Programs & Athletics

Cheerleading

Youth Cheerleading

Cheerleading 2019-2020

Ages 5-12 ( as of Oct 16th, 2019)

New Program this year!  Registration: $25  (DOES NOT INCLUDE UNIFORM)

UNIFORMS  - UNIFORM FITTINGS AND PAYMENT WILL BE HANDLED BY VARSITY SPIRIT FASHION

Mandatory Uniform fittings on SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2019 FROM 9:00AM - 11:00 AM   UNIFORM COST APPROXIMATELY: $60.00

View Cheerleading Registration here: Cheerleading Registration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Basketball



Leagues start at age 5 and run through age 12.
Age cut off date is October 16th 2019

5-6 Basketball is Co-Ed. Ages 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12 all
have a boys and girls league.

Registration will always be taken at the Recreation Office - Mondays - Fridays from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

**Deadline for 5-6, 7-8, Leagues is Friday, October 11th, 2019**
 
**Deadline for the 9-10, 11-12 Boys and Girls League is Friday, November 15th, 2019**

Age cut off date is October 16th, 2019.

5-6, 7-8,  Year Old leagues will start playing games in December on Mondays and Saturdays starting on Saturday December 2nd and then play Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays, and Saturdays in January. Practice begins in November
 
 
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9-10 ,11-12  Year old leagues will start playing games January 16th and run through February playing on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays! Practices begin in January. All teams will be formed using draft procedures.

Cost:
$30 per participant
$10 late registration fee will be added after deadline if space is available
 
View Basketball Registration  here


For more information call Moore County Parks and Recreation at
(910) 947-2504!

Baseball



Dixie Youth Baseball Program:

*** NEW as of 2018 Dixie Youth 9-10 and 11-12 Yr Old Baseball Bat Rule Click Here

MCPR will follow these bat rules and requirements for the 9-10 and 11-12 yr old baseball leaugues starting in 2020.
Age as of May 1, 2020
**If you have not participated in any Moore County Athletics before, Proof of age is required**

Programs:
9-10 year old Baseball, & 11-12 year old O-Zone Baseball

**Registration Deadline: February 7th, 2020
View Registration Form here
Cost: $35 ($45 if space available after deadline)

9-10 year old Baseball
Pitching distance is forty-six (46) feet in our 9-10 yr old baseball program. Sixty (60) feet bases and players cannot steal bases until ball reaches home plate.  See Dixie Youth Baseball 2019 bat rules.  All bats must conform to the 2019 Dixie Youth Baseball new rule and must have a USA Baseball stamp on the handle. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Hillcrest Park.  
View Registration Form here

11-12 year old O-Zone Baseball
In this league teams will be formed using a draft procedure. All players will be evaluated and drafted to a team.
 

Evaluation date : Saturday Febuary 29th, 2020 3:30 PM HIllcrest Park .  Rain date Monday March 2nd at 6:00 PM Hillcrest Park
All practices will be weekdays at Hillcrest Park. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

O-Zone rules: Pitching Distance is fifty (50) feet. Pitchers are limited to six (6) innings pitched per week. Pitchers pitching four (4) or more innings must have thirty-six (36) hours rest before being allowed to pitch again. Base runners may attempt to steal at anytime. Pitchers will be called for “Balks” and may attempt to pick runners off of bases. Bases will be set at seventy (70) feet. Big barrel bats with a length not to exceed 33 inches and a barrel diameter no more than 2 5/8 inches are approved for play in the O-Zone league.  All bats must conform to the 2018 Dixie Youth Baseball new rule and must have a USA Baseball stamp on the handle.

Dixie Youth Baseball Approved Bat List can be located at www.dixie.org under Rules

If you have any questions call Jim Rogers at 910-947-4491 or Tony Kirk at 910-947-4494

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5-6 T-Ball (Co-Ed) and
7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball/Softball

Games will be played at Hillcrest Park Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Age as of May 1, 2020
** If you have not participated in Moore County Athletics before, Proof of age is required**


Programs:
 

5-6 T-Ball
7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball
7-8 Coach Pitch Softball


Registration Deadline: April 17th, 2020
View Registration Form here
Cost: $30 ($40 if space available after deadline)
 

Bat Rule: Any 2 1/4 inch barrell bat may be used in these leagues.

