Kids Sports

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Moore County has plenty of opportunities for your kids to participate in sports!
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Sandhills Gymnastics


Sandhills Gymnastics in Aberdeen offers a variety of tumbling/gymnastics classes and competition opportunities for children of all ages. They have been in business since 1991 years and have a wealth of experience!

Shine on Sports

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This girls' lacrosse program's mission is to inspire, challenge, and empower girls to shine on and off the field. Their aim is to create opportunities for girls to play sports, offer excellent coaching, and develop life and leadership skills so that they leave the field better players and better people.


Sandhills Lacrosse Associationn organizes, develops, supports, and promotes competitive youth, high school club, and high school varsity lacrosse programs for young men and women residing in the Sandhills/Moore County, NC area.

Field Hockey 

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Pinecones Field Hockey Club was established in 2016 to help bring field hockey to the North Carolina Sandhills and surrounding areas, making it our areas premier field hockey club!  Their mission is to bring field hockey to the young ladies (ages 5+) of our community, while building character and instilling confidence that will last a lifetime.

The First Tee

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At The First Tee, kids and teens learn to play golf along with learning life lessons and leadership skills. And it’s making a difference. Their programs are having a positive impact on participants, their families and their communities.

US Kids Golf


The U.S. Kids Golf Academy is located at Longleaf Golf and Family Club in Southern Pines.  They believe in games-based learning,

that parents play a vital role in their children's progress, and that optimal performance happens when kids are having fun!  Click the image to register for a free trial class!

Healthy Kids Running Series


Healthy Kids Running Series is a national, community-based non-profit that provides a fun, inclusive, five-week running series for ages 2-14 designed to get kids active, experience accomplishment and lay the foundation for a healthy lifestyle.  Races are held at the Southern Pines Elks Club each spring and fall.

Aberdeen Parks & Recreation

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Aberdeen Parks and Recreation offers the following youth sports/registration dates: 

Kickball - February

Kid-Pitch Baseball – April/May

Coach-Pitch Baseball – June

T-Ball – August

Youth Volleyball – August/Sept

Youth Flag Football – August/Sept

Pinehurst Parks & Recreation


Pinehurst Recreation and Parks offers the following youth sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Soccer and Tennis.  Please click the image for more information and registration dates.

Southern Pines Recreation & Parks

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Southern Pines Recreation & Parks offers the following programs in in the Spring:

Youth Flag Football, Little Tykes Soccer, Summer Basketball, Youth Golf Lessons, Girls Slow Pitch Softball,  Youth T-ball, Spring Coach Pitch Baseball

and these programs in the Fall/Winter:

Baseball, Tennis Lessons,  Winter Youth Basketball


So. Pines Youth Rugby

The Southern Pines Youth Rugby Jokers are always looking for new players. They currently have high school and middle school teams and are looking to add U10 and U8 teams as well.  Their home field is at National Athletic Village.  They play in tournaments throughout the year.


Pinehurst Piranhas

The Piranhas are a cabana club swim team that promote a healthy lifestyle, learning to swim, and having fun. Kids grow while learning breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly and freestyle. Their Coaches take great pride in providing a fun and nurturing environment

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Sandhills Sandsharks

The Sandhills Sandsharks Swim Team is focused to foster, promote, and develop interest in competitive swimming.  They offer a multi-leveled program which encourages swimmers to meet their full potential in Senior swimming and provides the opportunity to compete at the Olympic and International level.


Reapers Lacrosse

Elite Performance Lacrosse, also known as "The Reapers," was founded in 2016 in order to elevate the game of the serious player.  They focus on teaching the next generation of talent the fitness, fundamentals, & fortitude required for the highest level of lacrosse.

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Sandhills Patriots

The Sandhills Patriots are made up of 4 football teams: 8u, 10u, 12u and 14u and they offer cheerleading as well.  They are committed to the development of the whole child, placing an emphasis on teaching football skills and strategy through teamwork, sportsmanship, character, and commitment.


Sandhills Optimist

Sandhills Optimist Club offers baseball each spring for children ages 6-12.  Fall football includes Flag Football for ages 6-8 and tackle for ages 8-10 and 11-13.

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AC Sandhills

The Athletic Club of the Sandhills offers travel volleyball, the Lakers Youth Triathlon Club, girls lacrosse, recreation soccer (including the Adult League and Mini Kickers), travel soccer, multiple year-round camps and clinics, and the After School Soccer Program for Moore County students.


C35 Baseball

C35 Baseball is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, baseball & softball player development program that trains at the C35 Sports Academy in West End, NC. The mission of C35 Baseball is to help today’s youth develop and grow—both as athletes and individuals.



UPWARD is a wonderful National basketball and cheerleading program sponsored locally by Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Registration begins in August each year.


Moore Co. Parks & Recreation

Through Moore County sports, kids can participate in the following sports throughout t year: Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Flag Football and Tennis.  Click image for more information.