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Local Sports Registration Guide

Recreational Sports

January 8, 2021

Macaroni Kid strives to be a resource parents can utilize daily and when a parent inquires for information we aim to provide that exact information. We are often asked about sports registration dates and we would hate for any child to miss out on playing because the information never came about to the parents. And now you know why we have begun developing the Local Sports Registration Guide. Information does change and we will do our best to keep it all up to date. Please use the contact information included in this guide when in doubt to reach out to each organization personally. 



Teener Basketball
Registration began on January 3rd. Games start in March and play through April. All participants must be a High School Student. Registration is by teams only.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Baseball
Registration starts on February 13th. Ages offered are 5 to 14. Practices start at the end of March with games scheduled to be played in April, May, and June.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Softball
Registration starts on February 13th. Ages offered are 7 to 17. Practices start at the end of March with games scheduled to be played in April, May, and June.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Teener Softball
Registration starts in March. Games start in April and play through May. All participants must be a High School Student. Registration is by teams only.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Football
Registration starts the first Saturday of August. Ages offered are 7 to 16 for flag football and ages 9 to 13 for tackle football. Practices start at the end of August with games scheduled to be played in September, October, and November.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Volleyball
Registration starts the first Saturday of August. Ages offered are 7 to 17. Practices start at the end of August with games scheduled to be played in September, October and November.
Click here for registration informatoin. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Fall Baseball/Softball
Registration starts the first Saturday of August. Ages offered are 8 to 13. Practices start at the end of August with games scheduled to be played in September, October, and November.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Teener Flag Football
Registration starts in August. Games start in September and play through November. All participants must be a High School Student. Registration is by teams only.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

Youth Basketball
Registration starts the first Saturday of November. Ages offered are 7 to 16. Practices start at the end of November with games scheduled to be played in January and February.
Click here for registration information. (337) 291-8359 *Links will activate when registration is open.

*The above information covers all 6 of the neighborhood associations in Lafayette Parish: Brown Park Athletics (BPA), Cajun Sports Association (CSA), Carencro Area Youth Sports (CAYSI), Scott Area Team Sports (SATS), South Lafayette Youth Sports, Inc. (SLYSI), and South West Athletics (SWA). Depending on where you live dictates which Neighborhood association you can play for. Click here for the Recreation District map that can tell you which association you belong to. 
Below is the contact and registration #'s and links for each organization:

-Brown Park Athletics (BPA) Call 337-224-2391
-Cajun Sports Association (CSA); Daniel Champagne, President, 337-316-0149 or www.csalaf.com
-Scott Area Team Sports (SATS); Tony Napolitano, President, 337-298-2140  or www.scottareateamsports.com
-South Lafayette Youth Sports, Inc. (SLYSI); Keisha Lazard, President, 337-251-3074  or www.slysisports.com
-South West Athletics (SWA); Bo Cormier, President, 337-254-4741  or www.southwestathletics.org


For those who are interested in the art of self-defense to improve self confidence, coordination, focus and attention to detail,  Lafayette Parks and Recreation offers a variety of Martial Arts classes for a reasonable price. Classes range from age, style, and skill level. Check out the schedule for class formats, times, and fees.

Thomas Center
Class Name: Tae Kwon Do
When: Thursday & Friday            6:00pm-7:00pm   Children.  7:00pm–8:00pm Adults
            Saturday                              10:30 am – 11:30 am. Children & Adult
Ages: 6 years old (First grade) on up
Cost:  $40 a month
Contact:  Paul Monier, taekwondo@louisiana.edu or Cindy @ (337) 291-5553


Comeaux Center
Class Name: Lafayette Karate Club
When: Monday & Wednesday    5:30pm – 6:15pm (Kids Class)
                                                               6:30pm – 7:30pm (Beginners–Advance)
            Friday                                   5:30pm – 6:30pm (Beginners–Advance)
Ages:  6 years old on up
Cost: $50/ month for single
          $85/month for a family of two
          $110/month for a family of three

Thomas Center
Class Name: Fencing
When: Tuesday                                 6:00–8:00 pm
            Friday                                   6:00–8:00 pm
            Saturday                                 12:00pm–2:00pm
Ages:  9 years old on up
Cost: $30 a month
Contact: Krista Fontenot, kristabf@fencinginacadiana.com or (337) 344-7179

Girard Center
Class Name: Blue Tiger Karate
When: Tuesday and Thursday     6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ages: 5 years old and up
Cost: $60/1st month & $40/month
Contact: Marcus Creduer, (337)780-8797 or btkarate.com

Robicheaux Center
Class Name: Judo
When: Tuesday & Thursday         6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
Cost: free
Contact: Brian Trahan 337-281-1667

Girard Center
Class Name: Lafayette Historic Fencing Academy
When: Tuesday                 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: 14 years old and older
Cost: Introductory classes for the beginner $50.00 for Introductory 8 week course. This includes protective gear and weapons that are available for use. In addition to this the student is welcome to continue to attend weekly sessions for the remainder of the year without additional cost.
Contact: Jim Harris, (337) 269-0517   or https://www.facebook.com/Lafayette-Historic-Fencing-Academy-121642334833826

For all those interested in pursuing the art of dance. Lafayette Parks and Recreation offers a variety of dance classes for dancers of all ages from pre-school to senior. Forms range from ballet to square dancing.  Dancers will learn new techniques to move gracefully and rhythmically. Classes range from age, style, and skill level. Check out the schedule<https://recsports.louisiana.edu/node/489> for class formats, times, and fees.

