NCRPD offers several youth sports programs throughout the year that focus on character enrichment, as well as skill development. Come join one or all of our great sports leagues. See you at practice! 


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Do your kids dream of riding the waves like a pro surfer? The Wahine Project and North County Rec have teamed up to make their beach dreams come true with an awesome recreation and conservation program! Designed for kids aged 7-18, our program offers surfing and bodyboarding lessons in a fun and safe environment. No equipment or experience? No problem! We’ve got everything covered. Your kids will have a blast while learning cool new skills and helping protect the ocean. Join us for a beach adventure like no other!

  • Days: First 3 Saturdays of the month
  • Groups; 2 different groups
  • Ages: 7-10 & 11-18
  • Times: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Del Monte Beach – off Casa Verde on Tide Ave / Beach Way
  • No equipment or experience necessary!
  • Cost: $25.00 per month
  • Space Is Limited!



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North County Rec Center is partnering with Boxing Strong to offer a youth boxing program to the North County community. Boxing is an excellent way for kids to get back in shape while developing important life skills like discipline and hard work

  • Ages: 7-12
  • Dates: Oct 2- Nov 20
  • Times; 5-6pm
  • Days: Mondays
  • Location: Japanese School Park
  • Address: 11199 Geil St. Castroville
  • Price: $50 per month
  • Gloves: $20
  • Limited Space


Ventana Wildlife Society

Treat your kids to a one-of-a-kind, free program that will let them explore and appreciate the wonders of the natural world this Fall. North County Recreation and Park District has teamed up with Ventana Wildlife Society to offer your kids the chance to experience a variety of exciting activities such as storytelling, exploring tidepools and habitats, and creating projects that will keep them engaged and learning. With daily themes and lots of new things to learn, this program is sure to be a highlight of your kids’ day.

  • Dates: October 2-December 18
  • Times: 2:45-5:45 pm / After School
  • Days: Every Monday
  • Location to Meet at: North County Recreation and Park District
  • Cost: Free



Looking for a fun and engaging fall activity for your child? Consider enrolling them in archery! Archery is a sport that not only provides physical activity but also develops strong problem-solving skills, enhances focus and determination, teaches goal-setting, boosts confidence, and creates lifelong friendships. USA Archery’s Youth programs are specifically designed to help young archers achieve their goals. Our certified USA Archery instructor will ensure a completely safe and enjoyable experience, with all necessary equipment provided. Give your child the opportunity to try something new and exciting this fall- enroll them in our archery program today!

  • Boys and Girls
  • Ages: 10-18
  • When: Wednesdays
  • Time: 4:30-5:45
  • Dates: September 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Location: North County Rec
  • Address: 11261 Crane St. Castroville
  • Cost: $40.00 per participant
  • Level: Beginner and Intermediate


Winter Basketball Camp

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Get ready for an exciting and skill-building winter with our 2024 Winter Basketball Camp! Available for boys and girls ages 6 to 12, of all skill levels, this camp is designed to cater to individual skill development, fundamental training, and building a healthy team attitude. Our camp is ideal for beginners who are looking to learn the fundamentals or seasoned players who are looking to take their game to the next level. With separate sessions for boys and girls in grades 1st-6th, we’ll focus on Shooting, Dribbling & Ball-Handling, Passing, Handles, and Listening Skills. Join us for a summer filled with fun and skill-building!

  • Grade Level: TBD
  • Cost: TBD
  • Location: North County Rec | 11261 Crane St.
  • Start Date: December 2024
  • Limited Space!
  • Register in October 2023!

Junior Warriors Basketball

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Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or a seasoned player looking to compete against other County teams, our Junior Warriors offers a variety of levels for kids to enjoy the game of basketball.

  • Season: January-March 2024
  • Player Evaluation: Early December
  • Cost: Grade Level (K): $75 | Grade Level (1st – 8th): $105
  • Registration After Nov 18 : Grade Level (K): $85 | Grade Level (1st – 8th): $115
  • Grade Level K-8th
  • Includes Uniform, Headband, Team Picture
  • Limited Space!
  • Volunteer Coaches & Volunteer Parents are needed
  • Registration Starts: October 7, 2023
  • Registration Ends: 12/3/23

Summer Soccer Camp

This Summer North County Rec is bringing a sensational soccer camp, where your child’s skills will flourish and their passion for the beautiful game will ignite! This camp is designed for all levels of talent. Led by an experienced coach, your child will receive top-notch training, engaging drills, and exciting friendly matches. North County Rec promises an experience that promotes personal growth, boosts confidence, and fosters a strong sense of camaraderie. Don’t miss out on this opportunity, Register Now!

  • Grade Level: TBD
  • Date: Summer 2024
  • Time: TBD
  • Where: JSP-11199 Geil St Castroville Ca.
  • Limited space

Futsal League

Introducing the Youth Futsal League, a recreational league specifically designed for youth from kindergarten to 4th grade. We are taking the world of futsal by storm with our fast-paced 5 vs 5 matches, providing a thrilling platform for young athletes to showcase their skills and passion for the sport. Our league focuses exclusively on futsal, offering a unique and specialized experience that enhances agility, technique, and decision-making abilities on a smaller, more intense playing field. Register your child now to witness their growth and development in an environment that embraces the true essence of futsal. Join us as we revolutionize the game and empower the next generation of futsal superstars!

  • Grade Level: K-4th (K, 1st & 2nd, 3rd & 4th)
  • League Start: Fall 2024
  • Registration Fee: K= $40 | 1st-4th= $50
  • Location: North County Recreation and Park District
  • Limited Space!!


