Youth Sports

The City of Stockton Community Services Department offers a variety of youth sports leagues and activities including baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, and volleyball. These programs are designed for youth from a Pre-K level through the eighth grade and focus on fundamentals and creating a positive experience for participants.


Start Smart

The Start Smart Program through the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) is developed for the Preschool and Kindergarten youth. The interactive 6-week program where children and parents will actively participate together in fun learning sessions that introduce the fundamentals and skill development for current sports.


Junior Giants

The City of Stockton is a host city for the Junior Giants Program baseball and softball program. It is the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund, is a free, noncompetitive, coed baseball and softball program for children ages 5-14 years old. Beyond teaching the fundamentals of the game, Junior Giants focuses on the Four Bases of Character Development – Confidence, Integrity, Leadership and Teamwork – and offers programs in health, education and bullying prevention. Volunteer coaches are needed to conduct this FREE program.


In-Person Registration 

Registration accepted at the Sports and Fields Office located at the Stribley Community Center, 1760 E. Sonora St. or any of the other listed City of Stockton Community Center.

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Online Registration

Registration for Youth Sports Leagues accepted as individual or team entries.


Youth Sports



Flag Football


Outdoor Soccer




Start Smart




Become a volunteer coach and help mentor the next generation. The City of Stockton needs men and women who are interested in coaching kids to not only play a variety of sports, but to also develop their character through teamwork, cooperation, communication, and modeling good values.

  • Training/coaching clinics and resources are provided, no experience necessary!
  • Team Up! Coach alongside another parent or friend.
  • Coaches receive a 25% discount towards their child’s future sport registration!
  • Background check required.


Please contact Youth Sports for more information about how to become a volunteer coach. 



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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 7/18/2023