Youth Leagues / Programs
The Lebanon Recreation Department sponsors a T-ball and Coach Pitch program, which begins in the spring. The goal of this program is to teach children ages 4-8 the fundamentals of baseball. There are about 300 children in this program. This program is instructional. Every child gets to play. The focus of the program is on teamwork and having fun through the sport of baseball. The games are played at the softball fields next to Cainsville Baptist Church. Every child gets a shirt and a hat as well as a trophy for their participation. The Recreation department is responsible for registration, scheduling, drafting of teams buying equipment, insurance, and officials, and maintaining the two fields used by this program.
The Lebanon Recreation Department also has a Jr. Pro Football Program that begins in August. Sign-ups are in July. Total participation in this league is about 200 players. Children ages 5-11 can participate in this league. The games are played at our football field located behind Walter J. Baird Middle School on Monday and Thursday nights. The Recreation Department is responsible for registration, scheduling, drafting of teams, purchasing uniforms, insurance, and equipment, as well as maintaining the field. The goal of this program is to teach children the fundamentals of football. This program also allows the children to have fun through sport and healthy competition. Along with the football teams, the Recreation Department allows each team to have a cheerleading squad. The cheerleaders can cheer during the games and perform for a few minutes during halftime. Each football player receives a jersey and a trophy for playing in the program.
In late October/early November, the Recreation Department has a Jr. Pro Basketball Program for boys and girls. It starts at age 6 and goes up through the 8th grade. The program has a total participation of about 200 players. The games are played during the week at the Harold Dean Greer Recreation Center. This program is also instructional. It teaches children the fundamentals of Basketball, and allows them to compete in the sport of basketball and have fun at the same time. Everyone receives a shirt and a trophy for participating. The Recreation Department is in charge of scheduling, registration, buying equipment, insurance, and officials, as well as the maintenance of the Harold Dean Greer Recreation Center.
Lebanon Girl's Softball AssociationA new softball complex was also added for the Lebanon Girls Softball Association. The Lebanon Girls Softball Association is for girls, ages 4-18 years of age. LGSA is responsible for the registration, scheduling, and buying uniforms, insurance, and equipment for this league. Total participation in this league is about 350.
LGSA NEWSThe LGSA hosted the Cedar City Bash Girls Softball tournament the weekend of April 29th. This tournament brought 14 teams to Lebanon for the event.
Pictured below: The 10U Champions Lebanon Stars
Kyla Scharfman, Cassie Mofield, Gabby Lowe, Avery Haymans, Bailey Shepard, Emmy Pitt, Riese Hucaby, Zoe Lawrence, Laina Knight and Kenndy Scharfman
Coaches: Casey Haymans, Ricky Haymans, and Mike Pitt
Youth BaseballLebanon has several Civic Clubs and organizations that use our facilities and athletic fields at Baird Park. Each club or organization is responsible for running their respective leagues. The Recreation Department, however, is responsible for maintaining the facilities and athletic fields for their use. The use of our facilities by others helps us to provide more programs for the citizens of our city.
The Lion’s Club is responsible for the Lebanon Babe Ruth Baseball league. This league is for players ages 13-16 years old. The average participation in this league is about 200 youth. The Lion’s Club is responsible for scheduling practices and games, Concessions, registration, and buying uniforms, insurance, equipment, and officials. The Recreation Department is responsible for the full maintenance and cleaning of the ball field utilized by this league.
The Kiwanis Club has a Baseball Little League for children ages 8-12 years old. The total participation in this league is 250 youth. The Kiwanis Club is responsible for scheduling practices and games, registration, concessions, and buying uniforms, insurance, equipment, and officials. The Recreation Department is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the two ball fields utilized by this league.
The Rotary Dixie Youth is another Baseball Little League for children ages 9-12 years old. The total participation in this league is also 250 youth. The Rotary Club is also responsible for scheduling practices and games, registration, concessions, and buying uniforms, insurance, equipment, and officials. The Recreation Department is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the two ball fields utilized by this league.
Wilson United helps coordinate and facilitate club practice and play for youth and adults in Wilson County. The Wilson United Soccer Club is the premier soccer club in the greater Nashville area. We provide competitive soccer for our travel and rec programs.
Wilson United Soccer Club is a non-profit 501c3 organization. Our organization is comprised of community leaders, soccer enthusiasts and mostly parents who have children in the league. One hundred percent of our registration fees go to pay the expenses in running the league, to make improvements to our complex, and to purchase equipment to keep up our facility. Wilson United has no paid positions on the Board of Directors. WUSC serves approximately 1500 youth between our travel and recreational leagues offering both Fall and Spring seasons.