Youth Programs

For all youth recreational leagues and programs, emphasis is placed on skill development, participation, sportsmanship, and most of all, kids having fun! Activities are designed for pure enjoyment and skill development. At the Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks emphasis is placed on participation and positive sportsmanship.

The After School Canoe program will give participants the opportunity to learn about our local watershed as well as experience multiple canoeing adventures on the Pocomoke River.

The After School Cheerleading program will introduce participants to cheerleading in a fun and noncompetitive manner.  This will allow participants the opportunity to learn cheerleading without the pressure of having to try out for a team.  There will be no "team" formed from this class.  Basic tumbling and cheer skills will be taught.

After School Dodgeball will give children the opportunity to play the traditional dodgeball game along with some other fun versions. Games will test players' abilities to throw, catch, dodge, and out maneuver their opponents.


After School Tennis is created to provide children the opportunity to get exercise while learning the fundamentals of tennis. Children will then learn to apply their skills to tennis drills and games.

After School Track offers children the opportunity to learn the basics of track and field.  Children will be able to learn the proper techniques of track and field events ranging from the 55-meter dash to the high jump, while participating in sporting competition with their peers.

High School Recreation Volleyball is a "drop-in" program.  It will offer a place to practice and play after the high school season is over.  Come out with your team or individually.

This High School Soccer League will give soccer players the opportunity to participate in the sport they love before the Fall Season.   League play will be 11 v 11 and the season will consist of 7 weeks of league games.  Get your teammates together and register a team for this fun league!

Little All-Stars is a great way for your child to become active while learning the key elements of a variety of sports and activities.  Each class will focus on the fundamental movement skills of each sport, including soccer, t-ball, basketball, volleyball, and more.  This program will introduce and encourage your child in skill development and team work while enhancing self confidence and social interaction.

Children will have a blast in our story time program by connecting crafts and songs to the stories read to them.

This program is designed for toddlers to develop friendships, self esteem and curiousity in a safe nurturing environment.  Toddler Gym will give you and your child the opportunity to have fun together and to form lifelong friendships.

Youth Basketball is offered ruing the fall and winter seasons. In both our Instructional program and Youth League, girls and boys of all skill levels are invited to participate.

Our Youth Field Hockey Programs will introduce participants to the sport of field hockey. Basic skills and fundamentals will be introduced through station exercises, fun games, and drills. Participants will be learn to apply their skills to small sided scrimmage games.

Youth Soccer is offered during the fall, winter, and spring seasons. In both our outdoor and indoor leagues, girls and boys of all skill levels are invited to take part in this popular sport. Teams from each town will be formed.

The On Target Volleyball program will help participants have "on target" volleyball skills. Players will learn more precise passing, hitting, and serving skills in order to prepare for higher level volleyball. Beginners are welcomed!