Youth Sports & Programs

The Parks & Recreation Department has established and will enforce preventative measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19 in its programs and facilities. The Recreation and Service Staff is undertaking every effort to keep facilities clean; our patrons must wear masks and remain socially distanced.  Individual instructors must meet our standards and may add additional precautions to their programs. Program participants and park patrons should be aware that, by participating in any passive or active recreational activity, they are increasing their risk of contracting COVID-19. Please understand that program offerings, facility operations, and park use may differ from the past as we continue to follow the guidance of the CDC for Administrators of Parks & Recreation Facilities and the directives of the Ohio Board of Health and the Governor's office.      

Please continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing at all times, and get vaccinated when it is your turn.


Miss Anne is ready to teach participants in a fun and engaging way. Each week, kids will work on fine and gross motor skills through individual and group activities. It’s really all about learning with playing, and having some structure to help your little one gain skill and confidence. Maximum of 8 kids. Registration deadline 3/10 and 4/2.

W  9:00-9:45 A  3/3-3/17 Spring 1 $25
W  9:00-9:45 A  3/31-4/17 Spring 2 $25

The Grove


For boys & girls in K-8th grade (K-1st and 2nd-3rd grades have separate boys and girls teams, 4th-5th and 6th-8th grades are co-ed). The objective is to teach some basic soccer fundamentals, good sportsmanship and how to have fun. Shin guards and soccer cleats are required. The season will start April 3rd and end May 22nd (weather permitting). Registration is online only: February 15th-March 29th. Practice will be once a week. Games are on Saturdays. Coaches at all grades needed; coaches’ children are given a full registration fee waiver. Referees, 7th grade and up, are also needed. Visit to register and for more information.


Move and Groove: 1-3 years with caregiver. 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Dance and tumble promote coordination, strength, flexibility and spatial awareness.

Preschool Ballet: 3-5 years with caregiver. 10:45-11:15 a.m.

Children will learn basic ballet terms, position, stretching balance and coordination.

Hip Hop: 4-7 years. 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Learn hip hop moves and preform them to upbeat kid friendly music. Games, activities and some tumbling will also be part of the fun! This class helps develop coordination, strength, flexibility and spatial awareness.

(Registration Deadlines: 4/21, 5/12, 6/2, 6/23, 7/21)

F             4/23-5/7 Spring 1                           $39
F             5/14-5/28 Spring 2                        $39
F             6/4-6/18 Summer 1                       $39
F             6/25-7/16 Summer 2                    $39 (except 7/2)
F             7/23-8/6 Summer 3                       $39

The Grove


(2nd-6th gr. in Mayfield School District). Running can be done anytime and anywhere without a court, a pool, a ball, or a team. Running does not only help the physical body, it helps improve mental health as well. Michele Fortuna, a Mayfield School teacher and former track coach created this program to introduce the sport of running in a non-competitive environment. All classes will have a warm-up, group runs and end with stretching and cool-down. This program is instructional with an emphasis on learning the fundamentals and being active. Instructor: Michele Fortuna. Registration Deadline: 4/12.

M/W  5:45-6:45 P

4/19-5/26 $60

Parkview Recreation Area


(4th-6th Grade Girls) Lead by Varsity Coach Rosella Glodkowski and her staff. This program will be focused on fundamentals with game time reserved for the end of each practice. Max: 40 participants. Register by 4/2.

W  6:15-7:30 P 4/7-4/28 $50

Mayfield High School


(5th-8th gr. Fall 2021) This part instructional, part match play program will help those of all skill levels. Whether just starting or hoping to make a school team, this program is for you! Led by Peter Mihu, a volleyball coach for 19 years and a certified referee. Each week will start off working on skill development then break into teams for match play. All girls will receive a jersey. Register by 5/28.

Su 10:00 A-12:00 P 6/6-7/18 $45

Parkview Volleyball Courts


The zero-depth entry portion of the pool will be open just for 3-5 year old with at least one adult beginning at 10:00 a.m. Activities will be available in and out of the water. If the participants just want free play in the water with other kids their age, that’s fine too! Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m.-Noon. Lifeguards will be present but adult must stay with child. The pool will open to the public at 11:30 and participants are able swim on their own until 1:00 p.m. Register with the Parks and Recreation Department by 7/7. Must have 10 kids signed up or party will be cancelled.

