Parks, Recreation
  and Cultural


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Youth Athletics


National Training Complex

Cary Tennis Park

WakeMed Soccer Park

Weather Status

The Town of Cary youth sports programs are designed to provide a fun learning and growing experience for boys and girls. Youth can benefit from league play in baseball, softball, and basketball as well as a variety of sports camps/clinics in volleyball, baseball, golf, softball, tennis, and basketball. These programs are designed to provide a competitive recreation opportunity that promotes fitness and well being to the participants through team and individual league play. The goals of the programs include participation, sportsmanship, fun, and skill development. 

Youth Sports Philosophy
Fun – Learning to play for the purpose of enjoying participation.
Participation – Providing equal opportunity for play.
Sportsmanship – Actively expanding the individual’s social ability to demonstrate fair play.
Skill Development – Gaining expertise to expand the individual participant’s potential through practice and play.

Practice Schedules | Game Schedules

2016 Youth Sports League Registration Chart
Please note that youth league sports only accept individual registrations.

Spring Youth Baseball and Softball (Ages 5-18)
Summer Youth Volleyball (Ages 11-16)
Fall Youth Baseball and Softball (Ages 8-17)
Fall Youth Basketball (Ages 5-8)
Winter Youth Basketball (Ages 9-18)

Sports Spotlight
The Sports Spotlight is our bimonthly bulletin containing all the latest news, information, and updates on what is on the horizon in the world of Cary Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources sports programming and events. If you would like to be added to the email list to receive this publication please email Emails are subject to the NC Public Records Law.

2016 October/November Sports Spotlight

Frequently Requested Contacts
Interested in a sport or recreational activity not offered by the town? Click below for a list of other organizations in the area that offer sports and recreational activities. Cary Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources is not affiliated with any of these organizations. Please contact these agencies for details.

Frequently Requested Contacts

Volunteer Coaches
Cary Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources relies on volunteer coaches for the organized youth sports leagues. Coaches must be available for weekly practice and games. Each coach is required to be certified by the National Youth Sports Coaches Association and to submit and pass a background check. It is important that coaches teach sportsmanship as well as specific sport skills. Anyone interested in coaching any sport should contact the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources sports staff during regular working hours to discuss their coaching interest.

Inclement Weather Procedure
In case of inclement weather, a decision regarding games will be made by Sports Staff.  Information will be on the Town website at A recording will also be on the Weather Cancellation Line (919) 319-4500. Updates are made at 3 p.m. each weekday, 7 a.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. on Sunday. If a decision is made after these times, it will be made at the facility by the officials.