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 Sports Leagues & Programs

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING OUR SPORTS LEAGUES AND PROGRAMS CONTACT THE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT AT (863) 763-6950

 Summer Camps:

Summer Camp Programs are offered for 8 weeks in the summer, from Mid-June through the first week of August.  The Summer Camp offers traditional recreation activities, arts and crafts, sports and games, movies and of course Field Trips.

Youth Basketball:

The Youth Basketball League runs from Mid-January through the end of March for participants ages 9-14.  All games are played at either the Osceola or Yearling Middle School Gyms.

OCRA Baseball/T-Ball and Girls Softball:

The Okeechobee Citizens Recreational Association (OCRA) offers Boys Baseball and T-Ball as well as Girls Fast Pitch Softball at the Okeechobee County Sports Complex for participants 5-14 years of age.  This program begins in March and ends in June.  Contact OCRA at (863) 801-7505.

OYFL  Travel Tackle Football and Cheerleading:

The Okeechobee Youth Football League offersa Travel Boys Tackle and Flag Football as well Girls Cheerleading at the Okeechobee County Sports Complex for participants 5-14 years of age.  This program begins in August  and runs through October.

OCRA Tackle Football/Flag Football/Cheerleading:

The Okeechobee Citizens Recreational Association (OCRA) offers Boys Tackle and Flag Football as well Girls Cheerleading at the Okeechobee County Sports Complex for participants 5-14 years of age.  This program begins in October and runs through December.

Youth Soccer:

The Youth Soccer League for boys and girls ages 5-14 runs from Mid-September through Mid-November.  All games are played at the Practice Fields located at 3001 NW 10th Terrace.

Men's Softball:

The Men's Softball League is held at the OK Softball Fields usually in the Winter, Summer and Fall.  Contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (863) 763-6950 for starting dates and times on the next league.

Women's Softball:

 The Women's Softball League is held at the OK Softball Fields usually in the Winter, Summer and Fall.  Contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (863) 763-6950 for starting dates and times on the next league.

Coed Softball:

The Coed Softball League is held at the OK Softball Fields usually in the Summer.  Contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (863) 763-6950 for starting dates and times on the next league.

Okeechobee County Youth Track & Field Meet:

The Okeechobee County Parks & Recreation Department hosts this Annual Youth Track & Field Meet in May for Elementary and Middle School aged participants ages 9-14. 

Shockwaves Summer Swim Team:

The Shockwaves Summer Swim Team program is for swimmers ages 5-18 and is help at the Okeechobee County Sports Complex Swimming Pool.  For more information on this program along with start times please contact the Swimming Pool at (863) 467-7667.

Swim Lessons:

Ages 6 months through Adult swimming lessons are offered at the Okeechobee County Sports Complex Swimming Pool in June and July.  For more information contact the Swimming Pool at (863) 467-7667.