Sports (Youth & Adult)

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts offers sports leagues and programs for adults and youth.

In addition, there are opportunities to get involved in a number of sports clubs and programs, including East Lansing Soccer Club, Track Club, Basketball Club,Girls Youth Softball, Jr. Trojan Football and more. 

Inclement Weather Line

Call (517) 333-2580, extension 6565, for up-to-date information on program / event cancellations and building closures due to inclement weather.

Youth Sports

Jr. Trojan Swimming

The program provides recreational swimming opportunities for elementary-age through high school students. This is a great way to improve on their skills and have fun in a team atmosphere. Swimmers must have completed all six levels of the learn-to-swim program and have the ability to swim continuously for 200 yards. For more information, please email Coach Laura or Coach Ron at

Youth Recreation Basketball (Grades 2 to 6)
Registration Open
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016
Registration Form (PDF)

Girls Volleyball Clinic
Grades 4-6
Registration Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 5
Starts: Thursday, Jan. 10 (six weeks)
View Flyer (PDF)

Buddy Basketball (Grades K-1)
Registration Deadlines: Dec. 14 (session 1) & Jan. 18 (session 2)
View Flyer (PDF)

Adult Sports

Fall Adult Softball
Registration Closed
View Standings

Sports Clubs

There are a number of additional sports clubs offered in East Lansing by various community organizations. Link to East Lansing Sports Clubs.