YOUTH AND ADULT SPORTS

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

2024: Saturday, March 23. Bring your little ones out to enjoy this fun filled morning competing for prizes in our modified Olympic style events. This event takes place on a Saturday in mid to late March at Flatiron Community Park for Boys & Girls ages 1-6. Click here for the Flyer. Only $5.00 / FREE for AJ residents if pre-registered. Online Registration.  On-site registration will be accepted if space is available for $5.00 (cash only/exact change).

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YOUTH SOCCER (ages 3-11)                                                                         

Parent/Tot: ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr, 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Runs January and February   /   
Youth Sports Video                                                                                                    Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach Application   Returning Coach Form

2024 Program: League Flyer (4-5yr/6-8yr/8-11yr)    Program Details/Information    Parent/Tot Flyer   Online Registration
Parent Packet: Schedules & Rules:
  4-5yr   6-8yr   8-11yr   /   Team Rosters:  4-5yr   6-8yr   8-11yr 

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YOUTH BASKETBALL (ages 3-11)

Parent/Tot ages 3-5 & Leagues for ages 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Runs June and July each year / Youth Sports 
Video                                                                                                          Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach Application   Returning Coach Form

2024 Program:    Flyer    Program Info    Online Registration
Parent Packet: Schedule & Rules:   6-8yr   8-11yr  /   Team Lists:   6-8yr   8-11yr

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YOUTH SPORTS CAMPS & CLASSES

AJPR teams up with a variety of coaches and organizations to offer a variety of sports camps throughout the year. 

Spring Break Soccer Camp:  Flyer    Online Registration 

Youth, Adult & Family Archery Lessons (Spring 2024):     Flyer     Online Registration

2024 Summer Sports Camps:    Flyer    Map    Online Registration

2024 Challenger CORE Soccer Camps:   Flyer  click here to register for Challenger.

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YOUTH BASEBALL (ages 3-8)

Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr (T-Ball) & 6-8yr (Coach Pitch)
Runs August and September each year.  Youth Sports Video
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach Application    Returning Coach Form

2023 Program:   Flyer     Program Info    Online Registration  
Parent Packet: Schedules & Rules:   T-Ball    Coach Pitch   /   Team Rosters:   T-Ball    Coach Pitch

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YOUTH FLAG- FOOTBALL (ages 3-11)

Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 6-8yr & 8-11yr.                                                                                                    Runs in November and December.  Youth Sports Video                                                                                                  Volunteer to Coach:  New Coach Application   Returning Coach Form

2024 Program:   League Flyer (6-8/8-11yr)       Parent/Tot Flyer (3-5yr)     Program Details & Info       Online Registration & search Football
Parent Packet: Schedules & Rules:   6-8yr    8-11yr   /   Team Lists:   6-8yr    8-11yr

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 Coordinator: 480-474-5119 or ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov
 

Pickleball

ADULT PICKLEBALL LEAGUES (Doubles/Thursdays)
2024 SPRING LEAGUE - Registration is closed. Outdoor play @ Prospector Park.
What is Pickleball (Video)
   Click here to know your self-Rated skill level.   USA Pickleball 2023 Rulebook                   

2024 Spring League:  Schedule   Tournament Bracket   League Rules

*Lessons? Email ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov or call 480-474-5119 if you would be interested in teaching pickleball lessons for beginner and/or intermediate levels.

Softball

ADULT CO-ED SOFTBALL LEAGUES (Tuesday Nights)
2024 SPRING LEAGUE - Team Registration IS open (8 team limit). 
Games played at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd)

2024 Spring League:     Flyer     Online Registration    Team Packet

*All bats must have ASA/USA Softball stamp and will need to have the RED 2023 AJPR sticker. Bat testing happens at the fields on game nights.                                                                            

2023 Fall League:   Team Packet: Rules & Roster   Final Results   Tournament Bracket 

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ADULT GOLF LEAGUE (Tuesdays)
We offer two 13 week Adult Golf Leagues each year on Tuesdays at Apache Creek Golf Club. Summer League runs May, June, July and Winter League runs November, December, January. 

2024 Summer League:  Flyer      Online Registration     Player Packet: (League Rules, Contest Holes, Scorecard)

Scores   Points   Tournament Results  

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ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE (5-on-5)
Runs March-May at the Multi-Generational Center 1035 N. Idaho Rd 
2024 Spring League: Team Registration IS open.   Flyer   Online Registration    Team Packet
     

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SHOOTOUT - PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT (Doubles)
2024 Tournament - Nov. 22 & 23:    Flyer   Online Registration   Details/Player Info   (both teammates must each register)

2023 Pictures & Brackets: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjB4WAd
Tournament Sponsors:    Apache Family Dentistry    Armour Pickleball    
On-Site Lunch/Concessions:  Guy's Wiener Wagon       
Prospector Park Pickleball Courts 3015 N. Idaho Rd

Registration opens early August.

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JINGLE BOWL - ADULT FLAG-FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT (4-on-4)
Double Elimination Tournament at Prospector Park 3015 N. Idaho Rd

Registration ends December 10 or when full.
2024 Tournament (Dec. 21):  Flyer    Bracket   Team Packet/Rules   Online Registration