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

Youth Volleyball Clinic
Girls: Grades 4-6
Registration deadline: Thursday, Jan. 3
Registration Form (PDF)
Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 8
6:30-8 p.m. at MacDonald Middle School

Youth Recreation Basketball
Girls and Boys Leagues: Grades 2-6
Registration deadline: Friday, Nov. 2 
Registration Form (PDF)
Practices begin the week of Dec. 3
Games begin Saturday, January 12, 2019

Buddy Basketball
Girls and Boys: K-1st Grade
Session 1: Jan. 5-26
Session 2: Feb. 2-23
Registration Deadlines: Dec. 14 (Session 1) & Jan. 18 (Session 2)
Registration Form (PDF)

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   

Adult Sports

Spring/Summer 2019 Adult Softball
Men's and Coed Leagues
*Information will be available in February 2019

Sports Clubs

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