Youth Sports



25th Annual Holiday Wrestling Camp

The Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department is offering a holiday wrestling camp for beginners and experienced wrestlers 5 years old though 8th grade Monday through Friday, December 29, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015. There will be no camp on January 1st. The camp will be conducted by Highland High School Varsity Wrestling Coach, Abel Figueroa. The format for the camp is three days of instruction followed by match day for the camp finale. Participants are grouped by age & weight. Each participant will receive ribbons for each match wrestled and be eligible for the Braiden Rainey Sportsmanship Award.  The cost for the four day wrestling camp is $41 dollars and includes a camp T-shirt. This camp will take place at Highland High School Mini-Gym located at 4301 E. Guadalupe. Full Credit or refund through December 29th. No refunds or credits after December 29th.   Registration is available online now at For more information, please download the registration form or contact the Parks and Recreation Department Office at (480) 503-6200.


Youth Spring Ball Program


On-Line Registration 1/5-25

(You will need your family and client ID # to register) 

Mail-In Registration 1/5-24

Walk-In Registration 2/9-19 (Late Registration)

The Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department offers a Youth Spring Ball Program for boys and girls ages 4-12.  We offer 5 divisions: T-ball boys and girls ages 4-6, Boys Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Boys Baseball ages 10-12, Girls Coach Pitch ages 7-9, Girls Slow Pitch ages 10-12.  On-Line & Mail-In Registration begins in January for this program at  The teams begin practices in March and games begin March 30 through May 7.  This is an instructional recreation program that emphasizes fun, skill development, and team unity.

Download Flyer & Registration Form (.pdf)

Volunteer coaches needed: Are you looking for one of the most rewarding jobs around? If so, the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department has the one for you! We are currently recruiting volunteer coaches for our upcoming Youth Spring Ball Program. Parents and friends are encouraged to learn ways in which they can contribute to a child's growth through participation in sports. Volunteering to be a coach not only gives you the opportunity to learn more about the sport itself, it also gives you the chance to get involved with your child and his or her friends.  Background checks are done on volunteer coaches. 

Game Schedule Information

Youth SportsThe games begins March 30 and ends May 7. Games are usually scheduled Monday-Thursdays at McQueen Park, Freestone, or Discovery Park depending on division. Weekday game times are at 6pm at all sites except McQueen Park. Weekday games played at McQueen Park will have either a 6 or 7:15pm start (does not include T-ball). The T-ball division plays a nine game season and all other divisions have a 12 game season. All divisions will typically have 2 games per week, any day Monday-Thursday.


Divisions Fees
T-Ball (ages 4-6) $56
Girls Coach Pitch (ages 7-9) $64
Girls Slow Pitch (ages 10-12) $64
Boys Coach Pitch (ages 7-9) $64
Boys Baseball (ages 10-12) $64



2014 Hershey's Track and Field Meet

The Hershey National Track & Field Youth Program promotes physical fitness and encourages participation for the youth of America. The Town of Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department is proud to host a local Hershey's Track and Field Meet for boys and girls ages 7-14 years old, based on participants age as of December 31, 2014.


For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (480) 503-6200.










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