About Parks & Recreation Athletics

The Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department has many athletic opportunities for youth and adults in Lancaster and surrounding communities. Programs include baseball, basketball, soccer, softball and football; along with tournaments in various sports. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate.

Winter Basketball League

City of Lancaster and Metro Basketball Association presents the 2016 Winter Basketball League. Youth attending Lancaster ISD elementary will have a chance to represent their school by participating on a team with their classmates. Ages are 4U, 6U, 8U, 10U,  and 12U. Registration is open now and please visit to register. 

Kick Start Soccer/U6 Soccer

Kick Start Soccer & U6 is an introduction to soccer for youth ages 18 months to 6 years of age (as of September 1st of the registration year). This program encourages volunteer parents to assist in the development and competitive experience of their children as they learn the game of soccer from professional soccer instructors from the UK. UK Elite is a coaching association partnering with the City of Lancaster establish the foundation for the future of Lancaster youth soccer. Teams compete in an 8 game season on modified fields, just for the players, located at Community Park.   Players are asked to bring solid orange shirts and solid black shorts. Check out our flyer here.

Kick Start $45/U6 $65

January - February (fee does not include uniforms)
Youth Soccer is competitive recreational soccer for ages 7 - 16. Some teams are coed, boys or girls. These teams participate in a 10 game season, competing in the Best Southwest division of North Texas Soccer. Inspired by volunteer coaches and parents, Lancaster youth get regular, organized competition in the region.

LSA Spring registration $85

Contact: (318)834-0854
January - February (fee does not include uniforms)

Jr. Mavs and Lady Mavs

Developmental Basketball for young basketball players. The program will provide instructions on the fundamental of the games. the program is year around with a competitive season January through February.
Registration is now open
$50 per month

Spring/Summer Baseball

Monday Night Baseball is a great program that allows all interested Lancaster youth the opportunity to learn the game of baseball. MNB is free to the public and welcomes all ages and talent levels. Join us, year round, every Monday at Royce Clayton Field (Community Park) at 6:00pm for an hour of training. This program runs during the off season of the Lancaster RBI Program.
Contact: (214)507-4406

Lancaster Swim Team

Lancaster TigerSharks swim all the time so be careful!!! Lancaster's City Swim Team is coed and for all ages. WSI Certified Head Coach Melvin Brown keeps swimmers proficient in all competitive strokes while developing speed, quality and endurance. The Yellow & Blue Tiger Sharks practice and hold try outs every Monday & Wednesday, with a home and away travel schedule. The TigerSharks are a TAAF competitive team. They compete and train at the LRC Pool with meets statewide.
$50 per month

Volunteers Needed

We are always looking for volunteer youth coaches to work with the children in our community! Make a difference in the lives of our youth by signing up to coach a youth baseball, soccer or basketball team. Experience with the sport is helpful, but not necessary. All volunteers must pass a criminal background check.

More Information

For more information about our athletic programs or becoming a coach, contact Recreation Supervisor Robbie Samuel at                    (972) 218-3712. Email
For rain out information please call 972 218-3720.