Join one of our many athletics programs to keep your youngsters moving through the year! The Ballard Boys & Girls Club offers a wide variety of sports leagues and camps throughout the year designed for beginner to intermediate players. You can request to play with friends or have us find a team for your child. We’re always looking for volunteer coaches, feel free to contact T.J. Parry if you’re interested in coaching your child or passionate about coaching in your community.

Fall

Basketball

K-1st Grade (Co-ed)
Days: Tuesdays & Fridays
Time: 45 min. between 4:30-7:30 p.m.

2nd Grade Boys
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 1 hr. between 5-8 p.m.

2nd-3rd Grade Girls
Days: Thursdays & Saturdays
Time: 1 hr. between (5-8 p.m. on Thursdays) & (9 a.m.- noon on Saturdays)

Flag Football

1st & 2nd Grade (Co-ed)
Location: Ballard BGC Field
Days: Tuesdays & Fridays
Time: 45 min. between 4:30-7:30 p.m.

3rd-5th Grade (Co-ed)
Location: Ballard BGC Field
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 45 min. between 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Girls Volleyball

Location: Ballard BGC Gym
Ages: 4th-6th Grade
Days: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Happy Feet Soccer

Location: Ballard BGC Field
Ages: 4-6 Year Olds (Co-ed)
Days: Saturdays
Time: 1 hr. between 9 a.m.-12 noon

 

Winter

Basketball

Join one of our winter basketball leagues designed for beginner to intermediate players. All games and practices will take place in the Ballard Boys & Girls Club gym. Teams will start the season with two weeks of practice at a set time selected by the coach. Following the practice weeks, teams will play games twice a week on two of the days listed below. Families will be contacted by their with team and league information.

3rd Grade Boys
Days: Twice a week – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays (1hr.)
Time: 4:30-8:15 p.m.

4th-5th Grade Boys 
Days: Twice a week – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays (1hr.)
Time: M/T/TH (4:30-8:30 p.m.) & Sat. (12-5 p.m.)

4th-5th Grade Girls 
Days: Twice a week – Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Saturdays (1hr.)
Time: T/TH (4:30-8:30 p.m.) & Sat. (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)

 

Spring

Tee Ball

Tee Ball with the Ballard Boys & Girls Club is a great place to get your youngster started with baseball! Our Tee Ball league focuses on fun, fundamentals, and sportsmanship. Open to all genders. All players receive a ball cap and jersey.

Ages: Pre-K – 1st grade (co-ed)
Days & Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays – Twice a week / 1hr. (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Machine Pitch Baseball

Machine Pitch with the Ballard Boys & Girls Club is a great place for beginner to intermediate players looking to learn or improve the basic fundamentals of baseball. All games and practices will be on the Ballard BGC baseball field with players hitting off a pitching machine. Open to all genders.  All players receive a ball cap and jersey.

In Rookie Machine Pitch (1st-2nd Grade), players will utilize our pitching machine when at bat.  Our Transitional Machine Pitch league (3rd-5th Grade) will utilize our pitching machine to start the season while transitioning into a player or coach pitching to the batter to allow them to build their skills and progress to the next level.

Rookie Machine Pitch
Ages: 1st & 2nd grade (Co-ed)
Days & Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays – Twice a week / 1hr. (4 p.m.-8 p.m.)

Transitional Machine Pitch
Ages: 3rd-5th grade (Co-ed)
Days & Times: Wednesdays & Fridays – 1hr. (4 p.m.-8 p.m.)

Flag Rugby

Atavus Rugby has developed a youth curriculum full of games and skills inspired by rugby, leveraging the sport’s positive qualities to focus on multiple aspects of your child’s physical development and personal growth. Games such as ultimate rugby and capture the flag will be partnered with drills to allow players to expand on a variety of skills including catch-pass ability, leadership, evasion, decision-making, and confidence in contact all while having fun through play. This program requires no experience in rugby and the skills learned during our programming can be applied to other sports! Players will all receive a variety of Atavus Rugby gear including a camp t-shirt and wristband.

Ages: 1st-5th Grade (Co-ed)
Days & Times: Thursdays (5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.)