** It is the primary goal of these programs to develop good sportsmanship attitudes in all participants**

Practices to begin Middle of May – Coach will call with date & time



5-6 T-Ball
Players are introduced to the game of Baseball with priority towards fundamentals and Sportsmanship. Teams use a continuous batting order and every player plays in the field on defense. Games are played using a T-Ball which is a safety baseball.
View Registration Form here
7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball & Softball
Coaches pitch to the players and the players are taught fundamentals and sportsmanship. Teams use a continuous batting order, play six infielders and five outfielders on defense.
View Registration Form here
For more information call  Tony Kirk at 910-947-4494.

Softball

 

Fast Pitch Softball

 

Registration Deadline : Friday Febuary 7th, 2020

  • Leagues are for ages 9-10, 11-12, and 13-15
  • *****Age is determined as of August 1st of current year ( New as of the 2020 season)*****
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  • 11-12 and 13-15 Yr Old Teams will be formed using draft procedures. All participants in 11-12 and 13-15 yr old leagues regardless of school attending or home address will be evaluated and place on a team. Any participants that are unable to attend evaluation will be selected after the draft. All games and practices will be at Hillcrest Park.
  • Evaluation Date for 13-15 Yr Old players will be Saturday Febuary 29th 2020 at 2:15pm at Hillcrest Park .
  • Evaluation Rain Date for 13-15 Yr Olds will be Tuesday March 3rd at 7pm at Hillcrest Park.
  • Evaluation for 11-12 Yr old Players will be Saturday Febuary 29th at 1:00pm at Hillcrest Park.
  • Evaluation Rain Date for 11-12 Yr Olds will be Tuesday March 3rd at 6:00pm at Hillcrest Park.
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  • Fee: $30 Late fee: $10 after deadline if space is available
  • All games will be played at Hillcrest Park
  • Game times will be 5:45pm and 7:30pm and will be played on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Hillcrest Park. 
  • Persons interested in volunteer coaching please visit our web-site or call MCPR office for information. 
  • Practice will begin in late February and games will begin in March 2019.

View Registration Form here 

Soccer

 
 
Ages 5-6 and 7-8 Year Olds Boys and Girls 
Age as of Date February 7th  2020
 
Cost: $30     ($40 if you sign up after Reg. Deadline)
 
 
 
Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 7th 2020
 
 
 
Soccer sessions will begin on Saturday, March 7th.
 
Soccer sessions will be held on:
Saturday, March 7th
Saturday, March 14th
Saturday, March 21st
and Saturday, March 28th
 
In case of a rain out of one of these days above, 
it will be rescheduled for Saturday, April 4th.
 
Times:  (1) 5-6 Year old 9:30 A.M.
             (2) 5-6 Year old 10:30 A.M.
             (3) 7-8 Year Old 11:30 A.M.
Each Session contains 30 Minutes of instruction and 30 min. of scrimmage.
 
What to wear? Your registration covers the cost of your child a participation shirt. You will get the soccer shirt on the first day.  Players may wear any other clothing for the soccer instruction. Please dress according to the weather. Cleats are not required but Shin Guards are REQUIRED for participation!  Bring your own soccer ball if you would like to!  All ages participating will be using a size 3 soccer ball.
 
 
Registration forms can be mailed with payment to:
Moore County Parks and Recreation
PO Box 905
Carthage, NC 28327
or
Register on line or our office Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm.
MCPR Office is located at 302 Monroe St. Carthage NC 28327.
 
Hillcrest Park is located at 155 Hillcrest Park Lane,
Carthage, NC 28327
 
 
 
For questions call  Jordan @ 910-947-4493!

Flag Football

 
Flag Football Registration
Ages 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12
Registration Fee:  $30  (includes shirt)
Late Fee: $10.00
Games start September 16th
Practices at local community fields
All Games at Hillcrest Park
Registration Deadline: August 2, 2019  
Age as of date is September 1, 2019    
 
 

For more information call Moore County Parks and Recreation at
(910) 947-2504!

