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Lakewood Youth Sports sign-ups August 4-18

Lakewood Youth Sports sign-ups August 4-18

The award-winning Lakewood Youth Sports (LYS) program is offering Flag Football and Girls Volleyball and Volleytennis this fall. Online registration will take place August 4-18 at www.lakewoodcity.org/ecatalog. Simply click on the “activities” tab, then follow the link for “sports league.”

In-person registration will also be available for Lakewood residents August 11-18 at all Lakewood parks. Players must bring a birth certificate and signed registration form. There is no fee for Lakewood residents with proof of residency. All non-resident registrations will take place online and include a $20 registration fee.

The Flag Football program will offer two divisions. The Competitive Division is for youth ages 8-15. The Smurf Division, for ages 6-7, offers boys and girls a fun introduction to flag football fundamentals using a Nerf football and modified rules for fun with minimal competition.

The Girls Volleytennis program is a fast-moving game played like volleyball with a modified format, and will be offered for girls ages 8-11. Girls Volleyball will be offered for participants ages 12-17. The Volleytennis and Volleyball programs will each offer two divisions, and players will be assigned to park teams for league play and city championships.

Teams in the Flag Football and Volleytennis programs practice and play on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings. Volleyball teams will practice and play games on Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings at the Hoover Middle School gymnasium. Season dates run from August 27 to November 3. Playoffs will conclude by November 10.