YOUTH SPORTS

CHILDREN'S SporTS

To register for one of the leagues below, please visit the registration office below. Click below to register online and search for the sport you are looking to join. Online registration through Active Net will not be available for baseball, cheerleading, football, and softball.

Central Athletic Office

Warwick Recreation Center
29 Copeland Lane
Newport News, Virginia 23601

Phone

757-591-4892

Monday – Friday

10 AM – 7 PM

Saturdays

11 AM to 3 PM

Closed Sundays

Additional in-person registration sites include Brittingham-Midtown Community Center, Courthouse Way Community Center, Denbigh Community Center, Doris Miller Community Center, City Center at Oyster Point Department Office (700 Town Center Drive, Suite 320), and Riverview Gymnastics Center (hours may vary at these sites; these sites only accept credit, check, or money order. NO CASH).

youth athletics

We offer two seasons including Summer & Winter. The program is for players ages 7-15. Fee: $40 NN Resident. $55 Non-NN Resident. Mite (7-8), Junior (9-10), Intermediate (11-12) and Senior (13-15). 

Registration Dates 
Summer Practice Schedule 
  • Mite Practice Schedule
  • Junior Practice Schedule
  • Intermediate Practice Schedule
  • Senior Practice Schedule
Summer Game Schedule
  • Mite Game Schedule
  • Junior Game Schedule
  • Intermediate Game Schedule
  • Senior Game Schedule
Registration Dates: 
  • Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2022
Winter Practice Schedule 
  • Mite Practice Schedule
  • Junior Practice Schedule
  • Intermediate Practice Schedule
  • Senior Practice Schedule
Winter Game Schedule
  • Mite Game Schedule
  • Junior Game Schedule
  • Intermediate Game Schedule
  • Senior Game Schedule

We offer two seasons including Summer & Winter. The program is for players ages 5-17. Fee: $30 NN Resident. $45 Non-NN Resident. Tackle (5-8), Flick (9-11), Sticks (12-14) and Scoop (15-17).

Registration Dates 
Summer Field Hockey
  • Schedule
  • Rules
  • Standings
Winter Field Hockey
  • Schedule
  • Rules
  • Standings

Intermediate (11-13) and Senior (14-17). Locations include Menchville HSPassage MS, Riverview Farm Park, and Sanford Elementary.

Spring Soccer
  • Batman Schedule
  • Mite Schedule
  • Junior Schedule
  • Intermediate Schedule
  • Senior Schedule
Fall Soccer
  • Batman Schedule
  • Mite Schedule
  • Junior Schedule
  • Intermediate Schedule
  • Senior Schedule
Winter Soccer
  • Batman Schedule
  • Mite Schedule
  • Junior Schedule
  • Intermediate Schedule
  • Senior Schedule

The information provided below are just a few of many drills, practice plans and other important information to help improve your player's skills!

Basketball Coaches' Corner

Coaching Youth Basketball - What Should It Be Like?

Practice Suggestions

Practice Pointers - Here are a couple pointers for practices
Practice Drills

Sample Practice & Drills (Ages 7 -10)

Jump Stop Drill
Form Shooting Drill
FUN Basketball Drill - Pivot 21
Sample Youth Practice

Sample Practice & Drills (Ages 11 - 15)

Sample Youth Practice
Two Ball Shooting Drill
Wing 1 on 1
Motion Offense Situations Drill
Basketball Overload Defense Drill
Basketball Defensive Reaction Drill
3-on-3 No Dribble Keep Away
End of Game Drill

UCONN Women's Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma - A Life Lesson

Field Hockey Coaches' Corner

FIH Rules - International Hockey Federation Rules, Updated January 2021
Indoor Field Hockey Training Drills
Indoor Field Hockey Drills

Soccer Coaches' Corner

Link for U.S. Soccer - http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education

Link for US Youth Soccer - http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/coaches/Education/

Links with practice plans – http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/coaches/session_plans/

http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.org/coaches/coaching_tools/age_appropriate_training_sessions/

http://www.soccerindiana.org/education/training_session_plans/

Basketball
  • Issued NNPR Basketball Uniform (Provided after Registration)
  • Athletic/Gym Shorts (Preferably without Pockets)
  • Tennis shoes/basketball shoes (black-soled/ turf shoes and bare feet or sock feet is prohibited)
Soccer
Outdoor

Recommended: Soccer cleats (baseball/football/hard molded cleats are not allowed) (Tennis shoes are legal)

  • Soccer ball (Bantam size 3, Mite size 4, Junior size 4, Intermediate size 4, Senior 5)
  • Goalies: Contrasting jersey color is required and we recommend goalie gloves
Indoor
  • Required:
    Shin Guards (Click Here for Sizing Chart)
  • Indoor soccer shoes or non-marking tennis shoes
    Issued Indoor NNPR soccer jersey (Provided after registration)
  • Goalies: Contrasting jersey color is required and we recommend goalie gloves

Field Hockey

  • Team jerseys must have a similar body color including number (Jerseys are not provided by NNPR. Please contact your coach.)
  • Mouthpiece
  • Legal field hockey stick (Indoor or Outdoor)
  • Shin guards

Recommended: Protective eye wear that meets ASTM F2713-09 Standard for Field Hockey

  • Goalie:
    -Contrasting jersey
    -Helmet covering the entire head
    -Mouth guard
    -Goalie pads
    -Kickers
    -Chest protector
    -Wraparound throat protector

SPORTS FACILITIES

Doris Miller Community Center

Calendar & Reservations Open Recreation Calendar Facility Reservation Guide (room and facility rental). Amenities This center offers Instructional Classes, open recreation, sports programs, special events,

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