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Youth sports registration

NEWTON, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2016)– Registration is underway for 2016 youth spring sports including baseball, spring soccer and girls volleyball at the Newton Parks and Recreation Department.

Youth Baseball
To be eligible for participation, players must be at least 4 years old before the final day of registration and cannot turn 13 before May 1 of the current year.

Youth baseball leagues will be available for boys and girls ages 4-12. Registration is limited in each league. When a league is filled, registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

Youth Spring Soccer
To be eligible for participation, players must be at least 4 years old before the final day of registration and cannot turn 17 before Aug. 31 of the current year.

Youth spring soccer leagues will be available for boys and girls ages 4-16. Registration is limited in each league. When a league is filled, registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

Youth Girls Volleyball
To be eligible for participation, players must be at least 9 years old before the final day of registration and cannot turn 17 before Aug. 31 of the current year.

Youth girls volleyball leagues are available for girls ages 9-16 years. Registration is limited in each league. When a league is filled, registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

To register for youth sports, each child must meet the following requirements:

» Submit a completed registration card signed by a parent or guardian.

» Have a birth certificate on file with the Recreation Department.

» Have emergency medical treatment and consent forms notarized and on file.

» Have a signed parental code of ethics on file.

» Provide proof of residency. If proof of residency is not provided, pay a $30 non-refundable non-resident fee.

» Return any loaned equipment from a previous sport.

For more information, contact the Newton Parks and Recreation Department at 828-695-4317.