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.

Lancaster Soccer League

The City of Lancaster is proud to offer our NEW soccer league in partnership with Challenger Sports. Professional coaches from the Challenger Soccer Academy will teach players the fundamental skills they need to take their game to the next level within a development league concept here in Lancaster. The league will run for 6 weeks in spring, throughout the months of March and April, 2019. All players will receive 6 practices from Challenger Sports professional coaches on Thursday evenings within their respective age division. This is a co-ed league suitable for boys and girls of all ability levels aged 3 – 14yrs. There will be voluntary coaching positions available for all teams in each age division. Challenger Sports will be holding a free NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) coaching clinic in the run up to the spring season for all parents coaches interested. Volunteer coaches will be welcome to hold additional practices to the Thursday skills practice delivered by Challenger Sports coaches. Register at:

All teams will participate in 6 games to be held on Saturday/Sunday afternoons at the soccer fields.

Cost: $95

Practice Dates: Tuesdays, March 19th – April 23, 2019 

Registration January 1, 2019 - March 4, 2019

Game Dates: Weekends of March 23rd – May 4-5, 2019 

Rainout Information: Any rained out practices or games will be made up using an additional week.

Location: Lancaster Soccer Fields, Lancaster, TX 75134

Youth RBI Baseball League

The Youth Baseball League is open to boys and girls ages 4-14. It teaches the basics of baseball and improves skill in specific areas such as pitching, catching, and hitting.

Registration for the season will begin in March 30, 2019. Uniform is not included in the cost of registration ($85). Register in person at the Lancaster Recreation Center on Saturdays from 10 am-12 noon; bring a copy of the child's birth certificate at time of registration. BASEBALL REGISTRATION begins January 6th at the Lancaster Recreation Center @10am-12pm. Register at: 


3U & 4U       $50

5U & 6U       $80

7U & 8U       $80

9U & 10U     $85

11U & 12U   $85

13U & 14U   $90

Home games will be played at:

City Park Complex
211 Belt Line Road
Lancaster, TX 75134
Royce Clayton Field
1700 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Lancaster TX 75134

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 Stuart Thompson at 972-218-3712. Email

For rainout information please call 972-218-3720.