F 10:00 A-1:00 P 7/16 
$5 per child

Parkview Pool

Rookie Sports

GOLF (Ages 5-7 & 8-12)

The Rookie Sports Club Golf Program welcomes players of all skill abilities to learn and practice the fundamentals of golf. Skills taught will include driving, putting, chipping, and pitching. Children should bring their own clubs. Limited clubs available for use. Min: 8/ Max:15

Th  6:15-7:00 P (5-7 yrs.) 7:15-8:00 P (8-12 yrs.)
4/22-5/20  $60

Parkview Soccer Field

T-BALL (Ages 3-4)

Rookie T-Ball is a great introduction to the game of baseball for young children. Using age-appropriate activities, players will be introduced to the fundamentals of baseball in an atmosphere that is supportive and fun. Each week the program will include an instructional portion including batting, base running, fielding, throwing, and catching. A modified game will be played each week. Parent participation is strongly encouraged to allow the program to run smoother Children should bring their own glove. Min: 10/Max: 32

T  6:15-7:00 P  5/4-6/1 Spring $60

T  6:15-7:00 P  6/29-7/27   Summer $60

Parkview Green Softball Field


This program is a great introduction to coach-pitch baseball for young baseball players. The instructional portion of the program utilizes developmentally appropriate drills with modifications and/or progressions designed to help every child improve their baseball skills despite their current abilities. Skills taught will include batting, fielding, throwing, and catching. A modified, non-competitive game will be played each week. As the weeks progress, new aspects of the game/game scenarios will be added to allow children to learn within the context of the game. Children will be able to use a tee during the game if they are having difficulty hitting a pitched ball. Parent participation is encouraged to allow the program to run smoother.  Children should bring their own glove. Min: 10/Max: 32

T  7:15-8:00 P  5/4-6/1 Spring $60

T  7:15-8:00 P  6/29-7/27 Summer $60

Parkview Green Softball Field

SOCCER (Ages 3-4 & 5-6)

Rookie Sports Club leads an age-appropriate program that utilizes fun games and activities to teach the fundamentals to beginning soccer players. Coaches focus on teaching the basics of dribbling, passing, scoring, and the concept of game play. Proper sportsmanship is emphasized in a positive and encouraging atmosphere enabling children to enjoy learning soccer while also having fun being physically active. Each week will include both developmentally appropriate instruction as well as recreational, non-competitive game play. Min: 10/Max: 40

S  10:15-11:00 A (3-4 yrs.) 11:15 A-12:00 P (5-6 yrs.)
4/24-5/22 Spring  $60

S  10:15-11:00 A (3-4 yrs.) 11:15 A-12:00 P (5-6 yrs.)
6/19-7/17 Summer $60

Parkview Soccer Field

TENNIS (Ages 3-4 &5-6)

The Rookie Sports Club Tennis program is a great introduction for beginning players. Each week will include fun, developmentally appropriate activities that will be used to help younger players become comfortable with the game of tennis. The coaches create a positive learning environment that encourages skill development while providing an exciting tennis experience! Min: 8/Max: 20

M 6:15-7:00 (3-4 yrs.) 7:15-8:00 (5-6 yrs.)                       

 6/14-7/12 $60

Parkview Tennis Courts

LACROSSE (Ages 6-10)

Come out and learn the exciting game of lacrosse! Children will be split by age group in this recreational program, designed to introduce the basic skills and help players understand the rules and style of the game. Coaches will use fun games to teach participants the fundamentals including scooping ground balls, throwing, catching, cradling, shooting, and defending. Each week will include a practice portion to help skill development as well as modified, non-competitive game. Checking will not be allowed and there will be zero physical contact. Face goggles, helmets, and pads will not be necessary. Coaches will explain there are slight differences in competitive girls lacrosse and boys lacrosse. However all basic skills are taught the same except coaches will teach the difference in cradling. Boys sticks and softer lacrosse balls will be used for this program. Children are welcome to bring their own sticks if they would like. However, boys sticks are actually very helpful for all beginning players. It allows a higher success rate for skills, especially catching (girls lacrosse sticks have a more shallow pocket which makes catching more challenging especially with a lighter ball). Min: 8/Max: 20

S 12:30-1:30 P
6/19-7/17 $60

Parkview Soccer Fields