Sports Leagues & Teams

Des Moines Soccer Club Spring Registration

Mar 8 (all day)
Location:
Aliber Soccer Complex (6226 Grand Ave.) & Water Works Soccer Complex (5171 Park Ave.)
Event For:
Children born 2020-2009
Audience Location:
Des Moines and surrounding areas
Cost:
Kickstart (2020-2019) $55; In-House Rec (2018-2016) $150; Travel Rec (2015-2009) $160; Academy (2015-2014) $275
Organization:
Des Moines Soccer Club
Contact:
Matt Ream
Email:
membership@desmoinessoccerclub.org
Phone:
(530) 400-0713
Des Moines Soccer Club strives to provide a positive and accessible club soccer experience with a focus on holistic player-centered development. Join us this spring for our soccer programs, open to all children born 2020 through 2009.

Des Moines BMX League Open House

Apr 9, 5:30 pm
Location:
80/35 BMX (Ewing Park, 1701 E. McKinley Ave, Des Moines, IA)
Event For:
4-15
Organization:
80/35 BMX
Contact:
Casey Welty
Email:
bmxiowa@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 250-6498
This free experience will give families a hands-on, up-close-and-personal look at BMX Racing. The open house encourages enrollment in our next Beginners-only League season for kids 4-15 years of age. The Des Moines BMX Beginners League runs for five Tuesdays, starting April 16 (5:30PM-8:00PM).

Little League Baseball and Softball Registration

Apr 30 (all day)
Location:
Beaverdale Little League
Event For:
3 to 16
Audience Location:
NW Des Moines
Organization:
Beaverdale Little League
Contact:
Andy Hughes
Email:
beaverdalebaseball@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 979-3479
Little League Baseball and Softball registration is open at Beaverdale Little League.

Girls on the Run 5K

May 19, 10:00 am
Location:
1007 E Grand Ave. Des Moines
Cost:
$25
Organization:
Girls on the Run of Central Iowa
Contact:
Christa Vander Leest
Email:
christa.vanderleest@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 410-9845
Each season comes to an end with a celebratory 5K. This closing event gives program participants of all abilities a tangible sense of accomplishment. Crossing the finish line instills confidence through completion. All are welcome to participant in the 5K.

Girls on the Run – Spring 2024 Season

May 19, 2:45 pm
Location:
Various DMPS sites
Event For:
3rd-8th grade
Cost:
$0-$150
Organization:
Girls on the Run of Central Iowa
Contact:
Melinda Urick
Email:
melinda.urick@girlsontherun.org
Phone:
(216) 533-4882
Girls on the Run spring season starts March 25 and goes through May 19. Girls on the Run inspires individuals of all abilities to discover, build, and grow their self-confidence. Lessons blend physical activity with life skill development — finishing the season with a celebratory 5K.

Metro Barnstormers 7v7 Football League

May 22, 7:00 pm
Location:
Valley Stadium
Event For:
9th-12th Graders (ages 13-18)
Audience Location:
Des Moines Metro Area
Cost:
$140
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Mat Snider
Email:
mat.snider@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 224-1888
A fun, competitive, non-contact way to play football! 6 6-week season - 12 games guaranteed, All passing - played on a 40-yard field plus end zone, Allows scoring both on the offense and defense. Financial Assistance is Available! *Game jersey, soft shell helmet & mouth guard included.

Campus Life Boys Soccer Open Gym

May 23, 3:30 pm
Location:
Westchester Church; 4919 Aurora Ave. Des Moines
Event For:
6th Grade
Audience Location:
Meredith MS
Cost:
N/A
Organization:
Youth for Christ
Contact:
Brett Teel
Email:
bteel@giyfc.org
Phone:
(984) 365-1716
This is a boys soccer open gym for Meredith MS 6th graders to come play soccer skirmishes and have a fun community to do it in.

YMCA Youth Spring Soccer

May 25, 1:00 pm
Location:
Waukee Family YMCA
Event For:
5 to 10 year olds
Audience Location:
Des Moines Metro Area
Cost:
The cost may vary depending on the player's age and membership status.
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Mat Snider
Email:
mat.snider@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 224-1888
Our soccer programs are designed for players of all abilities who want to have fun, take part in healthy competition, and develop their skills. Players will learn the fundamentals of the game and the importance of teamwork, responsibility, and sportsmanship.

Junior Menace

Jun 1, 5:30 pm
Location:
Des Moines Metro
Event For:
Ages 3 - 9
Audience Location:
Des Moines Metro
Cost:
$60 - $110
Organization:
Des Moines Menace
Contact:
Sydney Tatam
Email:
sydney.tatam@menacesoccer.com
Phone:
(515) 457-6367
Join the fun this spring with the Menace! Junior Menace is for boys and girls, ages 3 to 9, and is a program designed for all ability levels and we encourage beginners! This is a great program to learn and practice soccer skills through engaging activities and games. We accept walk-ups the first nig

2024 Simpson College Youth Football Camp

Jun 3, 8:30 am
Location:
Simpson College Bill Buxton Stadium 701 N C Street, Indianola, IA 50125
Event For:
Grades 1st thru 8th
Audience Location:
Des Moines
Cost:
$100.00
Organization:
Simpson College Football
Contact:
Jason Martinez
Email:
jason.martinez@simpson.edu
Phone:
(517) 414-1995
Simpson Storm Football invites you to our annual summer Youth Football Camp.

Traditional Taekwondo Classes

Jun 28 (all day)
Location:
2017 Southlawn Dr., Des Moines, IA
Event For:
Ages 5 through Adult
Cost:
$30 per month
Organization:
Two Rivers Martial Arts
Contact:
Jennifer Bailey
Email:
jenjb@trma.us
Phone:
(515) 285-5049
Two Rivers Martial Arts offers traditional taekwondo classes in a family friendly environment. We are a 501(c)3 organization run completely by volunteers so our fees remain low. Classes offered year round. Start anytime! Try out a few classes at no obligation. Additional locations available.

Riptide Swimming Lessons

Jul 18 (all day)
Location:
Dowling Catholic High School
Event For:
PreK-6th Grade
Organization:
Riptide
Contact:
Ann Peterson
Email:
dchsyouthswimming@gmail.com
Phone:
(515) 650-3534
Riptide Summer Swimming lessons work to provide children with water safety and basic swimming skills.

Summer Sports Clinics

Aug 1, 1:00 pm
Location:
Walnut Creek & Waukee Family YMCA
Event For:
6-12 year olds
Audience Location:
Des Moines Metro Area
Cost:
Member: $100, Non-Member $120
Organization:
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact:
Mat Snider
Email:
mat.snider@dmymca.org
Phone:
(515) 224-1888
YMCA Summer Sports Clinics allow kids to play traditional sports like Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, and Volleyball—or non-traditional sports such as Golf, Pickleball, Tennis, and All Sports. Financial assistance is available. Please get in touch with the welcome desk.