Happy Feet Soccer

Location: Ballard BGC Field
Ages: 4-6
Day & Time: Saturdays (1hr. between 9 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Girls Volleyball

The Ballard Boys & Girls Club is excited to offer a Spring Volleyball league! Register your daughter with friends or as a free agent…we’ll place them on a team! This is a great program for begginer and intermediate players. Teams will have either practices or games two times a week. Mondays & Wednesdays at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club gym. This session will have 13 classes.

Location: Ballard BGC Gym
Ages: 3rd-5th Grade
Days & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays (5:30-7:30 p.m.)​​​ 1 hr each day game or practice

Cheerleading

Be a part of the Ballard Boys & Girls Club beginning-to-intermediate level cheer squad!  You’ll learn dances, cheers, and beginning tumbling.  There will be opportunities to perform too.  Dream Team has performed at halftime for the Seattle Storm and University of Washington basketball games, and numerous community events.  Previous experience is not required—contact instructor with questions. Cheer classes are run by Eastside Dream Elite Cheer& Dance, www.EastsideDreamElite.com.  Participants may incur extra costs for uniforms, equipment, or events if they wish to participate in any performances.

Location: Ballard BGC Learning Center
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

 

Summer

Week #1 (June 25 – 29)

All-Sports

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports camp is great for kids of all abilities! Campers will learn the fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports during the week. Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports camp is for youth entering 3rd-6th grade. Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, and more!

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Week #2 (July 2, 3, 5, 6) No camp July 4th

Atavus Rugby

Ages: 6-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Fun, active and exciting are three words often used to describe to our youth rugby camp. Presented by Atavus (formerly Serevi Rugby®) and Ballard Boys & Girls Club, boys and girls ages 6-12 (entering grades 1st-6th) will learn how to play rugby and develop kicking, passing and decision-making skills through small sided games and scrimmages. Safety, teamwork, and sportsmanship will be emphasized at all times. Activities include rugby golf, rugby soccer, rugby tennis, sharks and minnows, tag rugby and ultimate rugby, along with team and individual competitions. All participants will receive an official Youth Rugby t-shirt.

Week #3 (July 9-13)

All-Sports

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports camp is great for kids of all abilities! Campers will learn the fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports during the week. Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, and more!

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Baseball – Fielding

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Fielding Baseball camp is a great place for beginner to intermediate campers to learn the game of baseball and practice their skills with friends and teammates! The week’s focus will be on fielding though campers will devote time to all skills of the game including hitting.  Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through fun games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field. Each camp ends in a culmination “Word Series” day showcasing their hard work. If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Baseball – Fielding camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Week #4 (July 16-20)

All-Sports (Ultimate Sports)

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports (Ultimate Sports) camp is great for kids of all abilities! This week campers will get the opportunity to experience ultimate type sports like Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball, Futsal, Floor Hockey, Dodgeball, and Wiffle ball with some time spent on the ever popular sports like basketball, soccer, and flag football.  Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports (Ultimate Sports) camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Baseball – Hitting

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Hitting Baseball camp is a great place for beginner to intermediate campers to learn the game of baseball and practice their skills with friends and teammates! The week’s focus will be on hitting though campers will devote time to all skills of the game including fielding.  Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through fun games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field. Each camp ends in a culmination “Word Series” day showcasing their hard work. If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Hitting Baseball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Week #5 (July 23-27)

All-Sports

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports camp is great for kids of all abilities! Campers will learn the fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports during the week. Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, and more!

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Total Baseball (Session 1)

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Total Baseball camp is a great place for beginner to intermediate campers to learn the game of baseball and practice their skills with friends and teammates! Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through fun games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field. Each camp ends in a culmination “Word Series” day showcasing their hard work. If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Total Baseball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Week #6 (July 30 – August 3)

All-Sports

All Sports camp is great for kids of all abilities! Campers will learn the fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports during the week. Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, and more!

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Baseball – Advanced Hitting

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Advanced Hitting Baseball camp is a great place for beginner to intermediate campers to learn valuable information on the mental approach to the game through advanced hitting drills! Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through fun games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field. Each camp ends in a culmination “Word Series” day showcasing their hard work. If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Advanced Hitting Baseball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Week #7 (August 6-10)

All-Sports

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports camp is great for kids of all abilities! Campers will learn the fundamentals and skills of a variety of sports during the week. Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, and more!

