Registration deadline for soccer leagues approaching

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

The deadline to register for Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Youth Indoor Soccer and Boys and Girls Intramural Soccer is fast approaching. Deadline to register for each league is Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Youth Indoor Soccer has leagues for boys and girls, kindergarten through 4th grade. The program provides an opportunity for children to play indoor soccer in an organized, competitive setting. The program emphasizes good sportsmanship, teamwork and goal setting.

Teams will be formed by current grade level and the school each child attends, but teams may not be made up of children from exclusively the same school. Practices will start the week of Monday, Oct. 23. Games will be played between on Saturdays, Nov. 4-Dec. 16, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. Cost of the league is $50 per child.

Boys and Girls Intramural Soccer has leagues for boys and girls, 5th grade through 8th grade. Practices start the week of Monday, Oct. 23. Games will be played on Saturdays, Nov. 4-Dec. 16, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence. Cost of the intramural league is $60 per child.

To register, individuals may enroll online at http://lprd.org/activity?n=426201 or visit a Lawrence Parks and Recreation facility, including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Dr.; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.; the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St. or Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane.

Registration forms and more information about each soccer league may be found at: https://lawrenceks.org/lprd/youthsports/soccer/.

For more information, contact Jeff Hawkins, recreation programmer, (785) 330-7355.