Youth Programs


Tavares Recreation offers youth baseball and softball for children ages 4-15 in both the spring and fall seasons. League play is held at both our Woodlea Sports Complex and Fred Stover Sports Complex; additional games are also held in neighboring communities. 

Babe Ruth Spring 2022 Season Jan 28-May 14, 2022. All-Star tryouts, April 22nd (for current roster players).

Babe Ruth Fall 2022 Season Sep 2-Nov 19, 2022Registration opens July 18, 2022.


The Tavares NFL Flag Football League is a 5 on 5 co-ed league with teams consisting of 7-9 players per team. Registration fee is $85 per person. The Tavares NFL Flag Football League will be based on age as of May 20, 2022, and players will be divided into the following divisions with practice/games on the same night each week:

NFL Flag Youth Football Season May 23-Jul 30, 2022. For more info and to register: CLICK HERE

Junior Division / age 5-7 / Mondays 6p-8p

Senior Division / age 8-10 / Tuesdays 6p-8p

Elite Division / age 11-14 / Thursdays 6p-8p


Start Smart programs are developmentally appropriate introductory sports programs for children 3-5 years old. This programs prepares children for sports in a fun and organized environment. Parents will be required to participate and monitor their children at all times, building an interactive bond between parent/child. $40 registration fee for each Start Smart program.

Start Smart Soccer Jan 18-Feb 22, 2022. Registration closed.

Start Smart Spring Baseball Mar 28-May 9, 2022. In-Progress

Start Smart Fall Baseball Sep 27-Nov 9, 2022. Registration opens Aug 23, 2022.


Tavares Recreation offers the Wacky World of Sports program for kids between the ages of 6-12 years old. This program will introduce kids to 6 different sports (traditional and non-traditional) over a 6 week period. Sign up and participate in just one half or both sessions. Registration fee is $50 per half. Sessions take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM. 

Wacky World of Sports 1st HALF March 1-April 14, 2022. Registration closed. Session Sports include shuffleboard, karate, cornhole, soccer, tennis and basketball.

Wacky World of Sports 2nd HALF Apr 19-May 26, 2022. Session sports include kickball, flag football, board games, four square, cornhole, futsal (indoor soccer). For more info and to register CLICK HERE

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