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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!

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Shine on Sports

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

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.

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First Tee

At 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

The 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 and healthy.  Races are held at the St. John Catholic School each spring and fall.

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Sandhills Select

Sandhills Select travel baseball program has teams for ages 7U - 12U.  Click the image to visit their Facebook page. 

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Sandhills Lady Spartans

The Sandhills Lady Spartans is a girls' travel basketball program offering three teams for elementary, middle, and highschoolers.  Their motto is "Developing successful girls, athletes, and teammates."  The Lady Spartans practice at The O'Neal School.

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Southern Pines Recreation & Parks

Southern Pines Recreation & Parks offers the following programs in in the SPRINGYouth 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/WINTERBaseball, Tennis, Lessons,  Winter Youth Basketball

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Aberdeen Parks & Recreation

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.

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Homeschool Athletics

SHHA is a Christ-centered homeschool athletic organization.  They develop athletic skills, work ethic, sportsmanship, Christian character, teamwork, and leadership in home-educated young people through club and interscholastic athletics. 


So. Pines Youth Rugby

The Southern Pines Youth Rugby club is always looking for new players. They welcome boys and girls ages 4-18 and no experience is necessary!  They practice and play in tournaments throughout the year.

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Carolina Velocity

Carolina Velocity offers quality soccer for kids ages 3-18 taught by full-time, professional coaches. Options include a youth academy, competitive travel teams, multiple year-round camps and clinics, and a non-traditional recreation program.

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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.


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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Rise Up Moore Football

This program, started in 2024, offers youth tackle programs for 10U (ages 9,10) and 12U (ages 11,12) PLUS a Quarterback Academy program for boys and girls ages 8-18.


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 the year: Cheerleading, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Flag Football and Tennis.  Click image for more information.


Sandhills Sandcats

The Sandcats Division of the Pinecrest Wrestling Club is for boys and girls in grades K-6th. The goal of this program is to teach the fundamentals of wrestling and to have fun while doing it. 


Jr Flyers Volleyball

Each Spring, girls ages 10-18 are invited to be a part of this fun beach volleyball team coached by the head coach and some of the top players of Sandhills Community College's team.  Along with weekly trainings that span 10 weeks, the team hosts three tournaments throughout the spring.  

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