Sports

Indoor and Outdoor Fun

It’s never too early to join in! Sports activities can help your children develop lifelong habits of exercise and encourage them to learn social skills beyond the classroom.  Here is your source for sports programs, age 3 to 18, both city-run and community managed.   Sports provide opportunities for physical development, learning, and sportsmanship. Help build your child’s character on a foundation of healthy competition and teamwork

Baseball glove with ball

 

Sports Programs

Blue Devil Recreation Basketball

For boys and girls in grades 3-6. Practices on Wednesdays nights at Wickliffe Middle School and games on Saturday mornings at Wickliffe High School. Register now at the Wickliffe Recreation Department. $60 Residents / $65 Non-residents. Non-residents registration begins November 1. Opening day December 9 at Wickliffe High School Gym at 9:00 am.  Limited to the first 80 who register and make payment. This is a joint effort with Wickliffe Recreation Department and Wickliffe High School Varsity Basketball. If numbers allow, girls and boys will play in separate leagues.

3RD-4TH GRADE BASKETBALL2017-2018

5TH-6TH GRADE BASKETBALL2017-2018

Pee Wee Basketball League

For boys and girls in grades 1 & 2 (Kindergarten children ready for basketball are welcome). Limited to the first 64 who register. Held Thursday nights at Wickliffe Elementary School Gymnasium. A fun way to introduce youngsters to the basics of basketball. Equipment and rules designed to accommodate ages of children. $40 residents / $50 non-residents. Registration begins December 4. Program will start January 4, 2018. Coaches are needed!

Wickliffe Junior Olympics (WJO) –  WJO holds special events on Saturdays (Charity Runs/Mall walks/Motivational Movie Nights). Stop in at the Recreation Department to register, no fee, donations accepted.
Junior Olympics 2017 registration form

 

 

Young girl playing soccer

 

COMMUNITY RUN SPORTS PROGRAMS

This is a community information list only. These are Wickliffe based organizations that serve Wickliffe residents. The City does not run these organizations. Please use the contact numbers below to receive additional information about the league or sport.

Wickliffe Soccer Club

The Wickliffe Soccer Club offers competitive soccer leagues for players of any ability and experience level. Seasons begin in the fall and last about two months, then continue in the spring for approximately six weeks.

Registration for the 2017-18 season. In our split-season format, your registration and fee cover both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 sessions.
Please note the following registration guidelines and deadlines:

  • U6/U8 Division (Coed) **Birth year 2010 or later.
    The U6 coed division offers instructional coed play for children in pre-K and kindergarten. Fee is $45 if paid by Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Fee increases to $50 thereafter. Final registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 25. Practices and games begin after Labor Day.
  • U10 Division (Boys/Coed) **Birth year 2008 or later. 
    Mostly for players in the 3rd and 4th grades. Players cannot turn 10 before Aug. 1, 2016. Fee is $80 if paid by Saturday, July 1, 2017. Fee increases to $85 thereafter. Final registration deadline is Saturday, July 22. Practices and games begin in August.
    PLEASE NOTE: No 2nd graders or players who are age-eligible for U8 will be placed in the U10 division until all players who age-wise belong there are placed on teams.  If any openings remain then anyone requesting to move up early will be considered by the U8 Commissioner and board.
  • G10 Division (Girls Only) **Birth year 2008 or later. 
    Mostly for players in the 3rd and 4th grades. Players cannot turn 10 before Aug. 1, 2017. Fee is $80 if paid by Saturday, July 1, 2017. Fee increases to $85 thereafter. Final registration deadline is Saturday, July 22.
  • U12 Division (Boys/Coed)  **Birth year 2006 or later. 
    Mostly for players in the 5th and 6th grades. Players cannot turn 12 before Aug. 1, 2017. Fee is $80 if paid before Saturday, July 1, 2017. Fee increases to $85 thereafter. Final registration deadline is Saturday, July 22. Practices and games begin in August.
  • G12 Division (Girls Only)  **Birth year 2006 or later.
    Mostly for players in the 5th and 6th grades. Players cannot turn 12 before Aug. 1, 2016. Fee is $80 if paid before Saturday, July 1, 2017. Fee increases to $85 thereafter. Final registration deadline is Saturday, July 22. Practices and games begin in August.

Registration fee includes a team jersey for U6/U8 players. For older players, it includes a team jersey and socks. Each child is required to provide his/her own shoes and shin guards. (NOTE: Shin guards are required for all practices and games.)  Players may play on a recreation team and a travel team at the same time.

PLEASE NOTE: If you register/pay after the deadlines listed above, you will not be guaranteed to return to the same team if you are a returning player. Any specific requests for coaches, teammates, etc., may not be able to be honored as well. Please register by the posted deadlines to ensure that your requests are received and that we can do our best to accommodate those requests.
THANK YOU!!

For more information, contact Mike Wynn, Wickliffe Soccer Club president, at or call (440) 478-5973 or (440) 347-9577, email info@wickliffesoccerclub.org, or visit the WSC website at www.wickliffesoccerclub.org.

Baseball/Softball

Wickliffe Baseball League
Boys Division
Baseball is offered for boys ages 7–18.
For any questions or information, please send an email to pres@wickliffebaseball.net.

Find out more here.

Wickliffe Fast Pitch League
Girls Division
Fast-pitch and coach-pitch softball is offered for girls ages 7-17.  Contact the Softball League at 411@wickliffefastpitch.org or for more information, visit www.WickliffeFastpitch.org.

Midget Football

For up to date information about fees and sign up dates and times, go to the website http://www.wickliffemidgetfootball.com/

Sign ups take place in March thru June. Any questions please contact via e-mail at wickliffemidgetfootball@yahoo.com

Monthly meetings are held on 2nd Thursday of each month at the Coulby Park clubhouse, 28730 Ridge Rd, at 8:00 pm. Use Coulby Pond entrance for closest parking lot to the clubhouse.