YOUTH AND ADULT SPORTS

For updated information on our Programs and Facilities due to COVID-19 click here.

We offer a wide variety of sporting opportunities for youth and adults in our community: leagues, tournaments, clinics, and much more. For a full list of activities offered this season, check out the Citizen Brochure on our Activity Registration page. Our annual leagues and tournaments held throughout the year are listed below.

Accessibility
The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov or visit www.apachejunctionaz.gov/ada.

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Youth Sports Programs


Our Youth Sports Leagues are designed for maximum fun, maximum participation in a recreational setting. These are a great way to start off young athletes. If your son or daughter is interested in a more competitive program, please call our office and we can refer you to a local agency. To learn more about our scholarship program and fee assistance programs for youth and families, please contact our office at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov.
Wonder what our Youth Sports Leagues are like? Click here for our Youth Sports video.

 
Sports Coordinator: Gary Gartner (480) 474-5119    ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov

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ITTY BITTY OLYMPICS
2021: TBD. Bring your little ones out to enjoy this fun filled morning competing for ribbons and prizes in Olympic style events. This event takes place on a Saturday in mid to late March at Flatiron Community Park. Boys & Girls ages 0-6.

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YOUTH SOCCER (ages 3-11)                                                                         

Parent/Tot: ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr, 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Typically runs January-February.  
Online Registration & search Soccer
Flyer      Program Details/Information     Video   
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Rosters:     4-5yr old      6-8yr old      8-11yr old
Schedules: 4-5yr old      6-8yr old     8-11yr old     
Rules:         4-5yr old      6-8yr old revised     8-11yr old 

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YOUTH BASKETBALL (ages 3-11) - TBD
Parent/Tot ages 3-5 & Leagues for ages 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Runs June and July each year.

2021 Summer League:    Flyer    Program Info    Online Registration 
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules:   6-8yr      8-11yr         Rules:   6-8yr     8-11yr 

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YOUTH SPORTS CAMPS
AJPR teams up with a variety of coaches to offer sports camps each summer and throughout the year.

2021 Summer Sports Camps:    Flyer    Map    Online Registration

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YOUTH BASEBALL (ages 3-8) - TBD
Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr (T-Ball) & 6-8yr (Coach Pitch)
Runs August and September each year.
2021 Program:   Flyer     Program Details/Information     Online Registration  
Video                                            
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules:   T-Ball    Coach Pitch       Rules:   T-Ball     Coach Pitch

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YOUTH FLAG- FOOTBALL (ages 3-11)- TBD
Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 6-8yr & 8-11yr
2021 Program:   Flyer       Program Details & Info       Online Registration & search Football    
Video  
Volunteer to Coach:  New Coach      Returning Coach 
Schedules:   6-8yr      8-11yr           League Rules 

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FAMILY SHUFFLEBOARD LESSONS
FREE – All Ages, Equipment is Provided
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am / mid-November to mid-March
Shuffleboard Courts (1035 N. Idaho Rd. between AJ Library & MGC)
Register on-site 

ADULT SPORTS PROGRAMS
We offer a wide variety of leagues and tournaments for adults. For more information on these programs, please contact our office at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov
Sports Coordinatorggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov
 

Pickleball

ADULT PICKLEBALL LEAGUES (Doubles/Thursdays)
SPRING LEAGUE - CANCELLED. Outdoor play @ Prospector Park.
What is Pickleball (Video)     

2021 Fall League:  Flyer     Online Registration   Schedule
Pickleball League Rules (updated 10/24/18) 
Click HERE to know your skill level (Self-Rate)
*Outdoor Lessons? - email ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov if you would be interested in outdoor pickleball lessons. Either beginner or intermediate.

Softball

ADULT CO-ED SOFTBALL LEAGUES (Tuesday Nights)
2021 SUMMER LEAGUE - Team Registration April 17 - June 27 (or when full). 
Games played at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd)                                                                          
2021 Summer League:    Flyer        Team Packet         Online Registration         Rules/Code of Conduct                                2021 Spring League:    Schedule/Week 2 Results

*All bats must have ASA/USA Softball stamp and will need to have the new 2021 AJPR sticker. Email ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov to schedule bat testing (preferred) or get it tested at the fields on game nights (6:00p-6:30p).

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ADULT GOLF LEAGUE (Tuesdays)
2021 Summer League - Starts May 4 
Play @ Apache Creek Golf Club:  Flyer     Online Registration search Golf
20/21 Winter Week 12 Results:  Points  Scores    League Rules     Contest Holes

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SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUES
Games January & February played at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd) 
AJ Parks & Rec is not currently offering senior specific programs.

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ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE (5-on-5)
Runs March-May at the Multi-Generational Center (1035 N. Idaho Rd
2021 Spring League (Cancelled):  Flyer      Team Packet      Online Registration search Basketball
Schedule & Weekly Results       League Rules     
League Registration - On Hold. 

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SHOOTOUT - PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT (Doubles)
2021 Tournament Nov. 19, 20, 21:   Flyer      Details/Player Info      

Brackets:     Friday Men's     Saturday Mixed     Sunday Women's
Online Registration  (both teammates must register)   Registration has closed
Tournament Sponsors:  PickleballCentral    Apache Family Dentistry 
On-Site Lunch:  No on-site concessions. Players responsible for bringing their own.       
Prospector Park Pickleball Courts 3015 N. Idaho Rd

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JINGLE BOWL - ADULT FLAG-FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT (4-on-4)
Double Elimination Tournament at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd)
2021 Tournament (Dec. 11):   Flyer    Team Packet/Rules     Online Registration & search Football     
Tournament Results