Junior Giants Baseball

junior giants logo Junior Giants, the flag ship program of the San Francisco Giants Community Fund, is a FREE non-competitive motivational baseball program for boys & girls ages 5-18 years old. The program provides baseball caps, t-shirts, gloves, equipment, and even BASEBALL TICKETS to a (select) SF Giants or San Jose Giants baseball game. With a focus on the four bases of character development: Confidence, Integrity, Leadership, & Teamwork, the Junior Giants is a popular program in our community. Full season participation & requirements necessary for tickets to a Giants game. Coaches needed!

  • Ages: 5 -13
  • Cost: FREE!!!
  • League Start: June to August 2024

Pitch, Hit, & Run

Pitch, Hit & Run is a free program that offers a safe and enjoyable setting for children to learn and play baseball or softball. It also gives them the chance to compete with their peers and earn a spot in the Team Championship or National Finals. This is an excellent opportunity for kids to stay active, have fun, and develop their sports skills. So why not sign your kids up and let them experience the joy of playing ball with their friends in a supportive environment?

Registration Opens 2024

  • Details coming soon.


Youth Football Camp

This summer, there will be a football camp for kids in grades 1st-6th. The camp will teach the basics of football, and the staff will help each child based on their skill level, whether they’re new to the sport or experienced. The camp will be a fun and supportive environment for everyone.

WHERE: Japanese School Park, 11199 Geil St.

Grade Level: 1st-6th

Date: Summer 2024

Registration Is Now Closed

Film for Youth

North County Recreation and Park District is proud to team up with Directing Change California to offer: The Directing Change Program & Film Contest. This contest engages youth to learn about suicide prevention, mental health, and other critical health and social justice topics by creating short films and art projects that are used to support awareness, education, and advocacy efforts across the state, in their communities.


Ages: Middle & High School Students

Cost: Free

Students have a chance to win cash prizes and participate in an award ceremony.

After-School Club

Looking for a great after-school program for your child? Well, your search is over! Our limited-space program offers fun activities like games, sports, and crafts. Your child will have a blast for 3 hours, and our experienced staff is there to help with homework. Plus, we provide a healthy afternoon snack to keep them going strong. Don’t miss out – enroll now for a well-rounded and enjoyable experience for your child!

  • Ages: 5-9
  • Grade Level: K-4th grade 
  • Days: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri
  • Time: 2:30pm-6 pm
  • Days: Wednesdays
  • Time: 1:00pm-6 pm
  • Location: North County Recreation and Park District


49ers Prep Flag Football

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49ers Prep Flag Football is a brand new program intended to offer a first-class youth sports opportunity to boys and girls ages 7-10. This program is run by community-based organizations such as Police Activities Leagues (PALs), Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCAs, City Parks and Recreation departments along with other local partners committed to harnessing football to educate and empowering Bay Area youth. 49ers Prep welcomes all skill levels and backgrounds. Our goal is to create a positive and safe environment where participants have fun while learning the game of flag football.


  • AGES: 7-14 (4 Divisions)
  • Grade Level: 1st-8th
  • WHERE: North County Rec, Castroville
  • REGISTRATION START: February 2024
  • LEAGUE START: April – May, 2024
  • Volunteer Coaches NEEDED
  • Evaluations will take place first week of April
  • Emails will be sent to all parents/guardians

Track & Field

Track and field is a sport that includes athletic contests based on running, jumping, and throwing skills.  Running and jumping helps develop muscles in legs which make it easier to have good balance. The name is derived from where the sport takes place, a running track and a grass field for the throwing and some of the jumping events.


  • Boys and Girls
  • Ages 5-13
  • Grade Levels: K-8th
  • All Levels Welcome!

Summer Day Camp

Looking for a thrilling and enriching summer experience? Look no further than our exciting new Summer Day Camp! Participants will enjoy a wide range of activities including games, sports, crafts, and field trips. Best of all, breakfast, hot lunch, and snacks are provided daily to keep campers fueled up and ready to go. For those who want to take their adventure to the next level, we offer weekly field trips at an additional cost.

Registration Is Closed

  • Ages: 5-12
  • Grade Level: K-6th grade 
  • Dates: June-August 2024
  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Time: 7:45am – 5:30pm
  • Location: North County Recreation and Park District
  • Register Now!
  • Limited Space!!


Kalpulli Oceloyotl Aztec Dance

This dedicated historical heritage group is a source of cultural awareness, enrichment, and a positive form of expression. Their beauty and artistry is in reference to ancient Mexico and stands today for diversity and social justice and are important to their legacy in the community. Come enjoy traditional cultural costumes, as well as song and dance every week. Offered by Kalpulli Oceloyotl. 

  • Days: Mondays
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Ages: All
  • Cost: Free
  • Location: North County Rec Center / Japanese School Park

Kids Club Kids Club – TBA

Free drop in program for community youth to have a safe, encouraging, and enriching place to come to after school. With a variety of activities for kids to come and go to as they please.

  • Homework Help (Mondays & Wednesday)

  • Computer Center (Tuesdays)

  • Games (Tues, Weds, Fridays)

  • Arts & Crafts (Mondays)

  • Cooking (Fridays)

  • Sport Equipment Rentals (Mondays-Fridays)

  • Skate Park Access (Mondays-Fridays)

Ages: 6 – 18

Dates: During normal school year / *subject to change without notice

Cost: Free

Skate Club Skate Club-TBA

Skate Club is free and open to experienced and new skateboarders alike. Forgot your board? Want to learn to ride? No worries, we got your back. Skateboards are available to borrow with parental consent. The club also hosts skate competitions with winners receiving prizes from Santa Cruz clothing co. Safety gear required.

Community Days Community Days

During Summer months our staff offers fun and interactive arts & crafts, games, game shows, and events to kids and youth in the community FREE of charge. No registration is necessary, simply show up and get involved. All our community events will be held at North County Recreation and Park District.

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