Youth Sports

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Youth Sports is Hiring! 

The City and County of Denver - Parks and Recreation Department offers Youth Sports Programming for kids, ages 5-17. Our team of devoted Coaches enrich the lives of youth through engagement of sports, learning the fundamentals of numerous sports. 

Winter season is just around the corner, so we are looking for enthusiastic basketball coaches to join our team for the winter 2021-2022 season! Coaches may start as early as November 16th to be ready for training before the season. Pre-season Camps will begin as early as November 29th. The start of the regular season will begin January 3rd, 2022.

We are looking for coaches for multiple age groups:

  • Coed Basketball - Ages 5-6
  • Girls Basketball - Ages 7-14
  • Boys Basketball - Ages 7-17

Apply Now- Head Coach Position 

Apply Now- Assistant Coach Position 

Employment Requirement:

City employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q & A for additional Information. 


Youth Sports Needs Volunteers!

Denver Parks and Recreation utilizes volunteers to coach sports, help with special events, teach crafts or music, serve for the Tasty Food program, chaperone on trips, support Special Olympics and adaptive recreation along with other activities.

Youth Sports is looking for volunteers for multiple positions:

  • Coaches -- Ages 5-17
  • Officials/Referees/Umpires -- Ages 9+

Volunteer Now! 

Volunteer Requirement:
Parks and Recreation Volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All volunteers will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q&A for additional information. 


Activity Information

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Winter activities - Basketball, Cheerleading & Gymnastics) - will be available to view beginning Nov. 2, 2021
Registration opens Nov. 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM MT


About Youth Sports

Denver Parks & Recreation(DPR) Youth Sports provides a fun, energetic atmosphere for kids ages 5-17. Learn the fundamentals of numerous team sports including basketball, volleyball, flag football, soccer, baseball, softball, coach pitch, t-ball, cheerleading, and gymnastics.

View Game Schedules

Youth Sports Core Values: Fun, Safety, Teamwork, Sportsmanship, Confidence, Education, Honesty, Integrity, Respect for others