The city of Gaithersburg's spring sports season is upcoming, and registration for the city's softball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, track and field, smart start golf and t-ball programs opens Friday.
Registration ends March 4, but the Start Smart Programs are limited to the first 20 participants who register.
Interested participants can sign their children up online through RecXpress. League cost varies based on age:
- Start Smart $45 Resident/ $60 Nonresident
- Youth Sports $45 Resident/ $60 Nonresident
- Teen Sports $50 Resident/ $65 Nonresident
Other general info, per the city of Gaithersburg, includes:
- Most leagues play 9 weeks: 2 practice weeks and 7 weeks of games.
- Teams play one game per week and practice one night per week
- Practices are held at local school and park fields.
- Practice times and locations are chosen by the coach from the inventory provided by the city. Practice locations will not be known until AFTER the coaches meetings.
- Coaches meetings will be held during the week prior to first weekend practice. Coaches will contact players with time and location of first team practice.
- All coaches must complete first year certification through the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA).