Sports league sign-ups under way

Staff Report

Little league sign ups for Elkin’s youth athletics are under way for baseball, softball, soccer, and basketball. For more information on any of the below little leagues, visit the Elkin Parks and Rec website.


The fall baseball season for 9 to 12-year-olds will run from early September to late October. In person registration deadline end August 19, while online registration ends August 15.


Registration for girls softball ends in-person on August 19, and online on August 15. The fall league is for girls 9 to 13 years old. Teams practice in Elkin and play games throughout Surry County. Teams are divided into the following age groups: 10U Softball – Fast Pitch; 13U Softball – Fast Pitch.


Fall youth soccer season is open to boys and girls ages three to thirteen. Teams are divided up by age and meet two or three times per week depending on age group. Registration ends August 15 (online) and August (in-person)


Youth Basketball is for boys and girls ages four to fifteen. This program usually meets two to three days per week depending on the age group. Basketball season runs from mid-November till late-January. The season runs mid November – late January. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 30.

Tennis Tournament

The Elkin parks and rec will be hosting a Summer Sizzler Tennis Tournament on July 23. The tournament is for youth ages eight to eighteen. A USTA membership is required to play. The tournament is a non-elimination, half-day match format. The entry fee is $15 per player, and the deadline to register is Wednesday, July 20. For more information contact Levi Shore at (336) 794-6477 or by email at

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