Sign Up Now for Free Spring Youth Sports Leagues in South Baltimore

| March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sponsored Post from the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership

Registration is open for free spring youth sports leagues! The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, with funding from Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and other Maryland casinos, is excited to partner with Volo City Kids Foundation and Baltimore City Recreation & Parks  to provide eight weeks of free youth sports programs for kids aged 6 to 12. All skill levels are welcome. Sports include kickball, flag football, and soccer. All participants receive uniforms, healthy snacks, and equipment free of charge.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to register now at

Each league will be supervised by up to 10 adults, including professional staff and trained volunteers and coaches. 

The sports league schedule is as follows:

Beginning April 4, 2019:

• Kickball at Solo Gibbs Park, Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm 

• Flag Football at Florence Cummings Park, Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm

Beginning April 5, 2019:

• Flag Football at Carroll Park, Fridays, 4:30-6:00 pm 

Beginning April 8, 2019:

• Soccer at Lakeland Park, Mondays, 4:30-6:00 pm 

“The South Baltimore Gateway Partnership is proud to join in sponsoring a wide range of athletic and recreational activities that offer children and teens throughout South and Southwest Baltimore the chance to play sports, develop new skills on and off the field, and have a great time,” said Brad Rogers, Executive Director of the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, which invests in a wide range of community benefits projects throughout South and Southwest Baltimore, with funding from the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and other Maryland casinos.

“Volo City is excited to work with great partners like Baltimore City Rec & Parks and the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership to provide free kickball, and flag football programming,” said Nayla Bautista, Executive Director of the Volo City Kids Foundation. “We provide free youth athletic programs across Baltimore city and can’t wait to kick off the spring season and showcase the great resources provided by our partners.”

The spring sports league season kicks off on Saturday, April 13, with the Day of Play at Carroll Park, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (rain date April 27). This will be a jam-packed day full of athletic activities, food, games, health resources, and live music. 

“We’re pleased to be a part of this amazing season of fun, excitement and learning,” said Caesars Entertainment Regional President and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore General Manager Erin Chamberlin. “This is a unique opportunity to join good friends and valued community partners to celebrate the arrival of spring with great food, exciting sports and an entertainment schedule that offers something for everyone.”

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