Sporties for Shorties

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, programs and events are subject to change based on local and state guidelines. McAllister Recreation Center will provide updates as they become available. Thank you.

The McAllister Center offers children ages 4-5 an opportunity to familiarize themselves with sports through the Sporties for Shorties program.  The program was designed to introduce the basic fundamentals of soccer, t-ball, flag football, and basketball through fun and exciting drills.  Each program ends with each child receiving his/her first team jersey and participating in a live game!


Basketball

This program is offered to children ages 4-5 and focuses on introducing participants to basketball fundamentals such as dribbling and shooting.

2023 Sporties for Shorties Basketball

  • Registration Begins: February 27
  • Dates: March 27, 29, April 3, 5
  • Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Cost: $25 per child

T-Ball

This program is offered to children ages 4-5, and focuses on introducing participants to baseball fundamentals such as throwing, catching and batting. 

2023 Sporties for Shorties T-Ball

  • Registration Begins: April 3
  • Dates: May 1, 3, 8, and 10
  • Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Cost: $25 per child

Soccer

This program is offered to children ages 4-5 and focuses on introducing participants to soccer fundamentals such as passing, dribbling and shooting. 

2023 Sporties for Shorties Soccer

  • Registration Begins: June 19
  • Dates: July 17, 19, 24, and 26
  • Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Cost: $25 per child

Flag Football

This  program is offered to children ages 4-5 and focuses on teaching the fundamentals of football such as throwing, receiving, and handoffs. 

2023 Sporties for Shorties Flag Football

  • Registration Begins: August 14
  • Dates: September 11, 13, 18, and 20
  • Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Cost: $25 per child