*Meets every 2nd Monday of the Month at 6:00pm.
The City of Gardena Department of Recreation and Human Services offers sports programming throughout the year. For youth and adult sports such as gymnastics, Tai Chi, tennis, golf, football, softball and basketball, please contact Sports Supervisor Evette Wedlow Benjamin at the Recreation Division office at (310) 217-6175.
Special sports programs are also offered at various times of the year and include gate ball and swimming. For information on these and other programs, please call (310) 217-9537.
Free Football, Soccer, Basketball and Softball Clinics are offered for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 years to provide instruction in sports fundamentals and teach good sportsmanship in a structured environment. The Gardena Youth Sports Advisory board provides support and awards programs for participants, coaches and volunteers.
Adult sports programs provide league play in such sports as basketball, softball and volleyball. An exercise and lap-walking program for seniors is held daily in the Rush Gymnasium. Classes are given in tennis, martial arts, aerobics and zumba.
Monthly golf tournaments are conducted by the Gardena Royal & Ancient Golf Association. Also, the City has conducted an annual Palm Sprints Golf Tournament each June for over 40 years. To sign up for G.R.A.G.A. golf membership for Southern California Golf Association tournament play or information on the annual Palm Springs Golf Tournament, please call (310) 217-9537.
Sports programs offered:
*****Notice: Fees are subject to change without notice.******
Juniors Golf Class
Boys & Girls ages 8-17 are invited. Classes are held at Chester Washington Golf Course, 1930 W. 120th Street from 4-5 p.m. on Thursdays. *Nominal fee will apply. Call (310) 217-9537 for more information.
|Youth Soccer at Johnson Park|
|Rookies - Born in 2009, 2008 and 2007|
|Minors - Born in 2006 and 2005|
|Majors - Born in 2004, 2003 and 2002|
|2014 Youth Soccer Registration Information|
|* Registration dates are from December 7, 2013 - January 31, 2014|
|Youth Girls Softball Leagues||Youth Boys Baseball Leagues|
|Rookie - Born 2007/2008/2009||Rookie - Born 2007/2008/2009|
|Bantam - Born 2005/2006||Bantam - Born 2005/2006|
|Pee Wee Born 2003/2004||Pee Wee - Born 2003/2004|
|Midget - Born 2001/2002||Midget - Born 2001/2002|
|Junior - Born 1999/2000||Junior 16 - Born 1999/2000|
|** Age as of January 1st 2014 - Bantam 8-10, Pee Wee 11 & 12, Midget 13 & 14|
|2014 Youth Girls Softball Leagues & Youth Boys Baseball Leagues|
|* Registration period will be April 5, 2014 - May 3, 2014|
|Boys & Girls Youth Basketball|
|Rookies - Born 2009 and 2010 (Must be 4yrs old by February 14, 2014)|
|Bantam - Born 2007 and 2008|
|Peewee - Born 2005 and 2006|
|Midget - Born 2003 and 2004|
|Junior - Born 2002, 2001 and 2000|
|2014 Youth Basketball Registration Information|
* Basketball Clinic dates will be available at a later date.
Boys & Girls Flag Football Leagues
Bantam 6-7yrs * Pee Wee 8-9yrs * Midget 10-11yrs * Junior 12-13yrs. For more information, please call (310) 217-9537.
Youth Flag Football - Information and registration will be available at a later date.
Free Football, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball & Softball Clinics
Teaching Basic Fundamentals for Boys & Girls ages 4 -14yrs. Call the Recreation Department for additional information at (310) 217-9537.
Flag Football Clinics will be held as follows:
Bantam - None available at this time.
Pee Wee, Midget and Junior - None available at this time.
** All clinics will be held at Freeman park from 6:00pm to 7:30pm **
The City of Gardena Recreation Division offers many opportunities for adults to stay healthy while having fun.
Registration is accepted by teams in the following sports:
Men’s Basketball open league
Men’s Basketball 6’4” & under ~ Rush Gymnasium
Men's 40 & Over Basketball League
Women’s Softball - Freeman Park / Mas Fukai Park
Men’s Softball - Rowley Park / Mas Fukai Park
Co-Rec Softball - Rowley Park / Mas Fukai Park
Coed Volleyball - Rush Gymnasium
**Now Available - Sign up to receive City of Gardena Sports League Schedules & Information
Women's and Men’s basketball leagues are available at the Rush Memorial Gymnasium and Rowley Park Gymnasium. Team entry fees does not include referee fees.
For more information, please call (310) 217-9537.
Adult Softball Men’s, Women’s and Co-Rec Softball Leagues
Available at various Gardena parks. Leagues are played on different nights, depending on the level of the league. Consult the Recreation Division for schedules. Registration fees does not include Umpire. Fees are additional.
Adult Sports Softball Team Registration Form
|** SLOWPITCH CO-ED Softball RULE BOOK **|
Co-Ed Softball League (Rowley Park)
** Friday Night Co-Ed Softball League Schedule - Information will be available at a later date.
Co-Ed Softball League (Mas Fukai) - Information will be available at a later date.
Men's Monday Softball League (Rowley Park)
** Men's Monday Night Softball League Schedule - Information will be available at a later date.
Men's 45 & Over Softball League (Mas Fukai Park) - Information will be available at a later date.
Women's Softball League (Mas Fukai) - Information will be available at a later date.
Men's Thursday Softball League (Mas Fukai Park) - Information will be available at a later date.
** Men's Thursday Softball League Schedule
*** Tantalizing ZUMBA classes ***
Mas Fukai Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays - 7:00 p.m. to 8:0 p.m.
Volunteer Coaches Needed
For basketball, baseball, softball, soccer & Special Olympics.
Sign up at the Nakaoka Community Center Recreation Office, 1670 W. 162nd Street, Gardena or call Sports Supervisor Evette Wedlow Benjamin at (310) 217-6175.
Summer Ending Carnival at Fukai Park
Sponsored by the Gardena Recreation Youth Sports Advisory Board - Funds Benefit Gardena Sports Programs
For booth information please call (310) 217-9537.
For more SPORTS information, please call (310) 217-9537.