Youth Athletics

Poquoson Parks and Recreation Sponsors Youth Athletic Leagues annually, for Fall Youth Soccer, Spring Youth Soccer, Spring Youth Volleyball Leagues; Fall Youth Volleyball  and Winter Youth Basketball League, and various Field Hockey Leagues Periodically during the calendar year.

Youth Tennis Lessons


Ages 7 and up. Boys & Girls

Learn the basics of the game of tennis. You’ll learn to serve, forehand, body position, and footwork. Lessons run Saturdays for 6 weeks.
Dates: September 16 no class 10/21 due to Festival.
Location: PHS Tennis Courts.
Cost: $65 Residents Non-Residents $75
Time: 8-9am Beginners 9-10am Intermediate
(Must have enough participants for each session.)
Instructor: Anthony Coccimiglio
Students must bring their own racquet. Wear
comfortable play clothes & tennis shoes.
Sundays will be the designated rain make-up day if
necessary. Each group lesson is limited to 12 kids.
Minimum of 6 needed. Program#107

 Fall Field Hockey


Play and Skills Clinic
Sundays September 17, 24, October 1 & 8
Grades 3-8 skill stations and
play will be grouped according to skill
Times: 5-7pm each Sunday.
Cost: Poquoson Residents: $50 Non-Residents: $60
Deadline: September 14. Program
Instructional Staff: Darcey Chiappazzi, Poquoson High School, Varsity Head Coach; Ellis Staples, PHS JV Coach– former college player;
Clinic Location: Turf Field– PHS Stadium Program#113

Youth Basketball League


Season Runs Early December 2017–Early March 2018
Boys and Girls Ages 6-18
Registration Deadline: NOVEMBER 17, 2017 Program #300
Registration Fee $70 Residents/ $80 Non-residents
Players MUST REGISTER by the deadline to be guaranteed a spot for team placement.
Players who sign up late are not guaranteed placement & will be put on a waiting list until a spot is available.
A late fee of $15.00 per child will be charged after November 17, 2017.

All players will be assigned teams through a placement and evaluation process. Attendance at this evaluation
program is critical. Parents will be notified of the evaluation times following registration.
Volunteer coaches are needed for the league in all age divisions. Coaches may only have 1 assistant per team.
Players will be taken first come, first paid, as they register. Participation numbers are limited to the number of coaches available, and available gym space. The season runs from mid-December thru early March.
Games begin in early January. Practices begin in early December following evaluations and team placement.
Coaches will set practice times for teams. Practice nights and time requests will not be considered for team
placement. Requests for specific practice times and/or coaches will not be honored.
No special request for team placements are accepted- (carpools, friends, coaches, etc.)

Age Divisions within the League:
HOT SHOTS: Ages 6, 7 & 8 co-ed not yet 9 as of March 1, 2018. (Lowered hoops)
(Minimum age –must be 6 by 3/1/18; no younger players accepted)
Ages 9 & 10 not yet 11 as of March 1, 2018 Boys & Girls
Ages 11 & 12 not yet 13 as of March 1, 2018 Boys & Girls
Ages 13 & 14 not yet 15 as of March 1, 2018 Boys & Girls
Ages 15 thru those in 12th grade at Poquoson High School (with high school playing eligibility remaining)
Boys & Girls

*JV and Varsity High School basketball players are not permitted to play in the recreation basketball league.
To play above your respective age division: Players may move up an age division only at the request of the parent. To play above your appropriate age group, an Age Waiver must be completed at the time of registration. You may only play above your age group by one year. There are no exceptions to this rule.
No player may play below their respective age division-unless there are special accommodations requested.
In order to conduct each age division, a minimum number of participants must enroll on time. Each age division is not guaranteed and holding divisions is based on enrollment numbers. No call-in registration is accepted. No registration is complete until the registration form is received and fee is paid in full.
All registrations are taken at Poquoson Community Recreation. Registration forms and procedures are available within this guide, on our website, or at the Community Recreation Office.
Cost per player: $70, non-resident: $80 ($5 discount for siblings).
No refunds for Basketball will be granted for any reason after December 1, 2017.
Note: Late registration after December 2 will not be available.

Run with the Bulls Kids Running Program


Kids are natural runners, but whether they are running with you or in an event, they require special care at every step of their development. This eight week program consists of education in running form, pace, cadence as well as healthy habits, nutrition, attire, injury prevention, and good sportsmanship. This is a program that is non-competitive and promotes pride in accomplishment and personal improvement at any level. Each week the group will meet for approx. 60 minutes. Required equipment for participation is a pair of comfortable running shoes. No exceptions on shoes. Program meets Wednesdays Time: 4:30-5:30pm Beginning September 13th.
Location: Phillips Park- Kids Island
Ages: 7 and Up
Cost: $40 residents/$50 non-residents Deadline September 12
Instructor: Terie Cornelio, AFAA certified & Personal Trainer Program: #105


Youth Volleyball League


Ages 9-13 (Must be age 9 by October 1, 2017)
Learn the fundamentals of the game of volleyball, while enjoying basic game play experience. All
practices in Poquoson. Minimum of 24 players must register to run league & instruction.
Specific practice and game times will be announced based on gym availability. Season runs from
late October through Holiday Break in December.
Late fee applies after registration deadline.
Cost per player: $60     Non-resident: $70
Deadline to register is October 16.   Late fee of $15 after October 16.  with waiting list. If placed on
waiting list placement is not
guaranteed. Program #106