Welcome to the Athletics Department
The Kroc Center Athletic Department welcomes children and adults of all ages and abilities. It boasts a U.S. High School regulated basketball court with six hanging hoops which have the ability to change in height, depending on the player. The basketball court can also be transformed into a volleyball court.
Youth Sports are free to members, including kickball/dodgeball, indoor soccer, volleyball, and basketball. Drop-in activities are also free to members and include basketball, volleyball, table tennis, horseshoe, and croquet. An Introduction to Sports Officiating Course is also free to members.
Looking for a Special Athletic Program? Here are a few programs offered at Kroc Center. Please call the Kroc Center at 228-207-1218 for schedules and details if nothing is listed below.
The Kroc Center Youth Soccer League is for boys and girls ages 3-8. Teams will be formed in the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. Cut off date for age is Feb 1st of the year of registrations; upon registering please bring a copy of the players birth certificate. Players do not need to be a member of the Salvation Army Kroc Center to participate in the league. Each team will have one practice a week. Most games will be played on Thursdays; there may be other game days. The cost is $45 for members and $60 for potential members. The season will be April 28th – June 23rd. Mandatory Evaluations for players will be on April 14th. All players require shin guards to practice and play in our league. Cleats are optional.
KROCS Travel Basketball
Youth Track Team
Youth Track Team registrations are now open! Come out and train or just improve your fitness level. Our track is a year-round program that will focus on developing athletes speed, endurance, strength, fitness and teamwork through disciplined training of running fundamentals and techniques. The team will practice 3-times a week Mon/Wed/Fri at 6 pm. Fee: Registration Fee: $50, Monthly Tuition $35. If you have any questions please contact Ramon Santiago 228-374-9111. Register Online Now!
Youth Basketball League
Looking for a great place to register your child for youth basketball? Come join our youth basketball program, we offer one of the best courts on the coast, quality coaching, and high school level officiating.
Our program is for boys and girls of any skill level that are 5-15 year old. Registration opens October 24th – December 2nd. Fee: $45 Members or $60 Potential Members. If you have any questions, please call Coach Santiago 228-374-9111.
Youth Sports (13 and under)
Our gymnasium is open from 3:30 – 5:30 pm for structured athletic activities.
Open Court Basketball (16 and under)
During Open Court Basketball, the gymnasium is available for anyone to play. The fee for non-members to play is $3. Call The Salvation Army Kroc Center for times, as they change depending on various programs and events.
Volleyball is available on Thursday evenings in the gymnasium. For more details please see the Athletic Department.
Basketball 2016 Teams