Domingue Center
Class Name: Lafayette Dazzlers
When: Tuesday & Thursday                                            6:00pm – 8:00pm
Ages: 5 & up
Cost: $5 / day or $20 a month
Contact: Ms. Chastity Bellard @ 337-326-1750

Thomas Center
Class Name: Ballet, Tap, Jazz Dance
When: Monday & Wednesday                                         4:00pm-8:30 pm
            Thursday                                                              4:00pm–7:30 pm
Ages:   All Ages
Cost: $40 a month
Contact: Andrea Ryland, amryland@yahoo.com<mailto:amryland@yahoo.com> or Phone:  (337) 873-4496

Thomas Center
Class Name:  Gymnastics
When: Wednesday & Thursday                                     4:00pm–5:00pm & 5:00pm–6:00pm
Ages: 3 years old on up
Cost: $15 a month
Contact: Trisha Dunlap Burnham, tjdunlap@bellsouth.net15<mailto:tjdunlap@bellsouth.net15> or Cindy @ (337) 291-5553





LYSA/Cajun Rush Organization 
2021 Spring Recreational Registration *Teams play at Moore Park & The Youngsville Sports Complex

Important Information:
Registration deadline for all players: January 16, 2021

Spring Season Games Begin on March 13th

*Some weeknight games may be scheduled.


*Registrations can also be completed in office at 200 Sonny Roy Ln, Lafayette, La. 70507
or click on the link below
(Visit About Us located on the LYSA website by clicking here for office hours)

(337) 261-5425 & Recreational Email - lysasoccer1978@gmail.com


The LYSA/Cajun Rush Organization has also provided a general yearly schedule of when seasons and registrations open for our planning purposes. Mark your calendars! 

January - Registration for Spring Closes
February - Spring Season Starts
March - 
April - Spring Season Ends
May - Registration for Fall Opens
           Registration for Summer Opens/ Closes
June - Summer Season Starts
July - Summer Season Ends
August - Registration for Fall Season Closes
September - Fall Season Starts
October - Registration for Spring Opens
November - Fall Season Ends
December
 



Baseball/Softball/Tee-Ball for Boys & Girls ages 3 - 14 (Spring)
Registration begins December 28th and ends Friday January 22nd. Practice begins March 15th. Games begin April 12th.
To register and for more information click here. (337) 857-6804

FNA Flag Football (Spring)
Registration coming soon! Football is played through FNA "Football N America". Tentative practice begins April 12th.
Click here for registration information. Email Bentley Turner for additional info at playaffa@gmail.com

The Youngsville Sports Complex also offers a variety of Youth Tennis lessons/activities. To find the complete list and registration information please click here





Softball/Baseball/Tee-Ball
Registration begins January 1st and ends February 1st.  Practices and games run from March 8th to May 21st. Games are on Thursday evenings. 
Click here for registration information. (337) 330-2649

Youth Flag Football
Tentative dates: Registration runs July-August with the season beginning in August and running through October. This will be updated as soon as an announcement is made.
Click here for registration information. (337) 330-2649



South Side Youth Soccer (at Youngsville Sports Complex and St. Julien Complex in Broussard) is accepting player registrations for the Spring 2021 season. Our recreational program is for boys and girls born 2005-2017.


The registration fee will be $75 for the season (jerseys are purchased separately at Third Coast Soccer, but are the same jerseys as used in Fall 2020). The deadline to register and keep a spot on last season's team will be January 13th. There will be a $25 late fee added after January 13th and your child is no longer guaranteed a spot on last season's team; they will be placed where they are needed. There is a NO REFUND policy.
To be guaranteed placement on your returning team, you must have played with the team in Fall 2020 and you must register before the date of 1/13. Players are placed on a first come, first served basis when forming teams after 1/13.


All age groups are divided by birth year, not school year. Players born in 2017, 2005, and 2006 will play on coed teams- all other age groups are separated by gender. In some age groups, we will combine two birth years so more teams can be formed. If we do not get enough players in a particular gender or age group to form FOUR TEAMS, teams will not be formed in that age group for that season and fees will be reimbursed to the registered players.
SSYS does our best to meet team placement REQUESTS. You can request to practice at a particular complex, but you may play games at both complexes depending on the number of players we get registered at each park requesting that particular park. **If you request a particular coach or team, your coach will make the decision for the team of where practices will be held and which complex is your home field choice effectively overriding your choice of complex.


The season will begin on 2/6 and end 3/27. We plan to play a 6 game season, weather permitting, with most games being played on Saturdays; some games may be played on Sundays or Wednesday evenings if needed. Practice days, times and locations will be determined by the team coach. We are looking forward to a great season!!!


REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: NEW
You will register through leagueapps.com and you will need to set up a new account for yourself and your player(s) if you are new to using League Apps.
You may REQUEST to play with a particular team, for a certain coach, or with a friend, neighbor, or classmate. Players assigned to fall teams will have first options back on that team until 1/13, then other requests will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Remember: these are REQUESTS, NOT GUARANTEES, but you must make your request known during registration.


If you have any problems with online registration, you may come to register in person at Academy Sports on Ambassador Caffery on Saturday January 9th in the morning.
Thanks for choosing South Side Youth Soccer and as always KEEP'EM KICK'N!!!



Spring Youth Flag Football
TBA
Click here for registration information. (337) 896-5000 *Link will be activated when registration is open.

Fall Youth Flag Football
More to come

Warchiefs Wee-Ball Tee-Ball Baseball & Softball - TBA
Click here for registration information. (337) 654-5883






T-Ball (Ages 3 - 6)
Register now through February 11th. League play is from March 7th through April 18th on Sunday afternoons at LJ Alleman Middle School or Oaklawn Park. 
Click here for registration information. (337) 250-1093




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