Youth Sports Leagues

UPDATE 9/17/20
The city of Glendale is preparing to welcome residents back to recreation facilities and sports fields closed earlier this year to fight the spread of COVID-19. Beginning Thursday, October 1, the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center will begin a phased reopening. At the same time, reservations will resume for Glendale sports fields while additional library services will be added. The city is closely monitoring COVID-19 statistics and is strictly following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Arizona Department of Health Services guidelines.

    Click here for a full list of services and facilities impacted. 

    Several soccer drills to choose from during quarantine:
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    Soccer footwork drills that you can do at home:
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    Become a Coach

    Be a Volunteer Coach in our award-winning youth sports program! Indicate your desire to coach when signing up your child. (Note: This does not guarantee a coaching position). Those who do not have children in the league are also welcome to apply! Click here to download an application.

    1. Be at least 18 years old.
    2. Complete a coach’s application and submit it to the Parks & Recreation  office, 5970 W. Brown St., by current season registration deadline.
    3. Be fingerprinted and have an FBI background check.
    4. Attend a mandatory coaches meeting.
    5. Complete the online NAYS coaching training. 
    6. Adhere to the City of Glendale’s coach’s Code of Conduct and department philosophy, “The outcome of the child is more important than the outcome of the game.”

    Questions? For more information, contact Matt at 623-930-4612 or