Tennis

2020 Tennis Programs

With Union Pines Vikings Coach John Frye

All Tennis Players must be between the ages of 9-18 years old

 

Spring Tennis 2020 - $20

Registration Begins: January 2020.  Sessions begin - Saturday, February 1st at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.

Program only Runs on Saturdays through Saturday, May 2nd  

This session is only for intermediate or advance players only.

 

Summer Tennis 2020  $40

*Summer session is the only session that beginner/new tennis players are accepted*

 Registration Begins April 2020

Summer session begins June 7th and runs through July with 2 sessions per week at Union Pines High School  4:00 pm til 5:45pm.                                                                                     

  ** Sessions may be shortened for younger players if heat is extreme.

 

Fall Tennis 2020 - $20

Registration Begins July 2020

Begins - Saturday, August 1st and runs through November on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 11am

 

View Tennis Registration Form here

 
 
For more information call Moore County Parks and Recreation at
(910) 947-2504!

 

 

Co-Ed Softball

 
 
All participants must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
16-17 year olds may participate with written permission from parent or guardian.
Registration Begins July 15th 2019

Registration Fee is $35 per player ($45 for out of county players)
Form your own teams!
 
Registration Deadline is August 23rd 2019
Co-Ed Rules Click Here

Coaches: Please contact the Athletics Department to get your team added to the team list.

For more information call Tony Kirk at Moore County Parks and Recreation at (910) 947-4494!

Baseball



Dixie Youth Baseball Program:

*** NEW 2018 Dixie Youth 9-10 and 11-12 Yr Old Baseball Bat Rule Click Here

                                                

MCPR will follow these bat rules and requirements for the 9-10 and 11-12 yr old baseball leaugues starting in 2019.

Age as of May 1, 2019
**If you have not participated in any Moore County Athletics before, Proof of age is required**

Programs:

9 year old Baseball, 10 year old Baseball, & 11-12 year old O-Zone Baseball


**Registration Deadline: February 8th, 2019


Cost: $35  ($45 if space available after deadline)

9 year old Baseball and 10 year old Baseball
Pitching distance is forty-three (43) feet in our 9 yr old baseball program and forty-six (46) feet in our 10 yr old baseball program. Sixty (60) feet bases and players cannot steal bases until ball reaches home plate.  See Dixie Youth Baseball 2018 bat rules.  All bats must conform to the 2018 Dixie Youth Baseball new rule and must have a USA Baseball stamp on the handle. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays at Hillcrest Park.

11-12 year old O-Zone Baseball
In this league teams will be formed using a draft procedure. All players will be evaluated and drafted to a team.

Evaluation date Monday February 25, 2019 6:00 PM .  Rain date Tuesday February 26th at 6:00 PM
All practices will be weekdays at Hillcrest Park. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Rain outs will be made up on Wednesdays.

O-Zone rules: Pitching Distance is fifty (50) feet. Pitchers are limited to six (6) innings pitched per week. Pitchers pitching four (4) or more innings must have thirty-six (36) hours rest before being allowed to pitch again. Base runners may attempt to steal at anytime. Pitchers will be called for “Balks” and may attempt to pick runners off of bases. Bases will be set at seventy (70) feet. Big barrel bats with a length not to exceed 33 inches and a barrel diameter no more than 2 5/8 inches are approved for play in the O-Zone league.  All bats must conform to the 2018 Dixie Youth Baseball new rule and must have a USA Baseball stamp on the handle. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays at Hillcrest Park

Click Here For Registration Form


Dixie Youth Baseball Approved Bat List can be located at www.dixie.org under Rules

If you have any questions call Jim Rogers at 910-947-4491 or Tony Kirk at 910-947-4494

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5-6 T-Ball (Co-Ed) and
7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball/Softball



Age as of May 1, 2018
** If you have not participated in Moore County Athletics before, Proof of age is required**


Programs:
 
5-6 T-Ball
7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball
7-8 Coach Pitch Softball


Registration Deadline: April 13th, 2018

Cost: $30  ($40 if space available after deadline)

Click Here For Registration Form

Bat Rule: Any 2 1/4 inch barrell bat may be used in these leagues.


