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Spring 2024 Season Registration Waitlist is Open!

Players and parents!  We are excited to have you back for spring season!  We are offering two leagues for spring - our normal rec league and our new accelerated club prep league!  If your player or team is ready for accelerated play, please sign up for club prep below.

For our rec league, you can sign up individual players or you can bring your own team and coach to receive our lowest possible prices per player.

SINGLE PLAYER - REC LEAGUE

Registration for individual children in our recreational programs (soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball, volleyball and softball)

TEAM REGISTRATION - REC LEAGUE

Registration for full teams that have a minimum of 7 players and a coach!  By registering as a team, you get discounted rates for each player!

ACCELERATED LEAGUE REGISTRATION

If your player or team is advanced and is looking for an accelerated experience, register with our AZ Club Prep program today!

Spring 2024 Season Information

Spring Season Information

 

REGISTRATION SCHEDULE:

  • $70-$75 - Early registration
  • $80-$85 - Registration
  • $90-$95 - Late registration

*Registration will be closed on February 22*

DATES:

  • December 21 - January 30 - Early Registration
  • January 31 ​– ​February 12 ​​- Normal Registration
  • February 13 - February 21 - Late Registration
  • February 21 - Last Day to Register (Registration will be closed on February 22)​
  • March 15 - Rosters Released
  • March 23 - Coaches Clinic
  • April 6 - Games Begin
  • April 13 - Games
  • April 20 - Games
  • April 27 - Games
  • May 4 - Games
  • May 11 - Final Game Day, Playoffs*
  • May 18 - Championship Games*

*Tournament Divisions Only
**Some divisions may have a bye week

 

GAME LOCATIONS:

  • Gilbert & Chandler: 
    • Mesquite Junior High School (tbd)
    • South Valley Junior High School (tbd)
      • These locations will serve most of Gilbert and also Chandler families north of the 202.
  • East Mesa:
    • ​Desert Ridge Junior High School (tbd)
    • Highland Junior High (tbd)
      • These locations will serve all east Mesa and many East Gilbert families.
  • Central/North Mesa:
  • Franklin at Brimhall Junior High School (tbd)
  • Poston Junior High (tbd)
    • These locations will serve North and Central Mesa
  • Queen Creek & San Tan Valley:
    • Newell Barney Junior High School (tbd)
    • Queen Creek Middle School (tbd)
      • These locations will host games for teams from Queen Creek and San Tan Valley
  • Chandler:
  • Payne Junior High School (tbd)
    • This location will host games for teams mostly from Chandler

Age Groups & Sports

- Baseball - Basketball - Flag Football - Soccer - Volleyball - Girls Softball - 

All teams (except Girl's Softball) are co-ed

*Please use your child’s age on December 31, 2023*

AGE GROUPS

  • Soccer – 3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9*, 10-12*
  • Flag Football – 5-6*, 7-8*, 9-10*, 11-12*, 13-14*
  • Volleyball – 7-9*, 10-11*, 12-14*
  • Basketball – 4-5, 6-7, 8-9*, 10-11*, 12-13*
  • Baseball – 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 10-12*
  • Girls Softball – 7-9, 10-12*

*This age division participates in a tournament*

GAME PLAY FORMAT

  • Soccer – Rec-style, Tournament style for older divisions only
  • Flag football – Tournament style (beginner to advanced)
  • Volleyball – Tournament style (beginner to advanced)
  • Basketball – Tournament style (beginner to advanced), rec-style for younger divisions
  • Baseball/Softball – Rec style (beginner – intermediate), Tournament style for older divisions only

Volunteer To Coach!!

We are always looking for new parent coaches! Please consider volunteering to coach your child’s team!

  • 50% off one child’s registration
  • Free coaches shirt
  • The league will provide some equipment for some sports for practice
  • Sample practices and playbooks are available to all coaches

Practice

  • Coaches are parent volunteers - Practice times and locations are arranged at the coach’s discretion. 
  • Practices are generally held outside during the weekday evenings.
  • *AZYS does not provide teams with practice locations and players are required to supply their own ball; i.e., soccer ball, volleyball, basketball etc...

Season Equipment

Your registration fee includes your team shirt for all sports and a hat for baseball and softball.

Team Shirts are provided to all players.
Hats are provided to Baseball/Softball only.

Please view the rules for the appropriately sized ball needed for your player.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED BY PARENTS

  • Baseball – Athletic pants/shorts, athletic shoes, glove and a batting helmet (required).
    • Bat and balls are optional, league provides practice equipment to coaches.
  • Basketball – Mouthguard (recommended), athletic shorts/pants, athletic shoes and a basketball.
  • Flag Football – Mouthguard (highly recommended), athletic shorts/pants, athletic shoes and a football.
    • Cleats are optional.
  • Soccer – Shin guards (required), athletic shorts/pants, athletic shoes and a soccer ball.
    • Cleats and soccer socks are optional.
  • Softball (Girls) – Athletic pants/shorts, athletic shoes, glove and a batting helmet (required).
    • Bat and balls are optional, league provides practice equipment to coaches.
  • Volleyball – Knee pads (highly recommended), athletic shorts/pants, athletic shoes and a volleyball.