Youth Sports

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The City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department Youth Sports is dedicated to providing a diverse range of programs include both traditional and non-traditional sports to ensure that the needs of all Mesa's youth are being met.

By offering an assortment of programs throughout the year, youth have a chance to participate in team sports and individual based sports including unique and new sports in the metro area. All of our programs focus on having fun, teaching the proper fundamentals and skills, being active and understanding the importance of physical activity, learning to play as a team, and developing good sportsmanship.

The Positive Play Project received the 2014 Outstanding Sports Program award from the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association. They were recognized at the annual conference banquet dinner.

Lacy Bienkowski
Recreation Programmer
480-644-3040 office
480-644-2352 registration


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Fall 2016 Volunteer and Employment Opportunities!

Looking for a fun and rewarding experience of working with kids? City of Mesa Youth Sports is looking for staff and volunteers for our fall season. 

Job Opportunities:
Flag Football Referees
Soccer Referees
Lacrosse Instructors
PLAY BALL! Multi-Sport Instructors

Volunteer Opportunities:
Flag Football Coaches
Soccer Coaches

Job application deadline is August 15.  Volunteer application deadline is September 1. 

Need more information? Contact Lacy at 480-644-3040. 

(Sept - Dec)
(Jan - Mar)
(MAR - May)
(Jun - Aug)
Info available late-July  Info available late-Nov Info available late-Jan Info available late-April



Flag Football 







Fall Kickoff Celebration
(w/Punt, Pass & Kick Competition)


Punt Pass & Kick Local Winners











Pitch, Hit & Run


Pitch, Hit & Run Results









Spring Break Camp


Pitch, Hit & Run Sectional Winners

Olympic Sport

Positive Play Project


The Positive Play Project recently received the Outstanding Sports Program award from the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association. They were recognized at the annual conference banquet dinner.

Positive Play Project encourages youth development and wellness in sports. We have partnered with several local organizations to provide high quality trainings, resources and outreach in areas including positive coaching, concussion awareness, injury prevention, equipment and safety gear access, hydration and nutrition.

Partners include the Positive Coaching Alliance, A.T. Still University, NextCare.

Positive Play Project is an active guide and support tool for all Youth Sports coaches, parents/guardians, participants and staff. The safety and well-being of participants is our number one priority. Please familiarize yourself with the educational material.




Youth Sports Forms


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