Sports are a great way for children of all ages to develop skills such as teamwork, determination, and perseverance. In addition to high school age sports teams, the Roanoke Region offers kids numerous options when it comes to organized, recreation team sports.
Along with soccer, baseball, basketball, and the like, kids in the Roanoke Region can also participate in individual sports like tennis and golf, and action sports like mountain biking, rock climbing, and paddling.
Leagues are typically organized through localities’ Parks and Recreation Departments. There are also other private youth leagues and clubs:
Baseball & Softball
- Roanoke USSSA
- Roanoke Valley Girls Softball League
- Alleghany Highlands Youth Soccer Association
- VBR Star Soccer Club
- Valley United AFC
- Blue Ridge Soccer League
- Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association
- Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association
- Carter Center Aquatics
- Virginia Gators
- YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge