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Sports Activity Resources

AYSO Soccer

More than 30 teams play at Reddington Field on Cherry Valley Road in Newark. Age groups for boys and girls are 6-and-younger, 8-and-younger,
11-and-younger, and 15-and-younger. There are also VIP leagues for developmentally disabled children. The spring season runs from April through May, and the fall season from September through October.
(740) 644-2275

Babe Ruth Baseball

Games are played at Don Edwards Field in Newark. Teams are for boy ages 13 to 18.
Contact Dave Froelich at

Granville Recreation District

Games are played at Wildwood Park, Raccoon Valley Park, and in the Granville schools. Youth sports offered include softball, baseball, spring soccer, fall soccer, tackle football, flag football, wrestling, basketball, and cheerleading. Age ranges for each sport include: softball (ages 7 to 14), baseball (ages 5 to 15), spring soccer (kindergarten through sixth grade),
fall soccer (preschool through sixth grade), tackle football (fifth and sixth grade), flag football (third through fifth grade), cheerleading (fifth and sixth grade), wrestling (kindergarten through sixth grade), and basketball (first through seventh grade). Spring seasons start in April and May.
(740) 587-1976

Heath Sertoma Youth Athletic Association

Games are played at Hoback Park in Heath. T-ball, baseball, and girls softball are offered. Age groups include: Tee-ball (5- and 6-year-olds), baseball
(7- and 8-year-olds, 9- and 10-year-olds, and 11- and 12-year olds), and girls softball (7- to 10-year-olds, 11- to 13-year-olds, and 14-to 17-year-olds).
(740) 522-1226

Heath Sertoma Youth Football

Games are played at Heath High School. The league is associated with the Licking County Youth Football Association. Games run from August through October. Two teams of tackle football are available and include juniors (third and fourth grade) and seniors (fifth and sixth grade).
(740) 522-5423

Hebron Area Soccer Association

Games are played at Evans Park in Hebron. There are both fall and spring seasons. The spring season runs from April 9 through the end of May.
The fall season is from September through October. The league offers teams starting at 6-and-younger and continues through high school for boys and girls, as well as co-recreational divisions.
(740) 522-4017

Hebron Tranquilizers Youth Football

Games are played at Evans Park in Hebron. Flag football is offered for kindergarten through fourth grade, and tackle football is offered for fifth and sixth grade. Boys’ and girls’ teams are available. The leauge also offers a cheerleading program. Games run from August through October.

Johnstown Youth Athletic Association

Baseball, softball, and soccer leagues play at Belt Park in Johnstown. Boys’ basketball playes at Johnstown High School and girls’ basketball plays at Johnstown Junior High. Tee-ball, baseball minors and majors, and girls softball leagues are offered in the spring. Soccer and football are offered in the fall, and basketball in the winter. Cheerleading is also offered. Some
co-ed leauges are available for younger children. Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 14 are eligible.
(740) 967-2358

Lakewood Youth Softball Association

Games are played at Canal Park in Hebron. Girls’ age groups include:
7-and-younger; 8-, 9-, and 10-year-olds; 12-and-younger; and 15-and-older. The leauge starts in May and runs through July.
(740) 334-8018

Licking County Sports Association

This is a safe and fun baseball league for boys and girls ages 3-12. LCSA is the only league in the county to offer an instructional program for 3- and
4-year-olds, known as the Tiny Tee League. There is also a t-ball league for
5- and 6-year-olds, a machine-pitch league for 7- and 8-year-olds, a farm league for 9- and 10-year-olds, and a Varsity league for 11- and
12-year-olds. Games are played at Kiwanis Park.

Licking Heights Youth Association 

Games are played at Jersey Elementary, Licking Heights Central School, Lickign Heights High School as well as T.J. Evans Foundation Park, in Pataskala. Baseball, basketball, basketball cheerleading, softball and volleyball are offered. 

Newark Area Soccer Association

Games are played at the Baker Boulevard Soccer Complex off 21st Street in Newark. The league offers year-round instruction. The fall season features June registration and runs through October. The spring season runs from April to May and has registration in January. The league also conducts a variety of camps and clinics in the summer and throughout the year. Any boy or girl between the ages of 4 1/2 and 18 is eligible to play. Age divisions include: younger than 5, younger than 6, younger than 7, younger than 8, younger than 12, younger than 15, and younger than 19. A select team is also available for players between 3rd and 12th grade.
(740) 366-7033

Newark Ice Hockey Association

Games are played at the Newark Municipal Ice Arena, as well as other locations throughout Central Ohio. The league offers seven divisions of ice hockey, including: 6 and younger, 8 and younger, 10 and younger, 12 and younger, 14 and younger, and 18 and younger, as well as a high school team called the Newark Generals.
(740) 349-6784

Newark Youth Softball Association

Newark Youth Softball Association is a girls softball program for teams in the following age brackets: 5 & 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, and 18. Home games will be held at the Newark High School field and away games will be held within Licking County. Please call (740) 405-7198 with any questions.

North Newark Little League

Games played at North Newark Little League Complex, 1101 Sharon Valley Road in Newark. League registration is conducted in late February. Tryouts run in early March. Practices start in early April and the season runs from late April through early summer. The League’s baseball divisions include: tee-ball (5-6 year olds), minors (7-8), farm (9-10), and varsity (11-12).
(740) 366-3254

Southwest Licking Youth Baseball League

Plays at SW Licking Lions Club Park on Refugee Road in the summer. Offers a variety of leagues including tee-ball (5- and 6-year-olds), coach-pitch (7- and 8-year-olds), prep (9-year-olds) and majors (10- to 12-years-old). A 13- to 14-year-old Babe Ruth League also is offered.

Southwest Licking Youth Football League

Games are played at Southwest Licking Lions Club Park on Refugee Road from the last weekend of August until November. Cost is $85 for football players and $75 for cheerleaders. Leagues offered for first- and second-graders, third- and fourth-graders and fifth- and sixth-graders. Leagues play a 7-10 game schedule. To be eligible, players can’t be 13-years-old before August 1.

St. Louisville Youth Leagues

St. Louisville offers youth baseball and softball leagues throughout the spring and summer. The league offers baseball teams in categories of tee-ball, pitching machine, farm and varsity. The league offers softball for ages 8 to 10, 11 to 12 and 13 to 14.
(740) 745-2966

Thornville Youth Recreation Association

A variety of baseball and softball programs are offered. Games are played in Thornville and throughout Perry County.

Tri-County Junior Tennis

Winter league matches are played at the Advantage Club in Newark. Summer league matches are played at Denison University in Granville. Boys and girls leagues are offered. The league also features a week-long camp in the summer.
(740) 964-0148

UpWard Basketball

Games played at Alive Vineyard, Family of Faith Community Church, First Baptist Heath, Heath Church of Christ, Northside Baptist Church, The Advantage Club and Vineyard Grace Fellowship. League offers various leagues for boys and girls from kindergarten through eighth-grade.
(740) 366-6679

Utica Youth Athletics

Games played at various locations throughout Utica. Offers a variety of youth sports leagues and activities include baseball, cheerleading, football and softball.