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Youth Sports & Leagues
Join a League
Enjoy fun, yet competitive sports play designed for the athlete, former athlete, aspiring athlete or the not-so-athletic. Different leagues offer varying levels of competition. To join a team, call the Lakewood Athletic Office at 757-441-5834 or 757-441-5835 for assistance. Additional information can be found in the Good Times magazine

Note: The Lakewood Athletic Office does not have teams but only assists individuals with finding athletic associations looking for players. You must be registered with a Recreation Parks and Open Space Athletic Association to play in any city youth recreation league.

  • Child can play on only one team, per sport, per season.
  • Must be a Norfolk resident.
  • Must meet all age and weight requirements (if applicable) as specified for the sport.
  • Must possess a current Athletic I.D. Card issued by the City of Norfolk.
    • Athletic I.D. Card costs $5 and is valid for one year from the date issued. Information on how to acquire an Athletic I.D. Card will be made available at time of registration.

Additional registration fees as well as equipment and supply costs may apply and are determined by team's affiliate athletic association. For contact information for individual athletic associations or additional information about youth sports leagues, call the Lakewood Athletic Office at 757-441-5834 or 757-441-5835.

Game Sites
League Sanction
Football 5-14 Sep - Nov Lakewood, Larchmont, TAC,
None (Follow VHSL guidelines)  Click Here  
Basketball 5-17 Jan - Apr Various Recreation Centers None (Follow VHSL guidelines)    Click Here
Baseball 5-17 Apr - July Barraud, Fairlawn, Lakewood Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)    Click Here
Softball 13-17 Apr-July Barraud, Fairlawn, Lakewood Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)  Click Here
Indoor Soccer 5-17 Nov-Dec Fairlawn, Norview,
Sherwood Forest, 
Tarrallton, Titustown 
None (Follow VHSL guidelines)  Click Here
Outdoor Soccer 5-17 Mar - May Lake Taylor Complex None (Follow VHSL guidelines)  Click Here