officials had to get the ball out after each basket. The first string nets were used in the early 1900s.

We'll use traditional hoops in this game and you will learn the fundamentals while having fun! You will learn the rules of the game, basic technique and hone existing skills at all levels in youth basketball. Participation is key in this league and you will learn team to work and cooperative over competition.
Find upcoming sessions of basketball

Soccer

According to FIFA's most recent Big Count survey, there are 265 million players actively involved in soccer around the world, roughly about 4 percent of the world's population.

Learn the world's most popular sport with Lafayette's most popular coaches! Karen Logan and Pancho Hansen teach ages 3+ the skills they need to guide the ball down the field and score GOALLLLLS! Fundamentals of teamwork and technique are explored at every level, and games are played with a focus on having fun on the field.
Find upcoming sessions of Soccer

Flag Football

Play hard without being hit hard! Boys and girls will learn the best form and technique for flag football, while being safe and enjoying the game! This is a cooperative league with Louisville so players will make new friends, have fun and become better players on and off the field.
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Racquet Sports (Tennis and Racquetball)

Group sports are not for everyone; racquet sports allow you to hone your focus and skills on the court while building discipline and routine on and off. Boys and girls ages 4 & up can enroll in these sessions to learn the skills needed for success and progress to light competition.

Group sports are not for everyone; racquet sports allow you to hone your focus and skills on the court while building discipline and routine on and off. Boys and girls ages 4 & up can enroll in these sessions to learn the skills needed for success and progress to light competition.
Find upcoming sessions of Racquet Sports

Learn more about these programs on our Youth Programs Page