Youth Athletics

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department (PRCR) offers athletic programs for boys and girls, ages five and older. The youth athletics participant fee for residents is $40 per player (per season) and $80 per player (per season) for non-residents.

Youth athletic leagues participants will register online during the specified registration periods.  New participants must provide a copy of the birth certificate in order to be eligible for team placement (mail to WFPRCR, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC  27587).


Basketball

  • PRCR offers Basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 5-17. 

  • Registration is held throughout September of each year.

  • New participants must provide a copy of the birth certificate in order to be eligible for team placement (mail to WFPRCR, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC  27587).

  • Primary staff contact:  Meghan Hawkins, 919 435 9457.


Spring Baseball & Softball

  • PRCR offers Spring/Summer Leagues for players age 5-17.

  •  Registration is held throughout the February of each year.

  • New participants must provide a copy of the birth certificate in order to be eligible for team placement (mail to WFPRCR, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC  27587).

  • Primary staff contact:  Edward Austin, 919 435 9562

  • Dream League baseball is offered for school-aged participants with special needs.  Primary staff contact:  Kelly Schurtz, 919 556 7093.


Fall Baseball & Softball Leagues

  • PRCR offers Fall Baseball & Softball Leagues for players age 6-16.

  • Registration is held throughout June of each year.

  • New participants must provide a copy of the birth certificate in order to be eligible for team placement (mail to WFPRCR, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC  27587).

  • Primary staff contact:  Edward Austin, 919 435 9562


Girls Volleyball

  • PRCR partners with Triangle Volleyball Club to offer the Girls Volleyball League, which is open to girls ages 9-16

  • Registration is held annually throughout the month of April, with teams formed in mid-May.  

  • Primary staff contact:  Meghan Hawkins, 919 435 9457.

  • New participants must provide a copy of the birth certificate in order to be eligible for team placement (mail to WFPRCR, 301 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC  27587).


Track & Field

  • PRCR partners with NC Speed Academy to offer an introduction to track and field for youth ages 6-18 (age determined by age on Jan. 1 of the current year).

  • Participants will learn the proper running technique and gain experience in their choice of the following Olympic running events: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, 3000 meters.

  • Participants will also have an opportunity to be exposed to hurdles, long jump, shot put, and discus. 

  • Spring session (April/May) registration:  March

  • Fall session (Aug/Sep) registration:  July

  • Primary staff contact:  Edward Austin, 919 435 9562


Tennis

  • Leagues, lessons, and clinics are offered by the Wake Forest Area Tennis Association through a partnership agreement with the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department.

  • View all available programs