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(228) 374-9111
Athletic Coordinator: [email protected]

The Kroc Center Athletic Department welcomes children and adults of all ages and abilities.

Offering affordable athletic programs and an experienced staff, state of the art facility that boasts a gymnasium and stadium which converts into multiple courts and fields. We also have a 6 lane running track; we are sure we have the program that best fits you.

Contact the Athletic Coordinator for additional sporting activities that are also offered such as Pickleball, LaCrosse, Indoor & Field Hockey, and Flag Football.

 Note:  You do not have to be a member of The Salvation Army Kroc Center to participate in the athletic programs.

Basketball

Open Court Basketball
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

Open Adult Volleyball
Join us for Thursday night volleyball!  You can bring your friends, or just come and join in on the fun.  We have talented players who travel from across the coast to play in this indoor competitive session.  For more details please see the Athletic Department.
Date: Returning August 2022
Cost: Free for members and $3 for potential members

Kroc Volleyball Academy

Looking for a Volleyball Camp? Our summer academy will build confidence, enhance fundamentals, and prepare players for their school, league, and/or club season.
See “Sports Camp” tab for more details.

Track & Field

Youth Track Team
Come out and train or just improve your fitness level.  We will focus on developing athletes speed, endurance, strength, fitness and teamwork through disciplined training of running fundamentals and techniques.

The team will practice twice a week; on Tuesday & Thursday at 6 pm from October- February TBD.
Fee: $80 | Age: 8-15

If you have any questions please contact Ramon Santiago 228-374-9111.

Registration Form

Youth Soccer

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 player’s 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.

Cost: $50 for members and $65 for potential members (Price does not include required cleats or shin guards).
Registration: March | Season: April – May
Parent Information       Registration Form       Rules & Guidelines

Short Sports

A six-week development program targeted for the young athlete. If you want to know what sport your young athlete is interested in, short sports is the program for you. We will introduce the fundamentals of three sports through drills and fun games.

Seasons:  Spring and Fall
Times: 3-4-year-olds at 9 am – 9:30 am, 5-6-year-olds 9:45 am – 10:15 am

Fee: $35 Members, $45 Potential- Members, Drop-in fee available

Registration Form

Physical Education

Our staff provides Physical Education to local elementary schools as well as Home School. We can also organize your school’s Field Days. 

Please call (228)-374-9111 for more information.

Sports Performance Training

Fee: Members $35 per hour, Potential Members $50
Package Deal, 10 Sessions: $300

Personal training is available for the more serious athlete that is highly motivated, passionate, and ready to put in the work to achieve their goals. Our staff is equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide the novice to the advanced athlete in the following areas: weights, speed & agility training, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, and track.

Call for an appointment and a goal assessment 228-374-9111.

Youth Basketball League

Looking for a great place to register your child for youth basketball?  Join our youth basketball program, we offer one of the best courts on the coast, quality coaching, and high school level officiating.

Youth Basketball League is our boys and girls recreational league. This league designed to develop all registered players in the game of basketball. The Kroc league is one of the best on the coast and is quickly growing. Our teams play city equivalent leagues in the surrounding area. We have some away games during the week, but most will be played on Saturdays. Come and join our league and watch your players grow!

Ages:5-15
Registration Dates: October 15th – December 1st

(DIV: 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 15U)   Age Cut off is September 1st (of the year of registrations)

Fee: $50 for Members; $65 for potential members
Season: January – March

Parent Information
Registration Form
Registration & Guidelines

Krocs Elite Basketball

For the serious basketball player looking for a challenge. Come play and test your skills against exceptional athletes from around the Nation at various tournaments. The Kroc Elite  Basketball program is open to 5th – 8th grade boys and girls. This is a very competitive club; players must tryout to make the team; players will strengthen their confidence and sharpen their skills through practices and higher level competition. By season end your player will be ready for school ball.

IF YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES….WE WANT YOU!

Try-out: Please Call

Eligibility: Grades 3rd-8th *2.5 GPA or higher, Mississippi Gulf Coast resident
Must Bring: *Copy of Birth Certificate *Copy of Latest Report Card

Schedule: Please Call
Cost: $250 per player on the team. $100 Deposit

Parent Information
Registration Form
Registration & Guidelines

Kroc Basketball Academy

An afterschool program designed to enhance fundamentals and their upcoming basketball leagues. Afterschool transportation is available from select schools (for an additional fee).

See “Specialty Sports Camp” tab for more details.

JUNE – JULY COURT HOURS - VIEW YEAR ROUND HOURS HERE

*Court Hours subject to change*


Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Monday – Friday

Saturday

Saturday

Sunday

6:00 am – 9:00 am

9:30 am – 6:00PM

9:30 am -12:00 pm

12:00 pm – 4:00pm

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

7:00 am – 11:30 am

11:30 am – 7:00 pm

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summer Camp Full Court

Summer Camp Half Court

Members Only

Half Court

Training Half Court

Youth Practices

Full Court

Majority Rules (Half/Full Court)

Full Court

Volleyball

Open Adult Volleyball
Join us for Thursday night volleyball!  You can bring your friends, or just come and join in on the fun.  We have talented players who travel from across the coast to play in this indoor competitive session.  For more details please see the Athletic Department.
Date: Returning August 2022
Cost: Free for members and $3 for potential members

Kroc Volleyball Academy

Looking for a Volleyball Camp? Our summer academy will build confidence, enhance fundamentals, and prepare players for their school, league, and/or club season.
See “Sports Camp” tab for more details.

Sports Performance Training

Fee: Members $35 per hour, Potential Members $50
Package Deal, 10 Sessions: $300

Personal training is available for the more serious athlete that is highly motivated, passionate, and ready to put in the work to achieve their goals. Our staff is equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide the novice to the advanced athlete in the following areas: weights, speed & agility training, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, and track.

Call for an appointment and a goal assessment 228-374-9111.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interested in becoming a volunteer coach?

Our leagues would not function without the help of our amazing volunteers! All volunteers will have to be 18 years old or older and complete The Salvation Army Volunteer Package (includes a background check) and complete Safe From Harm Training (scheduled after your background check is complete).

If you are interested in getting involved with coaching or if you want help to coach your child’s team, please complete the form below and Coach Ramon with contact you. 

The Salvation Army Volunteer Form

VOLUNTEER COACH FORM

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