Sports & Athletics
James City County offers year round sports classes, clinics, leagues and events for youth and adults. Sport classes and clinics cater to development and foundational skills and tournaments and leagues allow for competition and friendly play. Check out the complete list of year-round programs! Please contact us if you have questions or are interested in partnering to offer a camp, class or clinic. Registration closes 1 week before program start date.
Spring Sport Classes
Registration for the following classes closes one week in advance of class start. The following winter classes will be held at the James City County Recreation Center.
Mondays, April 8-May 29
- Tot Shots Basketball (ages 3-5)
- Quart'r Pint Soccer (ages 2-3 with parent)
Saturdays, April 27-May 18
- Tot Shots Basketball (ages 3-5)
- Jump Shots Basketball (ages 6-8)
- Multi Sport Majors (ages 6-9)
Saturdays, April 27-June 8
- Quart’r Pint Soccer (ages 2-3 with parent)
- Half Pint Soccer (ages 4-5)
- Full Pint Soccer (ages 6-8)
- Multi Sport Minis (ages 3-5
Skate Jam - April 5
Skateboards, bikes, food, music and of course, prizes make this skateboarding and BMX competition one not to miss! Participants will be divided into experience categories and judged on style, flow and difficulty of the run. Registration and warm-ups begin at 3:30 p.m.Spectators are free and welcomed. Preregistration is recommended, but not required.
Singletrack Maniac 50k Trail Run - April 13
Experience Freedom Park in a whole new way! The generous 10-hour time limit (19 minute mile pace) for the 31-mile Ultra race is great for beginners, but the singletrack trails are technical and challenging with constant roots and elevation changes. If you’re looking to surpass the marathon and want to stay local, this is the first event of its kind in the area. No onsite registration and space is limited. Register at maniac50k.com. Call 757-259-4176 for more information.
Park to Park Bicycle Tour - July 13
Register for this annual self-guided bicycle tour! Choose from three ride options - 15 miles, 30 miles or the Half Century Ride (50 miles)! All routes include visits to County parks where rest stops will allow you to cool down and power up. Fee includes refreshments, pool admittance to Chickahominy Riverfront Park Pool, maps, support vehicles to help out tired riders and, most importantly, lunch! All routes begin at the Virginia Capital Trail trailhead located near Jamestown Settlement. Then join us down at the James City County Marina near Billsburg Brewery for lunch, music and a game of cornhole after the ride! Preregistration forms available beginning June 1 at local bike shops, the Recreation Centers, Freedom Park Interpretive Center, Satellite Services in Toano or online at jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation.
Winter Break Camps
Winter Break Combo Camp (Dec. 20-21, 26-28)
Create a full day packed with sports over your winter break! This camp combines the One on One Winter Break Camp and the Multi Sport Winter Break Camp (see more information below). After basketball camp in the morning, try our multi sports sampler camp where you’ll play football, soccer, pickleball and many more! Pack a lunch, snacks and swimsuit for a full day of sports!
Multi Sport Winter Break Camp (Dec. 20-21, 26-28)
Why not play sports when school’s out? Kick it at the Recreation Center for this half day holiday sports sampler camp! Try out traditional and non-traditional sports including soccer, pickleball, badminton, football and more! Swim time included during this camp. A full day camp option is available if combined with the One on One Winter Break Basketball Camp for ages 9-12 (see above).
One on One Winter Break Camp (Dec. 20-21, 26-28)
Lace up your basketball shoes for this half day holiday basketball camp. This camp is taught through One on One Basketball, a nationwide program that caters to players of all ages and skill levels. Their philosophy is based on the belief that focused training is the best means through which a player can achieve significant and lasting improvement on the basketball court. A full day camp option is available (for ages 9-12) if combined with the Multi Sport Winter Break Camp (see above).
Spring Adult Coed Soccer - March 3
Sunday evening league for adults at the Warhill Sports Complex. Each team plays an 8-week regular season and the season culminates in a championship playoff match. Register under a captain’s household. Teams must verbally commit by February 15, 2019 by contacting Sarah at email@example.com or 757-259-5355. (Women ages 18+ and men ages 30+)
Spring Adult Dodgeball - May 21
Grab some friends, sweatbands and your best dodging, diving and ducking moves. Teams will play a best of five game set each night to determine a winner for that week of play. Game schedule based on the number of teams who commit to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 14. Teams will play against opposing teams once in the regular season and then a playoff tournament will determine the overall league champion.