Youth Sports

Manhattan Parks & Recreation offers a variety of youth sports throughout the year. Online registration is available for all activities.

Challenger Football

This is a FREE flag football program for students age 5-18 with special needs.  Parent meeting will be held Sunday, Sept. 16 from 1-2 pm at the Wefald Pavilion in City Park.  Season runs from Sept 23 - Oct 14 from 1-2 pm on Sundays.  Games will be played at Wilson Field at City Park. For questions contact Barb Kephart (913)488-4639


MHS Summer Soccer Camp
We are partnering with the MHS Soccer program to offer this introductory camp. This camp will be for ages 4-14. Register by July 13! 

Youth Fall Soccer

For youth in grades K-8 for the 2018/2019 school year. Encourages youth children to be active and develop basic soccer skills. Register by August 12!


Winter Basketball
For youth in grades 3-8. Learn basic skills in all aspects of basketball, including passing, shooting, defense/offense drills and rebounding. Register by November 4 for grades 3-6 and December 16 for grades 7-8!

Start Smart Basketball
For youth ages 3-6. Learn the fundamentals of basketball. This program teaches basic motor skills necessary to play organized sports while spending quality time working one-on-one with parents.
Register by November 23!

Little Dribblers Basketball
For youth in grades 1&2 for the 2018/2019 school year. This program is designed to teach kids the fundamentals of basketball in additional to skills regarding teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect for others. Register by December 14!

Wildcat League Basketball
For youth in grades 3-6 for the 2018/2019 school year. Wildcat League Basketball teams are competitive and formed outside of Manhattan Parks and Recreation. Register by October 15!

Homeschool PE

Homeschool PE
For youth ages 5-14. Each week the kids will participate in fitness and conditioning activities and team sports. Register by August 31!


Fall Volleyball
For youth in grades 4-6 for the 2018/2019 school year. Learn how to bump, set and spike! Register by August 12!

Gym Buddies

Gym Buddies
For pre-school aged children and their caregivers. There will be toys and equipment set out that the children and caregivers can use to promote play and involvement. Registration opens August 6!


Youth Bowling Clinic
Youth Bowling Clinic is for kids in grades K-12. Learn the fundamentals of bowling taught by two USBC certified coaches and students of the high school bowling team. Register by January 6!

Flag Football

Flag Football
For youth in grades 1-6 for the 2018/2019 school year. Love the game of football? You'll learn basic skills in all aspects of the game. Register by August 12!


For youth in grades 1-6 for the 2018/2019 school year. Squads will practice and cheer at the Flag Football games. Register by August 12!

Tiny Tumblers
For youth ages 2 to 1st grade for the 2018/2019 school year. This program teaches the basic gymnastic and tumbling skills to young children. Register by September 16!

Flag Football Soccer  Volleyball
1st/2nd Grade  Kindergarten  4th-6th Grade
 3rd/4th Grade  1st/2nd Grade  
 5th/6th Grade  3rd/4th Grade  
   5th/6th Grade  

Coach a Youth Sport

Youth sports relies heavily on the involvement of volunteer coaches. A National Youth Sports Coaching Association (NYSA) clinic will prepare you for this rewarding experience.