YOUTH AND ADULT SPORTS

For updated information on our Programs and Facilities due to COVID-19 click here.

We offer a wide variety of sporting opportunities for youth and adults in our community: leagues, tournaments, clinics, and much more. For a full list of activities offered this season, check out the Citizen Brochure on our Activity Registration page. Our annual leagues and tournaments held throughout the year are listed below.


Accessibility

The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov or visit www.apachejunctionaz.gov/ada.

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Youth Sports Programs

Our Youth Sports Leagues are designed for maximum fun, maximum participation in a recreational setting. These are a great way to start off young athletes. If your son or daughter is interested in a more competitive program, please call our office and we can refer you to a local agency. To learn more about our scholarship program and fee assistance programs for youth and families, please contact our office at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov.
Wonder what our Youth Sports Leagues are like? Click here for our Youth Sports video.

 
Sports Coordinator: Gary Gartner (480) 474-5119    ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov

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ITTY BITTY OLYMPICS

2022: TBD. Bring your little ones out to enjoy this fun filled morning competing for ribbons and prizes in Olympic style events. This event takes place on a Saturday in mid to late March at Flatiron Community Park. Boys & Girls ages 0-6.

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YOUTH SOCCER (ages 3-11)                                                                         

Parent/Tot: ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr, 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Typically runs January-February.  
Youth Sports Video
Flyer      Program Details/Information    Online Registration search Soccer
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules: 4-5yr old      6-8yr old     8-11yr old     
Rules:         4-5yr old      6-8yr old     8-11yr old 

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YOUTH BASKETBALL (ages 3-11) - TBD

Parent/Tot ages 3-5 & Leagues for ages 6-8yr & 8-11yr
Runs June and July each year. Youth Sports 
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2022 Summer League:    Flyer    Program Info    Online Registration
Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules:   6-8yr      8-11yr         Rules:   6-8yr     8-11yr

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YOUTH SPORTS CAMPS

AJPR teams up with a variety of coaches to offer sports camps each summer and throughout the year.

2022 Summer Sports Camps:    Flyer    Map    Online Registration

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YOUTH BASEBALL (ages 3-8) - TBD

Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 4-5yr (T-Ball) & 6-8yr (Coach Pitch)
Runs August and September each year.  Youth Sports Video
2021 Program:   Flyer     Program Details/Information     Online Registration search Baseball  
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Volunteer to Coach:   New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules:   T-Ball    Coach Pitch       Rules:   T-Ball     Coach Pitch

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YOUTH FLAG- FOOTBALL (ages 3-11)

Parent/Tot ages 3-5yr & Leagues for ages: 6-8yr & 8-11yr   Youth Sports Video
2021 Program:   Flyer       Program Details & Info       Online Registration & search Football
Volunteer to Coach:  New Coach      Returning Coach
Schedules:   6-8yr      8-11yr           League Rules

ADULT SPORTS PROGRAMS

We offer a wide variety of leagues and tournaments for adults. For more information on these programs, please contact our office at 480-983-2181 or ajpr@apachejunctionaz.gov
Sports Coordinator: ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov
 

Pickleball

ADULT PICKLEBALL LEAGUES (Doubles/Thursdays)
FALL LEAGUE - REGISTRATION IS OPEN. Outdoor play @ Prospector Park.
What is Pickleball (Video)      Click here to know your self-Rated skill level                                                                            2021 Fall League:  Flyer     Online Registration   Schedule    League Rules 
*Email ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov if you would be interested in teaching pickleball lessons for beginner & intermediate levels.

Softball

ADULT CO-ED SOFTBALL LEAGUES (Tuesday Nights)
2021 FALL LEAGUE - Team Registration ends Oct 31 (or when full). 
Games played at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd)                                                                          
2021 Fall League:    Flyer        Team Packet & Rules         Online Registration                                                                    2021 Summer League:    Schedule/Final Results (revised)    Tournament Brackets

*All bats must have ASA/USA Softball stamp and will need to have the purple 2021 AJPR sticker. Email ggartner@apachejunctionaz.gov to schedule bat testing or get it tested at the fields on game nights.

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ADULT GOLF LEAGUE (Tuesdays)
2021 Fall League - Starts Nov 16. Registration ends Nov 11 (or when full). 
Play @ Apache Creek Golf Club:  Flyer     Online Registration search Golf
2021 Fall League Results:  Points  Scores  Tournament   League Rules     Contest Holes

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SENIOR SOFTBALL
AJ Parks & Rec is not currently offering senior softball programs.

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ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE (5-on-5)
Runs March-May at the Multi-Generational Center (1035 N. Idaho Rd
2022 Spring League:  Flyer      Team Packet      Online Registration search Basketball
Schedule & Weekly Results       League Rules     
Team Registration - Opens mid-late November. 

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SHOOTOUT - PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT (Doubles)
2021 Tournament Nov. 19, 20, 21:   Flyer      Details/Player Info (available 11/15)                                                           Brackets:     Friday Men's     Saturday Mixed     Sunday Women's
Online Registration  (both teammates must register)
Tournament Sponsors:  PickleballCentral    Apache Family Dentistry    Armour Pickleball    Pro-Lite Sports
On-Site Lunch/Concessions:  Guy's Wiener Wagon       
Prospector Park Pickleball Courts 3015 N. Idaho Rd

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JINGLE BOWL - ADULT FLAG-FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT (4-on-4)
Double Elimination Tournament at Prospector Park (3015 N. Idaho Rd)
2021 Tournament (Dec. 18):   Flyer    Team Packet/Rules     Online Registration & search Football    Tournament Results