Youth Programs

Coaching Youth Sports
"The outcome of the child is more important than the outcome of the game." We truly believe that here at the City of El Dorado Recreation Department. To that end, we are looking for sports savvy coaches who are responsible, encouraging, organized, and trustworthy. If that's you, please call us today at 316-321-9100.

Coaches must protect their own child and have the option of protecting additional players depending on the sport. Coaching clinics are offered periodically. Please call the Recreation Department for more information.
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Recreational League for boys and girls, 1st - 6th grade. All games played on Saturdays. Registration fee includes a t-shirt/jersey and participation award.
Registration deadline: November 4.
1/2 Grade Registration  -  Games run December 17 through February 25.
3-6 Grade Registration  -  Games run January 7 through March 4.

Sign-ups for Kindergarten basketball will be through the YMCA.

Kindergarten Basketball

Offered in January, kindergarten basketball is a three week skills program administered by our recreation staff. Registration deadline: December.


Offered in the fall and again in the spring, recreational volleyball is played as a coed league for players  3rd - 6th grade. Participants will learn basic volleyball fundamentals while competing in a recreational league with games played every week. Fee includes a t-shirt and participation award. Fall / Spring registration deadline: mid-August / February 26th.


This outdoor youth soccer program, offered in fall and in the spring, is for players 4-14 years old. Participants will learn fundamental soccer skills and teamwork as they compete in a recreation league with games played on Saturdays at the El Dorado Middle School turf fields. Beginning Fall 2016, the recreation department has joined with the El Dorado YMCA to collaborate on the soccer season. We believe that this merger will enhance the soccer experience for the youth of El Dorado. Fee includes a t-shirt and participation award.
Fall / Spring registration deadline: August 26th / February
League Rules: Soccer Rules

Flag Football

A 4-on-4, action-packed game for boys and girls in 1st - 6th grades. This coed program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. Fee includes a t-shirt and participation award.
Registration deadline: August 26th
League Rules: Flag Football Rules 

Baseball & Softball

Summer league for ages 5 - 15 years of age. Volunteer coaches focus on teaching the fundamental skills that are necessary to be a successful player and teammate. El Dorado residents may not play on an out of town team. Fall baseball league for ages 7-14.
Registration deadline: March/April
Fall Baseball: August 26th

Swim Lessons

American Red Cross swimming lessons. Sessions held Monday through Thursday for 2 weeks. Session I: mid-June. Session II: late-June. All lessons are held in the morning. Private and semi-private lessons are also available.

December Holiday Craft Event

Join us at the El Dorado Train Depot on December 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm for an afternoon of fun!

Other Activities

Skills clinics and other tournaments are offered from time to time. Check back often to see updates or call the Recreation Department office at 316-321-9100.