Mini-Sports

Ages: 4.5-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Mini Sports is a camp is for kids of all abilities! We will introduce campers to new sports while making friends and teammates. Our experienced counseling staff will lead campers through age appropriate games, drills, and scrimmages while also teaching campers the value to sportsmanship. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! Mini Sports camp is for youth ages 4.5-8 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Sports played will be Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Dodgeball, Frisbee, Hockey, as well as other activities throughout the day!

Elite Baseball

Ages: 12-15
Time: 9:30-2:30

Elite Baseball camp will focus on developing players’ swings.  Campers will received detailed instructions and feedback on their swing mechanics in small groups.  Each camper will receive a video of their swing and coaching notes on how to increase their efficiency at the plate.  Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field.  If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Elite Baseball camp is for youth ages 12-15.

Week #8 (August 13-17)

All-Sports (Ultimate Sports)

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

All Sports (Ultimate Sports) camp is great for kids of all abilities! This week campers will get the opportunity to experience ultimate type sports like Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball, Futsal, Floor Hockey, Dodgeball, and Wiffle ball with some time spent on the ever popular sports like basketball, soccer, and flag football.  Our certified summer staff will lead games, drills, and scrimmages pertaining to each sport. If your child loves all things sports and is ready for a summer of fun then this camp is right for you! All Sports (Ultimate Sports) camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Biddy Basketball

Ages: 4-9
Time: 9:30-2:30

Biddy Basketball Camps is a 3 hour morning only camp.  Camp will focus on teaching campers the basic fundamentals and rules of basketball while using junior size balls and playing on 8′-8’6″ hoops which is most appropriate for the age.  Each day campers will participate in stations, show & go sessions, fun games & drills, and competitions.  Biddy Basketball camp is for youth ages 4-9 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades). Price includes before care 7:00am-9:30a.  There will not be after-care available for this camp.

Total Baseball (Session 2)

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Total Baseball camp is a great place for beginner to intermediate campers to learn the game of baseball and practice their skills with friends and teammates! Players will learn the in-and-outs of fielding, base running, hitting, and pitching.  Our experienced collegiate baseball coaching staff leads players through fun games, drills, and situational plays on the Ballard Boys & Girls Club field. Each camp ends in a culmination “Word Series” day showcasing their hard work. If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Total Baseball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering grades 3rd-6th).

Week #9 (August 20-24)

Basketball

Ages: 8-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

The Ballard Boys & Girls Club Basketball Camps incorporate everything basketball.  The camp will focus on teaching campers the basic fundamentals including ball handling, passing, shooting form, defense and body control drills. Players will go through stations and show & go sessions each day to help knowledge and skill set on how to use ball screens, moving without the ball, jab series and other footwork, on the ball and help side defense, moves off the bounce.  Each day will also be filled with fun games & drills, scrimmages, and competitions to end the week.  Basketball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering 3rd – 6th grades). Players will play on 10′ hoops with an intermediate size ball.

Tee Ball

Ages: 4-8
Time: 9:30-2:30

Tee Ball Baseball camp is a great place for beginner campers to learn the fundamental skills to playing baseball.  Campers will spend the part of the day learning the basics of tee ball in a safe environment and mix in fun games and drills throughout the day!  Counselors will lead field and gym games from a variety of sports to mix up the day and help keep kids active and focused.  If your child has an interest or love of baseball, then this camp is right for you! Advanced Hitting Baseball camp is for youth ages 8-12 (entering Kindergarten – 2nd grades).

Week #10 (August 27-31)

Atavus Rugby

Ages: 6-12
Time: 9:30-2:30

Fun, active and exciting are three words often used to describe to our youth rugby camp. Presented by Atavus (formerly Serevi Rugby®) and Ballard Boys & Girls Club, boys and girls ages 6-12 (entering grades 1st-6th) will learn how to play rugby and develop kicking, passing and decision-making skills through small sided games and scrimmages. Safety, teamwork, and sportsmanship will be emphasized at all times. Activities include rugby golf, rugby soccer, rugby tennis, sharks and minnows, tag rugby and ultimate rugby, along with team and individual competitions. All participants will receive an official Youth Rugby t-shirt.