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Sports Activity Resources

Babe Ruth Baseball

Games are played at Don Edwards Field in Newark. Teams are for boys ages 13 to 18.
Contact Dave Froelich at
baseballfrog45@aol.com

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
www.granvillerec.org

Heath Sertoma Youth Athletic Association

Games are played at Hoback Park in Heath. T-ball, baseball and girls softball are offered. Age groups include: T-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
www.HeathSertomaSports.com

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
www.HebronAreaSoccer.com

Johnstown Youth Athletic Association

Baseball, softball and soccer leagues play at Belt Park in Johnstown. Boys’ basketball plays at Johnstown High School and girls’ basketball plays at Johnstown Junior High. T-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 also is offered. Some co-ed leagues are available for younger children. Boys and girls between the ages of 4 and 14 are eligible.
(740) 967-2358
www.jyaa.org

Lakewood 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 league also offers a cheerleading program. Games run from August through October.
www.leaguelineup.com/welcome

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 league starts in May and runs through July.
(740) 334-8018

Licking Heights Youth Association 

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

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 also is available for players between 3rd and 12th grade.
(740) 366-7033
www.newarkareasoccer.org

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
www.newarkicearena.com

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 are played at the 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: T-ball (5-6 year olds), minors (7-8), farm (9-10), and varsity (11-12).
(740) 366-3254
http://eteamz.active.com/nnll

Southwest Licking Youth Baseball League

Games are played at SW Licking Lions Club Park on Refugee Road in the summer. Offers a variety of leagues including T-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 cannot 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 T-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

Tri-County Junior Tennis

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
www.usta.com

UpWard Basketball

Games played at Alive Vineyard, Family of Faith Community Church, First Baptist Heath, Heath Church of Christ, Northside Baptist Church and Vineyard Grace Fellowship. League offers various divisions 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 including baseball, cheerleading, football and softball.