** It is the primary goal of these programs to develop good sportsmanship attitudes in all participants**

Practices to begin Middle of May – Coach will call with date & time


5-6 T-Ball
Players are introduced to the game of Baseball with priority towards fundamentals and Sportsmanship. Teams use a continuous batting order and every player plays in the field on defense. Games are played using a T-Ball which is a safety baseball.

7-8 Coach Pitch Baseball & Softball
Coaches pitch to the players and the players are taught fundamentals and sportsmanship. Teams use a continuous batting order, play six infielders and five outfielders on defense.

Click Here For Registration Form


For more information call  Tony Kirk at 910-947-4494.

50+ Basketball

 



2020 50+ 3-on-3
Half Court Basketball League
 
Click Here For Registration Form


League Registration Fee: $30.00 per player
$35 for out of county residents
Late Registration Fee: Additional $10 added to registration fee.

Registration Deadline: February 17, 2020
Age Determined as of December 31st, 2020

**50+ Basketball league games will be played at Farmlife Elementary Gym on Monday and Wednesday Nights!**

Form your own teams!
A list of team members and team color must be submitted to the Parks and Recreation office before the registration deadline!
If enough individuals sign up that do not have a team, a team will be formed of those individuals
Each team is responsible for there own jerseys!
**Jerseys must have a number on the front and back!**

Open Gym Location:
Sandhills Farmlife Elementary School
2201 Farmlife School Road, Carthage, NC 28327

Open gym will be February 17th (One night only) 

Open Gym Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 PM 
 
***Games will begin Wednesday February 19th!***

Basketball League Game Location:
Sandhills Farmlife Elementary School

2201 Farmlife School Rd, Carthage NC 28327


**If we have 7 teams or less we will play Games will be played at 7:00 pm, 7:45 pm, and 8:30 pm!**

**If we have 8 teams or more we will play games at 6:30 pm, 7:15 pm, 8:00 pm, and 8:45 pm!


Forms can be mailed or brought to the Recreation Office or
Turned in with the registration fee at any open gym date before the deadline!

For more information contact Jim Rogers at 910-947-4491!
 

Senior Games in the Pines!


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Participants must turn 50 during the calendar year that the senior games in being played.

For More Information please come back and see the updates on the Registration Deadlines!!!

For information on all the events offered for the Senior Games, click here!

Each spring, thousands of people enjoy participating in a Local Senior Games in North Carolina. The qualifiers are invited to participate each fall in the Senior Games State Finals held in Raleigh. Every two years, the State Finals winners qualify to represent North Carolina at the National Senior Games. State Finals 2014 is a National Qualifying event.


For more information regarding State Finals please click here for the North Carolina Senior Games website!

For more information on your local Senior Games call Joseph Keel at 910-944-4572!

Schedules

Rules

Standings

Want to be a Volunteer Coach?

 

 

 

Moore County Parks and Recreation uses volunteer coaches in Baseball, Softball, Flag Football, Basketball, and Cheerleading. 

 

All coaches are vital to our programs and would not be the same without them!

 

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If you are interested in Head Coaching or Assistant Coaching, please call 910-947-2504.

 

If you are interested in volunteer coaching for any of our programs you must first contact Parks and Recreation Athletics Department at 910-947-2504. 

 

We want to thank all the individuals who volunteer for our programs as coaches and make our programs the success that they are!

Referee and Umpire

 

 

Interested in being an umpire or referee for basketball, baseball, softball, or flag football? 

 

Many people forget about how important it is to have a good referee or umpire.  They control the game by making everyone play by the rules.

 

Sound fun and interesting?  You will also get paid between $16.08 and $32.16 per game!  Price depends on age level and sport.

 

If interested call the Tony Kirk or Jim Rogers at 910-947-2504!

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